All posts tagged "hate crime"

  • Counting the Crimes

    The March 20 demonstration for victims of crimes that seemed to target members of the LGBT community may have been more warranted than organizers imagined....

  • Skinner Scheduled for Trial

    The man accused of approaching two teenage girls, 15 and 16, near the Minnesota Avenue Metro Station and threatening to rape them in front of...

  • Hundreds March to Protest LGBT Hate Crimes in D.C.

    {Protesters, including Rodney Shaffer (second from left, in red), stand in silence Photo by Dylan Comstock} Hundreds of D.C. residents took to the streets on...

  • MPD Reports Reveal More Anti-LGBT Attacks

    As seasonal temperatures rise, attacks with some indication of anti-LGBT bias are also apparently increasing. A shooting at a Columbia Heights IHOP Restaurant and a...

  • New Attacks Alarm D.C.

    Concerned members of the LGBT community have announced plans for a silent march and a fundraiser in the wake of two anti-gay attacks earlier this...

  • Revisiting Violence

    At year's end, the local LGBT community is recovering from a year of violent attacks directed at LGBT individuals, particularly transgender women of color. Beginning...

  • Campus Hate Crime

    A George Washington University senior has been charged with a hate crime for an assault on a fellow student early Sunday, March 6, according to...

  • Hate Crime Conviction

    ''They don't lock you up for hitting faggots.'' Those are the words the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia (USAO-DC) say 42-year-old...

  • Four Months for Menace

    The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia announced April 7 that a Virginia man has been sentenced to 120 days in jail for...

  • Transgender Women Assaulted

    The Metropolitan Police Department arrested a man suspected of assaulting two transgender individuals, also described as members of the Latino LGBT community, shortly after the...

  • Bashing Via Blog

    As marriage equality takes greater hold in America, it's no surprise that gay couples are showing up in marriage-license lines or gazing over wedding bands...

  • Juvenile Charged in Southeast Murder

    An arrest has been made in connection with the January murder of Gordon Rivers. ''On the afternoon of Thursday, January 28, 2010, a 17-year-old male...

  • Law of the Land

    Saying ''no one in America should ever be afraid to walk down the street holding the hands of the person they love,'' President Obama on...

  • Remembering Tel Aviv

    In the wake of a brutal attack on an Israeli GLBT community center, local GLBT and Jewish community members will be holding a vigil tonight,...

  • Attacker Sentenced

    Judge Harold L. Cushenberry Jr. on Feb. 6 sentenced Ruddad Abdulgader, originally from Sudan, to 30 months incarceration for participating in a bias-related hate crime...

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