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Bi High School Student Attacked in Vt.

Essex High School freshman Cole Peterson claims he was attacked over the weekend by two fellow freshman who targeted him because he is bi. Peterson said, "All along the way they were making gay jokes" and saying anti-gay slurs.

WCAX
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November 4, 2011
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Miss Virginia USA Responds to Allegations of Anti-Gay Slurs

Nikkie Poteet, the current Miss Virginia USA, on Thursday responded to accusations that she used anti-gay slurs against her roommate during an argument on Sunday morning. Poteet said, "Those that know me will agree that these accusations are inconsistent with my character and the reputation that I have built thus far, not only as Miss Virginia USA, but as an educated, hard-working, independent woman."

WTVR
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November 4, 2011
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Anti-Gay Graffiti Found on Wake Forest Buildings

Anti-gay slurs were spray painted on Monday on various buildings at Wake Forest University. Campus police and a university official have since met with members of the school's Gay-Straight Student Alliance.

WGHP
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November 4, 2011
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Not Surprising: Maggie Gallagher Comments on Kardashian Divorce

"I'm reluctant to criticize any given individual who divorces because moral judgments are hard without more information that it is my business to know – and celebrity divorces are too common to warrant special notice. Hollywood in general and Kim Kardashian in particular support gay marriage. Perhaps that makes sense, if the speed of her divorce reflects a reduced commitment to the marriage." - Maggie Gallagher

Joe. My. God.
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November 4, 2011
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