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

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

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

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

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

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.

Out Tenn. Detective Gets Threatening Letters

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.

German Far-Right Politician Convicted Over CDs

Dec 4
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.

Straight Canadian Man Attacked for Being Perceived as Gay

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

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

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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