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Midtown »

Reports of Anti-Gay Crimes Rose 26 Percent in 2013, Advocates Say

Reported attacks were up for the fourth consecutive year, according to the Anti-Violence Project. 

Midtown »

Knicks Fan Arrested in Attack on Gay Couple Outside Madison Square Garden

Martin Martinez, 25, was charged with attacking two men in May, and was released on $1,500 bail.

Central Harlem »

Transgender Woman Dies After Beating in Harlem, Cops Say

Police said Islan Nettles, 21, was taken off of life support after being attacked on early Saturday.

Chelsea »

Cops Release Sketches of Suspects in Chelsea Anti-Gay Attack

Cops released sketches of two suspects in Wednesday's attack on a gay couple in Chelsea.

Midtown South »

Police Seek Man Suspected in Anti-Gay Attack in Midtown

The assault occurred after the suspect allegedly made an anti-gay comment, cops said.

Midtown South »

Gay Activist Punched in Latest Homophobic Attack in Midtown

Eugene Lovendusky, 28, was punched in the face in what police are calling a hate crime.

SoHo »

Three Men Hurt in More Anti-Gay Attacks, Days After Village Murder

Two men were attacked while walking in SoHo, and another man was knocked unconscious in the LES.

East Village »

Attacker in Gay Bashing of Pal in East Village Turns Himself In, Cops Say

Gornell Roman, who pummeled his gay friend, was arrested after turning himself in.

Midtown »

Police Seek 8 Knicks Fans in Attack on Gay Couple in Midtown

Police were investigating the attack near Madison Square Garden as a hate crime.

Manhattan »

Apparent Hate Crime Victim Stands Up to Bullies, Friends Say

Friends of alleged hate crime victim Damian Furtch described him as a gentle, sweet-natured, 6-foot-4-inch protector.

Manhattan »

Police Release Video of Alleged Anti-Gay Attack in West Village

Police released surveillance video of the vicious attack on Damian Furtch, 26, outside a West Village McDonalds.

Manhattan »

Man Attacked Outside West Village McDonalds in Apparent Hate Crime

Damian Furtch, identified as the victim of a brutal attack, said he suffered two black eyes and required stitches.

Downtown »

Fifth Man Arrested for TriBeCa Gang Assault, Report Says

A fifth man was reportedly arrested in connection with an allegedly anti-gay gang assault.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Rockers Tackle Homophobia at 'Hate the Hate' Concert

A heavy-metal enthusiast organized the concert following the rash of bullying-related suicides last year.

Manhattan »

City Launches Ad Campaign Against Anti-Gay Hate Crimes

A campaign condemning hate crimes comes following recent attacks throughout New York.

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