Oregon woman says she’s being targeted because she’s gay


Staff Reports

RAINIER, Ore. — A woman in Rainier, Ore., says she is being targeted by vandals and a new property manager because of her sexual orientation.

Melanie Powell said she has been living at the same mobile home park for 25 years without any issues, but in the last few months, she says the new property manager has been out to get her, issuing her notice after notice.

Several of Powell’s neighbors say they haven’t had any problems with the new property manager and that all focus seems to be on Powell. Neighbors believe the manager may be targeting Powell because she is gay.

Most recently, Powell said anti-gay slurs were spray painted on the side of her home.

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