Anti-Gay

First Avenue Anti-Gay Assault Suspects

Police Seek 3 Suspects In Alleged Anti-Gay Attack In Gramercy Park

Police on Thursday were asking the public to help find three men in an anti-gay assault in Gramercy Park last month.

02/06/2014

Alfonso Lanier, suspected of an anti-gay attack in Chelsea, appears in court on Sept. 18, 2013. (credit: Jefferson Siegel/N.Y. Daily News)

Man Charged In Violent Attack On Gay Couple In Chelsea

A suspect has been arrested and charged in an alleged anti-gay bias attack on a couple in Chelsea last month.

09/17/2013

Russian Olympic Comittee president Alexander Zhukov (C) and Sochi 2014 CEO Dmitry Chernyshenko (L) take part in the opening ceremony of Russia's Sochi House aimed at promoting the event on July 26, 2012 in central London, on the eve of the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Kirill Kudryavtsev /AFP/GettyImages)

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Defends Anti-Gay Law In Letter To IOC

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Kozak did not back down on the issue of the new law, which penalizes anyone who distributes information aimed at persuading minors that “nontraditional” relationships are normal or attractive.

08/22/2013

The NYPD is looking for this man in connection with a possible bias attack on the J-train. (Credit NYPD)

NYPD Seeks Suspect In Alleged J-Train Bias Attack

The suspect has been described a Hispanic male between 25 and 30-years-old, with light skin, and dark hair that was tied up in a bun at the time of the attack, he is approximately 6-ft tall and was wearing a denim jacket.

05/31/2013

Greenwich Village Fatal Shooting

2 Others Questioned, Released In Anti-Gay Bias-Driven Murder In Greenwich Village

Police have questioned and released two men who were with a suspect who allegedly shot and killed a man in Greenwich Village this weekend – all because he was gay.

05/19/2013

Pierre and Rose Ulysse attend a court hearing in brooklyn for their son's attackers - Jul 13, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

2 Middle School Bullies Charged, Released In Case Of Anti-Gay Assault That Left Victim Blind In One Eye

Two teenage boys were charged Friday with assault as a hate crime, following a June 5th bullying incident that left their victim blind in one eye.

07/13/2012

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NYPD Searches For Anti-Gay Assault And Robbery Suspect

Police say the 24-year-old victim was approached by a man who pretended to have a gun on Myrtle Avenue on Sept. 5. The suspect robbed his cell phone and asked about his sexual orientation.

09/25/2011

Council Speaker Christine Quinn (credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Quinn Calls Meeting Following Anti-Gay Attacks

“We wanted to organize and send a message to anybody who might be a copy cat, that our community is responding to these attacks…we are not going to take them lying down,” Quinn said.

10/19/2010

Facebook Works To Remove Anti-Gay Hate Speech

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is working with a gay-advocacy group to reduce the amount of hate speech and bullying on the online social hub. Anti-gay bullying has been in the spotlight recently after the […]

10/15/2010

Alleged "Latin King Goonies" gang members

Bronx Bias Attack Suspects Head Back To Court

Investigators said two teens and a 30-year-old man were taken to a vacant house in Morris Heights earlier this month, tied up, sodomized and tortured.

10/11/2010

Alleged "Latin King Goonies" gang members

8 Gang Suspects Arraigned In NYC Anti-Gay Attack

Eight of the nine suspects in the brutal Bronx gang assault were arraigned on Sunday, making their first court appearance. They’re facing a variety of charges, including hate crimes.

CBS 2–10/10/2010

Rudy Vargas-Perez (credit: CBS 2)

Police Search For Final Bronx Beating Suspect

The NYPD says the first seven gang members charged in a sadistic spree of violence against two teens and a man all because they were gay have shown no remorse.

10/10/2010

Alleged "Latin King Goonies" gang members

NYC Officials Outraged Over Anti-Gay Gang Torture

Police are hunting down the last suspect in a heinous hate crime in the Bronx amid cries for the suspect to surrender to police.

10/09/2010

Generic Classroom File Photo

Suicide Surge: Schools Confront Anti-Gay Bullying

The invective is “some of the worst I’ve ever seen,” Superintendent Dennis Carlson said. “We may invite the Department of Justice to come in and help us mediate this discussion between people who seem to want to go at each other.”

10/09/2010