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Arson suspect in Seattle gay bar fire may have been provoked by sex ‘slave’ email

Thursday, April 24, 2014
FacebookMusab Mohamed Masmari
SEATTLE — The man accused of a setting fire to a gay nightclub on New Year's Eve may have been provoked by an email he received from someone offering to be his sex "slave." [...]

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Seattle police make arrest in New Year’s Eve arson at gay nightclub

Saturday, February 1, 2014
FacebookMusab Mohamed Masmari
SEATTLE — A 30-year-old man suspected of starting a fire at a crowded Seattle nightclub on New Year's Eve has been arrested, police said Saturday. [...]

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Recently married gay man dies after trying to escape NYC high-rise fire

Monday, January 6, 2014
Daniel McClung (left)  and Michael Todd Cohen.
NEW YORK -- A New York man died and his newlywed husband was critically injured after trying to escape a fire that erupted in their high-rise Manhattan apartment building Sunday morning. [...]

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Investigators say New Year’s Eve fire at Seattle gay nightclub was arson

Thursday, January 2, 2014
KOMO-TVNeighbors bar, Seattle.
SEATTLE -- Police and fire investigators said Thursday that a New Year Eve's fire at a popular Seattle gay nightclub was most likely arson. [...]

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Peruvian father accused of setting son on fire because he is gay, HIV+

Thursday, April 18, 2013
Robertovia: La Región
A Peruvian father faces allegations of setting his 22-year-old son on fire after learning he is gay and HIV positive. [...]

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Flaming projectiles aimed at gay nightclub in Salt Lake City

Friday, August 17, 2012
Club JAM, Salt Lake City, Utah.
SALT LAKE CITY -- Police and fire investigators In Salt Lake City are actively seeking the identities of three or four people in their late teens or early 20s who launched flaming projectiles at Club JAM, a gay patronized nightclub located north of the Capitol Hill neighborhood in downtown. [...]

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Rebuilt pride float takes first place in July 4th parade contest

Monday, July 5, 2010
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Two days after fire officials call a blaze that destroyed a gay pride float possible arson, leaders from the LGBT community's Imperial Court were able to rebuild their float, and took first prize in the July 4 parade contest. [...]

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Investigators call gay pride float fire ‘suspicious’

Saturday, July 3, 2010
Photo: Colleen Crinklaw via Anchorage Daily News
Authorities in Anchorage, AK are investigating the cause of an early morning fire on Friday that destroyed a gay pride float intended for a 4th of July parade. Witnesses report they saw someone running from the scene moments before the fire broke out. [...]

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