Topics :: assaults

Man Who Punched NYC Gay Club Bartender Charged With Assault

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jul 28, 2014
A man who reportedly punched a bartender of a New York City gay club earlier this month was arraigned Tuesday for the attack in Hell's Kitchen.

Gay Couple Attacked by a Group of Teens in London:: Two Suspects in Custody

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jun 24, 2014
A group of up to seven teens allegedly attacked a couple just before midnight on June 13 in East London because they are gay.

Houston Lesbians Found Murdered Near Galveston Dumpster

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 10, 2014
The bodies of two Houston women were discovered near a dumpster in Port Bolivar; murder is suspected.

Justin Bieber Charged With Assault in Canada

By Rob Gillies | Thursday Jan 30, 2014
Justin Bieber was charged with assault for allegedly hitting a Toronto limousine driver several times in the back of the head last month.

Fla. Man Acquitted in Conn. of Sex Assault Charges

Friday Dec 6, 2013
A Florida flight attendant has been acquitted in Connecticut of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old boy more than 100 times.

Calls For Accountability Surround Navy Sex Case

By Brian Witte | Tuesday Sep 24, 2013
The case of three former U.S. Naval Academy football players accused of sexually assaulting a fellow midshipman at an off-campus toga party has renewed calls for academy leaders to face tough accountability.

BBC Report: Anti-Gay Russian Group ’Hunts’ LGBT Community

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Sep 6, 2013
A report from the BBC shows the disturbing actions of an anti-gay Russian group who are allegedly torturing the country’s LGBT community.

Senator Targets Military Law Over Sexual Assault

By Donna Cassata | Monday Jul 29, 2013
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who helped force the military to allow gays in its ranks, is determined to upend laws governing how the armed services handle an epidemic of sexual assaults.

Another Anti-Gay Attack Occurs in NYC

By Victor Yates | Tuesday Jul 2, 2013
A few months after New York City was plagued by a string of anti-gay hate crimes, EDGE reports on another attack that occurred in late June.

Drag Queen Pageant in Peru Ends in Bitch Slaps

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jul 1, 2013
A drag queen pageant competition in Peru erupts in a fight after the event’s officials announce the wrong winner.