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A city council candidate in Florida has been posting homophobic messages on social media. Chico Cromartie is running in the primary to challenge St. Petersburg, Florida, City Council candidate Lisa Wheeler-Bowman in a non-partisan race. In Facebook posts that appear to have been deleted, Cromartie wrote about his hatred of gay people. “STOP PROMOTING HOMOSEXUALITY TO OUR CHILDREN,” one June post read, according to the Tampa Bay Times. “I hear you south St. Pete! Finally we have a leader who’s not afraid to...

Boris Johnson just won the Conservative Party’s leadership contest and will be the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. But LGBTQ activists are already asking him for apologize for his long history of homophobic comments. The organization LGBT+ Conservatives has called on Johnson to apologize for using the phrase “tank-topped bumboys” to insinuate that a political rival is gay in a 1998 Telegraph column. “As a journalist he used some distinctly hurtful and unhelpful language, and that has dented the confidence...

A police officer who called for death for gay people has asked for early retirement. Grayson Fritts is a deputy with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office in Tennessee, as well as the pastor of the All Scripture Baptist Church. A local television reporter was invited to sit on a sermon last night at the church, when Fritts called other Baptist preachers “weak and spineless” when it comes to homosexuality. His sermon, which was entitled “Sodomite Reprobates,” said that God hates. “Just as...

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