Be Killed or Be Caged?
July 18 2013 3:00 AM ET

Be Killed or Be Caged?

Toshio Meronek

For LGBT people of color or those from low-income backgrounds, there are seemingly two choices when faced with a violent situation: take the harm lying down, or fight back and face time behind bars.

WATCH: Was Trayvon Martin Worried He Might Be Raped?
July 16 2013 2:49 PM ET

WATCH: Was Trayvon Martin Worried He Might Be Raped?

Advocate.com Editors

Friend Rachel Jeantel's words on CNN Monday night raised questions online as to why Trayvon Martin may have reacted the way he allegedly did.

Gay Rights Activist Killed in Cameroon
July 16 2013 12:16 PM ET

Gay Rights Activist Killed in Cameroon

Jase Peeples

Eric Ohena Lembembe, a prominent gay rights activist in Africa, was found tortured and killed in his home on July 15.

Suspect Charged With Hate Crime In Brutal Attack of Chicago Lesbian Couple
July 12 2013 12:21 PM ET

Suspect Charged With Hate Crime for Attack on Lesbian Couple

Daniel Reynolds

Chicago police charged Terry Glover for felony counts of hate crime and robbery. But several others who allegedly attacked a lesbian couple are still at large.

NYPD Seeks Suspect In Another Possible Gay Bashing
July 08 2013 3:54 PM ET

NYPD Seeks Suspect In Another Possible Gay Bashing

Sunnivie Brydum

An unidentified man hurled slurs at two gay customers before kicking one in the shoulder at a midtown deli this weekend, said police.

Suspects Plead Not Guilty to Assaulting Drag Queen in D.C.
July 08 2013 12:14 PM ET

Suspects Plead Not Guilty of Assaulting Drag Queen in D.C.

Sunnivie Brydum

Two women accused of assaulting a gay man dressed in drag in Washington, D.C. last month filed pleas of not guilty, despite video that shows the pair punching the victim and dragging him across the floor.

Pennsylvania Man Believes Family is Being Targeted in Hate Attacks Because His Daughter is Lesbian
July 07 2013 1:12 PM ET

Dad Says His Family Is Being Attacked Over Lesbian Daughter

Jase Peeples

John Namey’s family is being routinely targeted by hateful attackers and he believes it is because his teenage daughter is openly lesbian.

NYC Subway Harassers Strike on Pride Weekend
July 03 2013 3:56 PM ET

NYC Subway Harassers Strike on Pride Weekend

Michelle Garcia

The person who recorded the altercation is asking people to help identify the men involved.

Violence Against LGBT People Continues to Rise in Washington, D.C.
July 02 2013 6:08 PM ET

Violence Against LGBT People Continues to Rise in Washington, D.C.

Jase Peeples

Six separate attacks against LGBT people in the District of Columbia have been reported in the past 10 days.

Suspect In Custody in D.C. Trans Stabbing
June 24 2013 3:52 PM ET

Suspect in Custody in D.C. Trans Stabbing

Sunnivie Brydum

Police confirmed that they have someone in custody who is suspected of stabbing a transgender woman as many as 40 times in Washington, D.C. on Friday.

New York Rapist Targets Lesbians
June 20 2013 1:24 PM ET

New York Rapist Targets Lesbians

Jase Peeples

A woman who was raped at knifepoint in a Brooklyn neighborhood last Sunday was told by her attacker, 'I'm doing this because you're gay.'

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