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Charlotte, NC Church Vandalized with Anti-Gay Slurs

NATIONAL | By Matt Comer | Aug 23
A Charlotte, NC church long known for its LGBT inclusion was vandalized with anti-gay slurs overnight. The spray-painted graffiti, on the church's doors and sign, were discovered by staff on Thursday.

Teen Allegedly Forced to Wear 'Gaytard' Tag Files Complaint

WORKPLACE | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 26
An openly gay teen from Yankton, South Dakota, filed a discrimination complaint this week against the fast food restaurant where he worked, after officials allegedly forced him to wear a nametag that said "gayatard."

Queer Apple Customer Finds 'F@G' Written on His Receipt

PERSONAL TECH | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 15
A queer Apple customer was shocked to find a homophobic slur printed on his receipt after a recent visit to a Portland, Oregon, Apple store.

Man Yelling Anti-Gay Slurs Charged With Hate Crime After Slashing Woman's Face

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 5
Police say a woman in New York City was cut in the face after she confronted a man who was hurling anti-gay slurs.

Blatter: FIFA Must Do More Against Racism

SPORTS | Jul 14
FIFA President Sepp Blatter has criticized the way discrimination incidents were dealt with at World Cup matches.

Anti-Gay Reddit Comments on the Decline

PERSONAL TECH | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 10
It may not be shocking to see anti-gay language peppered throughout comments when perusing the popular social media community site Reddit but a new study by the website revealed that homophobic language is on a "sharp decline."

FIFA Urged to Show Leadership on Discrimination

SPORTS | By Graham Dunbar | Jun 23
A monitoring group has challenged FIFA to show leadership in tackling discrimination after the sport’s world governing body dropped an investigation of Mexico fans chanting an alleged gay slur.

Tim Gunn Reveals Latest Anti-Gay Rant by Carriage Driver, Asks Mayor When Horses Will Be Retired

As NYC Pride week starts, PETA releases new video showing more hate speech spewed by carriage drivers.

Mexico Coach Defends Gay Slur Chant by Crowd

SPORTS | By Carlos Rodriguez | Jun 23
Mexico coach Miguel Herrera has defended World Cup fans chanting a gay slur which is under investigation by the sport’s international governing body.

FIFA Investigates Mexico for Anti-Gay Slurs at World Cup

SPORTS | Jun 19
The FIFA (International Federation of Association Football) is investigating claims that Mexico fans chanted anti-gay slurs during its opening match against Cameroon.

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