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Anti Gay Hate Crime

Gay Activist's Home, Flag Vandalized In New Orleans

AP | Posted 08.05.2013 | Gay Voices

NEW ORLEANS -- A gay activist in New Orleans says somebody tore a rainbow flag from his balcony and spray-painted a slur on the house he and his partn...

Lila Shapiro

Activists Demand Answers To Claims Of Anti-Gay Police Violence In NYC | Lila Shapiro | Posted 06.12.2013 | Gay Voices

Just a few weeks after city council Speaker Christine Quinn announced that the New York City Police Department would step up police presence following...

LOOK: Gay Activist's Car Vandalized With Swastikas In Possible Hate Crime

Posted 03.26.2013 | Gay Voices

The vandalism of a Kentucky-based gay rights activist's car is reportedly being investigated as a hate crime. As WHAS 11 is reporting, Fairness Cam...

WATCH: Was This Gay Oregon Man A Victim Of A Brutal Hate Crime?

Posted 03.05.2013 | Gay Voices

Five arrests have been made after what some allege was an anti-gay hate crime in Oregon. As KGW News is reporting, 24-year-old Adam Salnardi was a...

Gay Teen's Home Vandalized In Apparent Hate Crime

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.11.2013 | Gay Voices

A Florida teen came home last weekend to find an unpleasant surprise waiting for him: Vandals had covered the inside and outside of his mobile home in...

Anti-Gay Road Rage: 71-Year-Old Charged With Beating Woman WIth Steering Wheel Lock

Posted 01.31.2013 | Gay Voices

An elderly Washington state resident has been slapped with anti-gay hate crime allegations after what started off as a simple fender-bender spiraled i...

I Was Attacked For Being Gay

Richie Covington | Posted 03.25.2013 | Gay Voices
Richie Covington

I always thought hate crimes were much more serious, but I found out later that my state's hate crime laws do not apply to crimes committed against people on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity. In Alabama? Go figure.

Alleged Anti-Gay Hate Crime Victim: 'My Life Continues To Be In Danger'

Posted 11.30.2012 | Gay Voices

The victim of an alleged anti-gay hate crime has released an extensive statement on the experience, but stopped short of confirming that the attack wa...

Alabama Woman Suffers Multiple Skull Fractures After Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

Posted 11.28.2012 | Gay Voices

Update on November 28 at 11:19am ET: Mallory Owens claims the attack was not based on her sexuality. For the full story, click here. An Alabama wom...

WATCH: Lesbian Charged With Falsifying Hate Crime Speaks Out

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 11.14.2012 | Gay Voices

It all started on July 22, when Charlie Rogers, a 33-year-old woman from Lincoln, Nebraska, who is openly gay, reported a horrific home invasion to th...

Alleged Anti-Gay Crime Victim Charged With Making False Report

Posted 08.23.2012 | Gay Voices

A Nebraska-based woman who claimed to have been the victim of an anti-gay hate crime last month has been charged with making a false report. The L...

Tattoo Parlor Supports Victim Whose Skin Was Carved With Anti-Gay Slurs

Posted 08.02.2012 | Impact

A tattoo shop is marking up its customers with peaceful images for charity after three attackers allegedly carved anti-gay slurs into a woman's skin. ...

Lesbian Who Was Allegedly Mutilated During Hate Crime: 'I'm Not Afraid'

Posted 07.27.2012 | Gay Voices

A Nebraska-based woman who was the victim of an alleged anti-gay hate crime last week is speaking out against naysayers who believe her case was a hoa...

Nebraska Woman Has Anti-Gay Slurs Carved Into Her Skin In Alleged Hate Crime

Posted 07.23.2012 | Gay Voices

A Nebraska community is rallying in response to a violent home invasion and assault which many have alleged was an anti-gay hate crime. The Lincoln...

71-Year-Old Texas Woman Allegedly Assaulted Gay Man With Her Cane

Posted 06.28.2012 | Gay Voices

An elderly Texas woman has been charged with an anti-gay hate crime after allegedly attacking her 25-year-old neighbor with her wooden cane. As Th...

D.C. Police Make Arrest In Anti-Gay Hate Crime

Posted 03.26.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray and Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier announced Monday afternoon that an arrest ...

Gay Texas University Student Allegedly Assaulted

Posted 01.03.2012 | Gay Voices

It seems a week doesn't go by -- or worse, a day -- when we aren't hearing about another LGBT person allegedly being attacked, beaten, or murdered. ...