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Gay Attorney, Trans Friend Told to Leave Paris Eatery

Gay Attorney, Trans Friend Told to Leave Paris Eatery

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Apr 22
For attorney David Waggoner, a former co-president of the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club, last weekend was going to be fun and relaxing with his close friend, Aimar Sahae. Then, the pair say, things went wrong.

Vandals Hang Noose in LGBT Youth Center

By Brittany Ferrendi | Dec 18
The Providence Youth Student Movement in Providence, Rhode Island, came across a hateful act of vandalism this week.

LGBT History Month: The Johns Committee - State Sanctioned Homophobia

By Christiana Lilly | Oct 8
The country was in the midst of the Red Scare, and the committee was out to find civil rights activists and integrationists. Soon, however, the committee decided to go after a target that wasn't so strongly represented: LGBT people.

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Canadian Hate Group

By John McDonald | Aug 24
An anti-LGBT group infiltrated a Canadian Pride festival last month and is now facing consequences for those actions.

Hundreds Gather for Kiss-A-Thon After Gay Couple Gets Kicked Out of Store

By Brittany Ferrendi | Aug 20
Thomas Rees and his boyfriend Joshua Bradwell were reportedly removed from Sainsbury's supermarket in London after a customer complained about their "immoral" and "inappropriate" hand-holding. A kiss-in ensued.

Alleged Threat from GOP Operative to Lesbian Activist: 'I'll Beat You Like A Man'

By John McDonald | Sep 2
What was intended to be a friendly gathering of local activists in South Florida turned into an ugly encounter with threats of violence.

Anti-Gay Sites Eating Up Gay Baker's Rant

By John Riley | Jul 25
Jesse Bartholomew's video rant is making the rounds on the Internet, particularly on conservative media.

Lieu Bill Would Classify Gay Conversion Therapy as 'Fraud'

By John Riley | May 23
Although Lieu's bill would not specifically prohibit conversion therapy per se, the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act (TFPA) would essentially put the brakes on the practice by licensed therapists across the nation by making them the target of litigation.

Coronado Rallies Around Gays Harassed During Wedding

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 24
The residents of Coronado, California, are rallying around a gay couple whose wedding was interrupted by a hateful rant during their service at Coronado's Centennial Park in mid-August.

Trailer Park Up in Arms After Lesbian Grandma Harassed

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 4
When vandals spray-painted "Die Dyke" on the side of the home of a lesbian grandmother in Rainier, Oregon, her neighbors were right there to support her, with some saying they suspected the new manager of the trailer park as being behind the harassment.

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