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Hate Crimes | - Part 3

Category: Hate Crimes

Gay Bashing at a Sports Bar: What Would You Do?

ABC News recently aired filmed “What Would You Do?” In it, ABC hired two openly gay male actors, one heterosexual couple and one “gay basher” to go to a local sports bar. The heterosexual couple and homosexual couple agreed to show affection toward one another and gauge the crowds reaction.


March 24, 2009 1

Increase in Crimes Against Gays since Passage of Prop 8

San Jose Mercury news is now reporting that 56% (14 out of 25 ) of all hate crimes reported in Santa Clara County California were based upon sexual orientation. This is a significant jump from 2007 with only three of the twenty reported hate crimes being “gay” related.


March 16, 2009 0

More Gay Soldiers Discharged At Peace Time

The AP is reporting that 11 military service members were discharged in January, 2009, under the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy put into place during the Clinton administration. That doesn’t seem like a high number, but…


March 12, 2009 1

Galveston Texas Gay Bar Attacked by Anti-Gay Stone Throwers

Three men, two brothers and a cousin, shouted anti-gay slurs at patrons of Robert’s Lafitte and pelted them with rocks. One man, Marc Bosaw, required 12 staples to close the wounds. Another man was hit in the jaw by a rock.


March 4, 2009 2

Over Half of All U.S. Hate Groups are in “The Bible Belt”

A disproportionate number of hate groups are in the area of the United States commonly referred to as “The Bible Belt.”


March 1, 2009 0

Police Questioning Suspect in Murder of Straight Man for Being “Gay”

Police have found and are questioning the second suspect in the crime committed against José O. Sucuzhañay on December 7, 2008 in Brooklyn. Mr. José Sucuzhañay and his brother were walking arm and arm when Keith Phoenix and Hakim Scott [allegedly] attacked the two men while shouting antigay and anti-Hispanic slurs.


February 27, 2009 2

Where Are Our Enemies? A Hate Crime in Georgia

A couple in Columbia County, GA awoke two find anti-gay graffiti littering their house and car. Currently, there are no suspects.


February 21, 2009 0

Gay Bashing and Christian Bashing – A Video Comparison

Christians claim gay’s are bashing them and Prop 8 supporters, but what is the real truth?


January 30, 2009 2

Another Hate Crime Surprises Minneapolis Uptown Area

A 32 year old woman, Kristen Boyne, was assaulted on her way to the Rainbow Foods grocery store on Thursday, January 22 by two men using derogatory slurs about Kristen’s sexuality. Kristen survived the attack with a severe concussion and was treated at Hennepin County Medical Center and later released.


January 26, 2009 0

44 Year Old Man Beats up 15 Year Old Boy for Being Gay

A 44 year old Bolingbrook, IL man was charged with aggravated battery and a hate crime after beating up a 15 year old boy while making derogatory remarks about the juveniles sexuality. The boy, who had apparently gone to the house to visit a friend, refused medical treatment; however, he did report the assault to his mother who contacted the police.


January 22, 2009 5