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25-Year-Old Gay Man Found Dead in Cab after Leaving NYC Club with 3 Men

25-Year-Old Gay Man Found Dead in Cab after Leaving NYC Club with 3 Men

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 5, 2022

25-year-old Julio Ramirez left a gay club in New York's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood with three other men. Not long after, he was found dead in a taxi, and days later money disappeared from his bank accounts.

Source: Whitmer, McConnell, Evers on Wisconsin Gunman's List

Source: Whitmer, McConnell, Evers on Wisconsin Gunman's List

By Dave Kolpack and Mike Balsamo | Jun 5, 2022

A gunman suspected of fatally shooting a retired county judge had a list that included Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers,

Ex-Boyfriend Arrested in 2019 Death of Gay Man, Trust Fund Heir

Ex-Boyfriend Arrested in 2019 Death of Gay Man, Trust Fund Heir

By Emell Adolphus | Jun 4, 2022

Twenty-two-year-old Rashid Young was reported missing December 2019. An investigation into his death has led authorities to his ex-boyfriend.

Settlement Ends Police Stings in NYC Bus Terminal Bathrooms

Settlement Ends Police Stings in NYC Bus Terminal Bathrooms

By David Porter | Jun 2, 2022

The police agency that patrols New York City's main bus terminal has agreed to stop sending plainclothes officers into its public bathrooms to try and catch people propositioning strangers for sex.

Former Virginia Tech Player Acquitted in 2021 Beating Death

Former Virginia Tech Player Acquitted in 2021 Beating Death

May 30, 2022

A jury on Friday acquitted a former Virginia Tech football player who had been accused of fatally beating a man he says he initially believed from a Tinder match to be a woman.

NRA Speakers Distort Gun and Crime Statistics

NRA Speakers Distort Gun and Crime Statistics

By Amanda Seitz | May 28, 2022

Speakers at the NRA annual meeting assailed a Chicago gun ban that doesn't exist and roundly distorted national gun and crime statistics.

Kevin Spacey Charged in UK with 4 Counts of Sexual Assault

Kevin Spacey Charged in UK with 4 Counts of Sexual Assault

May 26, 2022

British prosecutors said Thursday they have charged actor Kevin Spacey with four counts of sexual assault against three men.

Reality TV's Josh Duggar Gets 12 Years in Child Porn Case

Reality TV's Josh Duggar Gets 12 Years in Child Porn Case

May 26, 2022

Former reality TV star Josh Duggar was sentenced Wednesday to about 12 1/2 years in prison after he was convicted of receiving child pornography.

British Woman Sentenced for Grooming 13-Year-Old Boy in Heterosexual Sex

British Woman Sentenced for Grooming 13-Year-Old Boy in Heterosexual Sex

May 15, 2022

A 40-year old British woman pleaded guilty in a sentencing hearing for having "befriended a 13-year-old boy and plied him with alcohol and cigarettes before going on to force him to have sex with her."

Watch: LGBTQ-Themed Library Again Target of Anti-Gay Vandals

Watch: LGBTQ-Themed Library Again Target of Anti-Gay Vandals

By Emell Adolphus | May 15, 2022

A mini library, with LGBTQ-themed books for youths and young adults, has been ransacked for a fourth time in a Massachusetts community.

Florida Man Blinded in Alleged Hate Crime Speaks Out

Florida Man Blinded in Alleged Hate Crime Speaks Out

May 15, 2022

A gay Florida man, severely beaten and blinded in an alleged homophobic attack earlier this month, spoke out about the crime.

Gay K-Pop Star Holland Attacked by Slur-Hurling Assailant

Gay K-Pop Star Holland Attacked by Slur-Hurling Assailant

May 9, 2022

Out gay K-pop star Holland described in a Twitter post how he was the victim of a hate crime. The singer was assaulted in the Itaewon section of Seoul by a slur-hurling attacker.

Driver Pleads Guilty in Crash that Killed Nicki Minaj's Dad

Driver Pleads Guilty in Crash that Killed Nicki Minaj's Dad

By Jennifer Peltz | May 7, 2022

A hit-and-run driver pleaded guilty Friday in a suburban New York a suburban New York crash that killed the father of Nicki Minaj and was promised a year or less in jail, disappointing prosecutors and the hip hop star's mother.

Man Charged in Dave Chappelle Attack Pleads Not Guilty

Man Charged in Dave Chappelle Attack Pleads Not Guilty

May 7, 2022

A man charged in an attack on comedian Dave Chappelle during a performance at the Hollywood Bowl pleaded not guilty Friday to four misdemeanors.

No Felony Charge for Man who Tackled Dave Chappelle on Stage

No Felony Charge for Man who Tackled Dave Chappelle on Stage

By Andrew Dalton | May 6, 2022

The man who tackled comedian Dave Chappelle during a performance at the Hollywood Bowl will not be charged with any felonies, the district attorney's office said Thursday.

Rapper Kidd Creole Sentenced to 16 Years for Fatal Stabbing

Rapper Kidd Creole Sentenced to 16 Years for Fatal Stabbing

May 5, 2022

Rapper Kidd Creole, who was a founding member of Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five, was sentenced Wednesday to 16 years in prison for stabbing a homeless man to death on a New York City street.

Sydney Man Gets 12 Years for Murdering Gay American in 1988

Sydney Man Gets 12 Years for Murdering Gay American in 1988

By Rod McGuirk | May 3, 2022

An Australian man was sentenced to 12 years and seven months in prison Tuesday for the 1988 murder of an American who fell off a Sydney cliff that was known as a gay meeting place.

Man at Philly Gay Bar Dies After Being Punched by Bouncer

Man at Philly Gay Bar Dies After Being Punched by Bouncer

Apr 28, 2022

After being escorted out of Tabu Bar & Lounge around 1 a.m., the man was reportedly punched by a bouncer and fell unconscious.

Restorative Justice? Judge Assigns Pulse Massacre Essay to Man Who Damaged LGBTQ+ Street Mural

Restorative Justice? Judge Assigns Pulse Massacre Essay to Man Who Damaged LGBTQ+ Street Mural

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 28, 2022

In what may be an example of restorative justice, a judge declined to pursue felony charges in a case involving property damage to an LGBTQ+-themed street mural — and he assigned the accused to write an essay on the Pulse massacre.

British Man Left Paralyzed After Brutal Homophobic Attack

British Man Left Paralyzed After Brutal Homophobic Attack

Apr 24, 2022

A British man was left paralyzed after a brutal homophobic attack early in the morning on April 10 after being accused of wearing a "girl's jacket."

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