Hate Crimes

The murder of a gay black man named Melvin, who sometimes wore women's clothing to work, is Detroit's third homicide of an LGBT person in 2015.

October 06 2015 4:32 PM

Jimmy Garza and Ramiro Serrata, Jr., have pleaded guilty to federal hate crime charges stemming from a brutal attack on a gay black man in 2012.

September 25 2015 2:33 PM

This man and two women are wanted in the attack on a mother and daughter mistaken for a lesbian couple at a New York City restaurant.

September 24 2015 8:53 AM

A 29-year-old man was peppered with homophobic statements as he was hit with fists, feet, and a bat.

September 22 2015 2:19 PM

A gay Quebec man was beaten at a country western festival by a man he said was homophobic. 

September 21 2015 8:24 AM

Police have labeled the attack on Tiffany Santiago and her mother as a hate crime and are searching for three suspects — two women and a man.

September 18 2015 8:33 AM

Locals worry that the death of Torrance Cheeves, also known as Miss Whoochie, may be a hate crime.

August 28 2015 1:49 PM

A fire destroyed a Georgia family's car, just one month after someone burned a rainbow flag outside their home.

August 27 2015 3:00 AM

The HLN cable TV host is devoting two nights of his show to a panel discussion of the 'lives, loves, and discrimination' experienced by transgender Americans.

August 26 2015 4:15 AM