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Gay Ex-Cop Accused of Embezzlement

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 28
A gay former San Francisco police officer allegedly embezzled more than $16,000 from the department's Pride Alliance for LGBT officers, a recent email from one of the group's members said.

Gay London Cop Monitored on Grindr:: Resigns and Sues for Homophobia

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 4
A former London cop who says that his fellow officers forced him to resign is now suing the Metropolitan Police for discrimination based on racism and homophobia that he said drove him into depression to the point of becoming suicidal.

Ky. Cop Says He Was Fired, Sexually Harassed Because He’s Gay

WORKPLACE | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 10
A police officer from Kentucky says he was harassed and discriminated against after it was discovered by his coworkers that he is gay.

Ohio Mayor Resigns Over Gay Slurs

LOCAL | By Amanda Lee Myers and Andrew Welsh-Huggins | Feb 9
The mayor Pomeroy, a village in southeastern Ohio, has resigned over accusations she repeatedly put down a police officer by calling him a "queer."

Gay Los Angeles Officer Awarded More Than $1M

An openly gay police sergeant who said he was subjected to derogatory remarks by his supervisor was awarded $1.1 million by a jury Thursday

ACLU Takes Up Case of Gay State Trooper’s Surviving Partner

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 6
The ACLU has taken up the case of Corporal Dennis Engelhard’s same-sex partner in a challenge to the Missouri policy that excludes gay spouses from receiving benefits when state police are killed in the line of duty.

U.K. Policewoman Threatens Girlfriend’s Verbal Assailant

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 7
A U.K. policewoman who reportedly is ordinarily a model of respectful restraint threatened a woman who taunted her girlfriend. The parties involved reportedly had been drinking.

London Policewoman Hangs Herself, Note Cites Homophobia

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 17
A lesbian police trainee has killed herself in the U.K., leaving behind a suicide note that claims she was the target of homophobia in the workplace.

Gay Minn. Former Cop Claims Discrimination

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 16
Sean Lathrop was a "golden boy" as a rookie on the police force of St. Cloud, Minnesota, says his attorney, until his superiors realized that the young man was gay.

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