Crime

Police officers remove LGBT+ activists from blocking the road to a police vehicle transporting detained queer-rights activist Margo in Warsaw, Poland. (JANEK SKARZYNSKI/AFP via Getty Images) A blanket of blue-uniformed police officers swept over the LGBT+ protesters, many crouched on the floor, in Warsaw, Poland, Friday (August 7) as hundreds packed the streets to demonstrate
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World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) legend Marty Jannetty. (WWE) World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) legend Marty Jannetty left the wrestling community stunned Wednesday (August 4) after appearing to confess to murdering a gay man when he was 13. In a startling and since-deleted Facebook post, Jannetty, who was one half of the Rockers duo with Shawn Michaels
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Brayla Stone. (Facebook) Brayla Stone, a 17-year-old trans teen with a fondness for making her own original music, was found dead on 25 June 25 in Arkansas, US, in a suspected murder. In a volley of local media reports that have slothfully misgendered her, Sherwood Police Department patrol officers responded to calls at 2:55pm about
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Eyewitnesses say a the centre was attacked by a man with a golf club (Facebook/Oakland LGBTQ Community Centre) Police have launched an investigation after a vandal attacked a local LGBT+ community centre on Pride weekend, leaving staff and volunteers stunned. At around 10.05am on Saturday (June 27), bystanders watched in horror as a man with
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Orlando Perez, 18, allegedly shot a woman after discovering she was trans. (Chicago police) An 18-year-old male teen returned to the house of a trans woman for the third time that night. He opened the door to her lifeless body and shot her. The horrifying incident saw Orlando Perez allegedly murder Selena Reyes-Hernandez, 37, after
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Layleen Xtravaganza Cubilette-Polanco’s death spared outcry for typifying the failures of the criminal justice system for trans women of colour. (Facebook/Polanco family attorney) Officers swung open the iron doors of the cell of Layleen Xtravaganza Cubilette-Polanco and called her name. They believed the Latinx trans woman was simply asleep while in solitary confinement. She was
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A gay couple have opened up about their horrific experience of being spat on during a homophobic incident in Amsterdam while the world is in coronavirus lockdown. The couple, called Daniel and Fabio, were walking to a supermarket on Molukkenstraat in Amsterdam yesterday (April 12) when the incident occurred. They were approached by a group
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A protest against LGBT+ rights in Banda Aceh, Indonesia (Adli Dzil Ikram/Pacific Press/LightRocket/Getty) A vicious mob who doused a trans woman in petrol and burned her alive will not face murder charges, Indonesian police have confirmed. The 42-year-old woman, named locally as Mira, was set upon by a gang of thugs for allegedly stealing a
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A 15-year-old boy was brutally battered in a suspected ‘homophobic’ hate crime in Britain. (PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images) A 15-year-old boy was battered by a gang of hooded teens outside a McDonald’s outlet last Saturday night in what law enforcement are treating as a “homophobic” hate crime. At the fast-food restaurant in Liverpool, England,
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A lesbian from Connecticut allegedly burned down her apartment building last weekend when she set hand sanitiser on fire and threw it at her girlfriend. Destiny Waite threw the flaming bottle of hand sanitiser at her girlfriend during a domestic altercation, Hartford police said. While most people were rescued from the building, one person was
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An armed Scotland Police officer. (Scott Barbour/Getty Images) Despite rocketing rates of violence against LGBT+ people in Scotland, absolutely no Police Scotland officers have been sent to a training course to better tackle the upsurge. According to the BBC, the country’s top police officer in 2016 said that tackling hate crime is an “absolute priority”
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Stephanie Hayden (left), a trans woman, was repeatedly misgendered in online abuse by Katherine Scottow. (Twitter/MailOnline) Stephanie Hayden, a trans woman who was called a “racist” and a “pig in a wig” during a campaign of online abuse, has won her case against Kate Scottow, the woman who targeted her. Kate Scottow was found guilty
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British entertainer Michael Barrymore. (FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA/AFP via Getty Images) British law enforcement are urging TV presenter Michael Barrymore to “come clean” about what led to the body of a raped and murdered man to be in his swimming pool. In March 2001, Stuart Lubbock was found dead in the media personality’s mansion in Essex, England,
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Luka Magnotta. (Toronto Sun/ YouTube) The recent true crime Netflix documentary Don’t F**k With Cats: Hunting An Internet Killer chronicles the story of bisexual murderer Luka Magnotta – but what has happened to him since? Impossible not to watch in one night, the three-part documentary follows a group of internet sleuths trying to track down
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