Topics :: anti-gay violence

Same-Sex Couple Attacked While Riding Bikes in Calif.

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
A same-sex couple was attacked in Long Beach, Calif., Saturday evening while riding their bicycles home.

Police Release Surveillance Video of 'Clean Cut' Gang Involved in Philly Anti-Gay Hate Crime

By EDGE | Wednesday Sep 17, 2014
Philadelphia Police are seeking the help of the public to help apprehend a group of young white men and women who attacked and robbed two gay men in their late 20's late in the evening of Thursday, September 11.

UK Photographer Blinded in Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
A gay photographer from the United Kingdom was left blind in one eye after an allegedly anti-gay attack that occurred last week.

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.

Ga. Teen Disowned for Being Gay Helps Launch LGBT Youth Shelter

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 9, 2014
A Georgia teen who was thrown out by his family in a harrowing five-minute video documented on YouTube ended up with $100,000 in crowdsourced donations, which he has used to help open a new shelter for homeless LGBT youth.

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.

Seattle Gay Nightclub Arsonist Gets 10 Years in Prison

Friday Aug 1, 2014
A man who set fire to a crowded Seattle nightclub on New Year's Eve has been sentenced to 10 years in prison - twice what prosecutors asked.

Case of Killer South African Ranger's "Gay Cure" Camp Continues

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 30, 2014
As the case of the man charged with murdering a 15-year-old boy in his South African "gay cure" camp drags into its third year, the ranger says he is not to blame.

NM Woman Allegedly Beat and Sexually Assaulted Teen Daughter for Being Gay

By EDGE | Thursday Jul 17, 2014
A New Mexico woman has been arrested for allegedly physically and sexually abusing her 17-year-old daughter for being gay. Local officials have enhanced the charges because they say the incident qualifies as a hate crime.

Gay Club in Kiev Attacked By Mob of Neo-Nazis: Video

By EDGE | Tuesday Jul 8, 2014
Violence against the LGBT community in Eastern Europe continued this week with an attack by a group of 15 to 20 neo-nazis against the gay club "Pomada" (Lipstick) in Kiev. The melee was captured on video by a surveillance camera.