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Pa. Legislative Session Ends Without a Hate Crimes Bill

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 16
Pennsylvania's state legislative session comes to a close without a vote on the LGBT-inclusive hate-crimes bill.

Calif. 1st State to Ban 'Gay Panic Defense' in Court

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 1
California has become the first U.S. state to ban the "gay panic defense" that defendants have successfully used in court to get out of murdering or assaulting the LGBT community.

Young Men Molested, Filmed in True Life Hostel Horror

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 13
At least male victims, many of them young international travelers, were allegedly drugged and raped by a New Zealand hostel owner who made videos of the assaults.

Florida Woman Caught "Torquing It" on Parked Motorcycle

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 11
A Florida woman searching for the true meaning of the term "crotch rocket" was busted on the evening September 6 when neighbors caught her masturbating on a motorcycle, which was parked in her garage with the door open.

Drag Star Arthur Galster Dies

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Sep 5
A beloved San Francisco drag star who had traveled the world and was known for his impeccable performances as Patsy Cline died August 25 after an altercation in Dolores Park.

Witness Describes Attack on Gay Man

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 30
Almost a week after releasing photos of a person of interest in the death of a San Francisco gay man, police still have not made any arrests.

Is Accused Killer Using Social Media to Stay Ahead of the Law?

CRIME | By AP | Aug 23
Ramsey County authorities say the man suspected of shooting and killing his former lover early last week is likely relying on social media to find shelter while on the run from authorities.

Police Arrest Five in Anti-Gay Attack Before Manchester Pride

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 21
The police have arrested five people in an alleged hate crime on Canal Street that happened days before Manchester Pride, one of the biggest gay events in the UK.

Six LGBT Ugandans Reportedly Stoned to Death

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 20
Human rights activists are still trying to confirm whether six LGBT Ugandans were reportedly stoned to death last weekend in rural Uganda.

UK Dad Arrested For Anti-Gay Facebook Post, Says He's Not Homophobic

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 6
A British dad arrested for his July 14 anti-gay rant on Facebook says he's not homophobic -- he was just having a bad day.

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