Crime

A supporter of an antisemitic, racist, anti-LGBT+ neo-Nazi group has been charged with the homophobic assault of his neighbour in California. Robert Wilson, 40, from San Diego, California, is a supporter of the neo-Nazi group Goyim Defense League. The group believes in an impending “white genocide”, denies the Holocaust, insists Jewish people were behind 9/11,
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Grindr serial killer Stephen Port. (Metropolitan Police) Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has launched a probe into the Metropolitan Police after an inquest into the victims of Grindr serial killer Stephen Port, saying that the “young men and their families deserved so much better”.  The investigation comes after the families of the four young, gay
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Grindr serial killer Stephen Port. (Metropolitan Police) British lawmakers have demanded a public inquiry into whether London’s Metropolitan Police Service is “institutionally homophobic” following the Stephen Port probe. Trust in the force has been shaken by claims that police investigations into Port were faltered because his victims were gay. An inquest into Port, who murdered
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Rikkey Outumurro. (Facebook) Rikkey Outumuro, a beloved community leader, fearless drag icon and decades-long activist, has died. She was 39. Otherwise known by her drag stage name as Tru Starlet, Outumuro fatally shot in Centralia, Washington, Saturday evening (30 October) by her 28-year-old boyfriend. Cristopher Allen Gaudreau told Centralia police officers that he and Outumuro,
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Badr Baabou, a human rights defender, was battered by cops in Tunisia. (Damj Association for Justice and Equality) Two police officers brutally beat one of Tunisia’s top LGBT+ rights activists in an attack campaigners warn captures the country’s descent into “repression”. Badr Baabou, a human rights defender and head of the Damj Association for Justice
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The Australian debate show Q+A was targeted for its pro-LGBT+ coverage (YouTube/Sky News Australia) A charity worker has been sentenced after threatening to kill the staff of an Australian talkshow that supported LGBT+ people. David William Wonnocott, 47, pled guilty to making threats to kill the employees behind ABC’s panel debate show Q+A over its supportive
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Gersson Saavedra. (Screen capture via NBC) A gay man was knocked unconscious and left with severe spinal injuries in a hate crime that has left him deeply shaken and requiring surgery. Two men reportedly targeted Gersson Saavedra in Barrio Logan, an artistic neighbourhood of San Diego, California, on 12 September. He told NBC’s San Diego
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Trans women at the Aurat March for International Women’s Day on March 08, 2021 in Karachi, Pakistan. (Betsy Joles/Getty Images) Police officers in Pakistan cruelly laughed at trans and cisgender activists protecting against a surge in transphobic violence that has seized the country. On Friday (13 August), more than 100 demonstrators gathered outside the National
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In a Washington DC laundromat, a trans woman was stabbed in the head during a brawl between her and three others. (Screen captures via Twitter/@ Killmoenews1) A trans woman was stabbed in the head in a laundrette in what police suspect may have been a hate crime. Disturbing video footage captured the moment three assailants –
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