Tag Archives: Hate Crime
By Carrie | Published: August 25, 2012
Tweet A SYTYCB entry On July 18, Charlie Rogers, a former University of Nebraska women’s basketball player, posted the following update on her Facebook profile: So maybe I am too idealistic, but I believe way deep inside me that we can make things better for everyone. I will be a catalyst. I will do what [...]
By Jordan Gwendolyn Davis | Published: September 28, 2011
TweetA few weeks ago, Teona Brown, the lead perpetrator in the attack on transwoman Chrissy Lee Polis at a Baltimore area McDonalds, got 5 years in prison. The other, a 14-year-old girl, plead guilty and was sentenced to a juvenile facility. Prosecutors say hate was clearly the motivation for the attack. “I don’t really care [...]
By Charlie | Published: March 16, 2011
"Hi, my name is Justin Alesna, I'm 23 years old and a resident of Detroit, Michigan. On the evening of March 7, 2011, I was attacked in a convenience store of a BP gas station."