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Gay veteran beaten, burned in fire allegedly set by man he met at gay bar has died

Saturday, November 15, 2014
Stephen Patrick White
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A gay veteran who was brutally beaten and severely burned following following an alleged attack in a Greensboro, N.C., hotel room by a man he met earlier that evening at a gay bar, has died.

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Two arrested, third sought in ambush, attack on gay man in California

Friday, November 14, 2014
Ethan Walker is wanted in connection with the Oct. 28 attack on a gay man in Victorville, Calif.
VICTORVILLE, Calif. -- Authorities in Southern California have arrested two suspects and are searching for a third they say led an attack on a man who was struck with rocks, bottles and a wooden board because he's gay.

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Attack on gay Philadelphia couple leaves man with broken facial bone

Saturday, September 13, 2014
PHILADELPHIA -- Police in Philadelphia are investigating a downtown attack on two gay men that left one with a broken facial bone. Police are investigating the assault blocks from Rittenhouse Square as a potential hate crime.

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Prosecutor: Shooter in attack on Tel Aviv youth center motivated by anti-gay bias

Monday, July 8, 2013
Israeli police officers and rescue workers at the site of the shooting attack in Tel Aviv on Aug. 1, 2009.
TEL AVIV -- Israel’s state prosecution said Monday that the suspect in the 2009 deadly attack on a gay youth center in Tel Aviv has confessed that the shooting was motivated by anti-gay bias.

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NYPD seeks assault suspects who hurled anti-gay slurs on subway

Sunday, July 7, 2013
NYPDSubway assault suspects.
NEW YORK — New York City police are asking for the public's help in locating two men who allegedly hurled anti-gay slurs at a group on a subway train and allegedly shoved a woman to the floor as she videotaped the incident.

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D.C. police investigating six attacks in LGBT community in recent weeks

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
WASHINGTON -- Police in the District of Columbia are investigating six reported attacks, which include a fatal shooting, a beating, a stabbing, a sexual assault, and two non life-threatening shootings against members of the LGBT community over the past two weeks.

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Israeli police arrest three suspects in 2009 shooting at gay youth center

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Ariel Schalit, AP (File)Israeli police officers and rescue workers  at the site of the shooting attack in Tel Aviv on Aug. 1, 2009.
TEL AVIV -- Israeli police have arrested three suspects in connection with a shooting at Tel-Aviv’s gay youth center that took place in 2009. The three suspects were arrested Wednesday and will appear in court Thursday for a remand hearing.

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Police arrest two men in beating of gay men in New York City

Saturday, May 11, 2013
The two victims in the Friday morning attack in New York. (Names withheld.)
NEW YORK — Two men were arrested in connection with the beating of two gay men in Manhattan early Friday and police are investigating whether there is a link to an earlier anti-gay attack in the same area on Sunday.

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Paris gay couple say they were beaten amid rise in homophobic attacks

Monday, April 8, 2013
Wilfred de Bruijn (via Facebook)
PARIS -- A gay couple in Paris said they were attacked and beaten on Saturday for walking arm-in-arm in what LGBT advocates in the country say is indicative of a rise in anti-gay attacks in France since Parliament began debating a measure that would legalize same-sex marriage.

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Victim of Thanksgiving Day attack says beating was not a hate crime

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Mallory Owens, photographed at the University of South Alabama Medical Center following the Nov. 22 attack.
MOBILE, Ala. -- An Alabama woman who was allegedly beaten by her girlfriend's brother on Thanksgiving Day, says the attack was not a hate crime, and is now recovering at the home of her attacker's parents where the assault occurred just days ago.

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