fakehatecrimes.org

fake hate crimes: a database of hate crime hoaxes in the usa



The purpose of this site is to compile a comprehensive database of the false reports of "hate crimes" committed in the USA. It builds on the work of Laird Wilcox, whose Crying Wolf (PDF) is the only book dedicated to this subject so far.

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63. 2012-07-01 Lincoln NE

title
Another Hate Crime Hoax

name
Gucci Little Piggy

authors
C. R.

url
http://glpiggy.net/2012/08/21/another-hate-crime-hoax

summary
Shortly after this article was posted, Charlie Rogers was convicted of falsely claiming to be a victim of faking a hate crime against her for being a lesbian. The article also analyzes the politics of fake hate crimes and the reaction of those who promote them once their fraud is exposed.

date read
2013-11-02

date published
2012-08-21


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