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Fallout continues: Tim Pernetti out as Rutgers Athletic Director

Friday, April 5, 2013
Tim Pernetti
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Tim Pernetti resigned as Rutgers athletic director on Friday, two days after the basketball coach he hired was dismissed for abusive behavior during practices — actions that prompted nationwide outrage once a video went public. [...]

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Calls from faculty, politicians to oust top Rutgers administrators grow louder

Thursday, April 4, 2013
Rutgers President Robert Barchi (left) and Rutgers Athletic Director Tim Pernetti.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The call from faculty members and politicians to oust top Rutgers University administrators grew louder Thursday, a day after men's basketball coach Mike Rice was fired for mistreating players, including shoving them and berating them with gay slurs. [...]

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Rutgers fires basketball coach for abusive behavior, gay slurs directed at players

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
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PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Rutgers fired basketball coach Mike Rice on Wednesday after a videotape aired showing him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players in practice and using gay slurs during practice. [...]

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Rutgers reconsiders dismissal of basketball coach over abusive behavior, gay slurs

Tuesday, April 2, 2013
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NEWARK, N.J. — Rutgers University said it would reconsider its decision to retain basketball coach Mike Rice after a videotape aired showing him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players in practice and using gay slurs. [...]

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Mich. RNC member: I won’t resign for ‘filthy homosexuals’ Facebook post

Thursday, March 28, 2013
Dave Agema
LANSING, Mich. — A Michigan member of the Republican National Committee said Thursday he will not resign after posting an article critical of gay people on his Facebook page, despite calls from members of his own party that he step down. [...]

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U.K. man gets 42-months for killing autistic, gay teen by setting him on fire

Saturday, March 23, 2013
Steven Simpson (via Facebook), and Jordan Sheard (via South Yorkshire police).
A young British man has been sentenced to 3 ½ in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter charges in the death of an openly gay, autistic teen at his birthday party last year by dousing him in oil and setting him on fire. [...]

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Audio recording emerges of singer Michelle Shocked’s anti-gay rant

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Michelle Shocked
Audio emerged Wednesday of folk singer Michelle Shocked's performance at a San Francisco club on Sunday night, in which her anti-gay remarks have led to a firestorm of criticism among the LGBT community and its allies, and led to an abrupt end to her U.S. tour. [...]

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Michelle Shocked says she was misunderstood; distances herself from anti-gay rant

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Michelle Shocked
Folk singer Michelle Shocked, who stunned a San Francisco audience on Sunday night after breaking into an anti-gay rant in which she said, “God hates fags," only to see the remaining dates of her U.S. tour cancelled, has now issued two rambling statements in which she distances herself from the [...]

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Singer Michelle Shocked declares ‘God hates fags’ during San Francisco show

Monday, March 18, 2013
Michelle Shocked
SAN FRANCISCO -- Folk singer Michelle Shocked stunned a San Francisco audience on Sunday night after breaking into an anti-gay rant in which she said, "God hates fags." [...]

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Davis, Calif., police ID suspect in possible hate crime attack on gay man

Thursday, March 14, 2013
Mikey Partida suffered injuries to his eyes, neck, and head, among other injuries, in an alleged hate crime attack on March 10.
DAVIS, Calif. -- Police in Davis, Calif., have identified a suspect in a brutal attack on a gay man last weekend, and said they were investigating the violent beating as a possible hate crime. [...]

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