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Did This Woman Murder Her Son's Boyfriend Because He Was Abusive?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.16.2014 | Gay Voices

An Alabama woman faces murder charges in the alleged shooting of her son's boyfriend. Anita T. Hill, 51, has reportedly bonded out of the Tuscaloo...

WATCH: Russian 'Thugs' Violently Attack St. Pat's Event, Mistaking Group For Gay Activists

Posted 03.25.2014 | Gay Voices

Footage of Russian "thugs" in the Siberian city of Irkutsk allegedly mistaking members of a St. Patrick's Day flashmob for gay rights activists and be...

Dad Of Allegedly Murdered Lesbian Did Not Like His Daughter Being Gay: Report

Posted 03.17.2014 | Gay Voices

The father of a Texas woman who was allegedly murdered last week "did not like the idea of her being gay," according to a new report. James Larry ...

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 ...

Why All LGBT People Should Care About Places Like Russia, Uganda and Gambia

Kevin Jennings | Posted 03.06.2014 | Gay Voices
Kevin Jennings

As barriers to legal equality seem to be falling like dominoes in the United States, it's easy for LGBT Americans and their allies to feel a sense of giddiness. But even as the momentum in the U.S. seems to be accelerating in the right direction, a disturbing countertrend has emerged.

Alleged NYC Subway Attack Could Be An Anti-Gay Hate Crime: Report

Posted 03.06.2014 | Gay Voices

New York police are on the search for a suspect after an alleged attack in a Manhattan subway station which may have been an anti-gay hate crime. ...

LISTEN: Rush Limbaugh Makes Shocking Claim About Matthew Shepard's Death

Posted 02.25.2014 | Gay Voices

Rush Limbaugh made an eyebrow-raising reference to Matthew Shepard in a radio broadcast this week, implying that the slain gay student's murder wasn't...

Anti-Gay Mob Attacks In Nigerian Capital

AP | Posted 02.15.2014 | Gay Voices

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Human rights activists say a mob dragged men accused of being homosexuals from their homes in the Nigerian capital and beat th...

Russian Profiles in Courage

Minky Worden | Posted 04.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Minky Worden

The Sochi Games will be the most expensive Olympics ever, but will they also be the Olympics that come at the greatest cost to human dignity and equality? Or will the world stand up against hatred and discrimination?

Suspect In Alleged Attack On Gay NYC Journalist Arrested

Posted 01.29.2014 | Gay Voices

A suspect in an alleged Jan. 17 attack on a gay New York journalist just blocks from Times Square has been arrested. The New York Daily News repor...

LISTEN: Anti-Gay Pundits Ponder 'Stoning Of A Homosexual' At Rose Bowl Parade

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

A gay couple made history earlier this month when they married one another on top of a float in the Rose Bowl parade in front of millions, sparking ba...

Former Village People Member: 'Y.M.C.A.' Is Not A Gay Anthem [UPDATED]

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

With the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics only weeks away and violence currently plaguing the Russian population, the planned response to and protest of the...

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 ...

Gay San Diego Man Suffers Fractured Eye Socket, Cracked Ribs In Alleged Christmas Eve Attack

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

A San Diego man believes he was targeted in an alleged Christmas Eve attack that left him with a broken eye socket and three cracked ribs because he's...

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...

LOOK: Strangers Come Together To Finish Walk Of Father Slain While Memorializing Bullied Gay Son

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.16.2013 | Gay Voices

After his bullied gay son Jadin Bell committed suicide, Joe Bell began a cross-country journey in his memory that sought to raise awareness about bull...

Halloween Hate Crime? Three Gay Men Say They Were Attacked While In Drag

Posted 11.05.2013 | Gay Voices

Three Oregon men say they were brutally attacked on Halloween night because they are gay -- and were dressed in drag. As KATU is reporting, Dustin...

Judge Sentences 4 Men For Brutal Anti-Gay Murder

AP | Posted 10.28.2013 | Gay Voices

SANTIAGO, Chile -- SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean judges have sentenced a man to life in prison for the beating death of a gay man whose body was ca...

Why One European Nation Is Repealing Its 'Gay Propaganda' Ban

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.14.2013 | Gay Voices

The Republic of Moldova, a country in Eastern Europe landlocked between Ukraine and Romania, overturned its "gay propaganda" ban on Friday in an effor...

Father Tragically Killed While Walking Cross Country For Tribute To His Dead Gay Son

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.11.2013 | Gay Voices

The father who set out on an inspiring cross-country journey following his gay son's suicide was reportedly killed last night by a truck in Colorado, ...

Gay Man Attacked In Alleged Hate Crime: 'I Have A Boot Mark On My Face'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.08.2013 | Gay Voices

Police are investigating an alleged Oct. 6 assault on a Pennsylvania-based gay man and his boyfriend as a possible hate crime. As CBS reports, Ben...

NYC Man Allegedly Beaten In Anti-Gay Hate Crime, Even Though He's Straight

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.01.2013 | Gay Voices

A New York man was attacked last week while walking his dogs less than a block from his Brooklyn apartment, in a violent beating that authorities are ...

WATCH: Heartbreaking Music Video Shines Light On Anti-LGBT Violence

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.26.2013 | Gay Voices

Hozier, an Irish singer-songwriter whose debut EP "Take Me To Church" premiered in early July, just released the video for his track of the same name....

WATCH: Jamaican LGBT Activists Protests Anti-Gay Laws, Release Powerful Documentary

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.18.2013 | Gay Voices

Jamaica has been heralded as one of the most homophobic places in the world, where being gay or lesbian is criminalized under "abominable crime" legis...

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...