Delaware cop accused of anti-gay abuse

By : Lou Chibbaro Jr. of the Washington Blade, courtesy of the National Gay Media Association
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A 65-year-old gay man has filed a complaint with the Lewes, Del., police department accusing an officer of causing him to suffer a serious head injury and severe pain in his arm and back by throwing him onto the floor in the emergency department at Beebe Healthcare, a hospital that serves Lewes and nearby Rehoboth Beach.

Lewes is considered a close second to Rehoboth Beach as a popular seaside destination for LGBT people in the mid-Atlantic region, including D.C. and Baltimore.

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New Jersey shore town won’t settle yet with gay ex-cop

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CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) – Officials in a New Jersey shore town won’t sign off yet on a proposed $369,000 settlement with a gay former police officer who filed a discrimination lawsuit.

The Press of Atlantic City reports Cape May City Manager Bruce MacLeod issued a statement saying city officials would review the case. But they haven’t decided if the settlement is in the taxpayers’ “best interest.”

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Police officer sings “I Will Survive” after breaking up fight

By : Jeremy Williams
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A police officer in Scotland took up an offer to sing karaoke after he arrived to stop a bar fight outside the Waterloo Bar in Glasgow.

The officer, known only as Sergeant John, arrived and after interviewing witnesses was encouraged by the karaoke host to come onstage and sing.

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Residents in small South Carolina town rally around fired gay cop

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LATTA, S.C. (AP) – When openly gay police chief Crystal Moore was fired by a mayor who condemned her lifestyle as “questionable,” she expected her two decade career in law enforcement was over.

Then, this conservative, small town rebelled.

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Transgender officer fired, claims discrimination

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut city has fired a transgender police officer after its own investigation rejected her discrimination claims.

Francesca Quarantasaid on June 30 that she believes city officials conspired to fire her because of her sexuality.

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