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One week after city councilmembers and other elected officials unveiled a proposal to open a city office dedicated to hate crimes, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced his office is creating a Hate Crimes Bureau. Comment
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Cops Nab Suspect In Anti-Gay Subway Attack

A man who hurled anti-gay slurs at a woman and broke her spine on an E train on November 30 has been arrested, the NYPD announced on Thursday. Comment
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Rapper Seeks to Have Assault Conviction Thrown Out

“Citing “prosecutorial misconduct” and a judge’s “erroneous rulings,” the defense in a Brooklyn assault case that was originally charged as an anti-LGBTQ hate crime has asked that the defendant’s conviction be vacated and he be granted a new trial. Comment
A pastor who shot and killed a transgender black woman in Detroit on December 7 targeted her because of gender identity — and evidence of that will be presented in court, Wayne County prosecutors told Gay City News. Comments (2)
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Woman Suffers Fractured Spine in Anti-Gay Subway Assault

Police are searching for a man who they say yelled anti-gay slurs at a 20-year-old woman and then punched her in the head, leaving her with a fractured spine on the E train late last month. Comment

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