Topics :: anti-gay assault

Brazilian LGBT Activist, Politician Attacked With Rock

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Sep 26, 2014
A young LGBT activist and politician in Brazil was reportedly attacked, with a stone hurled at his head Wednesday by an unknown man in a moving car.

Philly Gay Couple Allegedly Attacked by Group in Possible Hate Crime

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Sep 15, 2014
A same-sex couple was attacked and robbed in Philadelphia Thursday night in what may be an anti-gay attack.

German Gay Rights Activist Beaten in Belgrade

Sunday Sep 14, 2014
A German man who took part in a gay rights conference suffered life-threatening brain injuries when he was severely beaten in downtown Belgrade on Saturday, Serbian police and gay activists said.

UK Man Sentenced to 14 Years for Anti-Gay Hammer Attack

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Sep 8, 2014
A man from the United Kingdom has been sentenced to jail for 14 years for beating his gay roommate with a hammer in May 2013.

Jamaican Ends Legal Challenge to Anti-Sodomy Law

By David McFadden | Saturday Aug 30, 2014
A young Jamaican gay rights activist who brought an unprecedented legal challenge to the Caribbean island's anti-sodomy law has withdrawn the claim after growing fearful about violent backlashes.

Witness Describes Attack on Gay Man

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Saturday Aug 30, 2014
Almost a week after releasing photos of a person of interest in the death of a San Francisco gay man, police still have not made any arrests.

Hacker's Warning: Grindr Bug IDs Users' Exact Locations

By Kilian Melloy | Saturday Aug 23, 2014
A hacker has sent warning messages to over 100,00 users worldwide of the popular hookup app Grindr, claiming that a flaw in the app allows determiation of the exact locations of users.

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.

Sisters, Officials Mull Pink Saturday Changes -- or Cancellation

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Tuesday Aug 12, 2014
City officials and organizers of San Francisco's annual Pink Saturday celebration are talking about changes to the event, including possibly ending it, after years of violent incidents.

Police Investigate Anti-Gay Attack on London Train

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Aug 11, 2014
London police are investigating an alleged anti-gay assault that occurred on a train on July 15.