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SF Woman Denies Threat, Hate Crime Claims

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | May 8
A San Francisco woman has been accused of threatening to kill two drag performers outside a gay South of Market nightclub while wielding a knife and yelling anti-gay and anti-trans slurs.

Texas Men Who Tortured Black Gay Man Indicted

CRIME | By John Riley | Aug 22
A federal grand jury returned a four-count indictment against Jimmy Garza, Jr., 32, and Ramiro Serrata, Jr., 22. The men are accused of a hate crime involving alleged sexual violence.

Phoenix Man Says Group Called Him Gay Slur Before Hit and Run

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 22
A Phoenix man said that a group of people called him a gay slur outside a local record store, and after he retaliated, hit him with their car.

Defendant in Gender-Nonconforming Skirt Burning to Remain in Adult Court

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 25
A judge in Oakland last week ruled that the teenager who allegedly burned the skirt of a gender non-conforming teen should remain in adult court.

Trial Date Set in D.C. Transgender Assault Case

CRIME | By John Riley | Sep 7
Michael McBride, the man accused of stabbing a transgender woman anywhere from 35 to 40 times in June in the District’s Fort Stanton neighborhood, appeared in D.C. Superior Court Sept. 3 to set a date for his trial.

HIV Group in Roswell has Tires Slashed

CRIME | Aug 2
Authorities are investigating a possible hate crime in Roswell after employees of an HIV support group had their tires slashed.

Gay Could Awarded $147,000 in Iowa Bias Case

A Council Bluffs jury has awarded a gay couple $147,000 in their discrimination lawsuit.

UCLA Hate Crime Highlights the Rise in Anti-Gay Violence in L.A.

CRIME | By Holly Grigg-Spall | Feb 17
A mid-January assault on a UCLA student by two men who used anti-gay slurs during the attack is part of a rise in anti-gay attacks in LA.

Clementi Roommate Headed to Trial

NATIONAL | By Geoff Mulvihill | Oct 21
A former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate’s intimate encounter with another man turned down a plea deal that could have limited his time behind bars to five years or kept him out of prison altogether.

’Anti-Gay Attack’ On Reality Star a Ratings Stunt?

TELEVISION | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 11
An attack against Taylor Garrett, star of Logo’s gay reality show "The A-List: Dallas," is puportedly an example of gay thuggishness targeting on the GLBT community’s own. But the GLBT online press wonders: Was the "hate crime" faked as a ratings ploy?

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