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

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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. ...

Hatred, Meet Technology!

Nish Gera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nish Gera

If Mark Carson was not safe on the streets of Greenwich Village in New York City, then none of us is safe. New York is a city that worships diversity, the "non-normal" and the different.

Equality's Brutal Backlash: The Murder of Mark Carson and the Rise in Violence Against Gays

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 05.20.2013 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

We sometimes forget that getting laws passed and getting court rulings declared is, comparatively, the easy part. The hate is still out there, however, and the haters are getting more desperate. Our worst enemies right now are complacency and the seductive message that we've "arrived."

New York Man Killed In Alleged Anti-Gay Hate Crime

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

UPDATE May 19 at 12:52 p.m. EST: A New York Times report has identified the victim as Mark Carson, 32, and the suspect as 33-year-old Elliot Morales. ...

Anti-Gay Hate In NYC: It's Time To Rally

Murray Lipp | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Murray Lipp

Last week in Manhattan two anti-gay assaults were reported. Despite the fact that New York state legalized same-sex marriage in 2011, and that New York City has a very large LGBT population, last week's events are a sad reminder that homophobia is still alive and thriving in this city.