Topics :: anti-gay violence

Russian Police Won’t Find Suspects Who Blinded Gay Man

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Mar 12, 2014
Russian authorities refuse to look for the suspects who allegedly blinded a gay man in one of his eyes.

Turkey Man Kills Trans GF, Family Disavows Her Gender

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Feb 25, 2014
A Turkish man admitted to killing his trans girlfriend and burying her in a vineyard. But the woman’s family disavowed her gender identity and buried her as a man.

Amanda Hess Wins Sidney Award for Sexism in Cyberspace

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Feb 21, 2014
Slate writer Amanda Hess has won the February Sidney Award for her provocative Pacific Standard essay describing the abuse that female journalists disproportionately encounter online.

Mob Attacks Alleged Gays in Nigerian Capital

By Michelle Faul | Saturday Feb 15, 2014
A mob armed with wooden clubs and iron bars, screaming that they were going to "cleanse" their neighborhood of gay people, dragged 14 young men from their beds and assaulted them, human rights activists said Saturday. s

Photos Released Of Three Suspects Wanted in Jan 1 Manhattan Anti-Gay Attack

Sunday Feb 9, 2014
The NYPD is are looking for three men in connection with the Jan. 1 assault on a gay man in the Gramercy Park area of Manhattan. Police are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.

NYPD Releases Photos of Suspects Wanted in Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

By EDGE | Friday Feb 7, 2014
The NYPD is looking for three men in connection with the Jan. 1 assault on a gay man in the Gramercy Park area of Manhattan. Police are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.

New Video Shows Anti-LGBT Violence in Russia

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Feb 4, 2014
A new video released Tuesday by Human Rights Watch shows disturbing evidence of anti-gay violence in Russia, carried out by vigilante groups like "Occupy Pedophilia."

Senegal Police Arrest 4 Over Anti-Gay Violence

Monday Feb 3, 2014
Police in a city outside Senegal’s capital have arrested four young men accused of carrying out attacks in a bid to rid their neighborhood of gay people.

Leader of Anti-Gay Neo-Nazi Group Arrested in Russia

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jan 29, 2014
The head of a Russian neo-Nazi group that claimed responsibility for the kidnap and torture of gay Russians was arrested in Russia Monday after fleeing to Cuba last month.

Ivory Coast: Mob Attacks Gay Rights Group Office

By Robbie Corey-Boulet | Monday Jan 27, 2014
An angry mob "ransacked" the headquarters of Ivory Coast’s most prominent gay rights organization, an official said Monday, following days of anti-gay protests in a country generally seen as moderate on the issue.