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 (mostly) in the USA. It builds on the work of Laird Wilcox, whose Crying Wolf (PDF) is the original book on this subject. The books Hate Crime Hoax and Hate Crimes: Criminal Law & Identity Politics are also recommended.

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354. Inside the suspicious rise of gay hate crimes in Portland - In the past, as documented on this site... 2019-02-01 Portland Oregon

Inside the suspicious rise of gay hate crimes in Portland

New York Post

Andy Ngo


Last month, Sophia Gabrielle Stanford was at the center of a fundraising campaign. The GoFundMe page described the trans activist as a victim of a “brutal and aggressively blatant hate crime” in which assailants had beaten her unconscious with a bat in southeast Portland. The campaign and shocking story went viral. However, the police reports raise questions about what happened that night. Etc., etc..

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