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Marketing CEO Sues Magazine, Claims Defamation

Friday Feb 1, 2013
Idaho businessman Frank VanderSloot is suing Mother Jones magazine because he contends that he was defamed by an article that depicted him as a "gay-basher."

Jury Will Hear Trial Involving Gay Student, Lawyer

Wednesday Aug 8, 2012
Jury selection is starting in a civil lawsuit against a former state of Michigan lawyer who is accused of stalking and defaming a gay student government president at the University of Michigan.

NY Court Rules Calling Someone Gay Isn’t Slander

By Michael Gormley | Friday Jun 1, 2012
A mid-level appeals court wiped out decades of rulings, including its own, to say that society no longer treats false comments that someone is gay, lesbian or bisexual as defamation. Without defamation, there is no longer slander, the court ruled.

Court Ruling: ’Gay’ No Longer Defamatory

By Kilian Melloy | Friday Apr 2, 2010
A New Jersey court ruled that two radio hosts’ having allegedly implied that a man was gay did not constitute defamation, reversing an earlier precedent.
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