Recent Gay Bashings

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Welcome to THEJNSREPORT’S: Initial thoughts on the recent surge in Gay Bashings in NYC 2013

Written by Akan Bosemann

Initial thoughts when thinking about the recent news reports on the rise in hate crimes namely gay-bashings in New York City this past month makes me pause to think for a moment about what’s happening and the timing.  June is recognized as Gay Pride Month.  In the recent past weeks there have been multiple attacks on Gay men in NYC with victims being beat kicked and brutalized for simply being who they are while walking in NYC.

I still struggle to wrap my mind around things like this happening here where there is so much diversity that makes NYC what it is.  The multi-cultural center where everyone from every walk of life is welcome to live and be themselves.  In the latest attack a gay man Mark Carson was shot to…

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