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Violence Against Gays

Why I'm a Black Man Before I'm a Gay Man

Terrence Chappell | Posted 12.31.2014 | Black Voices
Terrence Chappell

If you're a black man, it doesn't matter how many degrees you hold. It doesn't matter how much money you make. It doesn't matter where you live or what kind of car you drive; to some you're still a n*****, and that is the cold, hard truth about the world we live in today, and it's what my parents had to teach me growing up. I don't experience this with my identity as a gay man.

'Don't Say Gay': What American Christianity Can Learn From Vladimir Putin

David J. Dunn, PhD | Posted 10.08.2013 | Religion
David J. Dunn, PhD

Whether violence against gay people is an unintended consequence of Putin's law (I think not) or part of his own Machiavellian political gamesmanship (probably), events in his country illustrate the danger of attempting to promote a Christian moral vision through direct legislation.

President Obama's Elevator (Update)

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics
Janet Tavakoli

It's better to appear rude than take safety risks. That goes double with strange men in confined spaces. It's possible POTUS sensed wariness in some women, because of the well-publicized high crime rates in black communities and the spill-over into other communities.

Violence Still Prevalent Despite Progress On LGBTI Rights In Latin America

Marianne Mollmann | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Marianne Mollmann

The coexistence of same-sex marriage and brutality against LGBTI communities in Latin America should make it clear that we must attack the larger fallacy at stake: the notion that only those who look, speak, talk, think and live like the majority deserve equal rights and protection.

WATCH: Video Of Echo Park Stabbing

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.31.2012 | Los Angeles

A security camera was rolling when a man stabbed two men in their mid-20s last week in Echo Park. Police have released the video with a plea to the pu...

Anti-Gay Hate Crime In Echo Park?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.25.2012 | Los Angeles

Two men in their mid-20s were stabbed in Echo Park Thursday. The assault may have been a gay hate crime, according to a blogger on "Your Friend, Savan...

A Hate Crime You Won't See in Statistics

Mikko Alanne | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mikko Alanne

Each victim of a hate crime is equally precious. Each is equally deserving of protection and justice.