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Latvia Bans Russian Actor Who Says Gays Should Be 'Burned Alive'

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 27
The country of Latvia banned Russian actor Ivan Okhlobystin from entering their country after he said that gay people should be "burned alive."

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.

Leader of Russian Anti-Gay Neo-Nazi Group Arrested in Cuba

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 20
The head of a Russian neo-Nazi group that’s accused of torturing LGBT youth, fled to Cuba last month but was arrested in the Caribbean country on Sunday.

Oregon City Attack Possible Hate Crime

CRIME | Dec 12
The Clackamas County sheriff’s office is investigating an attack on a gay Portland man and his friend at Bagby Hot Springs as a possible hate crime.

More Details Revealed About NYC Student’s Alleged Hate Crime Attack

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 11
Officials from the New York Police Department say the group of Hasidic men who allegedly attacked a fashion student from Brooklyn on Dec. 1 may have been members of a neighborhood watch.

German Far-Right Politician Convicted Over CDs

A German court has given a senior member of the country’s main far-right party a suspended eight-month prison sentence for selling CDs whose content glorified Nazism and incited violence.

Out Tenn. Detective Gets Threatening Letters

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 4
A police detective who fought to pass legislation that provides benefits to same-sex partners in Collegedale, Tenn., and was then exiled from her church as a result, recently received a threatening hate letter in the mail.

Straight Canadian Man Attacked for Being Perceived as Gay

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 11
A straight Canadian man says he was physically attacked for the second time for "looking gay."

Arsonists Force New Zealand Lesbian Couple to Close Business

NATIONAL | By Steve Weinstein | Jan 24
An elderly lesbian couple in New Zealand will have to close their florist shop because of two separate arson incidents, one of which included anti-gay grafitti.

Institute Takes Closer Look at Nature of Hate

NATIONAL | By Nicholas K. Geranios | Nov 19
Hate is everywhere, but the fundamental question of why one person can hate another has never been adequately studied, contends Jim Mohr of Gonzaga University, who is developing a new academic field of hate studies.

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