Arrests Made in Murder of Gay Chicago Teen
November 01 2012 6:42 PM ET

Arrests Made in Murder of Gay Chicago Teen

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LA Sheriff Department Revises Lewd Conduct Policy
October 31 2012 6:12 PM ET

LA Sheriff's Department Revises Lewd Conduct Policy

Sunnivie Brydum

According to internal documents obtained by The Advocate, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is revising its directive for handling lewd conduct complaints, which often ensnare gay men.

Vandals Smash Windows of SFs GLBT Historical Society
October 29 2012 5:28 PM ET

Vandals Smash Windows of S.F.'s GLBT Historical Society

Neal Broverman

Hours after the San Francisco Giants won the World Series, vandals smashed the windows of San Francisco's GLBT History Museum,

Police Investigate Brutal Attack on Gay Activist in New York City
October 26 2012 11:30 AM ET October 09 2014 1:16 PM ET

NYC Gay Activist Reported Dead After Attack

Julie Bolcer

Lou Rispoli was taken off life support after injuries sustained during an attack in Queens, but it remains unclear whether the assault was an antigay hate crime.

Accused Family Research Council Shooter Slapped With Terrorism Charges
October 25 2012 12:54 PM ET

Accused FRC Shooter Slapped With Terrorism Charges

Neal Broverman

The man accused of shooting a guard at the Washington, D.C., headquarters of the antigay Family Research Council in August will face additional charges, including committing an act of terrorism.

Kentucky Men Acquitted of Hate-Crime Charges in First Test of New Law
October 25 2012 10:56 AM ET

ACQUITTED: First Test of New Hate Crimes Law Fails

Julie Bolcer

Anthony Ray Jenkins and David Jason Jenkins escaped conviction on the charge that they attacked Kevin Pennington because of his sexual orientation in the first case to be prosecuted under the new federal hate-crimes law.

Bizarre Lesbian Fraud Leads to Sex and Marriage and Prison
October 24 2012 1:30 PM ET October 24 2012 3:23 PM ET

Lesbian Scams Woman For Sex and Love

Diane Anderson-Minshall

In a strange case out of Lufkin, Texas, one woman pretends to be her own doctor in order to get another woman in bed — and to the altar.

October 17 2012 1:58 PM ET

Gay Prisoner Loses His Nose

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Lesbians Attacked in Possible Hate Crime in Atlanta
October 17 2012 1:12 PM ET October 17 2012 2:41 PM ET

Lesbians Attacked in Atlanta

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Atlanta's Pride weekend was marred for two lesbians.