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Calls For Accountability Surround Navy Sex Case

CRIME | By Brian Witte | Sep 24
The case of three former U.S. Naval Academy football players accused of sexually assaulting a fellow midshipman at an off-campus toga party has renewed calls for academy leaders to face tough accountability.

BBC Report: Anti-Gay Russian Group ’Hunts’ LGBT Community

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 6
A report from the BBC shows the disturbing actions of an anti-gay Russian group who are allegedly torturing the country’s LGBT community.

Senator Targets Military Law Over Sexual Assault

POLITICS | By Donna Cassata | Jul 29
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who helped force the military to allow gays in its ranks, is determined to upend laws governing how the armed services handle an epidemic of sexual assaults.

Another Anti-Gay Attack Occurs in NYC

CRIME | By Victor Yates | Jul 2
A few months after New York City was plagued by a string of anti-gay hate crimes, EDGE reports on another attack that occurred in late June.

Drag Queen Pageant in Peru Ends in Bitch Slaps

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 1
A drag queen pageant competition in Peru erupts in a fight after the event’s officials announce the wrong winner.

Suspect in Recent NYC Hate Crime Claims Self-Defense, Apologizes

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | May 29
The 19-year-old accused of assaulting an LGBT activist in New York City last weekend says he was only defending himself and that he isn’t homophobic. He also apologized for the incident.

2 Russians Arrested For Brutal Homophobic Killing

Investigators say a 23-year-old Russian man was brutally beaten and left to die by his companions after drunkenly telling them he was gay.

Gay UK Lawmaker Denies Sex Assault, Rape Allegations

CRIME | May 5
A senior British Conservative Party politician arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual assault said Sunday the allegations against him are "completely false."

7-11 Clerk Says He Was Assaulted, Fired for Being Gay

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 12
A gay man from Virginia claims he was fired from 7-Eleven after a man allegedly forcefully kissed him and then attacked him.

Russian Activist Beaten After City Bans Gay Pride

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 29
An organizer for a gay pride parade in a Russian city was beaten soon after the local government announced it had banned the event from taking place.

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