(Content Warning - Violence, Holocaust)
In Portland, Texas someone shoot a teen lesbian couple while they were walking at the park. (video at link is auto-play) 19-year-old Mollie Olgin died of her wounds. Mary Christine Chapa, 18-years-old, is in critical condition from a gun shot to the head. The police haven't ruled this a hate crime, but they say "it does have some of the earmarks of a targeted attack."
In New York City bullies attacked an 8th grader and blinded him in one eye while shouting gay slurs. It is not known whether the boy is gay or not, but he has been a victim of bullying before. His family is filing charges against the school, and their lawyer is asking the courts to reexamine the attack as a hate crime, because the bullies are juveniles the attack as ruled a misdemeanor, but as a hate crime it would be ruled a felony. The parents of another student are also filing suit against the school for a "pattern of bullying".
Gad Beck, the last known gay Jewish Holocaust survivor died on Sunday, just a few days before his 89th birthday. His life has inspired two documentaries, Paragraph 175 and The Life of Gad Beck. He was involved in resistance efforts and helped unite Jewish and homosexual resistance fighters/activists.