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Two gay married owners of the Fine Fellows Creamery ice cream shop in Cape May, New Jersey, say that they’ve been subject to vandalism and homophobic comments after displaying rainbow flags and stickers during Pride Month. Dustin Piccolo and his husband David Kinsey say that the large and smaller rainbow flags they put up this year were torn down and stolen, as was a small rainbow flag sticker on their shop’s front door. Piccolo told 6abc.com: This year we celebrated pride month...

A Presbyterian minister in Linden, New Jersey, is accused of performing oral sex to extract “evil spirits” from men in emotional crises, according to My Central Jersey. Rev. Dr. William Weaver of Linden Presbyterian Church, 69, has been charged with “multiple acts of idolatry and sexual misconduct” by the church and was supposed to face three accusers in an internal church trial in January, but he recused the jurisdiction of the Elizabeth Presbytery one day before the start of the...

The rainbow heart mural at the Bergen Arts and Science Charter School, before and after the Catholic Church complained about it. (image via Garden State EqualityThe Bergen Arts and Science Charter School is a taxpayer-funded public charter school in New Jersey run by a private non-profit organization. But their landlord is the Catholic Church, and because of this, the school was forced to paint over a 16-year-old student’s LGBTQ-supportive mural after parishioners complained about it being “offensive” and “obscene,”...
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New Jersey is having the best pride ever! The small town of Maplewood is the first city/town in New Jersey to get a permanent rainbow crosswalk. And it is the first rainbow crosswalk on a county road. Located at the intersection of Oakview and Valley Street, the colorful display of pride is getting attention from locals and others who are visiting just to see the new attraction. Maplewood joins the ranks of some major cities that have permanent rainbow crosswalks...
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"If this is how you are treating one another, how the hell are you treating the public?” A policeman in Bergen County, New Jersey, is suing the sheriff for homophobic harassment and wrongful termination. Andrew Kara, a former Marine and SWAT team officer, claims other cops in his squadron repeatedly taunted him with gay slurs, including “homo” and “fag.” He was mocked for being “girlish”, despite being an ex-Marine, and asked invasive questions about his HIV status. (At one point, a...

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