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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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Colo. man says college’s use of the word ‘queer’ is offensive, should be illegal

Sunday, November 10, 2013
Colorado College in Colorado Springs.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A gay man says Colorado College's listing of "queer" as an option for the gender of job applicants is insulting and should be illegal.

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Neb. man assaulted after sticking up for gay friends in alleged hate crime

Monday, October 28, 2013
Kellenegger
OMAHA, Neb. -- A Nebraska man is recovering Monday after being attacked while defending his gay friends from being harassed and called "faggots."

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Town council accepts mayor’s apology for Facebook rant, gay slurs

Sunday, October 20, 2013
Linda Oliver
WEST UNION, S.C. -- Officials in a small South Carolina mountain town say they've accepted the mayor's apology for a Facebook rant that included gay slurs as she criticized same-sex couples for applying for marriage licenses in a nearby county.

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S.C. mayor: I don’t want ‘queer’ marriage ‘rammed down my throat’

Thursday, October 17, 2013
Linda Oliver
WEST UNION, S.C. -- A small town mayor in South Carolina has come under fire for a Facebook rant in which she derided gay rights and marriage equality, and repeatedly referred to gays as "queers," using the term in a derogatory manner.

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