Hate Crime

Hate Crime

On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen, 29, entered Pulse nightclub with an assault rifle and handgun, opening fire on club patrons while holding them hostage. During the attack, Mateen killed 49 people and injured more than 50 others.
National
On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen, 29, entered Pulse nightclub with an assault rifle and handgun, opening fire on club patrons while holding them hostage. During the attack, Mateen killed 49 people and injured more than 50 others. ...
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Aaron Amundsen/KING
Local
Co-owner of Emerald City Tattoo and Supply in the Lake City neighborhood of Seattle, Aaron Amundsen, was recently the target of a hate crime. ...
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Health
Researchers surveyed over 800 "kinky" people recruited by the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom and found they were mentally and emotionally healthy. ...
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George Zander at San Diego Pride. Photo: Jenny Taylor
National
Local gay activist George Zander and his husband Chris were victims of an alleged anti-gay hate crime in Palm Springs. ...
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National
The body of Melvin, a 30-year old African American gay male, was discovered shot to death early Monday morning by a neighbor on Detroit’s East side. ...
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Cyclone/Six Flags New England
National
Around 7 p.m., officers responded to reports of a fight on a bridge near Six Flags. When they arrived, one woman had a bloody cut on her nose. ...
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International
The attacker, Yishai Shlissel, was released from prison just weeks before and was serving 10 years for stabbing marchers at a 2005 gay pride parade. ...
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Police are still searching for the man responsible for choking, stabbing and writing homophobic slurs on a Tacoma woman early last Sunday.
Local Top News
On Saturday, February 14, the community leaders of Oasis Youth Center and Rainbow Center hosted a forum in response to the hate crime. ...
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National Top News
Atlanta Police have given up their search of a suspect who threw a gay man into oncoming traffic in March because he was holding hands with his boyfriend. ...
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Fundraising flyer for Stephen Patrick White's recovery has turned into a memorial fund for his family.
National Top News
Gay veteran Stephen Patrick White suffered burns over 52 percent of his body after he was set on fire. He was found naked, robbed, beaten, and burned. ...
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