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UK Promises to Prosecute Online Hate Crimes Vigorously

UK Promises to Prosecute Online Hate Crimes Vigorously

By Danica Kirka | Aug 22
British authorities are promising to prosecute hate crimes committed online as vigorously as those that take place face-to-face, recognizing the growth of hate speech on social media and the potential for such crimes to affect large numbers of people.

Man Faces Hate Crime Trial in SF

Man Faces Hate Crime Trial in SF

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 29
Marquis Deon Joyce, 24, is charged with felony counts of assault with force likely to cause great bodily injury and battery causing serious bodily injury, misdemeanor battery, and hate crime and other allegations.

Hate Crimes Up in California

Hate Crimes Up in California

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 15
Hate crimes rose in California by about 11 percent from 2015 to 2016, according to a new report from state Attorney General Xavier Becerra.

In South Florida, Pulse Remembrance Events Only the Beginning

In South Florida, Pulse Remembrance Events Only the Beginning

By Jose Cassola | Jun 25
Law enforcement and community leaders have taken steps to ensure a tragedy the magnitude of the Pulse nightclub massacre never takes place in gay centric cities like Wilton Manors or Miami.

Idaho Hate Killer Gets 28 Years in Murder of Gay Man

By John McDonald | May 7
Kelly Schneider, 23, was sentenced on April 27 in U.S. District Court. He was prosecuted by the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division.

Orlando Mayor Omits 'LGBT' and 'Latinx' from Pulse Memorial

By Brittany Ferrendi | Apr 2
The mayors of Orlando and Orange County have designated June 12 as "Orlando United Day - A Day of Love and Kindness" in recognition of the Pulse Nightclub shooting. However, they left out two marginalized communities.

Florida Activist Confronts Gov. Scott Over Omissions

By John McDonald | Apr 2
Broward County human rights activist Michael Rajner confronted Florida Governor Rick Scott this week in Tallahassee over the Governor's failure to mention the LGBT community in his annual State of the State address.

Israel Arrests Hacker Linked to Threats on U.S. Jewish Centers

By Josef Federman | Mar 24
A 19-year-old American-Israeli Jew was arrested Thursday as the prime suspect in a wave of bomb threats against U.S. Jewish community centers, a startling turn in a case that had stoked fears of rising anti-Semitism in the United States.

Bay Area LGBTs Condemn Attacks on Jewish Community Nationally

By Heather Cassell | Mar 16
Bay Area Jewish LGBTs have condemned the more than 100 anti-Semitic bomb threats that have occurred at Jewish community centers and other places around the country and vow that they won't be deterred from being open and welcoming.

Shots Fired Into Tulsa, Oklahoma LGBT Equality Center

By Tucker Berardi | Mar 12
On Monday, March 6 at 12:20 in the morning, a white four door truck drove in front of the Tulsa, Oklahoma LGBT Equality Center and unloaded 13 pellet shots into the front of the building.

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