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Anti Gay Hate Crime

Are Police Deliberately Overlooking Details In The Alleged Beating Of This Gay Teen?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.31.2014 | Gay Voices

A 17-year-old gay Texas student claims he was the victim of a hate crime after being lured to a local park and beaten by three fellow teens. As KH...

Rosie Meets Social Media Sleuth Who Helped Catch Alleged Attackers In Philly Gay Bashing

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.14.2014 | Gay Voices

The ways in which someone can become a hero in the digital age are still undefined -- and one social media sleuth took matters into his own hands last...

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...

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...

Does The Suspect In An Alleged Anti-Gay Attack Have A History Of Homophobia?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.25.2014 | Gay Voices

The social media presence of one of three Pennsylvania-based suspects in an alleged anti-gay attack has come under intense scrutiny after the woman tu...

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...

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...

Elderly Florida Man Slapped With Hate Crime Charges After Allegedly Setting Fire To Lesbians' Home

Posted 04.03.2014 | Gay Voices

A elderly Florida man faces charges of a hate crime, arson and attempted second-degree murder after allegedly trying to burn down the home of his neig...

Texas Dentist Makes Awesome Move For Victim Of Gay Pride Attack

Posted 03.07.2014 | Gay Voices

A Texas dentist is being praised by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates nationwide after providing free dental care to the ...

NYC Theater Journalist Requires Brain Surgery After Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

Posted 01.27.2014 | Gay Voices

Authorities are investigating an alleged attack on an openly gay journalist just blocks from New York's Times Square as a possible hate crime. Ran...

Tennessee Man Who Claimed To Be Anti-Gay Hate Crime Victim Charged With Making False Report

Posted 12.29.2013 | Gay Voices

A gay Tennessee man who claimed to have been robbed and beaten inside his health food shop has been charged with filing a false report. The Paris ...

Why The Definition Of 'Hate Crime' Angers Turkish Gay Rights Groups

Agence France Presse | | Posted 04.21.2014 | Gay Voices

A Turkish university cancelled a panel on gay rights after it came under harsh criticism from Islamic extremists who branded the event as "immoral", a...

Teen Banned From Shopping Mall After Allegedly Being Attacked Because He's Gay

Posted 11.27.2013 | Gay Voices

A gay New Mexico teen says he's been banned from Albuquerque's Coronado Mall for fighting after allegedly being brutally attacked. The 14-year-old...

Health Food Store Owner Beaten Unconscious In Alleged Anti-Gay Hate Crime

Posted 12.29.2013 | Gay Voices

UPDATE Dec. 29, 2013: The Paris Post-Intelligencer is reporting that Williams has been arrested and charged with making a false report. Read more a...

Man Allegedly Attacked Lesbian Sister With A Crowbar Because She Disgraced Muslim Family

Posted 11.11.2013 | Gay Voices

A 20-year-old Muslim man in Nebraska stands accused of a hate crime after allegedly attacking his sister with a crowbar because she is a lesbian. ...

Straight Nebraska Man Allegedly Beaten After Defending His Gay Friends

Posted 10.29.2013 | Gay 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...

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...

WATCH: New Web Series Tackles NYC's Recent Anti-Gay Violence

Posted 10.07.2013 | Gay Voices

The popular web series "Whatever this is.” is tackling New York's recent spate of anti-gay violence in its latest episode. In "Ghost Cheaters," ...

Did This Wisconsin Teen Target Her Neighbors' Home Because They Were Gay?

Posted 10.05.2013 | Gay Voices

A Wisconsin teen has been jailed after allegedly attacking a gay couple in her neighborhood with homophobic slurs and vandalizing their Racine home. ...

Gay Texas Man Requires Plastic Surgery After Alleged Hate Crime Attack

Posted 09.24.2013 | Gay Voices

A gay Texas man required plastic surgery after being brutally beaten by a stranger he reportedly connected with on the social networking app MeetMe. ...

Elderly Man Allegedly Killed For 'Blowing Kisses' In Anti-Gay Hate Crime (UPDATE)

THe Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.17.2013 | Gay Voices

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story and many other sources referred to the victim as "Edward Orozco" but now it appears his name is in fac...

WATCH: 13-Year-Old Boy Arrested For Alleged Anti-Gay Hate Crime In Ohio

Posted 09.10.2013 | Gay Voices

The latest in what appears to be a disturbing spate of alleged hate crimes targeting Ohio's gay community has been caught on tape. As FOX 8 is rep...

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...

LOOK: Gay Man Brutally Attacked In Alleged Hate Crime In Seattle

Posted 08.06.2013 | Gay Voices

The Seattle Police Department is reportedly investigating the Aug. 5 beating of a local gay man as a hate crime. Jason Jacobs told KOMO News he wa...