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Comic Book Honors Pulse Victims

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jan 15
This past week saw the publication of an eagerly awaited one-shot comic book that honors the lives that were lost or forever impacted by the June 12, 2016 mass shooting at Pulse.

Hope from Tragedy: The Pulse of Christopher Hansen

By Jonathan Shuffield | Jan 8
He seems a bit scattered, but determined. We have been texting and emailing for weeks, it is not easy to pin him down. He keeps very busy whether it's for telling his story or working on projects or avoidance is unclear, but most likely a bit of all.

Spike in Hate Crime Rates Following the Election

By Tucker Berardi | Nov 20
Since the results of Tuesday's election, the Southern Poverty Law Center has reported "201 incidents of election-related harassment and intimidation across the country."

Trump's Victory Causes Solidarity with Victims of Homophobia, Racism

By Brittany Ferrendi | Nov 19
In the wake of Donald Trump's win as president of the United States, Americans around the country are wearing safety pins and in solidarity with (and providing refuge for) victims of hate crime and abuse.

Death of the Disco Dancers

By Paul Parish | Jul 31
Forty-nine dancers were murdered last month in Orlando. Are they really dancers if they're not professional dancers? But of course they are.

SF Woman Denies Threat, Hate Crime Claims

By Seth Hemmelgarn | May 8
A San Francisco woman has been accused of threatening to kill two drag performers outside a gay South of Market nightclub while wielding a knife and yelling anti-gay and anti-trans slurs.

Gay Men Detail Islamic State Anti-Gay Brutality in U.N. Testimony

By John Riley | Aug 30
Two gay men who fled their home countries after Islamic State militants seized control of their hometowns shared the gruesome details of anti-gay persecution and killings of men suspected of being homosexual.

All-New Special "Hate in America" Probes Modern-Day Hate Crimes

By EDGE | Feb 12
The new Investigation Discovery one-hour special "Hate in America" examines examine the current realities of intolerance in America.

San Antonio Gay Bar Workers Beaten in Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 18
Employees of the San Antonio, Texas gay bar, the Saint Showbar, said they were brutally beaten outside their place of employment in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Dec. 17, and they believe it was because they are gay.

Murder of LA Transwoman Marks a Dozen This Year

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 18
The Los Angeles Police Department are investigating the murder of Deshawnda Sanchez, who was shot and killed in South Los Angeles on December 3. The murder marks a dozen transgender people murdered this year.

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