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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.

Boston Magazine Profiles Rintala Case

LOCAL | By Sue O’Connell | Jun 1
"Reasonable Doubt" explores the first time a woman had been accused of murdering her lawfully wedded wife.

Corkins Pleads Not Guilty to Seven New Charges

CRIME | By John Riley | Nov 8
Floyd Lee Corkins II, the man accused of shooting a security guard at the Washington headquarters of the anti-gay Family Research Council (FRC) in August, pleaded not guilty to 10 charges against him.

Boston Protects With Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project

LOCAL | By Dan Meyer | Oct 20
Responding to high rates of domestic violence in the gay community, including the murder of David Walton by James Costello, Boston’s Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project has amped up their education and advocacy efforts.

Man Accused of Fatally Stabbing Transgender Woman Held Without Bond

CRIME | By John Riley | Jul 1
The man accused of fatally stabbing 23-year-old transgender woman Deoni Jones, also known as JaParker and Logan, will remain in jail, held without bond, as he awaits trial on a charge of second-degree murder while armed.

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