Topics :: real and perceived sexual orientation

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Mom Convicted in Death of Son She Perceived as Gay

CRIME | Apr 3
Oregon jurors took a little more than an hour to convict a 25-year-old woman of murder in the death of her 4-year-old son.

Cult Leader Pleads Guilty of Murdering Boy He Thought was Gay

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 12
A 28-year-old North Carolina man admitted to killing a 4-year-old boy because he believed he was gay.

N.J. School: Parents of Straight Bullied Son Should ’Enroll Him in Sports’

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 8
Parents from New Jersey are suing an elementary school for not doing enough to stop anti-gay bullying against their son who is not gay.

Weir ’Not Family Friendly Enough’ for Ice-Skaters’ Tour

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 12
Flamboyant figure skater Johnny Weir will not be included in the Stars in Ice Tour, a March 11 Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation blog posting said. The reason? Weir is "not family friendly."

Minnesota School Pays $25K for Teachers’ Anti-Gay Harassment

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 14
A Minnesota high school settled with the family of a student who was allegedly subjected to anti-gay harassment--from two teachers.

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