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Watch: Canadian Man Says Police Not Protecting Him from Violent Neighbor after Alleged Hate Crime

Watch: Canadian Man Says Police Not Protecting Him from Violent Neighbor after Alleged Hate Crime

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 14, 2020

A gay Halifax man says that local police are doing too little to ensure his safety after a next-door neighbor subjected him to a vicious, slur-filled assault.

Out Actor Found Dead with Fatal Level of Date Rape Drug in System

Out Actor Found Dead with Fatal Level of Date Rape Drug in System

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 14, 2020

An inquest has been opened into the death of a young gay actor who was found to have high levels of a date rape drug in his system.

Guilty Verdict for Gay Couple in Murder, Dismemberment of Lesbian

Guilty Verdict for Gay Couple in Murder, Dismemberment of Lesbian

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 12, 2020

A British gay couple have been found guilty in the 2019 slaying and dismemberment of a lesbian woman they brought to their apartment, a dwelling the prosecution called a "flat of horrors."

New York AG: Sotheby's Helped Rich Art Lover Skirt Taxes

New York AG: Sotheby's Helped Rich Art Lover Skirt Taxes

By Jennifer Peltz | Nov 7, 2020

Sotheby's helped an art collector dodge millions of dollars in New York sales taxes, the state attorney general said in a lawsuit filed Friday.

Wichita Police Arrest Man for Falsifying Urine Test with Unique Device

Wichita Police Arrest Man for Falsifying Urine Test with Unique Device

Nov 6, 2020

Police in Wichita, Kansas arrested a man for "falsifying a drug test by using a fake penis."

Police Arrest Suspect after Stabbings in Quebec City Kill 2

Police Arrest Suspect after Stabbings in Quebec City Kill 2

Nov 1, 2020

Police in Quebec City early Sunday arrested a man on suspicion of killing two people and injuring five others in a stabbing rampage on Halloween near the provincial legislature.

Watch: Trans Woman, Partner Say Bullet Smashed Their Window

Watch: Trans Woman, Partner Say Bullet Smashed Their Window

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 30, 2020

A transgender woman and her partner say they think it was a bullet that shattered one of their windows. It's the latest in a string of attacks on their home and property.

FBI Warns Ransomware Assault Threatens US Health Care System

FBI Warns Ransomware Assault Threatens US Health Care System

By Frank Bajak | Oct 30, 2020

Federal agencies warned that cybercriminals could unleash a wave of data-scrambling extortion attempts against the U.S. health care system.

Reports: Two Dead in Shooting Outside Puerto Vallarta Gay Bar

Reports: Two Dead in Shooting Outside Puerto Vallarta Gay Bar

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 29, 2020

Two people were reported dead following a shooting outside a gay bar in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Porn Star Ron Jeremy Pleads Not Guilty to New Rape Charges

Porn Star Ron Jeremy Pleads Not Guilty to New Rape Charges

Oct 29, 2020

Adult film star Ron Jeremy pleaded not guilty Wednesday to new charges of rape and sexual assault involving six victims, including a teenage girl, prosecutors said.

Watch: Suspect Released Without Bail in 'Fix the Gay' Rape Case

Watch: Suspect Released Without Bail in 'Fix the Gay' Rape Case

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 27, 2020

A Salt Lake City man accused of raping a lesbian woman and telling her that he was going to "fix the gay" has been released from prison without bail pending his next court date.

ACLU Analysis Finds Decriminalizing Sex Work Improves Public Health and Public Safety

ACLU Analysis Finds Decriminalizing Sex Work Improves Public Health and Public Safety

Oct 21, 2020

Sex workers have been saying they face significant violence from police and clients for decades and it is time that we all listen to these voices when determining how to improve safety for sex workers," says an ACLU representative.

'Cheer' Star to Remain Locked Up on Child Porn Charges

'Cheer' Star to Remain Locked Up on Child Porn Charges

Oct 17, 2020

"Cheer" star Jerry Harris will remain in jail while awaiting trial on child pornography charges, a federal judge in Chicago said Friday.

Watch: Trans Woman Sara Blackwood Shot and Killed in Indianapolis

Watch: Trans Woman Sara Blackwood Shot and Killed in Indianapolis

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 16, 2020

Sara Blackwood was shot and on the evening of Oct. 11 while walking home from work and died soon after in the hospital. She is the 33rd transgender or gender non-conforming person to die violently this year.

Watch: Hate Crime Suspect Spat in Victim's Face; NYPD Investigates

Watch: Hate Crime Suspect Spat in Victim's Face; NYPD Investigates

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 14, 2020

New York police have released security camera footage of a man they say spat in the face of a 57-year-old gay man in a hate crime that included homophobic language.

Megan Thee Stallion Pens op-ed; Lanez in Court Over Shooting

Megan Thee Stallion Pens op-ed; Lanez in Court Over Shooting

By Andrew Dalton | Oct 13, 2020

An op-ed by Megan Thee Stallion on the need to protect Black women was published Tuesday as rapper Tory Lanez had his first court hearing on felony charges alleging he shot her.

Suspect in 3 Shootings Arrested, Used Grindr to Lure Victims

Suspect in 3 Shootings Arrested, Used Grindr to Lure Victims

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 13, 2020

A suspect in three shootings in Waco, Texas has been arrested for murder in the shooting death of a man on Aug. 17. That victim, and at least one other man, was lured using Grindr.

Security Guard Jailed in Deadly Shooting at Denver Protests

Security Guard Jailed in Deadly Shooting at Denver Protests

Oct 12, 2020

A private security guard working for a Denver TV station is behind bars and accused in the deadly shooting of another man during dueling right- and left-wing protests, police said Sunday.

Transgender Woman Nicole López Beaten, Stabbed in Puerto Rico

Transgender Woman Nicole López Beaten, Stabbed in Puerto Rico

Oct 9, 2020

Nicole López, a transgender woman, was hospitalized Thursday after police said she was stabbed and violently beaten in the latest case involving a member of the U.S. territory's LGBTQ community.

Watch: Trans Woman Daniela Hernandez Survives Throat Slashing, 16 Stab Wounds

Watch: Trans Woman Daniela Hernandez Survives Throat Slashing, 16 Stab Wounds

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 8, 2020

A transgender woman in Los Angeles, Daniela Hernandez, survived an attack that left her with a slashed throat and 16 stab wounds.

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