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Report: At Least 32 Transgender People Killed in US in 2022

Report: At Least 32 Transgender People Killed in US in 2022

By Hannah Schoenbaum | Nov 16, 2022

At least 32 transgender and gender-nonconforming people have been killed in the United States in 2022, the Human Rights Campaign announced Wednesday in its annual report ahead of the Transgender Day of Remembrance.

2 Missouri Cops Plead Guilty to Assaulting Transgender Woman

2 Missouri Cops Plead Guilty to Assaulting Transgender Woman

Nov 14, 2022

Two former police officers in Kansas City, Missouri, pleaded guilty Monday to assaulting a Black transgender woman during an arrest that was caught on video.

More Victims' Parents Come Forth in Wave of 'Roofie' Attacks at Gay Men in NYC Bars

More Victims' Parents Come Forth in Wave of 'Roofie' Attacks at Gay Men in NYC Bars

Nov 12, 2022

The recent spat of targeted attacks on gay men in NYC bars has led to more parents stepping forth to complain about official response to the crimes, the New York Post reports.

Dead Victim's Mom Seeks Action, Says NYC Gang Targeting Gays

Dead Victim's Mom Seeks Action, Says NYC Gang Targeting Gays

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 10, 2022

The mother of a gay man who died after leaving a New York club with three unidentified men is demanding action, saying her son's death is part of a pattern targeting gay men in the city.

Underreported Murders in NYC Echo 'AHS' Narrative

Underreported Murders in NYC Echo 'AHS' Narrative

Nov 7, 2022

A pair of underreported murders of gay men in NYC eerily reflect the narrative of the current season of "AHS: NYC."

Gay Man Describes Terrifying Gang Rape by Police in Qatar

Gay Man Describes Terrifying Gang Rape by Police in Qatar

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 7, 2022

Qatar is hosting this year's World Cup, to the consternation of human rights watchers. One gay man's story of entrapment and gang rape by police illustrates why many are skeptical ahead of the event.

Watch: Oklahoma Donut Shop Targeted with Arson Attack after Drag Event

Watch: Oklahoma Donut Shop Targeted with Arson Attack after Drag Event

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 6, 2022

A masked, red-hat-wearing vandal smashed a donut shop window and threw a Molotov cocktail into the business in an arson attack that took place after the shop hosted a drag event.

Authorities Seek Info in Provincetown Murder Cold Case

Authorities Seek Info in Provincetown Murder Cold Case

Nov 4, 2022

Authorities in Massachusetts who identified the "Lady of the Dunes," the woman whose mutilated body was found on Cape Cod in 1974, are now looking for information about a man she may have married.

Victim in Provincetown Murder Mystery Identified after Half a Century

Victim in Provincetown Murder Mystery Identified after Half a Century

Nov 1, 2022

Officials used investigative genealogy to identify a woman whose mutilated body was found on the Cape Cod National Seashore nearly 50 years ago, solving the mystery of the "Lady of the Dunes."

Suspect in Assault at Pelosi Home Had Posted about QAnon

Suspect in Assault at Pelosi Home Had Posted about QAnon

By Michael Biesecker and Bernard Condon | Oct 29, 2022

The man accused of breaking into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's California home and severely beating her husband with a hammer appears to have made racist and often rambling posts online.

Gay Afghan Student 'Murdered by Taliban' As Violence Rises Against LGBTQ+ People

Gay Afghan Student 'Murdered by Taliban' As Violence Rises Against LGBTQ+ People

By Emell Adolphus | Oct 20, 2022

Aspiring medical student Hamed Sabouri was reportedly abducted, tortured and murdered after being stopped at a traffic checkpoint.

Connecticut Gay Bar Owners Demand Assault Incident Be Treated as 'Hate Crime'

Connecticut Gay Bar Owners Demand Assault Incident Be Treated as 'Hate Crime'

By Emell Adolphus | Oct 19, 2022

The police investigating the incident however say there is no evidence to suggest a "hate crime" and believe the incident is isolated.

Kevin Spacey Finishes Testimony at NY Civil Sex Abuse Trial

Kevin Spacey Finishes Testimony at NY Civil Sex Abuse Trial

By Larry Neumeister | Oct 19, 2022

Kevin Spacey remained composed Tuesday at a civil trial, repeatedly rejecting suggestions that he wasn't telling the truth when he denied an actor's claims of having made sexual advances.

Watch: Fracas Outside Minneapolis Gay Bar Captured in Viral Tweet

Watch: Fracas Outside Minneapolis Gay Bar Captured in Viral Tweet

Oct 17, 2022

A fight broke out outside a Minneapolis gay bar on Saturday night that was captured on video and posted to social media in a tweet that has gone viral.

From Witness Stand, Kevin Spacey Denies Sex Abuse Claims

From Witness Stand, Kevin Spacey Denies Sex Abuse Claims

By Tom Hays and Larry Neumeister | Oct 17, 2022

Kevin Spacey testified in a New York courtroom Monday that he never made a sexual pass at the actor Anthony Rapp, who has sued, claiming the Academy Award-winning actor tried to take him to bed when he was 14.

'Flash' Actor Ezra Miller Pleads Not Guilty to Liquor Theft

'Flash' Actor Ezra Miller Pleads Not Guilty to Liquor Theft

Oct 17, 2022

Ezra Miller pleaded not guilty Monday to stealing bottles of liquor from a neighbor's home, one of a string of arrests and reports of erratic behavior by the "Flash" actor that stretch from Hawaii to Vermont.

Suspect Arrested in Beating of Gay Bar Owners in Connecticut

Suspect Arrested in Beating of Gay Bar Owners in Connecticut

By Emell Adolphus | Oct 13, 2022

A patron of the bar reportedly assaulted the two owners and hurled anti-LGBTQ slurs are the owners. However, investigating police said they found no evidence the incident was fueled by anti-LGBTQ bias.

Gay Porn Model a Suspect in 2010 'Execution-Style' Killing

Gay Porn Model a Suspect in 2010 'Execution-Style' Killing

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 9, 2022

Police have arrested a gay porn model in a South Florida murder case over a decade old. The case against the subject is rife with allegations of jealously and group sex.

NYC Officials 'Closely Monitoring' Allegations Against Gay Nightlife Gatekeeper Michael J. Cohen

NYC Officials 'Closely Monitoring' Allegations Against Gay Nightlife Gatekeeper Michael J. Cohen

By Emell Adolphus | Oct 1, 2022

NBC News reported last month that nine men had accused gay nightlife producer Michael J. Cohen of a range of unwanted sexual advances.

Louisiana Man Pleads Guilty in Grindr Murder, Dismemberment Plot

Louisiana Man Pleads Guilty in Grindr Murder, Dismemberment Plot

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 30, 2022

A 21-year-old Louisiana man pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a brutal stabbing attack against an 18-year-old victim he lured using Grindr. Prosecutors said he intended to dismember the victim.

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