NEW YORK - Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the beating of a gay journalist on a New York City street.
NEW YORK (AP) — The NYPD is investigating an assault on a 37-year-old man inside a Manhattan subway station as a bias incident.
A confidant of suspected arsonist Musab Masmari turned FBI informant said the motive behind the New Year’s Eve fire at popular Seattle gay club ’Neighbors’ stemmed from Masmari’s "distaste for homosexual people." Further, the informant was concerned that the suspect "may be planning terrorist activity." KIRO 7 reports:
(AP) The Tampa Police Department has launched a partnership with local businesses, schools and community groups to provide a sanctuary for victims of hate crimes and bullying.
A 17-year-old Northern California boy who set another teen on fire on a public bus in what authorities said was a hate crime is set to spend seven years at a state juvenile facility.
DETROIT (AP) _ A 16-year-old boy has been charged with assault, two weeks after a young gay man was attacked during a gay pride celebration in Detroit.
Local neighborhood bar The Stable is having a “Moving Party” this Friday, July 31 at 8 p.m., as they merge their bar’s operations with it’s sister property Scandals Saloon.
(WB) A transgender woman named Channel was shot with a BB gun by a motorist on July 21 in Baltimore, according to police.
November 20 is observed as the Transgender Day of Remembrance in recognition of the murder of Boston native, Rita Hester in 1988. Hester was a well-known advocate who worked locally on education around transgender issues.
A judge this week ordered Kathryn Knott to stand trial Dec. 9 for her alleged role in last year's attack on a gay couple.
PHILADELPHIA — A police chief's daughter accused of "slinging slurs" and throwing punches during a vicious group attack on a gay couple went on trial Thursday to fight felony charges.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zachary Hesse and his boyfriend were moving on from a frozen yogurt stop toward a pizza joint in the city's Gayborhood when they came across eight to 10 young adults out on the town.
A former Marshall University running back will face trial on Jan. 26 on charges of hitting a gay couple.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Defense lawyers plan to challenge accusations that three young adults attacked a gay couple over their sexual orientation at a preliminary hearing.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The University of North Dakota plans its own investigation into an incident in which authorities say a reported hate crime on campus turned out to be a fabricated story.
Three young adults charged with beating a gay couple in Philadelphia are due in court Dec. 16 for a preliminary hearing.
The female suspect connected in the Sept. 11 hate crime attack against a same-sex in Philadelphia allegedly called the victims "faggots" before hitting one of the men in the face, according to court documents.
Utah police said a man who violently attacked a gay man in a hate crime incident exposed himself and yelled at the victim to perform a sexual act, GaySaltLake.com reports.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new proposal could make it a hate crime in Utah to harm someone because they are gay or transgender.
Prosecutors are considering hate crime charges in the December beating of two gay men in Salt Lake City.