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Gay Mural Arson Shocks Artist

CRIME | By Khaled Sayed | Aug 1
The artist who created an LGBT mural in the Mission district that has been vandalized multiple times said at a recent forum that he wasn't surprised the art was damaged, but he was shocked by an arson attempt on the project.

Anti-Bully Film Costs Florida Teacher His Job

MOVIES | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jun 29
Jeremy Rhoden, gay a teacher in Polatka, Fla., screened an anti-bullying film to his students at a February 20 school assembly. Parents and clergy condemned the film for attempting to "indoctrinate" children, and of "offending" God.

Stonewall National Museum and Archives Opens Its Wilton Drive Space

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Jun 14
The Stonewall National Museum and Archives celebrates the grand opening of its new gallery space at 2157 Wilton Drive in Wilton Manors with a new exhibit, "Days Without Sunshine: Anita Bryant’s Anti-Gay Crusade."

Nigerian Woman Disowns Her Gay Pussy

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 24
A middle-aged Nigerian woman has reportedly disowned her male cat of seven years after the male cat displayed "unnatural sexual behavior."

Au Bon Pain Apologizes for Blocking LGBT Sites, Blames Wi-Fi Provider

CORPORATE | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 16
Officials from Au Bon Pain took to the fast-casual chain’s Tumblr Wednesday to apologize for blocking its Wi-Fi users from accessing pro-choice and LGBT sites, like EDGE.

Au Bon Pain Blocks EDGE, Other LGBT News Content on Free WiFi

If you’re looking to catch up with the latest news from EDGE on your laptop while enjoying a croissant and hearty corn chowder, you may want to bypass national eatery Au Bon Pain.

Malaysia Bans Gay Characters From TV

TELEVISION | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 9
Last week Malaysia’s government announced that it would ban gay characters from state television programs and radio shows.

Mo. School District Ordered to Replace Web Filter That Blocks Pro-Gay Sites

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 28
A judge has ruled that a Missouri school district must replace its Internet filter because it blocks several pro-gay websites but allows students to access anti-gay pages.

Toys ’R’ Us Targeted for Displaying Same-Sex Marriage Archie Comic

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 29
The anti-gay group One Million Moms is demanding Toys ’R’ Us remove an Archie comic book from its shelves which features a gay character getting married to his partner. The group previously attacked JC Penney for hiring Ellen DeGeneres as its spokeswoman.

ACLU Continues Push Against Anti-Gay Filters on School Computers

PERSONAL TECH | By Kilian Melloy | May 26
The ACLU has intervened at a California school where students were blocked from accessing sites addressing GLBT issues, while filters continued to allow access to sites that condemned gays or said they could be "cured."

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