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J.K. Rowling Squashes Homophobic Twitter User

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 9
J.K. Rowling shut down a homophobic Twitter user this week with just a few well-chosen words.

NFL Considers in-Game Penalties for Anti-Gay, Racist Slurs

SPORTS | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 24
A rule change may be on the horizon for the NFL regarding in-game penalties for players using racially charged language or homophobic slurs.

Okla. Restaurateur Faces Social Media Backlash for Anti-Gay, Racist Remarks

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Feb 10
Enid Oklahoma; sounds like a drag name, no? Yet this small city of less than 50,000 inhabitants has found itself in the spotlight thanks to the racist and anti-gay rhetoric of a local restauranteur.

Alec Baldwin Allegedly Uses Anti-Gay Slur At Paparazzi

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 15
According to reports, actor Alec Baldwin used an anti-gay slur at paparazzi in New York City Thursday; just months after the actor came under fire for using anti-gay language on Twitter.

Alec Baldwin Apologizes to NY Gay Group For Tweets

LOCAL | Jul 1
Alec Baldwin has apologized to a New York City-based lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights group for a series of tweets that could be interpreted as homophobic.

Conservatives: If Anti-Gay, Racist Epithets Not on Tape, They Weren’t Uttered

NATIONAL | By Jesse Washington | Apr 13
Four congressmen--three African-American, and one openly gay--say that a crowd of Tea Partiers hurled racist and homophobic invective at them. Conservatives ask where the YouTube footage is to prove it.

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