A gay couple had been living hassle-free in the Texas Panhandle for about 18 months, and then a local pastor took out a newspaper ad railing about the "Homosexual Movement" that would make ""our children legal prey for pedophiles." The couple soon awoke to a "Leave or Die Fags" poster on their front porch. The Houston Press has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Village Voice Empire: Cops are looking for a man who slashed a guy with a razor blade at a West Village McDonald's last week. According to authorities, the suspect and the victim got into an argument at a McDonald's that's notorious for violent brawls. The suspect made an anti-gay slur before getting into a scuffle. During the fight, the suspect slashed the man on the face, arm, back and neck with a razor blade. Read the rest at the Village Voice.