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Gay Couple Hospitalized After Being Attacked Leaving Bar In Texas

A gay couple in Austin say they were the target of a homophobic slur, then attacked in downtown Austin in the early hours of Saturday morning. Both were hospitalized for their injuries. 

Spencer Deehring and Tristan Perry say they love holding hands with each other and being affectionate. A friend had a birthday party Friday night, so the couple and their friends went to several bars downtown to celebrate. The two say they only had two drinks early on in the night and drove downtown so they wanted to make sure they were sober by the time the night was over. 

What Martin Luther King Jr Thought About Homosexuality

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was writing an advice column in 1958 for Ebony magazine when he received an unusual letter.

“I am a boy,” an anonymous writer told King. “But I feel about boys the way I ought to feel about girls. I don't want my parents to know about me. What can I do?”

In calm, pastoral tones, King told the boy that his problem wasn’t uncommon, but required “careful attention.”

Parents Charged With Neglecting 2 Year Old Daughter

The parents of a two-year-old girl who died of malnourishment have been jailed after admitting to wilfully ill-treating and neglecting her.

Lauren Wade was extremely thin and infested with head lice when she was brought into hospital in March 2015 after being found unresponsive on a couch at her home in Glasgow. She died hours later.

Margaret Wade, 38, and Marie Sweeney, 37, have each been sentenced to six years and four months in prison - and also admitted similar charges relating to two older children.

Man Sets Boyfriend On Fire After Discovering He Password Protected His Phone

Garden Village, CA. (AP) - Authorities allege that a California man set his sleeping boyfriend on fire after discovering his phone had a passcode.

Garden Village Police Chief Douglas Campers says 22-year-old Miloh Ali and the man argued early Sunday, and after he fell asleep, he doused him with gasoline and set him ablaze.

Next door neighbors heard the man's screams and called police. Campers says Ali then left the home and fled to his parents house who lived a few blocks away.

Man Stabs Cheating Boyfriend 15 Times After Finding Out He Infected Him With HIV

A 34-year-old man is accused of trying to kill his boyfriend after discovering his partner infected him with HIV reports say.

Brannen Hill was charged last week with first-degree attempted murder and first-degree assault, both with domestic violence enhancements.

His 32-year-old boyfriend of six years suffered at least 15 stab wounds during the Jan. 17 attack. He remains hospitalized, but is in satisfactory condition as of Friday evening, a Rockwood Medical Center spokeswoman confirmed.

25 Year Old High School Student Arrested For Bringing Gun On Campus

Via 9News:

A 25-year-old community high school student who also worked for the school district was arrested on Tuesday and charged with possession of a gun on school grounds, according to a news release from the Lakewood Police Department.

Officers were sent to McLain Community High School on West 2nd Place around 10 a.m. due to reports of a student with a gun, police said. Another student at the school reportedly saw Jesse Romero with a gun and told staff as soon as he could.

9 Men Jailed After Throwing Acid In Gay Man's Face

Hackney man Huseyin Onel, 24, and his gang of eight wingmen targeted their first victim in Shacklewell Lane at 5am on May 5th 2018

They stamped and kicked him as he curled up in a ball on the ground and covered his face. After an argument he had gone to speak to one of the men as the group sat in cars in Alvington Crescent, but he was quickly surrounded.

They then beat up another man who had started filming the attack on his phone after leaving a club, while the first victim ran off. The second victim’s friends intervened and a huge brawl erupted.

Woman Puts Girlfriend's Dog In Microwave After Eagles Lose Football Game

A woman was arrested after allegedly attacking her girlfriend and placed putting her dog into a microwave, following the Philadelphia Eagles loss to the New Orleans Saints.

The incident unfolded at a Best Western hotel in Hanover Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, on Sunday afternoon.

Colonial Regional police said, in a statement, officers arrived at the hotel at approximately 9:40 p.m. local time, after receiving a criminal complaint from a woman.

Gay Couple Plead Guilty To Filming Threesome On Subway

Three men have pled guilty after having a threesome on a London Underground train.

Boyfriends Nicholas Mullan, 24, and George Mason, 35, met a third man on 19 February last year.

The three was filmed having ‘full sex, oral sex and masturbation in the presence of the traveling members of the public.’

Police were unable to identify the third man from the video.

Mullan and Mason appeared at Westminister Magistrates Court last week and pled guilty to one count of ‘outraging public decency’.

Man Gets 12 Years After Stabbed Jack'd Date 16 Times Killing Him

He's going from Jack'd to jail'd.

The ex-model who admitted fatally stabbing a man he hooked up with on the gay-dating app Jack’d was slapped with 12 years in prison Thursday at a dramatic court hearing in Brooklyn.

David Keegan Riotto Haigh — at times sobbing as he spoke — apologized for the vicious April 2017 attack that ended in the death of James (Koron) Johnson in his Fort Greene apartment.