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 recommended, as are the websites Watching the Watchdogs and Fake Hate Map.

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524. Andy Ngo suspended from Twitter for correcting Chelsea Clinton's claims about hate crimes / "On 27 Nov. 2019, I was interviewed on OANN about being suspended from Twitter after tweeting that there is no epidemic of trans people being killed in the U.S. Twitter deemed the tweet "hateful conduc / 2019-11-27
525. A National Epidemic: Fatal Anti-Transgender Violence in the United States in 2019 / The report says “…a distressing report honoring the at least 22 transgender people and gender non-conforming people killed in 2019 and detailing the contributing factors that lead to this tragic violen /
526. Are We in the Midst of a Transgender Murder Epidemic? / 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 / 2019-12-07
527. Andy Ngo responds: Twitter punishes you for telling the truth / Politicians and celebrities repeated the claim-turned-mantra from LBGT activist groups that there is an “epidemic” of trans homicides motivated by transphobia and racism in the U.S. Chelsea Clinton / 2019-12-06
Type of hoax: suspected


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Andy Ngo cites empirical data from a human rights organisation showing that the murder of transexual people is not 'an epidemic' as Chelsea Clinton claimed, and that most of the murderers are non-white men. For these facts, he claims he was suspended by Twitter.