Topics :: GLBT victims

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SF Pride Shooting Case Settled

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Nov 22
The nonprofit organization that runs San Francisco's annual LGBT Pride parade and festival this week settled a lawsuit with a man who had sued it after he was shot at the June 2013 celebration.

Jailed Couple Describes Trans Assault

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Nov 21
The man accused of attacking a transgender woman in San Francisco's Mission district Sunday has told the Bay Area Reporter that the incident started when she bumped into him and his fiance and called him the n-word.

Trial Starts in '13 SF Pride Shooting

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Nov 14
An attorney for a man who was shot at the 2013 San Francisco LGBT Pride celebration told prospective jurors this week that organizers had done nothing to prevent the incident.

Pray the Gay Away :: An In-Depth Look at 'Conversion Therapy'

NATIONAL | By Christiana Lilly | Oct 10
The controversial practice of conversion therapy, reparative therapy, or ex-gay ministries varies, but generally consists of licensed therapists or houses of worship using religion and "science" for claims they can "cure" homosexuality.

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

INTERNATIONAL | 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.

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.

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