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NYC Taxi Commission Prepares Crackdown on Sexual Harassment

Apr 1
New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission is proposing rule changes to protect passengers from improper behavior and conversations from cabbies.

Iraq War Vet Tossed Out of Cab For Kissing Boyfriend

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

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

Mar 4
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

Oct 28
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

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"

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

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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