Topics :: anti-gay violence

Sisters, Officials Mull Pink Saturday Changes -- or Cancellation

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Tuesday Aug 12, 2014
City officials and organizers of San Francisco's annual Pink Saturday celebration are talking about changes to the event, including possibly ending it, after years of violent incidents.

Seattle Gay Nightclub Arsonist Gets 10 Years in Prison

Friday Aug 1, 2014
A man who set fire to a crowded Seattle nightclub on New Year's Eve has been sentenced to 10 years in prison - twice what prosecutors asked.

Case of Killer South African Ranger's "Gay Cure" Camp Continues

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 30, 2014
As the case of the man charged with murdering a 15-year-old boy in his South African "gay cure" camp drags into its third year, the ranger says he is not to blame.

NM Woman Allegedly Beat and Sexually Assaulted Teen Daughter for Being Gay

By EDGE | Thursday Jul 17, 2014
A New Mexico woman has been arrested for allegedly physically and sexually abusing her 17-year-old daughter for being gay. Local officials have enhanced the charges because they say the incident qualifies as a hate crime.

Gay Club in Kiev Attacked By Mob of Neo-Nazis: Video

By EDGE | Tuesday Jul 8, 2014
Violence against the LGBT community in Eastern Europe continued this week with an attack by a group of 15 to 20 neo-nazis against the gay club "Pomada" (Lipstick) in Kiev. The melee was captured on video by a surveillance camera.

3 Men Sentenced for Anti-Gay Beating in Paris

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jun 3, 2014
Three men who were accused of beating a man and his boyfriend in Paris last April were sentenced Tuesday.

Report: NYC Anti-Gay Attacks Up 26% in 2013

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jun 2, 2014
Anti-gay attacks in New York City rose a shocking 26 percent in 2013, according to a report by the Anti-Violence project.

Russian Police Won’t Find Suspects Who Blinded Gay Man

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Mar 12, 2014
Russian authorities refuse to look for the suspects who allegedly blinded a gay man in one of his eyes.

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.

Amanda Hess Wins Sidney Award for Sexism in Cyberspace

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Feb 21, 2014
Slate writer Amanda Hess has won the February Sidney Award for her provocative Pacific Standard essay describing the abuse that female journalists disproportionately encounter online.