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Republican lawmaker stammers in interview regarding sexting teen boy

While he was mayor, Republican mayor Mike Yenni admits to sexting teen boy, but that he's not gay.

Ex-mayor of Kenner Louisiana, and current president of Jefferson Parish, Mike Yenni (R), says although he made “improper texts” to a 17-year-old boy, he is “not gay.”

A Fox-8 news interview with the Republican politician yields no explanations as to why Yenni engaged with the young college man in 2014, other than to say it was a “stupid action.”

One dead, three injured in NY gay nightclub shooting

Police say the victims were two men and two women.

One person is dead and three others hospitalized after a gunman opened fire in an Upstate New York gay nightclub early Thursday morning.

It happened about 2 am at The Rocks Bar located on Central Avenue in Albany, reports WNYT (ABC 10).

Gay Massachusetts Mayor harassed for the second time in a week

Alex Morses' campaign sign defaced with off-color commentary.

The out gay Mayor of Holyoke, Massachusetts, Alex Morse, has been the victim of two personal attacks based on his sexuality this week, one a little more disparaging than the other.

"Alex, You are one of the most selfish people that I know due to your 'gay' lifestyle. You are going down," read the anonymous letter he received on Monday of last week.

Gay Tennessee man found murdered in trucking lot

Police are investigating a stabbing death in Tenn., as a possible hate crime.

A gay man was found stabbed to death in West Nashville earlier this week, reports The Tennessean.

Police are investigating the death of Deon L. Brown, 24, who was found stabbed to death at a local trucking annex business called West Express.

Man says Trump okays killing of gays after he beats up elderly Florida man

Seventy-five-year-old Chuck Redding says he was beaten up for being gay.

An elderly gay man in Sarasota, Fla., says he was attacked by another man because Donald Trump says it’s now okay to kill gays. 

Seventy-five-year-old Chuck Redding says he was driving a friend home when he noticed an unidentified man in a blue Jeep tailing him.

Twitter bans alt-right members for inciting hate and harassment

Twitter cracks down on alt-right users.

Silicon Valley social media company Twitter is not having any of the alt-right’s abusive language filling up their feeds; they have suspended a few prominent extreme-reactionary affiliated accounts.

One of those people being Richard Spencer was a verified member of the social media platform who also runs a think tank called "The National Policy Institute." 

Texas bill seeks to allow LGBT discrimination throughout entire state

Sen. Bob Hall

Texas reactionary Sen. Bob Hall does not want the Lone Star State to enforce laws that ban specific discriminations against certain groups.

Hall would rather have the entire state follow the same non-discrimination laws that would prohibit a municipality from to creating protections for the LGBT community.

Trump says gay marriage is the law, 'It's done, I'm fine with that'

In his first interview since winning the presidential election, Donald Trump has gone on record and said that marriage equality is safe.

On Sunday, the presidential-elect and his family were interviewed by 60 Minutes’ Lesley Stahl in which she asked him, “One of the groups that is expressing fear; the LGBTQ group…”