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Hate Crimes

ACTION ALERT: How global allies should respond to David Kato's murder

We fully understand that many of you are full of sadness and anger and would like to take action on David’s behalf. However, we believe that first and foremost Ugandan civil society must be respected in leading and coordinating events and actions over the coming weeks and months.

In Georgia, ministers stand together against anti-gay hate crime

A gay man's home gay man's home was burned down to the ground on January 23, hours after a stone wrapped in a note filled with threats and anti-gay slurs was thrown through his window.

In Canada, holiday turns into nightmare for gay couple

An idyllic cross-country ski trip through the West Kootenays turned nightmarish for a gay couple when an unprovoked hate attack left one of the men lying bloodied in the snow, begging for mercy.

In Georgia, gay man’s bedroom set on fire

The man's mother says her son is sick, unable to work and rarely, if ever, leaves his house, which makes it harder for her to understand the reasoning behind the act.

LETTER to the editor: Harvey Milk and Gabrielle Giffords and senseless violence

I have never met Congresswoman Giffords, nor Judge Roll, nor any of the other victims of the shocking massacre that occurred Saturday in Tucson. But I recall as though it were yesterday the assassinations in 1978 of my friend and mentor Harvey Milk along with San Francisco Mayor Moscone.