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WATCH: Larry Wilmore’s Epic Takedown Of Crappy Fox News Charleston Coverage

Watch Larry Wilmore skewer Fox News’s poor coverage of the Charleston shooting.

Fox continues its terrible coverage – doing all they can to convince its viewers that this…

Katrin Higher | June 20, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Family Members Of Victims In Charleston Shooting Forgive Shooter

In the wake of the horrific tragedy in Charleston, an unbelievable display of grace took place today from some of the families of the victims.

Addressing Dylann Roof…

Katrin Higher | June 20, 2015 - 9:30 am

Nine Dead In Charleston Church Shooting; Shooter Still On The Loose

Nine people were killed during a Bible study group at historically black Emanuel American Methodist Episcopal church in Charleston, South Carolina last night. Police are conducting an “all-out manhunt” for…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 18, 2015 - 8:32 am

With So Many Trans Women Murdered In 2015, How Are We Not Outraged?

At least six trans* women have been murdered this year. Why are we not outraged? [The Daily Beast]
Turkish men are protesting in skirts for women’s rights, in…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 23, 2015 - 6:00 pm

The Muslim College Students Murdered In Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Craig Stephen Hicks, 46, has been charged in the deaths of three college students in Chapel Hill, North Carolina yesterday evening, in what many see as a hate crime, because all…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 11, 2015 - 10:00 am

New York Times Asks If Teen Who Shot LGBTQ Classmate Was “Bullied” By “Flaunting”

This week, HBO screened a documentary film, “Valentine Road,” about the 2008 murder of a 14-year-old boy, Lawrence King, by a classmate in Oxnard, California. King had been exploring his…

Jessica Wakeman | October 11, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Lesbian Couple Attacked In Austin, Texas

A lesbian couple was assaulted and taunted with anti-gay slurs in Austin, Texas, on Saturday night by 10 men. Only one perpetrator has been caught so far. [Chicago Tribune]…

Jessica Wakeman | July 11, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Today In Terribleness: Lesbian Murdered During “Corrective Rape” Assault In South Africa

A 26-year-old woman in South Africa named Duduzile Zozo was raped and murdered  because she is a lesbian. Zozo’s body was found  in a yard near her home on June…

Jessica Wakeman | July 9, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Gay Man Murdered In NYC’s West Village In Hate Crime On Friday Night

Mark Carson, a 32-year-old gay man, was murdered on Friday night in a hate crime that has rocked New York City’s famously gay-friendly West Village.

Carson was shot…

Jessica Wakeman | May 20, 2013 - 11:40 am

Gay Couple’s Pink Poodle Prompts Alleged Hate Crime

David Beltier and his boyfriend Jeremy have three poodles, Muffin, Beauty, and Princess, each with brightly colored fur dyed with Kool-Aid. Last week David and Jeremy were walking their pink…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 6, 2013 - 2:40 pm

Alabama Woman Attacked For Being Lesbian Releases Statement

Mallory Owens, the lesbian woman in Alabama who was allegedly brutally beaten up on Thanksgiving by her girlfriend’s brother because he did not “approve” of their relationship, has released…

Jessica Wakeman | November 30, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Teen Boy In Alabama Assaults His Sister’s Girlfriend On Thanksgiving

The family of Mallory Owens in Mobile, Alabama, wants charges upgraded for the 18-year-old boy who allegedly assaulted Owens on Thanksgiving. Travis Hawkins Jr. allegedly beat Owens so badly…

Jessica Wakeman | November 26, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Muslim Mother Shaima Alawadi Brutally Beaten To Death

This past week, 32-year-old mother of five Shaima Alawadi was found brutally beaten in her El Cajon, California, home, her head bashed in with a tire iron. She was taken…

Julie Gerstein | March 27, 2012 - 8:00 am

Today In Bad Ideas: Man Stages Hate Crime To Prevent Divorce

All L.B. Williams wanted to do was save his marriage. So he did what any loving husband would: No, not go to counseling or attempt to romance his estranged wife…

Julie Gerstein | November 17, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Hijab-Wearing Muslim Girl In NY Assaulted By A Classmate

A Muslim girl on Staten Island in New York was shoved, punched, kicked and had her hijab (headscarf) nearly pulled off by a 12-year-old classmate, , reportedly because of…

Jessica Wakeman | March 31, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Lesbian Student In KY Attacked By Classmates

High school student Cheyenne Williams of McKee, Kentucky, an out lesbian, claims three female classmates kidnapped her and brought her to the woods where they beat her up and…

Jessica Wakeman | April 26, 2010 - 8:30 pm