Did Police Treat Grindr Serial Killer’s Victims Differently Because They Were Gay Men?


There’s a horrifying story coming out of England, where gay serial killer Stephen Port was recently sentenced: the victim’s families claim there was significant police bias.

The backstory: Port lured four men to their deaths using online apps, poisoning them with GHB, and hiding their corpses.

Related: Grindr Serial Killer Stephen Port Found Guilty In Murders Of Four Gay Men

Members of the victims’ families claim police simply assumed all the men killed themselves with careless drug use, chalking it up to homosexuals doing too many party drugs.

Allegedly, family members tried telling police that the young victims weren’t the type to use drugs.

Those explanations fell on deaf ears.

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Police initially claimed the deaths were accidental and completely unrelated.

Port wrote a fake suicide note that spun a story about one victim killing the other in a passionate murder-suicide.

Police lazily took that claim at face value — despite the fact that the handwriting on the note shared no resemblance to the victim’s handwriting.

“We kept saying to [the police] from the start if this was a woman you’d be doing a lot more than what you are,” said one victim’s mother.

Said another:

If Anthony had been a 23-year-old girl and then Gabriel and then Daniel, if they had all been girls in that area found in suspicious circumstances I think there would have been a lot more media coverage as well and a massive part of this investigation by the police was homophobic, I really do think that.”

Stephen Port was sentenced on November 25th, and will spend the rest of his life in prison.

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  • Kangol

    Of course there was police bias. The cops didn’t care that this white devil was killing gay men. Had they pursued the strange occurrences and coincidences they might have caught this blond monster sooner, convicted him, and consigned to hell behind bars. Instead, they dallied as more and more gay men were killed.

  • He BGB

    My first reaction No Sh**,Sherlock. Of course there were bias. Many homophobes believe gay men deserve what they get for having loose morals (the gay person in movies always died and died a horrible death). Men in general should be tough, they think and gay men are weak (eye roll, you think b eing gay is a walk in the park, think again). Rememeet when the Milwaukee police turned over the Jeffrey Damer,victim back to him afyer escaping even though he was being turned into a zombie sex slave? And Damer killed him immediately after the police left with smiles on their faces (those kooky gays)? No different in England I’m sure.

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