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Chicago man receives email from Sprint addressing him as ‘gay sissyboy’

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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CHICAGO -- A Chicago man says he received an email from mobile phone carrier Sprint addressing him as a "gay sissyboy" after calling the carrier's customer service line. [...]

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British court finds soccer player guilty of anti-gay gesture

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Colin Kazim-Richards
BRIGHTON, England -- A British court has found Turkish forward Colin Kazim-Richards guilty of making an anti-gay gesture at a match while playing for Blackburn. [...]

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7 years after calling co-star a ‘faggot,’ Isaiah Washington returns to ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

Sunday, March 9, 2014
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LOS ANGELES -- ABC says Isaiah Washington will return to "Grey's Anatomy" for a guest appearance in May, seven years after he was fired from the medical drama amid fallout over his use of the word "faggot." [...]

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Gay couple attacked at NY subway by man shouting ‘Are you faggots?’

Thursday, March 6, 2014
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NEW YORK -- The New York Police Department has issued a sketch of a man accused of an anti-gay hate crime in a Manhattan subway station early Sunday morning. [...]

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Uganda president calls gays ‘disgusting’ in interview after signing anti-gay law

Monday, February 24, 2014
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Just hours after signing a harsh anti-gay law that punishes gay sex with up to life in prison, Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni called gays "disgusting" in an interview with CNN. [...]

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Canadian Football League players fined for anti-gay tweets about Michael Sam

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
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MONTREAL -- The Canadian Football League fined two players Tuesday for making inappropriate comments about openly gay NFL prospect Michael Sam. [...]

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Kent State wrestler suspended for ‘fag’ tweets aimed at Michael Sam

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Sam Wheeler
KENT, Ohio -- A wrestler at Kent State University has been suspended indefinitely for a series of anti-gay tweets on Monday, including referring to Missouri football player Michael Sam as "that fag." [...]

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

Monday, February 10, 2014
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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
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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
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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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