Posts tagged "hate crimes"

Gay Basher Attacked Married West Point Couple – And It Did Not Go Well

Daniel and Larry Lennox-Choate were minding their own business, shopping in a SoHo bodega, when some anti-gay lunatic came up and started shouting obscenities and gay slurs at them, before…

Robyn Pennacchia | August 4, 2015 - 12:30 pm

On The Charleston Church Shooting, Black Progress, And White Fear & Violence

It is important to understand the act of terrorism is a reflection of broader White attitudes, angst and fear, not merely the result of a single “scoundrel’s” “madness” or “insanity.”

Tiffanie Drayton | June 18, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Charleston Shooter: “You rape our women and you’re taking over our country”

Facebook pictures reveal Dylann Storm Roof wore a jacket featuring white supremacist patches on it. …

Robyn Pennacchia | June 18, 2015 - 11:30 am

Sasha Fleischman, Agender Teen Victim Of A Homophobic Attack, Speaks Out

Oakland, California teenager Sasha Fleischman was the victim of a horrific hate crime last month when another teenager lit hir* skirt on fire as ou* rode home, asleep, on a…

Claire Hannum | December 2, 2013 - 5:30 pm

Two More Anti-Gay Attacks In New York City

On Monday in New York City, thousands of people marched in honor of Mark Carson, a 32-year-old man who was shot to death this weekend for being gay.  Protesters, which included…

Sarah Gray | May 22, 2013 - 3:40 pm

Leave The Goths Alone!

Manchester, home of the original goth Morrissey, is the first city to recognize alternative subcultures as motivation for hate crimes. Just last week the police force announced that it will…

Ami Angelowicz | April 12, 2013 - 1:40 pm

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

Dharun Ravi, Roommate Of Gay Rutgers Student Tyler Clementi, Found Guilty Of Hate Crimes

Dharun Ravi, the former roommate of Tyler Clementi, a gay Rutgers University student who committed suicide, was convicted this morning of hate crimes. Twenty-year-old Ravi used a webcam set up…

Jessica Wakeman | March 16, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Girl On Girl: I Remembered That Some People Still Hate Us

This month, the world went crazy. I don’t know if you noticed it where you live, but in my corner of the world—New York City—gay bashing and hate crime violence…

Nikki Dowling | October 14, 2010 - 3:00 pm