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Shoot-First-Then-Rob Suspect Apprehended; 3 Trans Among Victims

CRIME | By Amanda Lee Myers | Nov 3
He would approach his victims as they went about their daily routines on the streets of Los Angeles, usually in the late evening or early morning. First he would shoot, and then he would steal whatever he could grab before fleeing.

Gay Groups Outraged By Lack of Indictment for Ferguson Shooting

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 27
As soon as the St. Louis grand jury released their decision not to charge police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown gay groups responded with incredulous outrage, condemning the decision.

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.

SF Pride Sued Over Shooting

PRIDE | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jun 7
A man who was shot at last year’s San Francisco Pride celebration is suing organizers, claiming they were negligent because they failed to provide adequate security.

Fox Commenter Fired for Saying UCSB Shooter was Secretly Gay

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | May 28
Fox News commenter Dr. Robi Ludwig has begun losing gigs after speculating that UCSB shooter Elliot Rodger was driven to kill by his secret gayness.

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.

A Suspect in Atlanta Hate Crime Identified

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 24
A suspect who was allegedly involved in a hate crime against a 20-year-old Atlanta gay man was recently identified by local authorities.

Another ’A-List: Dallas’ Cast Member Claims Assault

TELEVISION | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 28
Levi Crocker is the latest "A-List: Dallas" cast member to claim he was assaulted.

Claiming Gay Panic, ’Nude Housekeeper’ Acquitted of Murder

NATIONAL | By Steve Weinstein | Jan 17
A man who advertised on as a ’nude housekeeper’ was acquitted of murdering a New York man, despite evidence linking him to the scene and his admission of taking money from the victim.

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