Gay former congregant Matthew Fenner of Word of Faith Fellowship in Spindale, N.C., alleges that he was accosted by dozens of church members on Jan. 27, 2013, beaten and abused for hours to expel the “homosexual demons” within him.
Ralayzia Taylor, a 24-year-old transgender woman, was smoking a cigarette in a Charlotte park when a group of teens attacked her with a hatchet, calling her “faggot.” Charges have been filed against the two 18-year-old attackers, and two minors are being held in connection as well.
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