The latest twist, Seidler said, is attacks by youths who claim that homosexuals are exposing them to AIDS, the deadly disease that most commonly strikes gay men. That concept is changing even as the number of attacks continues to rise, Schell said; more and more homosexuals are fighting back when attacked or are prosecuting their attackers. Four men received prison sentences for their actions in what Assistant Dist. They singled him out and they assaulted him exclusively for that reason. As the year-old man fell to the ground, his head struck a curb.
Gay Bashing at a Sports Bar: What Do You Do?
Gay-bashing reportedly more violent in Bay Area
News of Rev. Louie Giglio being removed from giving the benediction at the Inaugural address over his past anti-gay comments serves to remind everyone that gay bashing is still a favorite past-time in certain evangelical Christian communities. When it comes to anti-gay pastors specifically, there are those with feelings of hate and those with something so far off the wall that you wonder if supernatural demon possession is to blame. This list is filled with the latter. He still deserves special acknowledgement post-mortem though. That explains it. I always knew there was something funny about Ellen DeGeneres.
‘Gay Bashing’ a Growing Threat to Homosexuals
Gay bashing and gay bullying is an attack, abuse , or assault committed against a person who is perceived by the aggressor to be gay , lesbian , bisexual , or transgender. The attack may be physical or verbal. This can also include abuse, bullying or assaults perpetrated against a heterosexual person whom the attacker perceives to be LGBT.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT people sometimes experience violence directed toward their sexuality or gender identity. It may be psychological or physical and motivated by biphobia , gayphobia , homophobia , lesbophobia , and transphobia. Influencing factors may be cultural , religious ,    or political mores and biases.