He was subjected to episodes of violence and called derogatory slurs, the lawsuit alleged.
June 23 2023 1:51 PM
Unfortunately, many of the high-profile news stories involving LGBT people are stories of gay bashing. From middle schoolers being taunted with antigay slurs to lesbians being murdered for showing affection in public, bias-related violence continues to threaten the LGBT community. But some good has come out of it too: Some of the more poignant gay-bashing incidents have lit a fire under politicians to help include sexual orientation and gender identity in the categories of things that make an act of violence a hate crime. The Advocate has all the latest news on gay bashing and the fight to end anti-LGBT violence.
Members of the Proud Boys, a violent Trump-loving group, were filmed beating men to the ground while hurling homophobic slurs.
The assailants shouted homophobic slurs while attacking the couple, who were wearing T-shirts bearing the name of an LGBTQ sports league.
Despite reports of multiple threats, officials at a Michigan jail refused to separate a gay inmate from his homophobic cellmate.
As Kathryn Knott's trial begins, the prosecution and the defense offer contrasting pictures of her actions during an attack on two gay men.