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Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber called ‘faggot,’ investigated for assault following laser tag incident

Sunday, October 17, 2010
TMZ is reporting that Justin Bieber was on the receiving end of anti-gay bullying during a laser tag match in British Columbia on Friday night, and is now the subject of an assault investigation for allegedly striking the kid who called him a "faggot." [ Read more → ]
Vince Vaughn in "The Dilemma"

Vince Vaughn defends gay joke in upcoming film; GLAAD rebuffs actor, criticizes Universal

Sunday, October 17, 2010
GLAAD rebuffed a statement this week by Vince Vaughn in which the actor defended controversial dialogue in the upcoming film, "The Dilemma," and criticized Universal Pictures for not making good on its promise to pull the film's trailer from theaters. [ Read more → ]
Carl Paladino

NY gubernatorial candidate issues apology for homophobic remarks

Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Carl Paladino, the Republican candidate for governor of New York, issued an apology Tuesday for homophobic remarks made earlier this week, when he said he did not want his children “brainwashed into thinking that homosexuality” was an acceptable option. [ Read more → ]

Carl Paladino: NY gubernatorial candidate warns of homosexual ‘brainwashing’

Monday, October 11, 2010
Carl Paladino, the Republican candidate for governor of New York, is under siege by both conservatives and Democrats for saying that he did not want his children "brainwashed into thinking that homosexuality" was an acceptable option. [ Read more → ]
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Lesbian couple victims of arson, gay slurs in suspected hate crime

Sunday, September 12, 2010
A lesbian couple in Tennessee are afraid to return to their charred remains of their home after it was burned to the ground and the word "Queers" was spray painted on their garage in what is being investigated as a potential hate crime. [ Read more → ]

‘Jersey Shore’ cast member spews gay slurs in homophopic tirade (Video)

Tuesday, February 16, 2010
[caption id="attachment_6127" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Magro"][/caption]Ronnie Magro from Jersey Shore didn't just fight in front of the cameras -- he also went on a homophobic tirade and spewed anti-gay slurs during an altercation on the boardwalk . And the footage has finally come to light... Reports... [ Read more → ]

Seattle gay man attacked outside community center amid anti-gay slurs

Friday, January 8, 2010
A man told police he was beaten Sunday night in the parking lot of the Seattle Filipino Community Center because he is gay, and ... [ Read more → ]
Ryan Cox

Police arrest man for tagging anti-gay slurs in Seattle neighborhood

Friday, December 18, 2009
A man suspected of spray-painting homophobic slurs on a number of West Seattle buildings was arrested Thursday morning, reports KOMO-TV. Ryan J. Cox, 31, was arrested without incident and booked into King County Jail. Cox was arrested in May for spray-painting the same gay slur... [ Read more → ]

Victims of attack say they were targeted because they’re gay

Monday, November 30, 2009
St. Louis Police are investigating an attack early Saturday outside a nightclub, and while police say it's too soon to tell whether this will be categorized as a hate crime, the victims believe they were targeted because they're gay, reports KSDK-TV. Jacob Piwowarczyk says, "I... [ Read more → ]

KC Chiefs drop Larry Johnson following gay slur

Monday, November 9, 2009
The Kansas City Chiefs released controversy-plagued running back Larry Johnson on Monday, the day he was scheduled to come back from his two-week suspension. On his Twitter account two weeks ago, Johnson questioned Chiefs coach Todd Haley's competence, insulted followers and used a gay slur.... [ Read more → ]

GLAAD calls out ‘South Park’ for trying to ‘delegitimize’ anti-gay slur

Friday, November 6, 2009
On Wednesday night, "fag" was the word of the night on "South Park," and GLAAD -- the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation -- isn't laughing. The November 4 episode featured rampant use of the anti-gay slurs “fag” and “faggot” as Cartman, Stan, Kyle and... [ Read more → ]

Man arrested in apparent Long Island hate crime

Thursday, November 5, 2009
From WPIX-TV: One man was arrested - and two others are still being sought - in the beating and robbery of two men in Lakeview early Sunday morning, Nassau County police said. The two victims, one of whom was dressed up in drag for Halloween,... [ Read more → ]

2nd Georgetown student assulted in anti-gay attack

Monday, November 2, 2009
Georgetown University is reeling after the second alleged attack on a student in less than a week. A man assaulted a young man early Sunday morning after repeatedly using gay slurs. About 1:30 a.m. Sunday, a male student was walking about a block from campus... [ Read more → ]

Chiefs, Johnson reach settlement over ‘tweets,’ gay slurs

Saturday, October 31, 2009
Larry Johnson's agent said he and the Kansas City Chiefs agreed Saturday night to cut the running back's two-week suspension in half, saving him more than $300,000. The Chiefs previously suspended Johnson for two weeks until Nov. 9 for what they called conduct "detrimental" to... [ Read more → ]

Chief’s Johnson suspended over disparaging remarks, gay slurs

Thursday, October 29, 2009
Kansas City Chiefs starting running back Larry Johnson was issued a two-week suspension Wednesday night for "conduct detrimental to the team." Johnson posted disparaging remarks Sunday night on his Twitter page, starting with a remark about Coach Todd Haley’s lack of football playing experience. He... [ Read more → ]

KC Chiefs’ Johnson hurls gay slurs at reporters, Twitter followers

Tuesday, October 27, 2009
The Kansas City Chiefs have barred running back Larry Johnson from practice and all other team activities as the club and the NFL look into comments he made Monday to reporters in the locker room. According to multiple reports, Johnson — in telling reporters to... [ Read more → ]

The Anti-Gay Twist of the Balloon Boy Saga (Video)

Monday, October 19, 2009
From FORT COLLINS, CO -- You know you have bad parents when they fool the the entire world into thinking that their six-year-old son is stuck in a balloon floating in the Colorado air. You know you have even worse parents when those same... [ Read more → ]

School district to pay $25K over gay slurs, harassment

Thursday, August 13, 2009
Minnesota's largest school district, Anoka-Hennepin, has agreed to pay a family $25,000 after two teachers allegedly harassed a boy because of his perceived sexual orientation, according to the Star Tribune. The teachers reportedly harassed the boy and subjected him to classroom jokes, comments and innuendos.... [ Read more → ]

Hawaii football coach suspended, fined over gay slur

Saturday, August 1, 2009
University of Hawai'i head football coach Greg McMackin was suspended without pay for 30 days and will take a voluntary 7 percent pay cut from his $1.1 million salary after he used a gay slur during a Western Athletic Conference press conference yesterday in Salt... [ Read more → ]
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