Topics :: hate crimes

Feds to Probe Hate Crimes Link in Kansas Shootings

By Pete Yost | Monday Apr 14, 2014
Attorney General Eric Holder ordered a Justice Department investigation Monday into whether federal hate crimes were committed in shootings at two Jewish facilities in Kansas that killed three people.

Chilean Man Dies After Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
A 21-year-old gay man from Chile has died Sunday after being brutally beaten in an alleged anti-gay hate crime in October.

Sex Offender Sets Fire to Lesbians’ Trailer, Faces Hate Crime Charges

Thursday Apr 3, 2014
A registered sex offender who lives at a South Florida trailer park has been charged with setting fire to another trailer, where a lesbian couple and eight children live.

Mich. Lesbian Says She Was Attacked After Appearing on TV

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
A 28-year-old Michigan, woman who married her partner in Michigan last month, says she was attacked and knocked unconscious by a group of men after she appeared on TV and gave an interview about her marriage,

UK Bi Teen Lied About Hate Crime Attack, Police Say

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Mar 12, 2014
The claims by a British bisexual teen who said he was viciously attacked because of his sexuality last month are false, according to local authorities.

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.

NYPD Seeking Suspect in Gay Bias Attack

Friday Mar 7, 2014
The NYPD has released a sketch of a suspect in a gay bias attack on a New Jersey man on a subway platform.

Austin Hate Crime Victim Gets New Smile, Thanks to Local Dentist

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 6, 2014
An Austin man who was attacked during Gay Pride Weekend in October 2012 is smiling now, after a local dentist fixed his teeth.

UK Bi Teen Beaten in Alleged Hate Crime

By Jason St. Amand | Saturday Mar 1, 2014
A British teenager, who identifies as bisexual, has come forward on social media to talk about about being attacked in what he believes was triggered by his sexual orientation.

Turkey Man Kills Trans GF, Family Disavows Her Gender

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Feb 25, 2014
A Turkish man admitted to killing his trans girlfriend and burying her in a vineyard. But the woman’s family disavowed her gender identity and buried her as a man.