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$5K Reward for Suspect in Shooting of Lady Gaga's Dog Walker

$5K Reward for Suspect in Shooting of Lady Gaga's Dog Walker

By Stefanie Dazio | Jul 20, 2022

Federal authorities are offering a $5,000 reward for information about the man who allegedly shot Lady Gaga's dog walker last year in Hollywood and stole two of the pop star's French bulldogs.

6 Suspects Accused of Targeting Idaho Pride Event Appear in Court

6 Suspects Accused of Targeting Idaho Pride Event Appear in Court

By Nicholas K. Geranios | Jul 19, 2022

Six of the 31 members of a white supremacist group who were arrested near a northern Idaho pride event last month pleaded not guilty Monday to misdemeanor charges of conspiracy to riot.

Kansas City Man Pleads Guilty to Shooting Gay Teen for 'Being Gay AF'

Kansas City Man Pleads Guilty to Shooting Gay Teen for 'Being Gay AF'

By Emell Adolphus | Jul 17, 2022

Years after a Kansas City man lured a gay teen to the woods and shot him for being "gay af," he has pled guilty to a federal hate crime.

Maryland Man Arrested for Assaulting Men at Gay DC Cruising Spot

Maryland Man Arrested for Assaulting Men at Gay DC Cruising Spot

By Emell Adolphus | Jul 16, 2022

A Maryland man was arrested after allegedly assaulting men in Washington DC,The man reportedly assaulted several men over a 3-year period & has been indicted on five counts of assault on federal land & 2 counts of impersonating a federal officer.

Watch: 2 Gay Victims of Hate Attack Speak Out, Refuse to Live in Fear

Watch: 2 Gay Victims of Hate Attack Speak Out, Refuse to Live in Fear

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 11, 2022

Two gay men in New York say they refuse to be terrorized into silence in the wake of a slur-filled homophobic attack from assailants who were "infuriated at [their] existence."

Celebrity Designer Accused of Smuggling Crocodile Handbags

Celebrity Designer Accused of Smuggling Crocodile Handbags

By Manuel Rueda And Joshua Goodman | Jul 9, 2022

A leading fashion designer whose accessories were used by celebrities and characters in the "Sex and the City" TV series, was arrested in her hometown of Cali, Colombia, & faces extradition to the United States on charges of smuggling crocodile handbags.

Watch: Hammer-Waving Suspect Hurls Slurs, Threats at Gay Couple in NYC

Watch: Hammer-Waving Suspect Hurls Slurs, Threats at Gay Couple in NYC

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 7, 2022

A man hurling anti-gay epithets harassed and menaced a gay couple in Manhattan before fleeing into Central Park. The NYPD has released video of the incident, asking the public to help apprehend the suspect.

Ex-'Cheer' Star Harris Gets 12 Years for Seeking Photos, Sex

Ex-'Cheer' Star Harris Gets 12 Years for Seeking Photos, Sex

Jul 7, 2022

A federal judge sentenced Jerry Harris, a former star of the Netflix docuseries "Cheer," to 12 years in prison for coercing teenage boys to send him obscene photos and videos of themselves and soliciting sex from minors at cheerleading competitions.

Gay Missouri Political Candidate's Banner Defaced With Homophobic Slur

Gay Missouri Political Candidate's Banner Defaced With Homophobic Slur

By Emell Adolphus | Jul 5, 2022

Justice Horn, who is seeking to be elected to represent the First District on the Legislature in Kansas City, Missouri, shared a photo showing that his campaign banner had been defaced with a gay slur.

6 Dead, 24 Wounded In Shooting at Chicago-area July 4 Parade

6 Dead, 24 Wounded In Shooting at Chicago-area July 4 Parade

By Michael Tarm and Roger Schneider | Jul 4, 2022

At least six people died and 24 were wounded in a shooting at a July Fourth parade in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park, and officers are searching for a suspect who likely fired on the festivities from a rooftop, police said Monday.

Watch: Man Nearly Sets Himself on Fire Burning Pride Flag

Watch: Man Nearly Sets Himself on Fire Burning Pride Flag

By Emell Adolphus | Jun 30, 2022

Lansing, MI police are seeking a man in connection to a series of Pride flag vandalisms that have hit the city of Lansing. He recently attempted to set a Pride flag on fire, nearly igniting himself in the process.

Anti-Black, Gay, Asian Bias Fuel California Hate Crime Surge

Anti-Black, Gay, Asian Bias Fuel California Hate Crime Surge

Jun 29, 2022

Hate crimes driven by homophobia and racism resulted in a 33% surge in reported incidents in California last year.

Watch: Man Arrested After Flashing Gun Outside of Florida Gay Bar

Watch: Man Arrested After Flashing Gun Outside of Florida Gay Bar

By Emell Adolphus | Jun 28, 2022

A man arrested after flashing gun outside of Florida gay bar. According to a police report, the man flashed a fully loaded firearm with one round in the chamber outside of Gym Bar in Florida's Wilton Manors neighborhood.

Norway: Suspect in Pride Month Attack Won't Talk to Police

Norway: Suspect in Pride Month Attack Won't Talk to Police

By Kostya Manenkov | Jun 27, 2022

The suspect in a mass shooting during an LGBTQ festival in Norway has refused to explain his actions to investigators and will remain in pretrial custody for the next four weeks.

San Francisco Police Release Photo of Alleged Subway Shooter

San Francisco Police Release Photo of Alleged Subway Shooter

By Olga R. Rodriguez | Jun 24, 2022

Police in San Francisco were searching Thursday for a man who shot and killed one person and wounded another inside a subway train and then fled when the train stopped in the Castro District, the city's historically LGBTQ neighborhood.

California Eyes Banning Loitering for Prostitution Arrests

California Eyes Banning Loitering for Prostitution Arrests

By Don Thompson | Jun 21, 2022

California lawmakers on Monday finally sent Gov. Gavin Newsom a hot potato of a bill that would bar police from making arrests on a charge of loitering for prostitution, nine months after the measure passed the Legislature.

Watch: Fires Set to Pride Decorations Burn Baltimore Homes, Leave 3 People Hospitalized

Watch: Fires Set to Pride Decorations Burn Baltimore Homes, Leave 3 People Hospitalized

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 17, 2022

Four homes were burned in a Baltimore arson attack that hospitalized three victims. Of the fires that were reportedly started, one was on a Pride flag, and another was on a home "adorned with Pride decorations."

Attacker Sentenced to 'Up to Five Years' for Brooklyn Hate Crime Stabbing

Attacker Sentenced to 'Up to Five Years' for Brooklyn Hate Crime Stabbing

Jun 16, 2022

A convicted assailant received a prison term of up to five years for a hate crime attack in which he stabbed a woman while hurling homophobic and transphobic slurs.

Watch: Gay Couple Viciously Attacked on Camera During Sacramento Pride Weekend

Watch: Gay Couple Viciously Attacked on Camera During Sacramento Pride Weekend

By Emell Adolphus | Jun 14, 2022

A gay couple was attacked at Sacramento restaurant during Pride Weekend. The couple said they were targeted while in Sacramento's LGBTQ-friendly Lavender Heights district.

Hate Crime Probe after Group Disrupts Drag Queen Story Hour

Hate Crime Probe after Group Disrupts Drag Queen Story Hour

Jun 13, 2022

Authorities were investigating a possible hate crime after a group of men allegedly shouted homophobic and anti-LGBTQ slurs during a Drag Queen Story Hour at a San Francisco Bay Area library, a sheriff's official said.

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