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.

Report 477.

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644. Narrative Busted: Man Throwing Bricks At NYC Gay Bar Was Actually A Gay Man Enacting ‘Revenge,’ Police Say / NY leftists loudly decry gay bar vandalism as "hate crime"—turns out gay brick thrower was "exacting revenge" on staff member. / 2022-11-25
Type of hoax: suspected



Gay bar "bricked" 4X in a month, publicly decried as 'hate crime"; gay perpetrator simply had personal beef with staff.