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Flight Diverted to Oklahoma City Due to Unruly Passenger

Flight Diverted to Oklahoma City Due to Unruly Passenger

Jun 20
Police say an American Airlines flight from Pittsburgh to Dallas/Fort Worth was diverted to Oklahoma City because of a drunken, unruly passenger.

NY Poised to Ban Gay, Trans 'Panic' Murder Defenses

NY Poised to Ban Gay, Trans 'Panic' Murder Defenses

Jun 20
New York's state lawmakers have passed legislation to ban the so-called 'gay panic' defense in murder cases with LGBTQ victims.

Man Charged in Threat to Kill Gays at St. Louis Pride Parade

Man Charged in Threat to Kill Gays at St. Louis Pride Parade

Jun 19
A suburban St. Louis man accused of telling organizers of the city's Pride parade that he would shoot and kill as many gays as possible at the LGBTQ celebration before turning the gun on himself has been charged with making a terrorist threat.

Watch: Hate Crime Charges Filed in Brutal Mob Beating of Gay Couple in D.C.

Watch: Hate Crime Charges Filed in Brutal Mob Beating of Gay Couple in D.C.

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 19
Three teenagers arrested in connection with a vicious assault and robbery against a gay couple now face hate crime charges, media sources report.

Trans Woman Alleges Sexual Abuse in Squad Car by Chicago Cop

Trans Woman Alleges Sexual Abuse in Squad Car by Chicago Cop

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 19
A Chicago transwoman says that one of the Windy City's finest detained her last March 5 as she was walking along the street on her way home, drove her to an alley in a marked police car, and forced her to perform oral sex on him under threat of arrest.

Watch: High School Athletes Dropped from Football Team after Pride Flag-Burning Post

Watch: High School Athletes Dropped from Football Team after Pride Flag-Burning Post

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 19
Two high school football players in Kearns, Utah, have been dropped "indefinitely" from their football team after a Snapchat post in which a Pride flag was burned while threatening anti-LGBTQ sentiments were voiced.

Mob of Teens Allegedly Attack, Rob Gay Couple, Others During Night of Crime

Mob of Teens Allegedly Attack, Rob Gay Couple, Others During Night of Crime

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 18
It was a mini crime wave, reportedly carried out over a span of approximately 75 minutes by teenagers as young as 15. Among their victims: A gay couple who say they were targeted for a savage beating because of their sexuality.

Man, 24, Pleads Guilty in Transgender Woman's 2016 Death

Man, 24, Pleads Guilty in Transgender Woman's 2016 Death

Jun 18
Alabama authorities say a 24-year-old Birmingham man has pleaded guilty to murder and attempted murder of victims he targeted because they were transgender.

Terror, Chaos Inside California Costco Amid Deadly Shooting

Terror, Chaos Inside California Costco Amid Deadly Shooting

Jun 15
Shoppers and employees have described terror and chaos as shots rang out inside a busy California warehouse store as a gunman in an argument near the freezer section opened fire — killing one man, wounding two and sparking a stampede.

NYC Man Shot by Stray Bullet While Walking Dog

NYC Man Shot by Stray Bullet While Walking Dog

By Sam Cronin | Jun 14
Winston McKay, 40, was shot and killed by a stray bullet while walking his dog after celebrating his and his husband's anniversary early Monday morning.

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