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Recent LGBTQ attacks highlight hate crimes
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Authorities have charged two men with federal hate crimes in Dallas over a violent spree of kidnappings and robberies that targeted gay men on Grindr. Daryl Henry, 22, and Daniel Jenkins, 20, were charged with multiple counts in connection with a string of attacks where victims were allegedly lured to a Dallas apartment through the gay dating app and ordered to hand over their valuables, authorities revealed Thursday. Some victims said they were beaten, robbed, sexually assaulted and called homophobic slurs, according to a superseding indictment unsealed this week. The victims ranged in age from 19 to At least one of the men said they were kidnapped and held for ransom and another said the suspects smeared human waste on them.
2 charged in violent spree of attacks targeting gay men on Grindr in Dallas
In the first week of June, the killings of two gay men and a transgendered woman in Detroit and a gay man outside Atlanta have highlighted an alarming uptick in attacks against LGBTQ people and hate crimes in general, activists say. We know that the discrimination of LGBT folks is at an all time high. On Thursday, year-old Devon Robinson was charged in connection with the May 25th fatal shooting of three people in a home in east Detroit: two gay men Alunte Davis, 21, Timothy Blancher, 20, and a transgender woman, Paris Cameron, Georgia Equality's Graham noted that visibility for the LGBTQ community is especially high this month, particularly because the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots against a police raid of an iconic gay bar is on June Despite the progress against homophobia on many fronts, "amidst all the good, there tends to be a backlash," Graham said.
LGBT culture is a culture shared by lesbian , gay , bisexual , transgender , questioning , and queer individuals and may also include less known identities, such as pansexual. It is sometimes referred to as queer culture indicating people who are queer , while the term gay culture may be used to mean "LGBT culture" or to refer specifically to homosexual culture. LGBT culture varies widely by geography and the identity of the participants.