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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406. The complainant, Lindsay-Ryan did not respond to multiple requests for a copy of the police report a... 2021-01-10 Evanston IL

Lesbian school board member says she is a victim of homophobic hate crime, won’t provide a police report

The College Fix

Asher Notheis


A lesbian school board member in Evanston, Illinois, a suburb north of Chicago, said she is a victim of a hate crime. “This weekend I was the target of a hate crime,” Elisabeth “Biz” Lindsay-Ryan wrote in a statement released by the District 65 board of education on January 11. “The motive of the perpetrator was clear — my car and personal belongings ransacked along with a message of homophobic hate language prominently displayed.”

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