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Ark. School Board Member Wishes All Gays Would Die

Clint McCance's Facebook post gets him unwanted national attention

(Newser) - An Arkansas school board member is under fire after apparently posting a message on his Facebook profile declaring his wish that all gay people commit suicide. "Seriously they want me to wear purple because five queers killed themselves. The only way im wearin it for them is if they... More »

Paladino Defends Remarks on Gays

It's just that he doesn't want kids exposed to 'disgusting' grinding in Speedos

(Newser) - Carl Paladino may have implied yesterday that homosexuality is not as “valid or successful” as heterosexuality, but that’s only because being gay is “a very, very ugly experience for those that are discriminated against,” he explains today. “And it shouldn’t be. Our society should... More »

Cooper to Eminem: Are You Homophobic?

Rapper's defense: 'This is my art.'

(Newser) - Anderson Cooper recently berated a Vince Vaughn movie trailer for using the word “gay” as a joke—but he was decidedly easier on Eminem when he interviewed the rapper on last night’s 60 Minutes . Cooper asked Eminem, who has often been branded a homophobe, why he uses words... More »

Gaybashers Beat Man in Historic NYC Gay Bar

Stonewall attack occurred day after pack beating of gay men in nearly neighborhood

(Newser) - Gaybashers attacked a customer in the historic Manhattan bar considered the birthplace of the fight for gay rights. "Get away from me!" the thug yelled at the customer in the bathroom of the Stonewall bar in the Village. "I don't like gay people. Don't pee next to... More »

Dharun Ravi, Molly Wei: The Kids Behind the Suicide

Hate crime charges are a possibility in Tyler Clementi suicide

(Newser) - Dharun Ravi and Molly Wei were old pals who came to Rutgers University together—and classmates can’t fathom how the friends went from the socially tolerant halls of their New Jersey high school to a controversy in which they are accused of recording and broadcasting Tyler Clementi ’... More »

Suicide Frosh May Have Reached Out to Gay Site

Meanwhile, Tyler Clementi Facebook memorial site is hijacked by gaybashers

(Newser) - Complaints about a sex-tape spying situation similar to one that apparently drove Rutgers student Tyler Clementi to suicide have been spotted on a gay message board , and may have been Clementi's last call for help before he killed himself. "Cit2mo" complains about his college dorm roommate using a webcam... More »

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