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Suspect In Alleged Attack On Gay NYC Journalist Arrested

Posted 01.29.2014 | Gay Voices

A suspect in an alleged Jan. 17 attack on a gay New York journalist just blocks from Times Square has been arrested. The New York Daily News repor...

LISTEN: Anti-Gay Pundits Ponder 'Stoning Of A Homosexual' At Rose Bowl Parade

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

A gay couple made history earlier this month when they married one another on top of a float in the Rose Bowl parade in front of millions, sparking ba...

Former Village People Member: 'Y.M.C.A.' Is Not A Gay Anthem [UPDATED]

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

With the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics only weeks away and violence currently plaguing the Russian population, the planned response to and protest of the...

Tennessee Man Who Claimed To Be Anti-Gay Hate Crime Victim Charged With Making False Report

Posted 12.29.2013 | Gay Voices

A gay Tennessee man who claimed to have been robbed and beaten inside his health food shop has been charged with filing a false report. The Paris ...

Gay San Diego Man Suffers Fractured Eye Socket, Cracked Ribs In Alleged Christmas Eve Attack

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

A San Diego man believes he was targeted in an alleged Christmas Eve attack that left him with a broken eye socket and three cracked ribs because he's...

Teen Banned From Shopping Mall After Allegedly Being Attacked Because He's Gay

Posted 11.27.2013 | Gay Voices

A gay New Mexico teen says he's been banned from Albuquerque's Coronado Mall for fighting after allegedly being brutally attacked. The 14-year-old...

LOOK: Strangers Come Together To Finish Walk Of Father Slain While Memorializing Bullied Gay Son

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.16.2013 | Gay Voices

After his bullied gay son Jadin Bell committed suicide, Joe Bell began a cross-country journey in his memory that sought to raise awareness about bull...

Halloween Hate Crime? Three Gay Men Say They Were Attacked While In Drag

Posted 11.05.2013 | Gay Voices

Three Oregon men say they were brutally attacked on Halloween night because they are gay -- and were dressed in drag. As KATU is reporting, Dustin...

Judge Sentences 4 Men For Brutal Anti-Gay Murder

AP | Posted 10.28.2013 | Gay Voices

SANTIAGO, Chile -- SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean judges have sentenced a man to life in prison for the beating death of a gay man whose body was ca...

Why One European Nation Is Repealing Its 'Gay Propaganda' Ban

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.14.2013 | Gay Voices

The Republic of Moldova, a country in Eastern Europe landlocked between Ukraine and Romania, overturned its "gay propaganda" ban on Friday in an effor...

Hatred in God's Name

Brad Crelia | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Brad Crelia

I know that boys like the young man who closed his eyes for the last time on that desolate fence and the boy whom my mother worried for years ago will be fine because of mothers like Judy Shepard and mine. Here are my mom's thoughts on her own gay son.

Father Tragically Killed While Walking Cross Country For Tribute To His Dead Gay Son

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.11.2013 | Gay Voices

The father who set out on an inspiring cross-country journey following his gay son's suicide was reportedly killed last night by a truck in Colorado, ...

Gay Man Attacked In Alleged Hate Crime: 'I Have A Boot Mark On My Face'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.08.2013 | Gay Voices

Police are investigating an alleged Oct. 6 assault on a Pennsylvania-based gay man and his boyfriend as a possible hate crime. As CBS reports, Ben...

NYC Man Allegedly Beaten In Anti-Gay Hate Crime, Even Though He's Straight

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.01.2013 | Gay Voices

A New York man was attacked last week while walking his dogs less than a block from his Brooklyn apartment, in a violent beating that authorities are ...

WATCH: Heartbreaking Music Video Shines Light On Anti-LGBT Violence

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.26.2013 | Gay Voices

Hozier, an Irish singer-songwriter whose debut EP "Take Me To Church" premiered in early July, just released the video for his track of the same name....

WATCH: Jamaican LGBT Activists Protests Anti-Gay Laws, Release Powerful Documentary

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.18.2013 | Gay Voices

Jamaica has been heralded as one of the most homophobic places in the world, where being gay or lesbian is criminalized under "abominable crime" legis...

Elderly Man Allegedly Killed For 'Blowing Kisses' In Anti-Gay Hate Crime (UPDATE)

THe Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.17.2013 | Gay Voices

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story and many other sources referred to the victim as "Edward Orozco" but now it appears his name is in fac...

City Of Cleveland Asks Gay Bar Targeted By Hate Crimes To Stop Calling The Police So Much

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.12.2013 | Gay Voices

In the wake of a series of neighborhood hate crimes targeting Ohio's gay community, the City of Cleveland sent a letter this week to the owner of gay ...

An Open Letter to America

Sarah S. Kilborne | Posted 11.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Sarah S. Kilborne

I want to counteract the hate, silencing and fear with love. I want love to be the face of the equal rights movement for the LGBTQ community. I want to fill the world with love. Imagine what that could look like.

WATCH: Russian Anti-Gay Group Is 'On Safari' Hunting Gays

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.05.2013 | Gay Voices

BBC News released a disturbing video this week that documents the actions of a self-proclaimed vigilante group forcing an alleged gay man to drink uri...

'That's a Man!'

Dr. Joe Wenke | Posted 11.04.2013 | Gay Voices
Dr. Joe Wenke

We must face the fact that in the year 2013, despite or maybe in part because of the progress that we have seen in marriage equality and LGBTQ rights, it is dangerous for a gay or transgender person to walk down the street in any city or town in the United States of America.

Denver Man Needs Reconstructive Surgery After Alleged Anti-Gay Hate Crime

Posted 09.04.2013 | Gay Voices

A gay Denver man says a brutal attack he endured over the Labor Day holiday was a hate crime. As ABC 7 reports, Jared Olson says he and two friend...

WATCH: Jamaican Gay Men Trapped, Barricaded By Mob

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.26.2013 | Gay Voices

A new video that shows a mob of people barricading five gay men inside of their home in a Jamaican village is currently making the rounds on the Inter...

I Hadn't Been Called the F-word Since High School -- Until Last Week

Brian Douglas Kennedy | Posted 10.25.2013 | Gay Voices
Brian Douglas Kennedy

On a recent Saturday morning, while walking my dog down a quiet, tree-lined street in my Manhattan neighborhood, I heard a loogie being hocked. I thought nothing of it -- until a mixture of saliva and snot landed directly in front of my pooch's paws.

Gay Couple Holding Hands Allegedly Suffers Brutal Attack By Six Men In NYC

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.17.2013 | Gay Voices

In a summer that has seen a devastatingly high rate of violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals in New York City, two more ...