Posts Tagged ‘hate crime’

The Morning After: Porn Signature Edition

* In her final dispatch on the Buttman trial, porn director and performer Aurora Snow claims that LAPD Det. Michael Ozaki, a witness for the prosecution, is a fan:

Sexist Comments of the Week

Last week's column on ANC commissioners' bad words, 5C Commissioner Gigi Ransom Censured Over "Potential Hate Crime", has inspired even more incendiary speech, courtesy of the comments section.
Matt Corrigan, on why ANC personality problems should be checked at the door:
I’m in 5C and do the neighborhood walks with John Salatti. He cannot stand to be [...]

5C Commissioner Gigi Ransom Censured Over “Potential Hate Crime”

Commissioner Ransom’s note helped get her censured by her ANC.
Meetings of advisory neighborhood commission 5C are among the most scrupulously documented affairs in the city. Debbie Smith, a Ward 5 resident and former commissioner, has taken to filming the meetings in full from the back of the room, citing “crazy stuff that has been going [...]

Durval Martins’ Unsolved Murder

Durval Martins (right), with twin brother Pedro.
Durval Martins, a 35-year-old gay man, was murdered in Logan Circle last December. Martins was found, dead in the intersection, with his wallet in his hand. He had been shot multiple times in the head. He had not been robbed. No arrests have been made in Martins' case.
On Tuesday [...]

Gay Crime Log: Fuck Fred Phelps Edition

Yeah . . . get out of our fucking city.
It's feast or famine over at the Gay Crime Log. The Sexist isn't sure what she did to anger the Gay Crime Gods, but for the past two weeks, her D.C. police crime report e-mails have been barren. Today, her inbox was blessed with a mammoth [...]

Gay Crime Log: Clubbing In Da Club Edition

Domestic violence victim leaves boyfriend, finds bus
The GLLU, MPD’s Gay and Lesbian Liason Unit, serves the District’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender communities. Last week in police activity related to the GLBT community—including a domestic violence victim who takes refuge in a bus, and a man who clubs his boyfriend while in da club—below.

GLB Against T: Who’s Man Enough to Escape a Beating?

Bitch and Hormone: Gender identity gets worked over in bar fight.
When Mitch Graffeo entered Dupont’s Fab Lounge shortly before closing on Feb. 28, he hadn’t been to a lesbian club in more than a decade. Graffeo, 40, was only stopping in to pick up a friend, 29-year-old Jamie, at the conclusion of the gay bar’s [...]

The Week in GLBT Police Activity: Delete Those Photos Edition

The GLLU, MPD’s Gay and Lesbian Liason Unit, serves the District’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender communities. A round-up of the past week's crime reports—including missing victims, fraudulent sexual partners, and a couple club fights—below.

GRABBED, ONE MONTH LATER. FEB. 3, 2009. A man contacted the GLLU to report an assault from way back on Jan. [...]

Guilty Plea in Georgetown Gay Bashing Case

On Oct. 3, 19-year-old Ruddad Abdulgader approached two men at the C&O Canal, shouted homophobic epithets at them, and assaulted one of them in the face with a bottle. He pleaded guilty to "felony assault with bias intent" and "possession of a prohibited weapon" yesterday, reports Lou Chibbaro Jr. for the Washington Blade. Adbulgader and [...]

Another Hate Crime: Gay Bar Assault

Lou Chibbaro Jr. reports for The Blade on D.C.'s most recent hate crime. Two customers leaving the D.C. Eagle, a New York Ave. gay bar, were assaulted last Friday "by a group of men shouting anti-gay names," Chibbaro writes.
“The victims, who state they were walking through a group of 6 black males, were punched and [...]