Medford Police say a dozen different areas in South Medford, including Tufts University, were tagged with swastikas, racially charged language and gang symbols.
Hundreds came out to show a family of Somali immigrants they are not alone, including Governor John Lynch.
Justin Goodwin was beaten outside of a Gloucester bar, his attackers, yelling anti-gay slurs.
A $1,000-reward is being offered for a tip leading to the arrest of a suspect who wrote hate-filled messages on homes in New Hampshire.
Police are looking for whoever is responsible for writing hate-filled messages on multiple homes in Concord, New Hampshire early Sunday morning.
Harvard police say they are investigating vandalism to about 40 books about lesbian and gay issues at a university library as a hate crime.