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The governor of Florida has signed the death warrant for a convicted serial killer who targeted gay men. Gary Ray Bowles, 57, confessed to killing six men in Florida, Georgia, and Maryland in 1994. Prosecutors believe he targeted because they were gay. In 1994, he killed John Roberts, his first known murder victim. He is believed to have beat and strangled Roberts. He was a suspect because his fingerprints were found on the scene, and he had previous convictions for robbery...

Videos appeared online showing bikers defacing rainbow crosswalks in Albuquerque that were painted for Pride Month. The bikers burned rubber and left skid marks on the crosswalk. One of the bikers even popped a tire while vandalizing the crosswalk. The city paid $30,000 to install the crosswalks this year, three times the cost of plain white crosswalks.   Related: Rainbow crosswalk vandalized with swastikas in gay village “I can’t believe we can’t have anything nice,” resident Melvin Hanson told NBC4. “To the vandals, I hope...

A man in Ohio has been shouting slurs at his gay neighbors, shooting them, and torched their car. Nathan Paris and his partner moved to Brown County, Ohio, in 2012, where they lived in a converted shipping container they converted to a home. Paris said that they didn’t have a problem with anyone in the area for a while. “We shouldn’t have to go through this kind of stuff,” Paris told Local 12. “We’re not bothering nobody. We’re keeping to ourselves. We...

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