Topics :: hate crimes

Police Arrest Five in Anti-Gay Attack Before Manchester Pride

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 21, 2014
The police have arrested five people in an alleged hate crime on Canal Street that happened days before Manchester Pride, one of the biggest gay events in the UK.

Six LGBT Ugandans Reportedly Stoned to Death

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Aug 20, 2014
Human rights activists are still trying to confirm whether six LGBT Ugandans were reportedly stoned to death last weekend in rural Uganda.

Lesbian Teen Raped and Murdered in South Africa

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Aug 18, 2014
A lesbian teen is dead after being raped and strangled by a 24-year-old man in South Africa.

UK Dad Arrested For Anti-Gay Facebook Post, Says He's Not Homophobic

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Aug 6, 2014
A British dad arrested for his July 14 anti-gay rant on Facebook says he's not homophobic -- he was just having a bad day.

Calif. Man Pleads Not Guilty to Murder, Hate Crime Charges of Shooting Bi Man

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Aug 5, 2014
A California man, who is accused of shooting a bisexual man, pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, a hate crime and a special circumstances allegation of lying in wait Friday.

Man Yelling Anti-Gay Slurs Charged With Hate Crime After Slashing Woman's Face

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Aug 5, 2014
Police say a woman in New York City was cut in the face after she confronted a man who was hurling anti-gay slurs.

Prosecutors Play Hardball With Suspect in Murder of Gay Man

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Aug 5, 2014
Manhattan prosecutors are sticking it hard to the ex-convict accused of murdering a gay man in the West Village last year.

D.C. Arsonist Says He Doesn't Hate Gays, He Was Just Drunk

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jul 31, 2014
A former D.C. resident who pled guilty to setting a fire in the gay nightclub Neighbours on New Year's Eve said he doesn't hate gays, he was just drunk.

Man Suspected in Double Murder of Seattle Gay Men Arrested in NJ

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jul 21, 2014
A man who authorities believe killed two gay men in Seattle last month was arrested in New Jersey Friday.

San Francisco’s Pride Event May Have Had 2 Attacks

Monday Jul 7, 2014
San Francisco police are investigating a second hate crime during the city’s Gay Pride festivities.