Topics :: GLBT victims

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ISIS Murders Mount :: Latest Gay Victims Hurled from 100-Foot Building

INTERNATIONAL | By Rhuaridh Marr | Jun 8
In yet another horrific murder by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS/ISIL), three men have been dropped from the roof of a 100ft building in Iraq for being gay.

Questions Remain in Gay Man's Death

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | May 3
Questions continue to surround the death of a former Bay Area Reporter writer as people who know the man accused of killing him express surprise, and an attorney for a co-defendant in the case says she's innocent.

Man Charged with Murder in Death of Gay Former Journalist

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Apr 25
A man has been charged with murder in the April 15 death of a gay former Bay Area Reporter freelance writer who had covered marriage equality and other issues before opening a moped shop in Sacramento.

Man Acquitted in Gay Roommate's Death

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Apr 12
People who knew a gay San Francisco man who was stabbed, beaten, and strangled to death in 2011 expressed shock after a jury last week acquitted the man accused of murdering him.

Self Defense Claimed in SF Gay Man's '11 Death

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 28
The man accused of brutally stabbing and beating to death his gay older roommate in 2011 did it after the victim raped him, the man's attorney said as the trial opened in San Francisco Superior Court this week.

SF Man Convicted in Choking Death Free After Time Served

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Nov 22
The man convicted of choking to death another man during a 2011 sexual encounter in San Francisco's Buena Vista Park will remain free after a judge acknowledged that he'd already served more time than he was sentenced to.

Transgender Day of Remembrance: Trans Lives Do Matter

CULTURE | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Nov 20
"Trans lives do matter," Veronika Fimbres told SFGN. The registered nurse is a leading transgender advocate - she was recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors at San Francisco Pride.

Lesbian Recovering After Gin Bottle Attack

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 11
A lesbian who was hit in the head with a gin bottle, leaving her hospitalized with numerous cuts to her face and neck, is continuing to recover, as the man who allegedly hit her faces charges of attempted murder and other counts.

German Gay Rights Activist Beaten in Belgrade

CRIME | Sep 14
A German man who took part in a gay rights conference suffered life-threatening brain injuries when he was severely beaten in downtown Belgrade on Saturday, Serbian police and gay activists said.

Drag Star Arthur Galster Dies

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Sep 5
A beloved San Francisco drag star who had traveled the world and was known for his impeccable performances as Patsy Cline died August 25 after an altercation in Dolores Park.

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