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NJ Lesbian Sheriff Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against Her Department

By Ryan Lynch | Dec 17
A New Jersey police officer is filing a discrimination lawsuit which alleges her supervisors created a hostile work environment for her.

Allegations Sustained Against Gay SF Cop

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 4
San Francisco's police watchdog has sustained allegations against a gay longtime cop who was recorded calling young African-American men "ugly fucker" and other names and referring to a defense attorney as a "bitch."

Attorney's 'Leather' Reference Upsets Gay San Francisco Cop

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Sep 3
A gay San Francisco policeman is complaining that a gay public defender told a judge that he was a "leather daddy."

Lesbian Ex-SF Cop Claims Retaliation by Former Chief

By Seth Hemmelgarn | May 28
A former San Francisco police officer has filed a claim against the city, saying recently departed Police Chief Greg Suhr forced her to retire after she went public with allegations that another officer had embezzled money.

Gay Ex-Cop Accused of Embezzlement

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 28
A gay former San Francisco police officer allegedly embezzled more than $16,000 from the department's Pride Alliance for LGBT officers, a recent email from one of the group's members said.

Gay London Cop Monitored on Grindr:: Resigns and Sues for Homophobia

By Winnie McCroy | Jun 4
A former London cop who says that his fellow officers forced him to resign is now suing the Metropolitan Police for discrimination based on racism and homophobia that he said drove him into depression to the point of becoming suicidal.

Ky. Cop Says He Was Fired, Sexually Harassed Because He’s Gay

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 10
A police officer from Kentucky says he was harassed and discriminated against after it was discovered by his coworkers that he is gay.

Ohio Mayor Resigns Over Gay Slurs

By Amanda Lee Myers and Andrew Welsh-Huggins | Feb 9
The mayor Pomeroy, a village in southeastern Ohio, has resigned over accusations she repeatedly put down a police officer by calling him a "queer."

Gay Los Angeles Officer Awarded More Than $1M

May 20
An openly gay police sergeant who said he was subjected to derogatory remarks by his supervisor was awarded $1.1 million by a jury Thursday

ACLU Takes Up Case of Gay State Trooper’s Surviving Partner

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 6
The ACLU has taken up the case of Corporal Dennis Engelhard’s same-sex partner in a challenge to the Missouri policy that excludes gay spouses from receiving benefits when state police are killed in the line of duty.

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