Anti-Violence Project

Recent Headlines
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. 

Jackson Heights »

Police Investigating Video of Alleged Anti-Gay Slurs and Assault on F Train

The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating the video of the alleged F train incident, police said.

Chelsea »

Chelsea Restaurant Sells Pink Whiskey to Fight Anti-Gay Violence

All proceeds from the $5 "Shot of Love" will go toward the Anti-Violence Project.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Anti-Gay Hate Crimes Rise in New York As Numbers Fall Nationally

A study, which does not include recent incidents, found gay hate crimes rose for a fourth-straight year.

Midtown »

'Star Trek' Actor George Takei Beams Out Story of Anti-Gay Attack Near MSG

Takei shared the story with his 4-million-plus fans on Facebook amid a flood of social-media support.

Jackson Heights »

NYPD Releases New Patrol Guidelines to Address Transgender 'Harassment'

LGBT advocates charge that cops routinely taunt, shame and arrest transgender people on false pretenses.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Anti-Violence Mural Unveiled in Washington Heights

The mural was designed and painted by high school students who worked with two Brookyn artists.

Manhattan »

New York Marathon Rookie Runs Against LGBT Hate Crimes

The dream of kissing another man without fear will push one marathon runner across the finish line Sunday.