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Testimony Heard in San Francisco Lesbian Murder Trial

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 24
Friends of a lesbian who was shot to death in a parking lot near a gay San Francisco nightclub in 2013 described in court how she had put up her hands and pleaded with the suspect before he shot her and a friend.

Thousands Join Orlando Vigil One Week After Massacre

CRIME | Jun 20
Some 50,000 people gathered for a vigil in Orlando one week after a gunman entered the Pulse nightclub and killed 49 people.

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.

U.S. Protection of Gay Iraqis Questioned

INTERNATIONAL | By Heather Cassell | Feb 21
A dozen years after the U.S. invaded Iraq, the government is reluctant to let LGBT Americans know what it was doing to protect gay Iraqis at the height of the violence against them.

Brazilian LGBT Activist, Politician Attacked With Rock

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 26
A young LGBT activist and politician in Brazil was reportedly attacked, with a stone hurled at his head Wednesday by an unknown man in a moving car.

Philly Gay Couple Allegedly Attacked by Group in Possible Hate Crime

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 15
A same-sex couple was attacked and robbed in Philadelphia Thursday night in what may be an anti-gay attack.

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.

UK Man Sentenced to 14 Years for Anti-Gay Hammer Attack

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 8
A man from the United Kingdom has been sentenced to jail for 14 years for beating his gay roommate with a hammer in May 2013.

Jamaican Ends Legal Challenge to Anti-Sodomy Law

INTERNATIONAL | By David McFadden | Aug 30
A young Jamaican gay rights activist who brought an unprecedented legal challenge to the Caribbean island's anti-sodomy law has withdrawn the claim after growing fearful about violent backlashes.

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.

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