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Gay SF Pastor Arrested on Child Porn Charges

Gay SF Pastor Arrested on Child Porn Charges

By Alex Madison | Dec 9
A gay San Francisco pastor, who has historically fought for gay rights in the Lutheran Church, was arrested on charges of possession of child pornography, according to the San Francisco Police Department.

Anti-Gay 'Murder Music' Performer Buju Banton Out of Jail

Anti-Gay 'Murder Music' Performer Buju Banton Out of Jail

Dec 9
Reggae star Buju Banton is free after serving seven years in federal prison on drug charges.

Prosecutors: Illegal Hush Money Paid at Trump's 'Direction'

Prosecutors: Illegal Hush Money Paid at Trump's 'Direction'

By Michael Balsamo | Dec 8
The Justice Department says that President Donald Trump directed illegal payments to buy the silence of two women whose claims of extramarital affairs threatened his presidential campaign.

Iowa Religious Activist Criminally Charged in LGBTQ Book Burning

Iowa Religious Activist Criminally Charged in LGBTQ Book Burning

Dec 7
A northwestern Iowa religious activist who burned four LGBTQ children's books he'd checked out of an Orange City library has been charged with misdemeanor criminal mischief.

Watch: Stickers Sporting Anti-Gay Hate Pop Up Around Massachusetts City

Watch: Stickers Sporting Anti-Gay Hate Pop Up Around Massachusetts City

Dec 6
Local news sources reported that stickers sporting anti-gay hate messages appeared around the downtown area of Attleboro, a city of about 44,000 people located 39 miles south of Boston.

Utah Hate Crime Law Under Scrutiny After Tire Shop Beating

Utah Hate Crime Law Under Scrutiny After Tire Shop Beating

By Brady McCombs and Lindsay Whitehurst | Dec 6
The recent beating of a young man and his father at their Salt Lake City tire shop by an attacker who told police he targeted them because they were Mexican is renewing criticism of the state's hate crime law, which one prosecutor is calling unusable.

Border Agent Indicted for Capital Murder in 4 Texas Deaths

Border Agent Indicted for Capital Murder in 4 Texas Deaths

Dec 6
A U.S. Border Patrol agent who confessed to killing four sex workers told investigators he wanted to "clean up the streets" of his Texas border hometown, a prosecutor said while announcing that a grand jury had indicted the man for capital murder.

Gay Student, Found Injured by Train Tracks, Shoots Down Amtrak's 'Suicide Attempt' Theory

Gay Student, Found Injured by Train Tracks, Shoots Down Amtrak's 'Suicide Attempt' Theory

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 5
The openly gay student who had been aboard a train before he was found unconscious and with serious injuries next to the tracks last May has this to say to the suicide attempt theory floated by Amtrak: No way.

Teen Who Killed Parents Sentenced to 40 Years

Teen Who Killed Parents Sentenced to 40 Years

By David Sharp | Dec 5
A teenager who told authorities she "snapped" and killed her parents while struggling with gender identity and acceptance was sentenced Tuesday to 40 years in prison.

Watch: Gay Couple Allege They Were Stabbed by Attackers; Neighbors Did Nothing

Watch: Gay Couple Allege They Were Stabbed by Attackers; Neighbors Did Nothing

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 4
A gay couple living in Las Vegas was attacked and stabbed by a pair of assailants, one of the men told a local news channel — all while their neighbors looked on and didn't do so much as call for the police.

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