Provincetown police chief eyeing potentiality for hate crimes toward heterosexuals: ”We don’t have hate crimes, but we do have hate and nasty comments. We’ve got gay guys yelling out to straight people, ‘you breeders coming here and bothering us,’ and that sort of stuff. So it’s kind of a reverse discrimination. And they worked so hard to prevent that from happening to gay folks in town.” Police Chief Ted Meyer also noted “racial epithets” toward Jamaican workers and comments directed at a resident who signed an anti-gay marriage petition.
Darren Johnson, aka Chaos, the leader of a street gang that killed a gay hustler, has been sent to prison for life in UK: “The leader of a vicious gang who tortured a gay Thai masseur before stabbing him to death was jailed for life at the Old Bailey last week…The gang members tricked their way into their victims’ flats and preyed on sex workers because they believed them less likely to go the police.”
A very Happy Birthday from Towleroad to Trent at Pink is the New Blog as he becomes a new resident of Los Angeles.
Openly gay head lacrosse coach at University of Missouri finds support after coming out last month: “The reality of who I am, I’m the coach of a minor sport. I’m not the head football coach at UCLA. I’m just amazed that anybody gives a crap.”
Center for Coastal Studies saves humpback whale named Sockeye from net entaglement off coast of Provincetown.
Gays in Denmark stage massive protest outside Jamaican reggae artist Buju Banton’s concert: “We want to draw the public’s attention to this man, who is a declared enemy of homosexuals and who should not be allowed to express himself because he fuels hatred against minorities.”