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Queer-Friendly NYC Nightclub Set On Fire

Queer-Friendly NYC Nightclub Set On Fire

By Emell Adolphus | Apr 6, 2022

Patrons at a nightclub in the NYC neighborhood of Bushwick were left shaken up after someone attempted to set fire to club while they were inside.

After Targeting 21 Men, Serial Grindr Thief Captured in Los Angeles

After Targeting 21 Men, Serial Grindr Thief Captured in Los Angeles

Apr 6, 2022

A serial thief who allegedly found his victims on Grindr was arrested in Los Angeles on Monday.

Civilian Army Leader Led Child Porn Ring, Risked US Security

Civilian Army Leader Led Child Porn Ring, Risked US Security

By Michael Rezendes | Apr 2, 2022

David Frodsham was a top civilian commander at a U.S. air base in Afghanistan when he "jokingly" asked an IT technician for access to YouPorn, the video-sharing pornographic website.

Judge Upholds Ghislaine Maxwell's Sex Trafficking Conviction

Judge Upholds Ghislaine Maxwell's Sex Trafficking Conviction

By Tom Hays and Larry Neumeister | Apr 2, 2022

A U.S. judge refused to throw out Ghislaine Maxwell's sex trafficking conviction Friday, despite a juror's failure to disclose before the trial began that he'd been a victim of childhood sexual abuse.

Watch: NYPD Looking for Suspect in Anti-Gay Subway Assault

Watch: NYPD Looking for Suspect in Anti-Gay Subway Assault

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 31, 2022

Video taken on a New York City subway shows the suspect in a hate attack uttering an anti-gay slur, grabbing the victim's hair, and punching him repeatedly.

Gaga's Hero Dog Walker's Account of Scuffle with Dognappers Unsealed

Gaga's Hero Dog Walker's Account of Scuffle with Dognappers Unsealed

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 28, 2022

The testimony of Ryan Fischer, the heroic dog walker shot in February of 2021 as he tried to prevent Lady Gaga's dogs from being stolen, has been unsealed. Here's his harrowing account.

Video Shows Man Stabbing 2 Workers at New York's MOMA

Video Shows Man Stabbing 2 Workers at New York's MOMA

By Marina Villeneuve | Mar 13, 2022

Video from the Museum of Modern Art shows the moment a man leaped over a reception desk and stabbed two employees as they tried to flee Saturday.

Boyfriend Arrested, Accused of Murder, Concrete Burial of Honolulu Man

Boyfriend Arrested, Accused of Murder, Concrete Burial of Honolulu Man

By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher | Mar 12, 2022

Police say a 23-year-old man killed his 73-year-old lover, tried to make it look like a suicide, poured cement over his body in a bathtub, and planned to fraudulently take ownership of his car and home.

Jussie Smollett Sentenced to 150 Days in Jail in Fake Attack

Jussie Smollett Sentenced to 150 Days in Jail in Fake Attack

By Don Babwin and Kathleen Foody | Mar 10, 2022

Jussie Smollett was sentenced Thursday to 150 days in jail for lying to police about a racist and homophobic attack that the former "Empire" actor orchestrated himself.

Man Pleads Guilty to Burning Tire Marks on LGBTQ Streetscape

Man Pleads Guilty to Burning Tire Marks on LGBTQ Streetscape

Mar 2, 2022

A Florida man participating in a rally for former President Donald Trump pleaded guilty Tuesday to burning tire marks across a gay-pride streetscape in South Florida last summer.

Watch: Decatur Police Arrest 19-Year-Old in Pipe Wrench Beating of Gay Neighbor

Watch: Decatur Police Arrest 19-Year-Old in Pipe Wrench Beating of Gay Neighbor

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 28, 2022

Decatur police seemingly arrived just in time to prevent the murder of a gay man by his pipe wrench-wielding 19-year-old neighbor. The assailant was reportedly starting to choke the victim after beating him.

LGBTQ Ukrainians Prepare for Abuse Under Russian Occupation

LGBTQ Ukrainians Prepare for Abuse Under Russian Occupation

By Emell Adolphus | Feb 24, 2022

LGBTQ Ukrainians fear Russian occupation will bring human rights violations, violence, and turn back progress on LGBTQ rights.

Naomie Skinner's Death at Boyfriend's Hands Marks Fourth Known Anti-Trans Killing of 2022

Naomie Skinner's Death at Boyfriend's Hands Marks Fourth Known Anti-Trans Killing of 2022

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 24, 2022

The death of Naomie Skinner, 25, a Black trans woman, marks the fourth known instance of deadly anti-trans violence this year — but the true toll may be even higher.

NY Man Pleads Guilty to Mailing Threats to LGBTQ Groups

NY Man Pleads Guilty to Mailing Threats to LGBTQ Groups

Feb 24, 2022

A retired teacher who threatened violence against the New York City LGBTQ pride march and numerous other LGBTQ-friendly groups and businesses pleaded guilty to mailing threatening communications through the postal service.

Was Arbery Killing a Hate Crime? Jury to Hear Dueling Views

Was Arbery Killing a Hate Crime? Jury to Hear Dueling Views

By Russ Bynum | Feb 21, 2022

A jury of eight white people, three Black people and one Hispanic person will hear dueling views Monday from prosecutors and defense attorneys as they present their closing arguments in U.S. District Court.

Watch: Gay Hockey Fan Says Trio of Attackers Hurled Homophobic Slurs

Watch: Gay Hockey Fan Says Trio of Attackers Hurled Homophobic Slurs

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 7, 2022

A gay Boston Bruins fan says three Avalanche fans zeroed in on him with anti-LGBTQ+ slurs and beat him up at a sports bar after a game.

Watch: Grindr Brings Cops, Drug Dealers Together in Massive Bust

Watch: Grindr Brings Cops, Drug Dealers Together in Massive Bust

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 5, 2022

Grindr and other gay dating apps are all about bringing people together — though not usually in the way police in Florida managed, using the platforms in a months-long operation to set up a massive drug bust.

Michael Avenatti Convicted of Stealing from Stormy Daniels

Michael Avenatti Convicted of Stealing from Stormy Daniels

By Tom Hays and Larry Neumeister | Feb 5, 2022

Michael Avenatti was convicted Friday of cheating porn actor Stormy Daniels out of nearly $300,000 she was supposed to get for writing a book about an alleged tryst with former President Donald Trump.

'Tiger King' Joe Exotic Resentenced to 21 Years in Prison

'Tiger King' Joe Exotic Resentenced to 21 Years in Prison

By Jill Bleed and Sean Murphy | Jan 28, 2022

A federal judge resentenced "Tiger King" Joe Exotic to 21 years in prison on Friday, reducing his punishment by just a year despite pleas from the former zookeeper for leniency as he begins treatment for cancer.

'Tiger King' Joe Exotic Set for Resentencing in Oklahoma

'Tiger King' Joe Exotic Set for Resentencing in Oklahoma

By Jill Bleed and Sean Murphy | Jan 28, 2022

A federal judge is set to decide a new sentence Friday for "Tiger King" Joe Exotic after an appeals court ruled last year that the prison term he's serving on a murder-for-hire conviction should be shortened.

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