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'Coupon Carl' calls police on black woman trying to use a coupon

Social media has captured yet another display of alleged racism in a public space, this time coming from a CVS pharmacy in Chicago over the weekend. On the video the CVS manager is seen shaking as he puts a call through to local police after Camilla Hudson reportedly tried to use a phony coupon. 

Phoenix gets permanent rainbow crosswalks

Permanent rainbow crosswalks were installed on two streets in Phoenix on Monday. The crossings are in support of the LGBT community. 

The Phoenix city council approved the installations earlier this year. 

Church evicted over homophobic signage

The Remnant Fellowship Church in Indiana was ousted from its space by the landlord for a homophobic sentiment they posted on a lawn marquee. 

Teen charged with hate crime, accused of holding man hostage for several days

Teenager charged with hate crime for allegedly beating and starving another man because he is gay.

Jackson Sugrue, 19, of Framingham, Massachusetts is being charged with a hate crime after allegedly holding another man hostage for four days, beating and starving him. 

Sugrue is accused of keeping the 50-year-old victim, Otoni Eliseu, against his will because he is gay, calling him homophobic slurs. 

Ohio bill seeks to jail teachers if they assist trans kids

Conservatives in Ohio are pushing for a bill that would make teachers and other school officials blow the whistle on students who want to be recognized outside of the gender they were assigned at birth. 

Christians apologize to the LGBT community

The Church of Freedom in Christ Ministries apologizes to Filipino LGBT Pride parade attendees.

Pride month came to a close in the Philippines with a message of hope and forgiveness this past weekend, the apology coming from a Christain group who attended a Pride parade near the capital city of Manila. 

The religious group didn't show up with banners containing homophobic rhetoric or appropriated scripture used as weapons of hate, this group held signs that said "I'm sorry." 

Trans woman killed in Cleveland; 14th in U.S. since start of 2018

Keisha Wells, a Cleveland trans woman was shot and killed last weekend.

The second transgender woman to be killed in Cleveland in four months was reported on Sunday, making her the 14th killed in the U.S. since the beginning of 2108. 

Family members and members of the LGBT community identified the woman as Keisha Wells, 54.