Topics :: straight victims of anti-gay hate

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UK Man Sentenced for Beating Straight Man in Anti-Gay Attack

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 11
A straight man from the United Kingdom will have metal plates in his face for the rest of his life as a result of an anti-gay attack last year.

2 NYC Men Sue McDonald’s Over Anti-Gay Employee

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 18
Two men from New York City are suing a McDonald’s in uptown Manhattan because an employee allegedly thought they were gay and launched anti-gay attack against them with customers.

Straight Man Attacked in Omaha for Defending Gay Friends

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 29
A straight man from Omaha, Neb., says he was beaten last weekend after defending his gay friends, one who was in drag, after they were harassed at a restaurant.

Straight Canadian Man Attacked for Being Perceived as Gay

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 11
A straight Canadian man says he was physically attacked for the second time for "looking gay."

Police: Straight Man Victim of Alleged Anti-Gay NYC Attack

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 2
A man from New York City says he was attacked last week when he was walking his dogs near his apartment. Though he identifies as straight, authorities are reportedly investigating the incident as a hate crime.

Trial Delayed for Alleged Killer of Straight Marine Mistaken for Gay

CRIME | By John Riley | Aug 9
The trial for a Marine who reportedly assailed a straight comrade in arms with anti-gay slur and then allegedly stabbed and killed him has been postponed once again.

Chicago Prosecutor Stabbed for Defending Gay Couple in Park

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 18
A prosecutor from Chicago suffered stab wounds and cuts after defending a gay couple from two teens who were allegedly harassing them because of their sexuality.

Parents Allege Anti-Gay Bullying Led to Fla. Student’s Attempted Suicide

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | May 24
Parents of a Tampa Area teen who tried to take his own life a year ago are claiming that anti-gay bullying was the cause for the suicide attempt. They also say school officials did not do enough to prevent the harassment from occurring.

NY Teens Charged with Hate Crime Killing

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 24
Six teens accused of beating and stomping a heterosexual 18-year-old to death after crashing a party in Queens will face second-degree murder as hate crime charges. The assailants reportedly mistook the teen for gay.

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