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Teen files EEOC complaint against Taco Johns for alleged anti-gay harassment

| Thursday, September 25, 2014
Tyler Brandt
An openly gay South Dakota teen has filed a federal discrimination complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging he was harassed and humiliated while working for Taco Johns, and forced to wear a name badge containing a homophobic slur. Tyler Brandt, 16, of Yankton, S.D., says the harassment by a night manager began...

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Mo. man facing charges for sending threatening emails to LGBT publication

| Thursday, July 31, 2014
Darryl L. Jackson
ST. LOUIS -- A St. Louis man is facing charges and will undergo a psychiatric exam after allegedly threatening to "exterminate" those involved with a magazine for LGBT people. Darryl L. Jackson, 40, is charged with harassment motivated by discrimination to frighten or disturb another person...

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Former cop sues London police claiming years of anti-gay harassment

| Saturday, June 7, 2014
Kevin Maxwell
LONDON -- A former police officer is suing London's Metropolitan Police for discrimination, claiming he was forced to quit after being told his bosses monitor the gay hook-up app Grindr, and that fellow officers taunted him by saying he should become "a hairdresser or cabin crew."

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N.M. auto dealership to pay $2 million to settle same-sex harassment law suit

| Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Pitre Buick in Albuquerque, N.M.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.-- An Albuquerque automobile dealership is agreeing to pay $2 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that dozens of male employees were subjected to same-sex sexual harassment and retaliation.

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Conn. city says there was no bias against transgender police officer

| Saturday, March 29, 2014
Francesca Quaranta
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- An investigation by a Connecticut city has found no evidence that a transgender police officer was subject to discrimination or a hostile work environment.

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Lesbian couple sues Vt. town claiming a decade of anti-gay harassment

| Sunday, March 9, 2014
WPTZ-TVBarbara Ernst and Barbara Supeno
ADDISON, Vt. -- A lesbian couple is suing the town of Addison, Vt., alleging they have been subjected to 10 years of discrimination, harassment and intimidation by residents and town officials because of their sexual orientation.

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Man held in threatening Seattle’s openly gay mayor, socialist council member

| Saturday, January 18, 2014
Mitchell Munro Taylor
SEATTLE -- A 32-year-old man accused of threatening Seattle's openly gay mayor and a socialist City Council member in Facebook postings was ordered held in jail Friday on $600,000 bail.

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Former St. Louis cop charged with felony harassment of LGBT couple

| Friday, January 10, 2014
Jeffrey Leveque
SAINT LOUIS -- A one-time St. Louis police officer has been charged with a felony count of "harassment motivated by discrimination to frighten or disturb another person" stemming from an incident last month in which he allegedly harassed and intimidated an LGBT couple.

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Transgender police officer files discrimination, harassment complaint

| Thursday, December 5, 2013
Francesca Quaranta
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- A transgender police officer in Connecticut has filed a complaint with a state agency alleging her supervisors created a hostile work environment because of her gender identity.

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Former prosecutor wants job back after being fired for harassing gay student

| Monday, November 11, 2013
Andrew Shirvell
DETROIT -- A former assistant attorney general for the state of Michigan who was fired after expressing hostility toward a gay University of Michigan student government president has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the state's current attorney general and his predecessor.

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