Prosecutors File Hate Crime Charges In Washington State Attack

The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper: Slog
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September 21, 2011

Today, the King County Prosecutor's Office filed malicious harassment and assault charges against Raven Lang Brealan, who is accused of "yelling homosexual slurs" and attacking a man last Saturday night on Capitol Hill.
The man and a companion were walking down East Pike Street a few minutes before midnight on September 17 when Brealan approached them and began calling them "faggots," says a report filed by the Seattle Police Department. When the companion informed the Brealan that "he needed...