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Lgbt Hate Crimes

MU Football Player Could Face Hate Crime Charges After Allegedly Beating Gay Couple

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A Marshall University football player charged with allegedly beating a gay couple in West Virginia last month has been kicked off the team and could n...

Police Release Video Of Suspects In Hate Crime Attack On Transgender Woman

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.15.2014 | Crime

New York City police released footage Wednesday showing two of four suspects accused of beating a transgender woman unconscious on the street. The ...

'I'm Gay. Get Over It,' State Senator Announces

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics

A Pennsylvania press conference against LGBT hate crimes on Tuesday turned personal when a state senator announced he is gay. "I'm gay. Get over it...

Please, Please Stop Equating 'Ultimate Victory' With 'Marriage Equality'

Ken Schneck, PhD | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Ken Schneck, PhD

I fear that marriage equality is a more palatable issue to discuss than the disproportionate impact of deadly violence for people of color, transgender women, transgender people of color and gay men. And it terrifies me that the idea of "ultimate victory" will leave some of our most vulnerable brothers and sisters behind.

Police Investigating Two Possible Hate Crimes From SF Pride Weekend

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

SAN FRANCISCO, July 3 (Reuters) - Police are investigating two physical attacks during San Francisco's gay pride celebration over the weekend as pos...

How Hate Happens

Jason Cohen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jason Cohen

For the past year and half I have worked on a documentary entitled Facing Fear, which tells the story of a gay teenager who was beaten by neo-Nazis and left for dead. Like Sasha Fleischman, Matthew Boger was attacked because of his perceived sexual orientation.

Straight Nebraska Man Allegedly Beaten After Defending His Gay Friends

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A Nebraska man was left bruised and bloody after allegedly being beaten by three men who had initially been harassing his two gay friends. As WOWT...

Unsolved Black LGBT Murders: Where's the Outrage? (VIDEO)

Earnest Winborne | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Earnest Winborne

2013-10-16-blacklgbtmurderstillsmall.pngNoMoreDownLow.TV remembers the victims, talks to parents and friends who are taking action and seeks answers to the question of how to stop this epidemic of violence against our community.

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

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 ...

Another Twist For NYC's Anti-Gay Hate Crime Suspect

| Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Andrea Swalec, DNAInfo Reporter/Producer MANHATTAN SUPREME COURT — The man charged with gunning down a gay man in a vicious Greenwich Villag...

WATCH: Shocking Video Appears To Show Men Assaulting LGBT Subway Passenger

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

While much progress has been made, anti-gay discrimination and harassment continues to occur in New York City, as evidenced in startling new footage o...

2 More Transgender Women Attacked In D.C.

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 07.01.2013 | DC

D.C. police are now investigating two new weekend attacks on transgender women -- part of a wave of violence in the nation's capital that began in mid...

LOOK: New Report Reveals Disturbing Hate Crime Data

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Program has released its annual Hate Violence Report, and the results are nothing short of alarming. While...

The Hate Crime And The Kid: A Video Interview

J.W. Harvey | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
J.W. Harvey

After posting "What Happened When Children Were to Blame for a Hate Crime," popular YouTube "vlogger" Hank Chen reached out to say, "Hey, let me interview you on camera and give you a chance to respond to everything that has happened since that night."

What Happened When Children Were To Blame For A Hate Crime

J.W. Harvey | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
J.W. Harvey

Even children in this city act first because they risk being targeted themselves. But aggression turns to hate when action supercedes rationalization, analysis, and compassion. Knowing that, we must respond to hate with what it lacks: understanding.

Gay Hate Crime In Hancock Park

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 06.29.2012 | Los Angeles

A gay homeless man was severely beaten near Hancock Park early Friday morning after he told his attacker that he was gay, homeless and had AIDS, as fi...

Lila Shapiro

Highest Number Of Anti-Gay Murders Ever Reported In 2011: Study | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

More murders motivated by anti-gay bias occurred last year than any year since the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs began collecting data ...

Honeymooning Lesbian Couple Victims Of Arson, Possible Hate Crime

Posted 05.19.2012 | Detroit

Tawana Williams And Stacy Baker were away on their honeymoon when the Novi, Mich., couple found out late last week that they were the victims of an ar...

This Mother's Day, Let's Stand Together To Protect Our LGBT Children

Elke Kennedy | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Elke Kennedy

I am reaching out to other moms who might or might not accept of the fact that their son or daughter is gay. Most of you do not know what it is like to receive a phone call like I got at 4:30 a.m. telling me that something had happened to my child.

Mexican LGBT Activist Brutally Murdered

Posted 03.16.2012 | Latino Voices

Nearly 2000 individuals congregated outside a civic plaza in Puebla, Mexico on Tuesday, demanding justice for slain Mexican transgender activist Agn&e...

Expanding Black Masculinity to End 'Black on Black' Anti-LGBT Violence

Charles Stephens | Posted 05.05.2012 | Black Voices
Charles Stephens

Blackness, and certainly black masculinity, is not, nor has it ever been a monolith. Gender diversity, quite simply put, is an asset. And any attempt to homogenize ourselves is destructive.

Controversy Brews As Three Lesbians Are Charged With Hate Crime For Allegedly Attacking Gay Man

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In Boston last week a gay man alleged that he was attacked by a group of teenage girls because of his sexuality. This weekend another gay man from ...

Why We Cannot Wait: NBJC Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Sharon J. Lettman-Hicks | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sharon J. Lettman-Hicks

If King were alive today, he would question whether HBCUs are equipped to serve LGBT students who are victims of anti-gay harassment or domestic violence. He would rally young people and administrators to take action before we lose another black life.

Burned Torso Of Missing Detroit Trans Teen Found

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Police have identified a burned torso found on Detroit's east side as belonging to a transgender 19 year old who was reported missing several weeks ag...

They Hate Us, They Really Hate Us (Sometimes)

Tracy Baim | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tracy Baim

We have seen major successes, but this progress is overshadowed by continued harassment and even murder. So it's hard to get excited about a new report showing that Americans are moving "dramatically toward acceptance of homosexuality."