Topics :: GLBT victims

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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.

Witness Describes Attack on Gay Man

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 30
Almost a week after releasing photos of a person of interest in the death of a San Francisco gay man, police still have not made any arrests.

Trial Begins in Park Death

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 2
A man accused of murder for fatally choking another man during a sexual encounter in Buena Vista Park in 2011 is "a sweet kid" who was involved in "a terrible accident," his attorney said this week as the trial in the killing opened.

Family, Friends Remember Slain Trans Woman

CRIME | By John Riley | Feb 14
It’s been two years since Deoni Jones, a 23-year old transgender woman, was stabbed in her face and killed while waiting at a Northeast D.C. bus stop. For family and friends the mourning continues.

’Beyond the Fence’ :: Matthew Shepard Lives in Musical Tribute

MUSIC | By Chris Carpenter | Oct 8
South Coast Chorale (SCC) will pay tribute this month to a gay martyr’s legacy with a world premiere musical production, "Matthew Shepard - Beyond the Fence."

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