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

Monday, February 24, 2014
Museveni
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
Arland Bruce (left) and Bryant Turner Jr.
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
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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