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Man Shouting 'English Only' Disrupts Kindergarten Concert

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 04.27.2015 | Latino Voices

A kindergarten concert in Iowa was suddenly interrupted last week when a man started shouting, "USA, English only. USA, English only." According to...

2 Women Sentenced In Hate Crime Slaying

AP | JEFF AMY | Posted 04.09.2015 | Crime

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In a hearing that lasted more than five hours Thursday, a federal judge sentenced two women to the maximum prison terms for th...

I Set Out To Expose A Hate Movement In Gaming -- So They Set Out To Destroy My Life

Ravishly | Posted 03.18.2015 | Women
Ravishly

Photos of my immediate family members that had passed away were sent to me with vile messages -- some blaming me for their deaths. I was tweeted pictures of my house, along with messages asking if I would rather be shot or stabbed.

3 Sentenced For Racist Attack That Killed Black Man

AP | By JEFF AMY | Posted 04.27.2015 | Crime

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Three more young white men, all part of a group that repeatedly searched Mississippi's capital city for black people to attack...

Terrorist Attacks Hurt Muslims and Islam More Than Anyone Else!

Marwa Azab | Posted 04.27.2015 | Religion
Marwa Azab

The consequences of such attacks are disturbing to all. But, as a Muslim, this means, more intentional random checks by TSA, when traveling. I got randomly selected twice in a row at the same airport on my last business trip.

Man Accused Of Torching Islamic Center Allegedly Said 'They Got What They Deserved'

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 02.18.2015 | Crime

A homeless Texas man accused of setting fire to an Islamic center in Houston may have done so because he "hated Muslims." At a probable cause heari...

Why the Chapel Hill Shooting Was More Hate Crime Than 'Parking Dispute'

Erik Ose | Posted 04.20.2015 | Politics
Erik Ose

There is much to suggest these three students weren't killed solely over a parking space. This heinous act looks more like a hate crime.

New Details Reveal Complicated Portrait Of Chapel Hill Shooting Suspect

AP | ALLEN G. BREED and MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 02.16.2015 | Crime

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — If his Facebook page is any indication, Craig Hicks doesn't hate Muslims. An avowed atheist, his online posts instead depic...

We Need to Name Hate to Prevent It From Spreading

Patrice O'Neill | Posted 04.17.2015 | Gay Voices
Patrice O'Neill

As a nation, we have to grapple with events such as these in ways that collectively deepen our understanding of the intersections between race, class and gender at every level. We need to ask: How can we bring our communities together to end intolerance, hate and violence?

Fighting Hate/Crime In Chapel Hill

The Huffington Post | Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 02.13.2015 | Religion

Welcome to this week’s ALL TOGETHER -- the podcast dedicated to exploring how ethics, religion and spiritual practice inform our personal lives, our...

FBI Opens Investigation As Chapel Hill Victims Are Mourned

Reuters | Colleen Jenkins | Posted 04.14.2015 | Crime

(Adds statement by FBI on separate inquiry in paragraph 4, background on Erdogan in paragraph 7) By Colleen Jenkins WIN...

Matt Sledge

Father Of Slain Muslim Sisters Calls For Federal Hate Crime Probe

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.12.2015 | Politics

RALEIGH, North Carolina -- The father of two Muslim sisters killed in a triple murder by an atheist with an intense dislike of all religion told a mas...

FBI Seeks Man After Explosion Near Colorado Springs NAACP

AP | Posted 01.07.2015 | Black Voices

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a man who may have information about a homemade explosive that someone set off near the C...

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...

After a Man Is Set Ablaze, a Community Comes Together

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 01.14.2015 | Gay Voices
Victor M. Feraru

This hero nearly lost his life serving his country, and that should have been enough. Instead he sits in intensive care after having been set ablaze in a downtown Greensboro, North Carolina, hotel room. His condition is listed as critical.

Parents Charged With Hate Crimes for Giving Rocks to Charlie Brown on Halloween

Spencer Green | Posted 12.22.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Dozens of parents in a local town were arrested and charged with hate crimes for giving rocks as "treats" to a boy named Charlie Brown on Halloween night.

Love Conquers Hate in Do-Over Wedding

Walter G. Meyer | Posted 12.13.2014 | Gay Voices
Walter G. Meyer

Their nuptials nightmare turned into a dream wedding thanks to some very thoughtful people in Coronado, California.

Philly Gay Bashing Victims Speak Out For First Time Since Alleged Attack

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.03.2014 | Gay Voices

The victims of an alleged horrific anti-gay attack in Philadelphia have spoken out for the first time since the attack through a statement read by org...

The Term Homophobia Is Improper

Mark Baer | Posted 11.30.2014 | Politics
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Mark Baer

Religion aside, I firmly believe that those who argue that homosexuality is a choice do so in order to justify senseless beatings of gays and lesbians, and continued discrimination and mistreatment against them. I also believe without a doubt that it is a choice to be a nasty human being.

3 Men Arrested In Anti-Gay Shooting

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 09.29.2014 | Gay Voices

Editor's note: This victim in this story has been described in reports as a "man dressed as a woman." As we are unsure if this is correct or if the vi...

Openly Gay Lawmaker Slams Pennsylvania For Not Protecting LGBT Citizens

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 09.25.2014 | Gay Voices

Every human deserves equal protection under the law. But, as one openly gay Pennsylvania lawmaker pointed out Tuesday, that is not the case for LGBT f...

Lawyer Claims 'Well-Dressed' Anti-Gay Gang Didn't Throw First Punch

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.19.2014 | Gay Voices

A mob that allegedly attacked a gay couple are attempting to turn the tables by claiming that the couple actually threw the first punch. Last Thurs...

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. ...

Gay Activist In 'Serious' Condition After Being Beaten Ahead Of City's Event

AP | Posted 09.15.2014 | Gay Voices

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A German man who took part in a gay rights conference suffered life-threatening brain injuries when he was severely beaten i...