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Gay Games taxi roof ad.

Cab drivers quit over promotional ads for Cleveland’s Gay Games

Friday, April 11, 2014
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- More than a dozen taxi drivers are dropping out of a dedicated cab service at Cleveland’s airport because they don’t want to drive vehicles with signs promoting the upcoming Gay Games. [ Read more → ]

Cleveland, Akron gear up for fun and ‘Gay Games’

Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Why does there have to be a Gay Games? Tom Nobbe gets that question a lot — although the reason becomes a lot more obvious every time the International Olympic Committee must issue a statement assuring LGBT athletes and spectators that they won’t be arrested or assaulted during next month’s Winter Olympics in anti-gay Russia. [ Read more → ]

Cleveland police official: Murders of transgender women were ‘crimes of hate’

Monday, December 16, 2013
CLEVELAND — A Cleveland police official says police believe the recent slayings of two transgender women were motivated by hate. [ Read more → ]
Brittany Stergis

Advocacy group says deaths of two Ohio transgender women were ‘hate crimes’

Monday, December 9, 2013
Ohio's LGBT community is mourning the deaths of two transgender women in Cleveland last week, and officials of a statewide LGBT advocacy group are calling the deaths hate crimes. [ Read more → ]
Cemia Dove

Life sentence for murderer of Cleveland transgender woman

Thursday, November 14, 2013
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The convicted killer of Cemia “CeCe” Dove, a transgender woman found murdered earlier this year, was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison. [ Read more → ]
Cocktails bar, Cleveland, Ohio.

Cleveland police arrest 13-year-old in alleged hate crime at gay bar

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Police in Cleveland, Ohio, have arrested a 13-year-old teen in connection with a second possible hate crime in less than a week at a local gay bar. [ Read more → ]
Jared Fox

N.Y. man attacked in anti-gay hate crime while visiting family in Cleveland

Tuesday, September 3, 2013
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A New York man visiting family in Ohio was attacked late Saturday night outside a popular Cleveland gay bar in what police are calling an anti-gay hate crime. [ Read more → ]

Gay Games gets financial boost with first-ever presenting sponsor

Thursday, April 11, 2013
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Organizers for the 2014 Gay Games scheduled next year in Ohio have landed two major sponsors for the event, including the first to pay for its name in the title. [ Read more → ]

Cleveland radio host who suggested ‘corrective rape’ issues on-air apology

Monday, April 30, 2012
A Cleveland, Ohio, radio personality who, on his radio broadcast last week told a parent to essentially arrange for his daughter to be raped if he suspects she’s gay, has been been disciplined by the station and issued an on-air apology Monday. [ Read more → ]

Cleveland DJ to parent: ‘Get one of your friends to screw your daughter straight’

Friday, April 27, 2012
GLAAD is calling on Clear Channel Communications and Cleveland radio station WMMS to suspend radio personality Dominic Dieter for telling a father to essentially arrange for his daughter to be raped if he suspects she's gay. [ Read more → ]
Marriage Equality rally in Cleveland

Hundreds participate in mass ‘illegal’ gay weddings at Cleveland rally

Saturday, March 24, 2012
CLEVELAND, Ohio - More than 200 gay and lesbian couples from across the state of Ohio gathered in traditional wedding attire to participate in what organizers called the "largest illegal mass wedding ever held." [ Read more → ]
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