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Douglas Spady

Police identify suspect they say raped, robbed Canadian visitor he met on Grindr

Saturday, April 12, 2014
PHILADELPHIA -- Police in Philadelphia have identified the man they say sexually assaulted, beat and robbed a Canadian tourist after the two men met on Grindr. [ Read more → ]
Humberto Salvador

Calif. man convicted of orchestrating gang rape targeting lesbian victim

Thursday, December 19, 2013
MARTINEZ, Calif. — A 36-year-old Northern California man was convicted Wednesday of orchestrating the gang rape of a woman who was targeted in part because she is a lesbian. [ Read more → ]
Humberto Salvador

Lesbian victim testifies in trial of man accused in alleged 2008 gang rape

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
MARTINEZ, Calif. — Five years after a Northern California woman said she was gang-raped while her attackers taunted her for being a lesbian, the trial of one of the four men charged in the assault has gotten underway in a Contra Costa County courtroom where the 33-year-old victim is testifying. [ Read more → ]
Tyler Clementi

Anti-gay activist: Tyler Clementi killed himself because he was raped by gay pedophiles

Wednesday, July 10, 2013
WASHINGTON -- Anti-gay activist Robert Oscar Lopez believes that Tyler Clementi – the 18-year-old Rutgers student who committed suicide after his roommate secretly recorded video of him kissing another man – actually killed himself because he was raped by gay pedophiles when he was a teenager. [ Read more → ]
Nigel EvansAP

Gay British lawmaker denies allegations of sexual assault, rape

Saturday, May 4, 2013
LONDON – British media are reporting that a senior Conservative Party politician has been arrested on suspicion of raping one man and sexually assaulting another. [ Read more → ]
U.S. Senate candidate W. Todd Akin

Akin’s ‘legitimate rape’ remarks draw attention to candidate’s anti-gay record

Monday, August 20, 2012
The Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Missouri has been thrust into the national spotlight following comments he made suggesting a woman can resist becoming pregnant after a “legitimate rape” — prompting LGBT advocates to decry not only his views on women but also his long history of opposition to LGBT rights. [ Read more → ]
USS Florida

Anti-gay hazing, attempted rape of sailor leads to firing of top Navy officer

Monday, June 25, 2012
NORFOLK, Va. -- A sailor targeted for harassment aboard the nuclear submarine USS Florida became the center of a homophobic hazing case that led to the firing of the vessel's top enlisted officer. [ Read more → ]
Paul Rusconi

Gay celebrity photographer cleared on allegations of raping toddler daughters

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
MALIBU, Calif. -- Famed Malibu celebrity photographer Paul Rusconi has been cleared of criminal allegations that he raped his 20-month-old twin daughters. [ Read more → ]
Thomas Manger

MD police official: Transgender rights bill did not lead to rapes, assaults in public restrooms

Friday, January 20, 2012
TOWSON, Md. -- Montgomery County police chief Thomas Manger says that allegations that rapes and sexual assaults occurred in public restrooms following passage of a transgender accommodation law are "untrue." The assertion comes in response to opposition to a transgender rights bill introduced Tuesday in Baltimore County, Md. -- the bill would protect transgender people and allow use of restrooms according to their gender identity. [ Read more → ]

Dad fears son is gay, forces him to have sex with hooker

Wednesday, December 23, 2009
An Australia man will stand trial for the rape of his son after allegedly forcing the 14 year-old to have sex with a prostitute because he feared the boy was gay. During a family barbecue around Christmas time in 2007, the dad allegedly phoned a... [ Read more → ]
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