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AVP learns of hate violence incident in Williamsburg

AVP learns of hate violence incident in Williamsburg

AVP has learned of an anti-gay hate violence incident in Brooklyn, NY. According to media reports, two gay men, 29 and 34, were attacked and beaten unconscious in Williamsburg around 1:00 am on Sunday, September 23. The suspect made anti-gay statements before assaulting the men who had left a popular

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Anti-Violence Project Client Gia Has Been Granted Asylum

New York City Anti-Violence Project’s client, Gia, has been granted asylum on the basis of the harm suffered due to her transgender identity. Content note: portions of the following story might be triggering. Gia has always known she was transgender. She was born in Mexico, a country with one of the

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AVP learns of incident in Hell’s Kitchen

AVP has learned of an incident involving a gay man in Hell’s Kitchen on August 14. 50-year-old Gregory Kanczes is reported to have been stabbed sixteen times by 25-year-od Geoffrey Tracy.  According to reports, Tracy stabbed Kanczes after Kanczes made sexual advances on him. They were living together. Tracy was

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