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Gay Hate Crime

Gay Man's Alleged Murderer May Have Been His Boyfriend's Best Friend

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.19.2015 | Gay Voices

A 22-year-old Texas man is accused of kidnapping and killing a gay man in what the victim's parents believe was a hate crime.  David Jame...

New York Man Arrested In Attack On Gay West Point Couple

Associated Press | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.12.2015 | Gay Voices

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Teen Lesbian Couple Attacked In Alleged Hate Crime At Six Flags New England

MassLive | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.02.2015 | Gay Voices

AGAWAM -- Two women were arrested Wednesday after allegedly attacking and injuring a lesbian couple they observed kissing at Six Flags New England, a...

Authorities Are Investigating This College Shooting As A Possible Anti-Gay Hate Crime

AP | EMERY P. DALESIO, MARTHA WAGGONER and MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 04.15.2015 | Gay Voices

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A former community college student dismissed from a work-study program for too many absences is accused of fatally shooti...

Matthew Shepard's Close Friend Takes An Intimate Look At Who He Really Was

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.19.2014 | Gay Voices

For the first time the story of Matthew Shepard is being told through the lens of a dear friend with an intimate perspective on the life of the hate c...

Gay Couple Allegedly Thrown Off Bus, Told They Are Not 'Real Men' For Kissing

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.21.2014 | Gay Voices

A gay couple in London was allegedly kicked off of a bus this week after the driver saw the pair kissing. Jack James and his partner were reportedl...

The Way These Sleuths Used Social Media To Identify Alleged Anti-Gay Suspects Is Amazing

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.18.2014 | Gay Voices

In a story telling of the times that we live in, activists have used social media to help identify a group of assailants that allegedly attacked a gay...

Gay Couple Allegedly Attacked By 'Well-Dressed' Mob In Hate Crime

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.16.2014 | Gay Voices

A Philadelphia gay couple are still reeling after allegedly being attacked and beaten in what's been described as a possible hate crime last week. ...

Why This Alleged Anti-Gay Hate Crime Victim Just Received A Prison Sentence

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.16.2014 | Gay Voices

Family members, friends and a number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates are crying foul after the alleged victim of an ...

Suspect Allegedly Yelled 'I F**king Hate Faggots' Before Attacking Gay Couple

Posted 03.07.2014 | Gay Voices

The victims of an alleged anti-gay attack which took place in a New York subway station are speaking out about the experience for the first time. ...

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...

What the Attack on Scott Jones Tells Us About Fear and Courage

Sarah S. Kilborne | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Sarah S. Kilborne

That young man who stabbed Jones carries with him a darkness that speaks to its own kind of pain but he chose to embrace the darkness and his voice will remain as small as the whisper he cowardly uttered. Not Jones'. Not ours.

Gay Man Left Paralyzed After Alleged Hate Crime

Posted 10.14.2013 | Gay Voices

A gay Canadian man has reportedly been left paralyzed after a brutal Oct. 12 attack. According to CBC News, 27-year-old Scott Jones remains in cr...

Haters of Hate Crime Laws

Dr. Joe Wenke | Posted 11.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Dr. Joe Wenke

What's up with people who oppose hate crime laws? How can you be against laws that protect people from being targeted because of their race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity? Well, here's how.

Could Brutal Labor Day Attack Be The Latest In An Anti-Gay Crime Spate In Ohio?

Posted 09.03.2013 | Gay Voices

A gay man claims he was beaten by a large group of men in Cleveland over Labor Day weekend in what he's described as a hate crime. According to NB...

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...

Four Men Arrested After Another New York Anti-Gay Hate Crime

Posted 07.23.2013 | Gay Voices

Four suspects in an alleged anti-gay hate crime in New York have been arrested. NBC 4 New York reports the suspects began punching, kicking and sh...

WATCH: Alleged Victim In NYC Gay Hate Crime Speaks Out

Posted 05.28.2013 | Gay Voices

The latest victim in what appears to be a spate of violent crimes allegedly targeting New York's gay community is speaking out about the experience. ...

NYC Activist Attacked In Alleged Anti-Gay Hate Crime

Posted 05.27.2013 | Gay Voices

A New York teen has been charged in an alleged attack on a local rights activist in what appears to be the latest in spate of disturbing assaults targ...

Gay Couple Attacked By Basketball Fans In Alleged Hate Crime

Posted 05.10.2013 | Gay Voices

A New York gay couple attacked near Madison Square Garden over the weekend believes they were targeted because of their sexual orientation. Nick P...

Gay British Teen Dies After Being Set On Fire At Birthday Party

Posted 03.17.2014 | Gay Voices

A young British man has been convicted of manslaughter after killing a gay teen by setting him on fire. The BBC reports that 20-year-old Jordan She...

WATCH: Texas Woman Has Jaw Wired Shut After Alleged Anti-Gay Hate Crime

Posted 03.01.2013 | Gay Voices

A Texas-based lesbian claims she was beaten unconscious after coming to the defense of bullied child at a playground. WFAA reports that 27-year-ol...

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 Michigan Man Believes He Was Hate Crime Victim

Posted 02.05.2013 | Gay Voices

A gay Michigan man believes he was the victim of a hate crime after a brutal Feb. 3 attack. Adam Lee Johnson, 29, was allegedly attacked as he was...

Suspects Sought In Gay Hate Crime At UCLA

Posted 02.05.2013 | Los Angeles

UCLA has released a sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with what is believed to be a gay hate crime against a university student. The studen...