Topics :: gay crime

1 thru 10 of 14 Stories

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

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.

In a ’Panic,’ Gay Husband Murders Wife; Sentenced to 21 Years

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 12
A gay man of Indian origin living in England "panicked" at his wife’s threat to out him and strangled her to death. Now he faces a 21-year jail sentence, the BBC reported.

London Police on Lookout for Thief Targeting Gay Men

By Jason St. Amand | Nov 25
London police are warning LGBTs to watch out for a suspect that the authorities say is connected to a string of thefts from gay men.

’C.S.’ to Kaitlyn: ’I Love You... A Lot!’

By Jason Parsley | Aug 21
Prosecutors have hauled Kaitlyn Hunt back into court and revoked their plea deal, while adding a third felony to the list of charges that Hunt is facing. Hunt’s attorney released a response.

Trans Woman Beaten in Hollywood Hate Crime Speaks Out

By Jason St. Amand | Jun 21
The transgender woman who was attacked in a Hollywood hate crime last month is speaking out about the attack, days after the Los Angeles Police Department released footage of the brutal incident.

Wrongly Jailed for 21 Years, Bernard Baran Demands His Records Be Expunged

By Tony Hobday | Mar 19
Bernard Baran was 1984 when he was falsely accused of sexual misconduct of a child. After nearly 22 years in prison, he was finally released. He now demands that his records be expunged.

Teenager Given Maximum Sentence for Murder of Man He Met on Internet

By Jason St. Amand | Dec 14
Last month, John Katehis was convicted of killing George Weber, a radio show host, after meeting through a Craigslist ad. Despite Katehis’ attorney’s efforts, he will receive the maximum sentence of 25 years-to-life.

21-Year-Old Found Guilty in Murder of Upstate N.Y. Gay Bar Owner

By Jason St. Amand | Nov 21
Louis M. Duffy, 21, was found guilty of the murder of the owner of a gay bar in Elmira, N.Y., a small Upstate small city on the Pennsylvania border.

Teen Convicted of Killing Radio Host in Internet Hook-Up

By Jason St. Amand | Nov 16
A Brooklyn jury found a teen guilty of second-degree murder for the stabbing of a WABC Radio newsman whom he met through Craigslist yesterday, the New York Post reports.

Vandals Spray-Paint Homophobic Epithet and Smiley Face on OH Couple’s Property

By Jason St. Amand | Nov 10
Earlier this week Ohio residents David Robins and his partner Michael woke up to find the word "fag" spray-painted on their house, fence and garage door. In addition to the slur, the criminals also spray-painted a smiley face.

1 thru 10 of 14 Stories