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Hate Crimes

Cardinal Dolan Calls For Anti-LGBT Sermons In Shadow Of Violent Anti-Gay Hate Crime Wave

by David Badash ● 3:38 PM May 26, 2013
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Not only has Cardinal Dolan not acknowledged the wave of anti-LGBT hate crimes, he has contributed to the hate. How many more LGBT people will suffer or die before Dolan denounces the violence?

Hate Crimes

25 Violent Anti-Gay Hate Crimes In NYC. Could Mayor Bloomberg Be Any More Absent?

by David Badash ● 10:12 AM May 22, 2013
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Mayor Bloomberg let four days and a rally by thousands of New Yorkers to mourn and protest the hate crime murder of a gay man pass before showing up to say something. Until yesterday, Bloomberg had not made one public comment this year about the anti-lGBT hate crime wave in his city.

Marriage

NOM President Brian Brown ‘Condemns The Murder Of A Gay Man In New York’

by David Badash ● 7:03 PM May 21, 2013
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Brian Brown, president of NOM, the National Organization For Marriage, today issued a statement condemning the anti-gay hate crime murder of Mark Carson, a gay man shot to death Friday in New York City.

Hate Crimes

Two More Violent Anti-Gay Hate Crimes In NYC — Just Hours After Thousands March In Protest

by David Badash ● 2:29 PM May 21, 2013
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Just hours after thousands of metro New York City citizens marched to mourn the death of Mark Carson and to protest NYC’s wave of anti-gay hate crimes, there were two more violent anti-gay hate crime attacks.

Hate Crimes

LGBT Activists Chastise Anti-Gay Organizations For ‘Response’ To Hate Crime Murder

by David Badash ● 1:07 PM May 21, 2013
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Scott Wooledge, a writer and founder Memeographs today posted this graphic which encapsulates the “response” from anti-gay organizations to the murder of Mark Carson.

Hate Crimes

NYT Examines Mark Carson Murder: Hate Speech From Community Leaders Encourages Anti-LGBT Sentiment

by David Badash ● 11:57 AM May 21, 2013
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“As gay rights increase, so do hate crimes.” The Times today published a video examining the aftermath of the murder of Mark Carson, noting a correlation between the rise in anti-LGBT hate crimes and hate speech.

News

LOOK: Edie Windsor Joins NYC Political Leaders in March Against Anti-Gay Hate Crimes

by David Badash ● 8:51 PM May 20, 2013
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Edith Windsor joined local NYC politicians and thousands of protestors in a march to protest the recent crime wave of anti-gay hate that culminated in Friday’s shooting death of Mark Carson.

Actions

Look: Thousands March Through NYC’s West Village To Protest Anti-Gay Hate Crime Wave

by David Badash ● 7:44 PM May 20, 2013
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Thousands of metro-area New Yorkers marched through the streets of the West Village to mourn Friday’s murder of Mark Carson and to protest the recent anti-gay hate crime wave.

Bigotry Watch

Killer In Anti-Gay Hate Crime Laughed As He Told Cops: ‘I Shot Him In The Face’

by David Badash ● 2:43 PM May 20, 2013
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The gunman who shot and killed a 32-year old gay man Friday night in New York City’s Greenwich Village reportedly laughed as he confessed to the police, “I shot him in the face.”

Discrimination

Murder Of Mark Carson Is Fifth Anti-LGBT Violent Hate Crime In NYC In Under Two Weeks

by David Badash ● 9:26 PM May 19, 2013
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The murder of Mark Carson Friday night was the fifth — not third, as far too many mainstream media outlets and others are reporting — violent anti-gay hate crime in New York City this month.

Actions

Look: 100′s Attend Vigil For Mark Carson, Gay Man Shot Dead In NYC’s Greenwich Village

by David Badash ● 10:39 AM May 19, 2013
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Last night with little notice, several hundred people, many holding candles, some holding signs, showed up to a midnight vigil for Mark Carson, the gay man shot dead less than 24 hours earlier in New York City’s Greenwich Village.

News

NYC: Midnight Vigil For Hate Crime Greenwich Village Murder Victim

by David Badash ● 11:16 PM May 18, 2013
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A vigil is being held tonight, Saturday, at midnight, in NYC’s Greenwich Village, in response to the anti-gay hate crime murder of Mark Carson, the 32-year old gay man who was shot in the head and killed very early this morning.