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Williamsburg »

Man Beats Passerby in Anti-Gay Attack After Visiting Pizzeria, Police Say

The victim's nose was broken and his face was cut and bruised in the Williamsburg attack, police said.

Bed-Stuy »

Police Release Video of Suspect in Possible Anti-Gay Attack

Three women were hospitalized following an assault near gay bar One Last Shag, in Bed-Stuy.

Bushwick »

Transgender Woman Beaten in Bushwick Leaves Hospital With Brain Trauma

A nonprofit group raising money to cover the victim's expenses said she needs 24-hour supervision.

Bed-Stuy »

Man Yelling Derogatory Comments Attacks 2 Women Outside Gay Bar, Police Say

The women were hospitalized following an assault in front of One Last Shag, in Bed-Stuy.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Shirtless Attacker Punches Man After Making Anti-Gay Remarks, Police Say

The attack took place along West 48th Street between Eighth and Ninth avenues, police said.

Melrose »

Men Beat Woman in Anti-Gay Attack, Police Say

The suspects beat the victim while making anti-gay statements at 395 E. 149th St., police said.

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.