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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376. Andy Ngo cites empirical data from a human rights organisation showing that the murder of transexual... 2019-11-20 Portland Oregon

Are We in the Midst of a Transgender Murder Epidemic?


Wilfred Reilly


The claim that there’s an “epidemic” of fatal anti-transgender violence in the United States has been made widely in recent years. A Google search for the phrase “epidemic of anti-trans violence” turns up pieces from the New York Times, NBC National News, ABC National News, and the Human Rights Campaign, a leading LGBT lobby group—among 2,500,000 other results. However, there is remarkably little evidence that transgender Americans are killed at an unusually high rate.

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