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Eric Williams and his boyfriend Diego

Iraq War Vet Tossed Out of Cab For Kissing Boyfriend

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 10
A Washington state gay veteran who served two tours in Iraq says he was discriminated against for kissing his boyfriend when a Yellow Cab driver tossed them out of his car on the evening of July 4.

Police Arrest Suspect Who Allegedly Attacked Gay Club Bartender

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 10
Police arrested the suspect Wednesday who punched a gay club bartender in the head earlier this week during an argument over a dog in New York City's Hell'sed Kitchen.

Man Breaks Into Seattle Home Naked and Starts Reciting Scripture

CRIME | Jul 9
It was little comfort to the residents of a Seattle home along Lake Washington when the naked man who crashed through their front door began loudly reciting Scripture.

Dong-Pyou Han leaves the federal courthouse in Des Moines, Iowa

AIDS Research Team in Iowa Loses $1.38M Grant

CRIME | By David Pitt | Jul 9
An AIDS research team at Iowa State University will not get the final $1.38 million payment of a National Institutes of Health five-year grant after a team member admitted last year to faking research results, the NIH said Tuesday.

Insane Clown Posse

Music Duo Insane Clown Posse Loses Gang Lawsuit

CRIME | By Ed White | Jul 8
The federal government can’t be blamed for any fallout from a 2011 FBI report that put a gang tag on fans of the music group Insane Clown Posse, a judge said.

They want a world safe for families everywhere

Jane Doe Inc. and The Network/La Red Imagine a World Without Domestic Violence

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 8
Massachusetts’ Jane Doe Inc., a coalition of 60 domestic violence provider organizations across the state, have teamed up with The Network/La Red to launch the "I Want a World" campaign.

Kylie Jack said Petticoat Fair discriminated against her

Austin Lingerie Store Asks for Transwoman’s ID Before Service

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 5
An Austin, Texas lingerie store is coming under fire today after being accused of humiliating and discriminating against a transgender customer.

Ali Muhammed Brown

Seattle Suspect May Have Targeted Victims on Grindr or Jack’d

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 3
Ali Muhammad Brown, a suspect in the murders of two gay men in Seattle on June 5, may have met his victims on a social networking app like Grindr, reports KIRO TV today.

Baja Bettys Marketing Manager Eddie Reynoso

Threatening Letters to SD Gay Bars Mark Anniversary of Gay Marriage

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 1
Several San Diego gay bars in the Hillcrest neighborhood have filed police reports after receiving disturbing, rambling letters warning of impending accidents or death.

Dallas gay landmarks got ’the mark of the beast’ this weekend

Dallas Police Look into ’666’ Graffiti on Landmarks as Hate Crime

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 30
Dallas police are investigating the tagging of a gay community landmark and other locations with "666" in red spray paint as a possible hate crime.