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San Antonio Gay Bar Workers Beaten in Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 18
Employees of the San Antonio, Texas gay bar, the Saint Showbar, said they were brutally beaten outside their place of employment in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Dec. 17, and they believe it was because they are gay.

Human Rights Watch: Russia is Ignoring Anti-Gay Attacks

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 16
The Human Rights Watch says that Russian authorities are ignoring anti-gay rhetoric and violence with silence, or even participating in this hate speech.

Suspects in Philly Gay Bashing Case Held for Trial

CRIME | Dec 16
A Philadelphia judge has ordered three young adults held for trial in a September confrontation with a gay couple that left one of the men with a broken jaw.

Cops Release Pics of Alleged Showtune Hating Gay Bashers

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 2
U.K. police released screen shots of surveillance footage this week of a man and a woman wanted for questioning in connection to the beating of gay men who were allegedly attacked for singing songs from the Broadway musical "Wicked" on a train last month.

Lawyer for Accused Philly Assailant Says She's 'Kind & Gentle,' Neighbors Disagree

CRIME | By EDGE | Sep 26
The attorney for Kathryn Knott, one of the accused assailants in the Sept. 11 Philadelphia gay bashing case, calls his client "a gentle, kind person." Neighbors and her own Twitter feed tell a different story.

Arrests in Philly Gay Bashing Case Expected as Investigation Wraps Up

CRIME | By EDGE | Sep 23
Expect arrests later this week, as police investigators put together the final pieces in the case of the savage beating of two gay men by a gang of "clean cut" young white men and women in Center City, Philadelphia this month.

Three Being Charged in Philly Gang Gay-Bashing

CRIME | By Bobby McGuire | Sep 23
Two men and a woman are being charged in the beating of a gay couple during a late-night encounter on a Philadelphia street.

Philly Lawmaker Requests Gay Bashing Be Investigated by Feds

CRIME | By EDGE | Sep 20
While the brutal attack on two gay men in Philadelphia last week has caused an outcry from many in Pennsylvania to extend the state's current hate crime law to cover sexual orientation, one lawmaker is appealing to the federal government.

Eyewitness Disputes Self-Defense Claim in Philly Gay Bashing

CRIME | By EDGE | Sep 19
An eyewitness' account of last week's brutal attack on two gay men in Philadelphia disputes any impending claim of self-defense from attorneys representing the men and women allegedly involved in the assault.

Philly 'Clean Cut' Gay Bashers Turn Themselves In

CRIME | By EDGE | Sep 18
Social media, a former TV reality show personality and a Twitter sleuth are being crediting in helping identify members of the "clean cut hate gang" allegedly responsible for the September 11th gay bashing of a male couple in Philadelphia.

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