A recent string of violent attacks on gay men in West Hollywood has L.A.'s Boystown whispering "hate crime."
Though they've gotten no love from major media outlets, three men who claim to have been beaten in the streets of WeHo between October 19 and October 22 feel they were targeted based on their sexual preference.
Gayborhood blog WeHo Confidential has their stories:
First, on the night of Tuesday the 18th, clubgoer Billy Mandrick says he was "brutally attacked and robbed" after a night out at Mother Lode. According to Mandrick, his assailant approached him near Santa Monica Boulevard and Robertson -- right at the crux of the WeHo bar scene -- and yelled, "Hey faggot, what are you doing out here so late?" (Though the answer to that seems fairly obvious.) From WeHo Confidential:
Complete article at LA Weekly : http://bit.ly/uQVASj