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Iraq War Vet Tossed Out of Cab For Kissing Boyfriend

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 10
A Washington state gay veteran who served two tours in Iraq says he was discriminated against for kissing his boyfriend when a Yellow Cab driver tossed them out of his car on the evening of July 4.

Cleveland Cabbies Protest 'Gay Games' Promotional Campaign

SPORTS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 14
Cleveland's cabbies have reportedly refused to drive their cabs, protesting Cleveland Hopkins International Airport taxi's rooftop signs promoting the LGBT Gay Games.

State: Cab Driver Violated Lesbian Couple’s Rights

State regulators say a Portland cab driver violated the rights of lesbian couple he left on the side of a freeway last summer.

Men File Complaint Over Ejection From Cab for Kiss

Two men filed a complaint with the state of Illinois against a Chicago taxicab company Monday, alleging one of the company’s drivers ejected them from a cab after they kissed.

Cab Driver in London Suspended Over Twitter Blow-Up

PERSONAL TECH | By Michael Cox | Aug 24
In London, a minicab driver has been suspended while he is under investigation for allegedly kicking a gay couple out of his cab for holding hands. The incident blew up when one of the men tweeted about the experience.

Bright Lights, Big City: Alexander James’s "Tokyo Taxi"

BOOKS | By Mark Thompson | Mar 20
With a citizenry as colorful and animated as the signage, Tokyo at night is a photographer’s dreamscape - and Alexander James, the man behind the lens of the book "Tokyo Taxi," has given himself a fantasy assignment.

Las Vegas Officers Get Special Instructions on Handling Gays

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 2
A Las Vegas law enforcement agency’s policy manual warns its officers to use special care when dealing with gays, saying that they present a "high risk" of disease.

French Tourists on Wild Chase through NYC

By Colleen Long | Jun 26
Five French tourists got a harrowing start to their New York visit: a wild police chase.

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