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Wed Dec 23, 2015, 05:32 PM

Another Gay Man Is Attacked In Dallas, And This Time Police Are Calling It A Hate Crime

DALLAS -- In response to a string of violent attacks against gay men in Dallas’ Oak Lawn neighborhood, police have increased patrols, and added surveillance cameras and plainclothes officers.

Businesses have also gotten involved, installing their own cameras and paying for employees to take Uber instead of walking home at night. LGBT advocates have staged protests and formed a support group for victims. Mayor Mike Rawlings visited the gay entertainment district on a recent Friday night, the city announced plans to spend more than $1 million to improve street lighting in the area, and District Attorney Susan Hawk staged a town hall to discuss the incidents.

But thus far, it’s all seemingly been to little avail, as the attacks have continued unabated, and police have made no arrests. On Tuesday, police reported at least the 14th attack since September, and unlike all but one of the previous incidents, they’re calling this one an anti-gay hate crime.

“Saturday I was cautiously optimistic that the new investigators were being added, and now I am just beyond frustrated,” business owner Lee Daugherty told WFAA-TV. “It’s disheartening to see that these are attacks are continuing even though we’ve made tons of progress in a very short time period.”

Read more: http://www.towleroad.com/2015/12/dallas-hate-crime/

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Wed Dec 23, 2015, 05:34 PM

1. Damn

Lets see if it sticks

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