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LGBT Refugees Find Housing A Hurdle in SF

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Aug 1
San Francisco's high housing costs are particularly problematic for LGBT refugees resettled to the Bay Area. Most come with little money, few or no local connections, and uncertain job prospects.

Gay Mural Arson Shocks Artist

CRIME | By Khaled Sayed | Aug 1
The artist who created an LGBT mural in the Mission district that has been vandalized multiple times said at a recent forum that he wasn't surprised the art was damaged, but he was shocked by an arson attempt on the project.

Senegalese Journalist Gets 6 Months for Homosexuality

INTERNATIONAL | Jul 31
A well-known Senegalese journalist was sentenced Friday to six months in prison for acts of homosexuality, which is illegal in this West African country.

Judge Deems Gay Couple as Spouses After One Partner's Death

NATIONAL | Jul 31
A judge has recognized a 2001 same-sex union as a common-law marriage in Pennsylvania even though one partner died before gay marriage became legal.

GOP Proposes Anti-Gay Protections for Already Protected Clergy

NATIONAL | By Ray Henry | Jul 31
A Republican wants to explicitly allow clergy in Georgia to refuse to perform gay marriages - a protection they already enjoy under the U.S. Constitution.

Grudge Match :: Robert Gordon & Morgan Neville on 'Best of Enemies'

POLITICS | By Frank J. Avella | Jul 31
Modern TV punditry can be traced to the 1968 debates between Gore Vidal & William F. Buckley, Jr. at the national political conventions. Directors Robert Gordon & Morgan Neville discuss their film "Best of Enemies," which chronicles their bitter rivalry.

Kansas Agency Hesitant to Allow Married Same-Sex Couples to Be Foster Parents

NATIONAL | By John Hanna | Jul 31
A Kansas Department of Children and Families official said Friday that the state will continue to allow qualified single adults to serve as foster parents said her agency isn't ready to say whether it will allow married same-sex couples to do so.

After Jerusalem Gay Pride Stabbing, Suspected Extremists Burn Palestinian Child to Death

INTERNATIONAL | By Mohammed Daraghmeh and Tia Goldenberg | Jul 31
Friday's deadly attack comes as part of a larger trend of Jewish radicalization - one day after an anti-gay ultra-Orthodox extremist stabbed revelers at Jerusalem's Gay Pride Parade

Gay Man Plans to Sue NYPD for Using Homophobic Slurs While Beating Him

CRIME | By EDGE | Jul 31
A Staten Island man who was roughed up by police whom he alleges used homophobic slurs while following up on a noise complaint is planning to sue in federal court for civil rights violations.

Naked Sex Date with a Hedge Lands Octogenarian in Trouble with Authorities

CRIME | By EDGE | Jul 31
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