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Gay tourists attending Fulsom Street Fair are victims of hate crime attack

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Neil Frias (left) and Jeff White Jeff White San Francisco police are searching for the attackers of two visitors to the city who pepper-sprayed them in an unprovoked and unexpected assault. The only clues to a possible motive are homophobic slurs, hurled at the men by their …

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Straight head of gay festival says she was harrassed over her sexuality

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Cassandra Liebeknecht Bil Browning “I’ve been spat on, I’ve had people scare me, I’ve had people contact me at work anonymously, saying ‘I know where your children go to school’,’” Cassandra Liebeknecht says. “There was also a gentleman who continues to this day to …

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Anti-gay Alabama Chief Justice Moore heads to court this week

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore speaks to the media during a news conference in Montgomery, Ala., on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. He is accused of breaking judicial ethics during the fight over same-sex marriage in the state. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) …

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Police stop Uganda’s gay pride parade a month after a bar raid

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Members of Uganda’s gay and transgender community yell “we want peace” after police forced them to leave the gay pride festival in Entebbe, Uganda, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. Ugandan police on Saturday prevented organizers from holding a gay pride parade on the orders …

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Tens of thousands march against same-sex marriage in Mexico

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Demonstrators walk with a giant Mexican national flag during a march organized by representatives of the National Front for the Family, in Mexico City, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. AP Photo/Marco Ugarte MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tens of thousands of people marched through Mexico …

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Lesbian officer sues Maryland police alleging anti-gay discrimination

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. By Associated Press · Saturday, September 24, 2016 Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — A lesbian Maryland State Police trooper is alleging discrimination in a federal lawsuit. Chelsea Raley of the Cumberland barrack contends she’s also been subjected to retaliation and a hostile work …

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