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Astros pitcher apologizes for tweet referring to Justin Bieber as ‘that fag’

| Monday, February 10, 2014
Jarred Cosart
HOUSTON — Astros pitcher Jarred Cosart has apologized after he using a gay slur to describe pop star Justin Bieber when he tweeted a message to a former teammate.

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Republican leaders put the heat on GOP committeeman for gay, Muslim attacks

| Monday, January 20, 2014
Dave Agema
LANSING, Mich. — As the Republican National Committee prepares for meetings in Washington this week, Gov. Rick Snyder and other party leaders in Michigan are criticizing committeeman Dave Agema for repeated anti-gay and anti-Muslim remarks.

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Baltimore Ravens’ Torrey Smith: ‘Look at this queen’ remark not homophobic

| Friday, January 3, 2014
span>NFLTorrey Smith
Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith is catching heat for posting an alleged anti-gay slur on his Twitter and Instagram accounts Friday, but insists the remark was not homophobic.

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Store owner charged with filing false report after alleging anti-gay attack

| Monday, December 30, 2013
Healthy-Thyme
PARIS, Tenn. -- The owner of a health food store in Tennessee, who said last month that he had been robbed and beaten in an anti-gay attack, has been arrested and charged with filing a false police report after he allegedly withheld information about the incident.

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Colo. State coach suspended for calling Wash. State QB a ‘fucking faggot’

| Monday, December 23, 2013
Matt York, APGreg Lupfer
FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Colorado State defensive line coach Greg Lupfer has been suspended without pay for two weeks for using a gay slur when yelling at Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday in the New Mexico Bowl last weekend.

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Alec Baldwin, MSNBC announce ‘mutual parting’ following actor’s anti-gay slur

| Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Seth Wenig, APAlec Baldwin
NEW YORK — MSNBC and Alec Baldwin say they are ending the actor's talk show, which was suspended for two weeks after the actor used an anti-gay slur against a photographer in a New York City street.

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Attackers beat store owner, write ‘fag’ on his forehead in alleged hate crime

| Saturday, November 23, 2013
Paris-TN
PARIS, Tenn -- The owner of a health food store in Tennessee was beaten unconscious Wednesday evening by three men who used anti-gay slurs before robbing him and writing "fag" across his forehead.

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Alec Baldwin tries to ease backlash over gay slur by professing love for a man

| Thursday, November 21, 2013
Alec Baldwin
SAN FRANCISCO -- Alec Baldwin jokingly professed his love for a man in front of a large crowd Wednesday as he tried to ease the backlash triggered by an Internet clip that captured him berating a photographer with what sounded like a gay slur.

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Poll: It’s not OK to make online slurs, even when you’re ‘just kidding’

| Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Nam Y. Huh, AP (File)In a shift of attitude, most young people now say it’s wrong to use racist or sexist slurs online, even if you’re just kidding.
WASHINGTON -- In a shift in attitude, most young people now say it's wrong to use racist, sexist or anti-gay slurs online, even if you're just kidding. But when they see them, they don't take much personal offense.

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MSNBC suspends Alec Baldwin’s show for two episodes following gay slur

| Friday, November 15, 2013
Alec Baldwin
NEW YORK — Alec Baldwin's new weekly MSNBC talk show was suspended for two episodes after the actor was videotaped using an anti-gay epithet against a photographer during a New York street encounter.

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