Tag Archives: Daniel Hauff

Three Chicago-Area Men Charged With Hate Crimes For Train Attack

In January I told you about Daniel Hauff, the Chicago gay man who fended off three homophobic attackers on Chicago’s public transit by falsely telling them he was HIV-positive. Hauff had come to the defense of a gay kid whom the men had been harassing and was beaten and called a “faggot” for intervening. Yesterday all three men were indicted ...

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Gay Good Samaritan Beaten On Chicago Subway, Pretends To Be Poz To Escape

When a gay man got attacked by three thugs yelling anti-gay slurs on the Chicago subway yesterday, he pretended to be HIV-positive to escape. Daniel Hauff, 33, said he tried to quell a dispute between two men on the train when one of them, joined by two other riders, began yelling gay slurs and other taunts at him. Hauff said ...

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