Topics :: anti-gay assault

Canadian Man Raped and Robbed by Grindr Hook Up in Philadelphia

By EDGE | Friday Apr 11, 2014
A Canadian man visiting Philadelphia got more than he expected when he logged onto Grinder, Wednesday. The expected tryst turned into a harrowing experience that included a sexual assault at gunpoint and $3,000 in theft.

Teens Do Nothing as South African Man is Tortured to Death

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Mar 28, 2014
A 21-year-old gay man from South Africa died last weekend after he was tied up with a wire, beaten and set on fire while a group of teens watched.

Zimbabwe Man Scot-Free After Stabbing Alleged Gay Man

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 27, 2014
22-year-old Bongani Phiri was acquitted by a Bulawayo court this week over the stabbing of his acquaintance on Oct. 26, 2013, by claiming that the man was "behaving like a gay."

French Bus Driver Fired for Spraying Lesbian Couple With Water

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
A French public bus driver has been fired after spraying water on a young lesbian couple for kissing.

Cows Aren’t Gay, So People Aren’t Gay, Says Uganda’s First Lady

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 20, 2014
The first lady of virulently anti-gay country Uganda says that homosexuality isn’t natural, arguing that because cows aren’t gay, people can’t be gay, either.

Anti-Gay Pastor Scott Lively: Putin is ’Defender of Human Rights’

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 13, 2014
Anti-gay pastor Scott Lively stepped up to say that Russian President Vladimir Putin was a "defender of true human rights" for his recent decisions to target the LGBT community and to invade Ukraine.

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.

Uganda May Cut Ties With Church of England Over Gay Rights

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 3, 2014
Shortly after Uganda passed the Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Act 2014 (formerly known as the "Kill the Gays Bill"), the country has announced that they may break away from the Church of England over that body’s stance on gay rights.

Tutu Urges Uganda’s Museveni Against Anti-Gay Bill

By Ray Faure | Sunday Feb 23, 2014
South Africa’s retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Sunday made an impassioned plea to Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni not to sign into law a harsh Anti-Homosexuality Bill that calls for a life sentence for some same-sex relations.

Hating Gays the Same As Hating Gingers, Says Russkies

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Feb 12, 2014
Angry over the recent British TV documentary "Hunted" about gangs who beat up gays, Russia has turned the finger on the reporters, saying it’s the same as anti-redhead animus in the UK.