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FBI Won't Pursue Hate Crime Charges In Boiled Water Attack On Gay Men

By Kate Brumback | Aug 27
The FBI has decided not to pursue hate crime charges against a Georgia man found guilty of throwing scalding water on a sleeping gay couple.

Conviction in San Francisco Lesbian Murder Trial

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 27
A San Francisco Superior Court jury convicted Michael Sione Green of first-degree murder in the 2013 shooting death of Melquiesha "Mel" Warren.

NYC Rally Addresses Anti-Trans Violence

Aug 26
Elected officials and community members gathered in Woodside, Queens, NY Thursday night for a rally in support of a transgender woman who was assaulted with a hammer by a man who made anti-LGBT remark and stole her purse.

After Viral Vid, Mother of Public Masturbator Turns Son Over to NYPD

Aug 26
After a New York woman's video of herself ranting at a man she believed was masturbating on the subway went viral, the man's own mother turned him over to police.

Trail Underway for Gay Couple Accused of Robbing, Murdering Man They Met On Hookup App

Aug 25
A gay couple and a third man, who are accused of robbing and murdering a gay man they met on a hookup app in 2014, are currently standing trial.

Salem Police Investigating Explosion of LGBT Newspaper Box

Aug 25
Police in Salem are investigating the detonation of an explosive placed inside a news box for an LGBT newspaper as a possible hate crime.

Georgia Man Who Threw Boiling Water on Gay Couple Gets 40 Years

Aug 24
A judge sentenced a Georgia man to 40 years in prison Wednesday for throwing boiled water on a gay couple sleeping in an apartment, leaving them with severe burns that required surgery.

Jury Convicts Ga. Man in Boiled Water Attack On Gays

Aug 24
A jury has convicted a Georgia man accused of pouring boiled water on a gay couple as they slept.

Defense: Boiled Water Attack On Gay Couple Was Not Hate

By Kate Brumback | Aug 24
A Georgia man accused of throwing boiled water on a same-sex couple sleeping in an apartment acted recklessly but wasn't motivated by hate or malice, his defense attorney said Wednesday.

Prosecutor: Boiled Water Attack on Gay Men Was Pre-Meditated

By Kate Brumback and Jeff Martin | Aug 23
A prosecutor told a jury that a Georgia man threw boiled water on a gay couple as they lay in bed in a vicious, pre-meditated attack.

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