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Second Anti-Gay Attack in Ohio

Westerville South High School in the Ohio town of that name is the site of a second anti-gay attack on a student. Yesterday, a student at the school was called anti-gay slurs and then punched in the head several times and has had to undergo emergency medical testing in order to determine if he suffered a concussion.

Lez Get Real
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November 2, 2011
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Screenwriter Says Anita Bryant "Wants a Gay Best Friend"

Openly gay writer Chad Hodge recently spent some time with Anita Bryant and they "talked about everything [...] Religion, homosexuality, her life and every detail of her life. I mean, everything! She really opened up to me. It started very standoffish...but then it slowly took a turn and she opened up and cried to me." Hodge said, "Turns out she wants a gay best friend just like everyone else."

Huffington Post
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November 3, 2011
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Mich. Senate Passes So-Called "License to Bully" Bill, Lawmaker Slams Vote

The Michigan state Senate on Wednesday passed a bullying bill that was amended to exclude the provisions including reporting requirements and enumeration, or listing, of protected classes. In addition, the legislation provides an exception which allows bullying based on “moral convictions.” Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer (D) delivered an impassioned speech rebuking the Republicans for “explicitly outlining how to get away with bullying.”

ThinkProgress » LGBT
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November 3, 2011
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