The officer, while off duty, had shot at a car full of people, including two transgender women.
A racist, homophobic Alabama teenager is under arrest for allegedly plotting to kill African-Americans, and someone he believed was gay, with homemade grenades.
Luke O'Donovan is now in jail following a New Year's Eve melee in Atlanta where he's accused of stabbing several young men, but some believe he was only defending himself from an antigay mob.
An investigation launched by the Florida Board of Governors after the hazing-related death of 26-year-old gay drum major Robert Champion, found that Florida A&M University ignored state and local regulations intended to prevent such practices.
The 23-year-old Portugese model was found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of his boyfriend, renowned LGBT journalist and activist Carlos Antonio De Castro earlier this month, and was sentenced to 25-years-to-life on December 21.
The religious right leader said acceptance of gays contributed to the tragedy, while the likes of Mike Huckabee and Bryan Fischer said it's due to America's abandonment of God.