anti-gay attacks

Peter Notman, Michael Felenchak

NYPD: 2 Gay Men Attacked Outside Movie Theater In Chelsea

What was supposed to be a pleasant movie night turned into a violent attack and beating for a gay couple in Chelsea.


Kevin Kiadii. (Photo: CBS 2)

Apparent Anti-Gay Attack In Prospect Park Continues Troubling Trend In NYC

Kevin Kiadii is a 25-year-old freelance make-up artist. He said it’s a relief arrests were made, and that he wasn’t more seriously hurt.


March Against Anti-Gay Violence

An Angry Community Rallies In Response To String Of Anti-Gay Attacks

A community is rallying against hate, and police are increasing patrols in some neighborhoods – in the wake of five anti-gay attacks in the past two weeks.


Keith Phoenix was convicted of the murder as a hate crime and could face life in prison.

Community Holds Vigil For Hate Crime Victims

A vigil was held in Brooklyn over the weekend in memory of a hate crime.


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NYPD: Slight Increase In Anti-Gay Bias Attacks

Suspected anti-gay bias attacks are up slightly this year amid several high-profile incidents in recent weeks, according to the NYPD.


Alleged "Latin King Goonies" gang members

Experts: Gang Taboos Fueled NYC Gay Bias Attacks

NEW YORK (AP) — Late one Saturday, members of a gang in a Bronx neighborhood spotted one of their recruits coming out of an apartment around the corner from their hangout. Most people in this […]


Ruddy Vargas-Perez's lawyer said his client is "absolutely distraught" over the attacks. (Photo/DCPI)

Lawyers: Bronx Gay Hate Crime Suspects Are Innocent

The lawyer for defendant Ruddy Vargas-Perez said his client was “absolutely distraught” and “as appalled as everyone else.”


Ruddy Vargas-Perez, 22, center,  stands with his attorney Benjamin Heinrich, foreground right, as Heinrich speaks to reporters after a hearing at Bronx Supreme Court, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010, in New York. Vargas-Perez is one of 10 suspects accused in anti-gay attacks on four men in the Bronx. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Prosecution Ready For Grand Jury In Bronx Anti-Gay Attacks

The prosecution says it’s ready to present grand jury evidence against the 10 suspects accused of anti-gay attacks on four men in New York City.


Alleged "Latin King Goonies" gang members

2 More Suspects Charged In Bronx Anti-Gay Beatings

Ruddy Vargas-Perez and Jose Dominguez did not enter pleas during their appearance Tuesday night in the Bronx Criminal Court.