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Sun Feb 24, 2013, 06:45 AM

Gay Man Attacked On New York City Subway, Onlookers Do Nothing [View all]


A gay man was attacked on a New York City subway on Monday, and onlookers did nothing to try and stop it, according to local reports.

Urena Morel Frankelly, 23, and his partner were riding the 2 train when a woman snapped a photo of them, the New York Daily News reports. Her friend then began to hurl insults at them and use the slur "faggot," the outlet notes. An argument erupted and then the two women, along with four others, reportedly attacked Frankelly.

"They started beating him up," Lucas Cruz, Frankelly's partner, told New York's WABC of the incident, which happened after they boarded the southbound subway at 125th Street. "They started beating him up like crazy, hitting the floor, kicking his face." .........................(more)

The complete piece is at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/21/gay-man-attacked-new-york-city-subway-hate-crime_n_2733441.html?utm_hp_ref=politics&ir=Politics&ncid=edlinkusaolp00000009



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