Gay Cop: Dept. Wouldn't Let Me March in Pride Parade

...and so he's suing
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 7, 2011 10:11 AM CDT

(Newser) – A gay police officer has enlisted Gloria Allred's legal help—so you know we're about to report on a buzzy lawsuit. The unnamed cop is filing a discrimination complaint against his department, which he says denied his written request that he be allowed to march in uniform during Sunday's West Hollywood Gay & Lesbian Pride Parade. And in its response, the department apparently wrote that such a move would bring "discredit" to his employer. A press conference is scheduled for this afternoon, reports KTLA; the department's name has not yet been announced. (Read more Gloria Allred stories.)

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