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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.

All-New Special "Hate in America" Probes Modern-Day Hate Crimes

TELEVISION | By EDGE | Feb 12
The new Investigation Discovery one-hour special "Hate in America" examines examine the current realities of intolerance in America.

San Antonio Gay Bar Workers Beaten in Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 18
Employees of the San Antonio, Texas gay bar, the Saint Showbar, said they were brutally beaten outside their place of employment in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Dec. 17, and they believe it was because they are gay.

Murder of LA Transwoman Marks a Dozen This Year

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 18
The Los Angeles Police Department are investigating the murder of Deshawnda Sanchez, who was shot and killed in South Los Angeles on December 3. The murder marks a dozen transgender people murdered this year.

Pa. Legislative Session Ends Without a Hate Crimes Bill

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 16
Pennsylvania's state legislative session comes to a close without a vote on the LGBT-inclusive hate-crimes bill.

LGBT Activists Rally in Brooklyn After Attack on Trans Woman

CRIME | By EDGE | Oct 15
A rally was held in Brooklyn Tuesday night in response to the attack on a transgender woman by a group of men Sunday night.

Report: 216 LGBT Related Murders in Brazil in 2014

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 2
There have been 216 LGBT related murders in Brazil this year.

Female Suspect in Anti-Gay Philly Attack Fired From Job

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 28
The female suspect in the Sept. 11 anti-gay Philadelphia attack has been fired from her hospital job Friday after controversial tweets she made regarding patient information went viral.

3 Charged in Gay Assault; Lawyer Denies Homophobia

CRIME | By Sean Carlin | Sep 25
A defense lawyer for one of three young adults charged with beating a gay couple during a night on the town insisted the men were injured when a "fist fight ... got out of hand," and not, as Philadelphia police believe, during a homophobic attack.

Female Suspect in Philly Gay Bashing Has Reported History of Anti-Gay Tweets

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 24
The young woman accused of the Sept. 11 Philadelphia anti-gay attack apparently has a history of making insensitive and anti-gay remarks on social media.

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