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PHOTOS: 300 Show Up to Attend Brian Sims’ Rally for Gay-Bashing Victims

LOVE Park was a veritable sea of supporters this afternoon, when more than 300 (!) local lawmakers, LGBT leaders and community members showed up in the rain to attend a […]

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TODAY: Brian Sims Hosts a Rally for Gay-Bashing Victims

Today at 2 p.m., State Representative Brian Sims will host an event in Love Park for the two victims of the September 11th gay-bashing in Center […]

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Council Members Push for LGBT-Specific Hate-Crime Legislation in Philadelphia

In today’s City Council session council members Blondell Reynolds Brown and Jim Kenney will introduce a bill that seeks to “close a hate-crime loophole that currently […]

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Gay-Bashing Suspects Released on Bail

The three Bucks County residents charged in the September 11th beating of two gay men in Center City have posted bail and been released from custody after […]

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Gay-Bashing Suspect Kathryn Knott Tweeted Patient’s Severed Finger Photo

On Wednesday, gay-bashing suspect Kathryn Knott was charged with aggravated assault, among other things, for her role in the September 11th attack in Center City. […]

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Here are Mugshots of the Gay-Bashing Suspects

Police have released mugshots of the three Bucks County residents charged in the September 11th Center City gay-bashing.

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Gay-Bashing Suspect Tweeted Thanks to Police Chief Dad for Special Treatment

Update: Police have released mugshots of the Center City gay-bashing defendants. Original: As more details emerge about the arrests in the Center City gay-bashing case, we’re […]

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Gay-Bashing Suspect Kathryn Knott’s Homophobic Twitter Rants Revealed

Twitter user @Clarknt67 just released this disturbing Storify account of gay-bashing suspect Kathryn Knott’s Twitter feed, which includes all kinds of homophobic remarks. Check this […]

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UPDATE: Gay-Bashing Suspects Surrender to Police

According to CBS Philly, the three suspects facing charges in the gay-bashing in Center City on September 11th turned themselves into the police this morning. […]

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Three People Charged in Center City Gay-Bashing

The District Attorney’s office just sent out the following press release: The District Attorney’s Office has approved arrest warrants in connection with the assault of a […]

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Police Source: “People Are Going to Get Locked Up” in Center City Gay-Bashing Case

Philadelphia Gay News has released some interesting new details in the gay-bashing that happened on September 11th on 16th and Chancellor streets, most important of […]

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UPDATE: Police Wrap Up Investigation Into Center City Gay-Bashing

The Inquirer reports that Philadelphia police have wrapped up its investigation into the attack that happened on September 11th on 16th and Chancellor streets. More: Philadelphia […]

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No Arrests Made in Gay-Bashing Case, But Here’s What We Know Now

  There haven’t been many substantial updates since last week in the case of the two gay men who were brutally attacked on September 11th […]

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The Real Deal: A Philly Police Officer Speaks Anonymously

In our new feature, The Real Deal, we’re talking to people in Philadelphia who will only speak to us with a clear agreement of anonymity. […]

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Rep. Brendan Boyle Says His Hate Crime Bill Could Pass On Tuesday

As we all were forced to remember last week, Pennsylvania’s current hate crime law does not offer protections for gay people. But Democratic State Representative […]