White Man Murders Three Muslim Students in Chapel Hill

Three Muslim students were shot and killed in an apartment complex in Chapel Hill, North Carolina Tuesday night by a 46-year-old man. Two of the victims, Yusor Mohammad, 21, of Chapel Hill, and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19, were sisters. Mohammad's husband, Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23, who she had just married in… » 2/11/15 9:20am 2/11/15 9:20am

Your Evening Cry: How We Wish History Had Gone Down

If you're ready to cry into your evening bowl of ice cream bon bons, grab all the Kleenex ever made, and get into this Anti-Defamation League video. It imagines a world that still has Martin Luther King, Anne Frank, Matthew Shepard, and many other wonderful souls because it's a world without hate crimes. I'm… » 3/21/13 10:15pm 3/21/13 10:15pm

Amish Beard-Cutting Brigade Has Been Convicted, Will Make a Lot of…

The den of Amish beard thieves arrested last fall by the FBI for a series of facial-hair shearing attacks were convicted on Thursday of federal conspiracy and hate crimes. » 9/20/12 9:15pm 9/20/12 9:15pm

Cranky Old Politician Promises to Commit Hate Crimes Against…

Concerned Tennessee lawmaker Richard Floyd has withdrawn a bill that would have made it illegal for transsexual women to use ladies' restrooms in his state, but that doesn't mean that he wouldn't kick a mudhole in any depraved pervert that tried to go in the "wrong" bathroom. I'm not an expert on law-type stuff and… » 1/13/12 4:30pm 1/13/12 4:30pm

Because Nobody Listened, a Gay-Bashing Victim Takes His Story to YouTube

On March 7, 23-year-old Justin Alesna went into a Detroit gas station to buy cigarettes. He left, instead, with a fractured skull—thanks to a hateful, gay-bashing stranger. Justin begged for help. Nobody listened. Here, he tells his story. » 3/19/11 11:45am 3/19/11 11:45am

Police Do Nothing About Noose On Gay Rights Group's Door

Last night, someone hung a noose on the door of gay rights group Equality California's office. The police response: "Sometimes you just have to live with being a victim." » 10/29/10 3:40pm 10/29/10 3:40pm

Glee's Lack Of Friendly Homophobes Outrages Conservatives

Conservative "media watchdog" L. Brent Bozell III complains in a TownHall column that, "The only characters on [Glee] disapproving of homosexuality are vicious school bullies." Yes, why can't more episodes focus on Rachel committing hate crimes against Kurt? [ThinkProgress] » 6/04/10 6:20pm 6/04/10 6:20pm

Ann Coulter: Hate Crime Victim? • The Joys Of Tickling Dog Balls

Ann Coulter says she plans to file a complaint with the Human Rights Commission regarding an email she received from the VP of the University of Ottawa asking her to weigh her words with "respect and civility in mind." » 3/23/10 5:40pm 3/23/10 5:40pm

Shaniya Davis' Aunt Speaks Out • Teacher Sues After Slipping On Condoms

Carey Lockhart-Davis, aunt of murdered North Carolina 5-year-old Shaniya Davis, is furious that the alleged rapist and murderer is being treated decently in prison. She told the Early Show: » 11/23/09 5:20pm 11/23/09 5:20pm

Going Rogue: The Condensed Version •  New Spray Combats Premature…

• If, like me, you can't quite stomach 432 pages of Sarah Palin's mudslinging, the AP has scanned the book for the most commonly used words to give us Palin in a nutshell: "Family," "kids," "oil," "energy," and "Alaska." • » 11/19/09 5:40pm 11/19/09 5:40pm

Counterfeit Condom Factory Found In China • Jaycee Dugard's Family…

• Chinese officials are cracking down on an illegal condom factory in the Hunan province, which produces "counterfeit" condoms that offer little to no protection. To make matters worse, the condoms were packaged by shirtless men without any sterilization. • » 11/11/09 5:20pm 11/11/09 5:20pm

Girls At "Weight Extremes" Less Likely To Use Condoms • Obama…

• Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh report that girls at "weight extremes" - i.e. overweight or underweight - are more likely to engage in risky sexual behavior than their "normal weight" peers. • » 10/29/09 5:30pm 10/29/09 5:30pm

United States Senate Approves Expansion Of Hate Crimes Law

Yesterday afternoon, the Senate voted 68-29 to approve the federal hate crimes amendment, joining the House's earlier decision. The amendment (and the defense bill it's attached to) will now go to President Obama to sign. » 10/23/09 10:00am 10/23/09 10:00am

CDC Panel Approves Cervarix • Endorsement Of Oklahoma Abortion Law…

• A CDC advisory committee has recommended GlaxoSmithKline's HPV vaccine Cervarix, which is similar to Merck's Gardasil vaccine, for use in girls and women. But, some say Cervarix is overpriced because it offers less protection than Gardasil. • » 10/21/09 5:30pm 10/21/09 5:30pm

Pre-Teens Buying Into Slutoween? • Arnie Signs Bill Commemorating…

• "It's going to be one happy Halloween for the Roman Polanskis of this world... This year, in a growing trend that is truly scary, fifth-graders are encouraged to dress like cheap hookers," claims the Daily News. • » 10/12/09 5:40pm 10/12/09 5:40pm

House Passes Sexual Orientation Update To Hate Crimes Bill

Let's start with the good news: the House of Representatives voted broaden the scope of existing laws to include sexual orientation as a federal hate crime. The bill passed 281 to 146. However, the comments from the opposition are revealing. » 10/09/09 10:00am 10/09/09 10:00am

Man Tries To Run Over Two Muslim Women At Gas Station

Joseph Ballance, 23, allegedly tried to run over a mother and daughter wearing abayas at a New York gas station, saying he'd "chop [them] up into little pieces and kill [them]." Ballance pled not guilty to aggravated harassment. [AP] » 8/28/09 5:20pm 8/28/09 5:20pm

Man Accused In Murder Of Neda Soltan • Dude With Woman's Cornea Now…

• Pro-government militiaman Abbas Kargar Javid has been accused of murdering Neda Soltan, the young woman from Iran who became an international symbol after her death was shown on YouTube. The regime has yet to take action against Javid. • » 8/20/09 5:30pm 8/20/09 5:30pm

White Pride Pendergrafts Are The New Prussian Blue

Charity and Shelby Pendergraft are two teenage sisters who believe that their music has the power to bring white people together: they're the latest additions to the white supremacist music scene! Fortunately for humanity, they really suck. » 8/06/09 3:40pm 8/06/09 3:40pm