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Gay Safe Space at Bucknell University Attacked by Student Mob

Gay Safe Space at Bucknell University Attacked by Student Mob

May 16, 2021

Officials at Bucknell University are investigating an incident involving a gang of male students who allegedly tried to break into the school's on-campus LGBTQ house to harass its residents.

Watch: Shooting Deaths of Danny Henson and Serenity Hollis Mark at Least 25 Anti-Trans Killings in 2021

Watch: Shooting Deaths of Danny Henson and Serenity Hollis Mark at Least 25 Anti-Trans Killings in 2021

By Kilian Melloy | May 15, 2021

The May 4 shooting death of Danika "Danny" Henson and the May 8 shooting death of Serenity Hollis marked the year's 24th and 25th cases of lethal violence targeting trans and gender-nonconforming people.

Prosecutors Ask to Drop Most Charges in Doctor Rape Case

Prosecutors Ask to Drop Most Charges in Doctor Rape Case

May 15, 2021

State prosecutors on Friday asked a judge to dismiss most sex crime charges filed against a reality TV doctor and his girlfriend, who are accused of drugging and raping several women at their Southern California home.

FAA Seeks Fines Against More Misbehaving Airline Passengers

FAA Seeks Fines Against More Misbehaving Airline Passengers

May 11, 2021

Federal officials said Monday they are pursuing civil penalties against two more passengers for interfering with airline crews, the latest in a surge of such cases in recent months.

Atlanta Police Warn of Grindr Robbery Spree

Atlanta Police Warn of Grindr Robbery Spree

By Kilian Melloy | May 7, 2021

Police in Atlanta, Georgia, have issued an advisory for Grindr users to be careful in the wake of at least eight instances in which men using the popular dating app were lured to out-of-the-way places and robbed.

Josh Duggar Released as He Awaits Trial on Child Pornography

Josh Duggar Released as He Awaits Trial on Child Pornography

May 7, 2021

Former reality TV star Josh Duggar was released from an Arkansas jail Thursday as he awaits trial on federal charges that he possessed and downloaded child pornography.

Pizza Chef Bruno DiFabio Gets Prison Time for Tax Evasion

Pizza Chef Bruno DiFabio Gets Prison Time for Tax Evasion

May 7, 2021

Bruno DiFabio, a celebrity pizza chef who owns restaurants in Connecticut and New York, was sentenced to 30 days in prison Thursday for tax evasion.

Was LGBTQ Teen's Death Suicide? Mother Says No Way and Demands Answers

Was LGBTQ Teen's Death Suicide? Mother Says No Way and Demands Answers

By Kilian Melloy | May 6, 2021

A Massachusetts mother denies that her LGTBQ daughter committed suicide, and says police won't listen to her fears that the 16-year-old girl was murdered. Her story has sparked an outcry.

Josh Duggar Granted Release as He Awaits Child Porn Trial

Josh Duggar Granted Release as He Awaits Child Porn Trial

By Andrew DeMillo | May 6, 2021

A federal judge on Wednesday allowed former reality TV star Josh Duggar to be released as he awaits trial on charges that he downloaded and possessed child pornography.

2021 Anti-Trans Murders Mount with Alarming Speed

2021 Anti-Trans Murders Mount with Alarming Speed

May 5, 2021

2020 was the deadliest year since the Human Rights Campaign began tracking murderous anti-trans violence in 2013, claiming 44 victims. But 2021 is already well on track to equal or surpass that grim total.

Boston Activist Jahaira DeAlto Latest Victim of Deadly Violence Against Trans Women

Boston Activist Jahaira DeAlto Latest Victim of Deadly Violence Against Trans Women

By Kilian Melloy | May 4, 2021

Jahaira DeAlto, a transgender activist in Boston, is the latest victim of deadly violence against trans women. DeAlto, 42, was the victim of a deadly stabbing attack that took place in her home on April 2.

Prosecutors: Suspects Tailed Lady Gaga's Dog Walker

Prosecutors: Suspects Tailed Lady Gaga's Dog Walker

By Stefanie Dazio | May 4, 2021

Three men drove around the Hollywood area in late February, on the prowl for expensive French bulldogs to steal, prosecutors said. Their night would end in gunfire — and the violent theft of pop star Lady Gaga's beloved pets.

Gay Paramedic Burned Alive After 'Homophobic Attack' in Latvia

Gay Paramedic Burned Alive After 'Homophobic Attack' in Latvia

By Emell Adolphus | May 3, 2021

Normunds Kindzulis, 29, died after suffering major injuries in a house fire that is believed to have been caused by arson.

Former Reality TV Star Josh Duggar Faces Child Porn Charges

Former Reality TV Star Josh Duggar Faces Child Porn Charges

Apr 30, 2021

Former reality TV star Josh Duggar faces charges of downloading and possessing child pornography under a federal indictment unsealed Friday.

Death of Popular Drag Artist Natalia Smut Brings 2021 Toll to 17 Anti-Trans Killings

Death of Popular Drag Artist Natalia Smut Brings 2021 Toll to 17 Anti-Trans Killings

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 30, 2021

The April 23 murder of a popular drag performer in Milpitas, California brings the year's toll of lethal anti-trans violence to 17 known victims.

5 Arrested in Violent Robbery of Lady Gaga's Dogs

5 Arrested in Violent Robbery of Lady Gaga's Dogs

By Stefanie Dazio | Apr 30, 2021

The woman who returned Lady Gaga's stolen French bulldogs was among five people arrested in connection with the theft and shooting of the music superstar's dog walker, Los Angeles police said Thursday.

Watch: Attacker Strikes Gay Man, Hurls Anti-LGTBQ Slurs

Watch: Attacker Strikes Gay Man, Hurls Anti-LGTBQ Slurs

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 29, 2021

A security camera caught the moment when a man entering a CVS in the vicinity of Penn Station in New York City was suddenly attacked by an assailant who punched him while hurling anti-gay slurs.

FAA Aims to Fine Unruly Passengers Up To $31,750

FAA Aims to Fine Unruly Passengers Up To $31,750

Apr 29, 2021

The Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday that it is seeking fines of up to $31,750 for three more passengers who allegedly disrupted flights by disobeying or interfering with flight attendants.

Gay Teen's Murder Goes Viral on TikTok; was His Death a Hate Crime?

Gay Teen's Murder Goes Viral on TikTok; was His Death a Hate Crime?

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 26, 2021

19-year-old Jason Fox was killed last September. Four men are charged with his murder, at least one of whom appears nude in online photos. Police won't confirm his mother's theory: that he was killed for being gay.

Black Gay Man Calls 911, is Shot 10 Times by Deputy

Black Gay Man Calls 911, is Shot 10 Times by Deputy

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 26, 2021

A Black gay man in Virginia who called 911 ended up being shot 10 times by a sheriff's deputy who thought the phone the man was speaking into was a gun.

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