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Houston Lesbians Found Murdered Near Galveston Dumpster

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 10, 2014
The bodies of two Houston women were discovered near a dumpster in Port Bolivar; murder is suspected.

Justin Bieber Charged With Assault in Canada

By Rob Gillies | Thursday Jan 30, 2014
Justin Bieber was charged with assault for allegedly hitting a Toronto limousine driver several times in the back of the head last month.

Fla. Man Acquitted in Conn. of Sex Assault Charges

Friday Dec 6, 2013
A Florida flight attendant has been acquitted in Connecticut of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old boy more than 100 times.

Calls For Accountability Surround Navy Sex Case

By Brian Witte | Tuesday Sep 24, 2013
The case of three former U.S. Naval Academy football players accused of sexually assaulting a fellow midshipman at an off-campus toga party has renewed calls for academy leaders to face tough accountability.

BBC Report: Anti-Gay Russian Group ’Hunts’ LGBT Community

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Sep 6, 2013
A report from the BBC shows the disturbing actions of an anti-gay Russian group who are allegedly torturing the country’s LGBT community.

Senator Targets Military Law Over Sexual Assault

By Donna Cassata | Monday Jul 29, 2013
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who helped force the military to allow gays in its ranks, is determined to upend laws governing how the armed services handle an epidemic of sexual assaults.

Another Anti-Gay Attack Occurs in NYC

By Victor Yates | Tuesday Jul 2, 2013
A few months after New York City was plagued by a string of anti-gay hate crimes, EDGE reports on another attack that occurred in late June.

Drag Queen Pageant in Peru Ends in Bitch Slaps

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jul 1, 2013
A drag queen pageant competition in Peru erupts in a fight after the event’s officials announce the wrong winner.

Suspect in Recent NYC Hate Crime Claims Self-Defense, Apologizes

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday May 29, 2013
The 19-year-old accused of assaulting an LGBT activist in New York City last weekend says he was only defending himself and that he isn’t homophobic. He also apologized for the incident.

2 Russians Arrested For Brutal Homophobic Killing

Monday May 13, 2013
Investigators say a 23-year-old Russian man was brutally beaten and left to die by his companions after drunkenly telling them he was gay.