Topics :: anti-gay harassment

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Coronado Rallies Around Gays Harassed During Wedding

CRIME | 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

CRIME | 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.

Hacker's Warning: Grindr Bug IDs Users' Exact Locations

PERSONAL TECH | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 23
A hacker has sent warning messages to over 100,00 users worldwide of the popular hookup app Grindr, claiming that a flaw in the app allows determiation of the exact locations of users.

Queer Apple Customer Finds 'F@G' Written on His Receipt

PERSONAL TECH | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 15
A queer Apple customer was shocked to find a homophobic slur printed on his receipt after a recent visit to a Portland, Oregon, Apple store.

Sisters, Officials Mull Pink Saturday Changes -- or Cancellation

LOCAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 12
City officials and organizers of San Francisco's annual Pink Saturday celebration are talking about changes to the event, including possibly ending it, after years of violent incidents.

Kenyan Gay Activist Visits San Francisco

POLITICS | By Heather Cassell | Jul 12
Uganda and Nigeria have garnered much global attention due to the countries' anti-LGBT laws, but little notice has been paid to other countries that have, or are proposing, similar laws, such as Kenya.

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.

Mayor, Diplomats Join Gay Pride March in Greece

INTERNATIONAL | Jun 22
Police say more than 6,000 people have marched through the streets of Greece’s second largest city, Thessaloniki, in its third gay pride parade.

Orgs Appeal Ruling Denying HIV Positive Man Asylum

NATIONAL | By Christiana Lilly | Jun 13
Eight LGBT, immigration and HIV activist groups have come together to plead for the U.S. to not deport a gay, HIV positive Mexican man back to his home country.

Trans Woman Files Complaint After Being Called ’Gay Bitches’ at Hookah Bar

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 11
A Washington, D.C., transgender woman filed a complaint with Lambda Legal after the employees in a hookah bar handed her and her eight friends a restaurant receipt with the words "gay bitches" printed on it.

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