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  • Tinder Sued By Transgender Woman ... You Won't Let Us In!!!

    03/14/2018 4:18:55 PM PDT · by PapaBear3625 · 74 replies
    A transgender woman is suing Tinder on behalf of other transgender people living in the Portland area, claiming it rejects all transgender people from the dating service. Ariel Hawkins claims in a new lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, a few days ago she edited her profile to disclose that she was a pre-op trans woman. She says Tinder immediately deleted her account. She says the company sent her email saying she violated its terms of service ... but didn't point her to any term and refused to explain the basis for the rejection.
  • Transgender Woman Claims Self-Defense in Killing

    04/04/2017 11:56:16 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Apr 3, 2017
    A transgender South Florida woman is facing a murder charge in what she says was self-defense, and claims she she wouldn't be facing charges if not for her gender. The woman, who goes by Ms. Campbell, says she never should have been charged in the first place in the killing of Jackson Marcelin last year. "I do feel like that it may have been different if it was a woman in my situation," Campbell told NBC 6 in an exclusive interview. Campbell is facing a charge of second-degree murder in the death of Marcelin, who she says she stabbed in...
  • The Religious Right Is Right to Be Scared: Christianity Is Dying in America (Barf alert)

    12/27/2015 9:00:02 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 75 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 26 Dec 15 | Jay Michaelson - LGBT Activist
    <p>Among the Christian Right, and most Republican presidential candidates, it’s now an article of faith that the United States is persecuting Christians and Christian-owned businesses—that religion itself is under attack.</p> <p>Why has this bizarre myth that Christianity is under assault in the most religious developed country on Earth been so successful? Because, in a way, it’s true. American Christianity is in decline—not because of a “war on faith” but because of a host of demographic and social trends. The gays and liberals are just scapegoats.</p>
  • US Marine found guilty of killing transgender Filipino

    12/03/2015 4:22:50 PM PST · by Salman · 29 replies
    AP via Asian Correspondent ^ | 2nd December 2015 | AP News correspondent
    <p>OLONGAPO, Philippines (AP) — A U.S. Marine has been found guilty of killing a transgender Filipino after discovering her gender in a hotel in the Philippines last year.</p> <p>Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton was convicted Tuesday of homicide by first strangling Jennifer Laude and then dunking her head into a toilet bowl in the hotel they had checked into after meeting in a disco bar in Olongapo city, northwest of Manila. Court clerk Gerry Gruspe said Pemberton was sentenced to up to 12 years in jail.</p>
  • [Dem] House candidate assaulted by man [after candidate makes homosexual advance]

    07/30/2010 11:08:45 AM PDT · by matt1234 · 56 replies · 10+ views ^ | 7/30/2010 | unknown
    A Democratic congressional candidate has told police he was assaulted near downtown Spokane after making sexual advances to another man. David R. Fox, who moved to Spokane from Port Angeles recently to run against Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, told police he wasn't injured in Sunday's altercation. But he is pressing charges against the man. Fox is one of four Democrats in the Aug. 17 primary. The attorney entered the race at the last minute and has no known campaign office or website. He could not be reached for comment.
  • Thugs attack two transvestites... who turn out to be cage fighters wearing fancy dress

    10/07/2009 9:55:05 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 46 replies · 2,338+ views ^ | Oct. 7, 2009 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Two thugs who attacked what they thought were a pair of transvestites picked on the wrong men - when their intended victims turned out to be cage fighters on a night out in fancy dress. Dean Gardener, 19, and Jason Fender, 22, singled out the two men walking along a street in wigs, short skirts and high heels. Bare-chested Gardener was caught on CCTV confronting one of the men in a pink wig, black skirt and boob tube - then seen swinging a punch, a court heard. But the other cage fighter, wearing a sparkling black dress and matching long...
  • Boy propositioned in Sears bathroom [It was more than just that!]

    09/03/2009 12:49:01 PM PDT · by Bodleian_Girl · 62 replies · 3,460+ views
    Daytona Beach News-Journal ^ | 09/03/09 | Julie Murphy
    DAYTONA BEACH -- The men's restroom on the second floor of the Volusia Mall Sears is no place for children, police said Wednesday with the release of surveillance photos of a man believed to have made sexual advances toward a 13-year-old boy. "Our biggest fear is children going into these bathrooms, especially with these predators circling around," Police Chief Mike Chitwood said. "It was just a matter of time before something like this was going to happen." The boy, visiting from Illinois with his godparents, was propositioned two weeks ago in the restroom, Chitwood said. The man was in a...
  • Shooting of Gay Student Sparks Outcry

    03/28/2008 1:34:55 PM PDT · by SmithL · 41 replies · 2,143+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 3/28/8 | GREG RISLING, Associated Press Writer
    Larry King was a gay eighth-grader who used to come to school in makeup, high heels and earrings. And when the other boys made fun of him, he would boldly tease them right back by flirting with them. That may have been what got him killed. On Feb. 12, another student, Brandon McInerney, 14, shot him twice in the head at the back of the computer lab at their junior high school, police say. The slaying of the 15-year-old boy has alarmed gay rights activists and led to demands that middle schools do more to educate youngsters about discrimination on...
  • Cipel: McGreevey assaulted me

    09/17/2006 2:22:36 PM PDT · by Dane · 36 replies · 2,356+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | September 17, 2006
    Cipel: McGreevey assaulted me The onetime aide said he wanted to clear the record: The former governor made an advance he rejected. By John Shiffman Inquirer Staff Writer In his new book, Jim McGreevey vividly recalls his first, magical kiss with Golan Cipel. Cipel does not remember the 2001 encounter so fondly. The former aide calls it a failed sexual assault that followed shots of Jagermeister. After he pushed New Jersey's governor away, Cipel said, he asked McGreevey why he assumed he was gay. "And McGreevey said, 'Everybody is a little gay,' " Cipel recalled yesterday in his first extended...
  • Bust in Slay of Rudy Aide

    08/31/2006 5:39:49 AM PDT · by Liz · 161 replies · 2,260+ views
    New York Post ^ | August 31, 2006 | Philip Messing with Brian Hammacher
    A chance encounter....helped cops nab a homeless drug addict now charged with killing an aide to former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani after a gay-sex romp...... Detectives were at a Manhattan employment agency looking for records on the suspect, Edwin Ramos, 26, when Ramos - who hadn't worked there in about a month - showed collect back pay. Ramos, a drifter with a long history of drug arrests, made a call using a cellphone that belonged to Martin Barreto, 49, who had worked in the City Hall press office during the Giuliani administration. Barreto's nude body was found Aug. 21 in...
  • GAY EXEC SLAIN; EX-GIULIANI AIDE (organized Hispanic support for Rudy's immigration policies)

    08/24/2006 1:30:44 AM PDT · by Liz · 324 replies · 3,581+ views
    NY POST ^ | August 24, 2006 | MURRAY WEISS and MATHEW CHARLES
    ....a prominent gay public-relations executive days was found dead.... strangled in his own bed. Martin Barreto, 49, a former aide to then-Mayor Rudy Giuliani, was discovered naked with KY Jelly and a condom next to his body..........worked in Giuliani's press office 1994 through 1995....helped organize Hispanic support for the mayor's immigration policies...... Barreto, a distant relative of former Nicaraguan President Violeta Barros de Chamorro, lived with a cousin in the high-security building, but was alone Saturday night when he invited a stranger up. The man stayed briefly, and two hours later another visitor arrived, staying only 10 to 15 minutes....
  • 'Gay panic' defense tactic under scrutiny at conference (Intentional gender misrepresentation)

    07/21/2006 10:49:04 AM PDT · by Stoat · 50 replies · 1,227+ views
    The San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Wednesday, July 19, 2006 | Wyatt Buchanan
    A gay Atlanta man was bludgeoned to death and his confessed killer walked free after claiming he was forced into a sexual act and responded in self-defense. The killer of a Kentucky man whose body was stuffed in a suitcase and dumped into a lake also claimed he acted to thwart a sexual advance and was convicted of manslaughter instead of murder.

    07/09/2005 3:25:37 AM PDT · by phoenix_004 · 58 replies · 2,371+ views
    dailyrecord ^ | Jul 7 2005 | Charlotte Thomson
    A MAN who shoved a fire extinguisher hose up a pal's bottom and set it off was yesterday told to pay his victim 4500 compensation. Brian Kennedy was also ordered to do the maximum 300 hours' community service following the prank that went horribly wrong. Victim Kristofor Graham, 23, needed a colostomy after his rectum and large intestine were torn. Last night, Kennedy, 34, said: 'I wish I could turn back the clock. I've apologised to Kristofor a couple of times but I know that's not enough.' Aberdeen Sheriff Court heard that Kristofor and Kennedy were staying in a B&B...
  • On Heterophobia

    08/04/2004 6:04:19 PM PDT · by Vision Thing · 52 replies · 4,748+ views
    Mens News Daily ^ | August 5, 2004 | Bernard Chapin
    In America today, a powerful case can, and will, be made that heterosexuals all too readily defer to homosexuals regarding claims of oppression or that we suffer some kind of psychological malady due to our refusal to celebrate them to the full extent they desire. Most "straights" seem to silently accept the validity of bogus concepts like "homophobia" which maintains that many of us harbor hate for those who happen to be physically attracted to members of the same sex. I hold that the concept of homophobia is fallacious, and that, in fact, the opposite of homophobia, "heterophobia" is a...

    07/10/2003 12:25:47 AM PDT · by kattracks · 4 replies · 266+ views
    New York Post ^ | 7/10/03 | BILL HOFFMANN
    <p>July 10, 2003 -- A gruesome gay murder involving a hacked-up body and a necklace worn by Oscar-winner Susan Sarandon has rocked the set of the new Miramax comedy starring Jennifer Lopez and Richard Gere.</p> <p>The star-studded cast of "Shall We Dance?" - now being filmed in Winnipeg, Canada - was jolted after the $4,000 necklace was swiped from a prop room last week, only to turn up in a blood-soaked hotel room littered with body parts.</p>
  • Dorm beating defendant testifies: 'I was embarrassed' (Or the Gay Hate Crime That Wasn't)

    06/11/2003 5:59:32 AM PDT · by Lance Romance · 16 replies · 248+ views
    Atlanta Journal Constitution ^ | 6-11-03 | BILL MONTGOMERY
    Dorm beating defendant testifies: 'I was embarrassed' By BILL MONTGOMERY The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Atlanta/South Metro community page A Fulton County Superior Court jury deliberates today on the fate of an expelled Morehouse College student accused of beating a fellow student with a 26-inch baseball bat because he was being stared at in the shower."I was scared; I was embarrassed because I was naked and he was looking at me," Aaron Price testified Tuesday afternoon about the events leading to his striking junior Gregory Love. Prosecutors contend Price seriously wounded Love on Nov. 3 because he thought he was the...