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Spike in Hate Crime Rates Following the Election

CRIME | By Tucker Berardi | Nov 20
Since the results of Tuesday's election, the Southern Poverty Law Center has reported "201 incidents of election-related harassment and intimidation across the country."

Trump's Victory Causes Solidarity with Victims of Homophobia, Racism

NATIONAL | By Brittany Ferrendi | Nov 19
In the wake of Donald Trump's win as president of the United States, Americans around the country are wearing safety pins and in solidarity with (and providing refuge for) victims of hate crime and abuse.

Death of the Disco Dancers

DANCE | By Paul Parish | Jul 31
Forty-nine dancers were murdered last month in Orlando. Are they really dancers if they're not professional dancers? But of course they are.

SF Woman Denies Threat, Hate Crime Claims

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | May 8
A San Francisco woman has been accused of threatening to kill two drag performers outside a gay South of Market nightclub while wielding a knife and yelling anti-gay and anti-trans slurs.

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.

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