Topics :: GLBT victims

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Man's Fall From Cliff Ruled a Hate Crime 30 Years Later

By Donyae Lewis | Dec 10
With his clothes folded neatly into a pile and student I.D. left out along with other miscellaneous items, young gay teen Scott Johnson fell to his death from a cliff in Sydney, Australia. The year was 1988.

Man Still in Hospital After Boyfriend's Death

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Nov 16
The man accused of killing his boyfriend in San Francisco's Hayes Valley remains in the hospital two weeks after his partner was found stabbed.

Gay Utah Man Identified As Victim of Las Vegas Tragedy

By Donyae Lewis | Oct 14
This past Sunday in Las Vegas marked the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. The shooter opened fire at a country music festival on the city's strip, killing 59 people and injuring more than 500 others.

Defense Accuses Dead Writer for Gay Publication of Sexual Attack

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 14
The attorney for the man accused of fatally strangling former Bay Area Reporter writer Dan Aiello is claiming that his client, Kyle Billy Fletcher, had been "in fear of a sexual assault," and Fletcher "was defending himself."

Gay Man Assaulted in the Castro

By Sari Staver | Oct 14
Gary McCoy, an advocate for people who are homeless and for people living with HIV, was assaulted in the Castro Sunday morning, October 8.

Artist's Killing Sparks Concerns in San Francisco's Tenderloin

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Sep 30
The recent shooting death of San Francisco artist Anthony "Bubbles" Torres has drawn renewed attention to the frequent violence in the Tenderloin neighborhood.

SF Artist Known as Bubbles Shot Dead

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Sep 16
An LGBT artist known as Bubbles is being mourned after he was fatally shot in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood last weekend.

Suspects in Killing of Gay SF Man Deny Charges

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 19
The two people accused of fatally shooting a gay San Francisco man at Twin Peaks in July have pleaded not guilty.

California Man Pleads No Contest to Multiple Male Rape Counts

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 19
A Pacifica man accused of drugging and raping more than a dozen other men is expected to serve almost 30 years in prison after pleading no contest in the case.

Vladimir Putin's Kremlin Says Reports of Chechen Murders Unsubstantiated

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jul 22
Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta released the names of 27 perceived gay and bisexual men reportedly executed without trial in Chechnya. Russia's Kremlin has reacted to these claims.

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