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Marlins Pitcher Calls Bieber A 'Fag'

CELEBRITIES | By John McDonald | Apr 4
Miami Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart, under investigation by Major League Baseball for gambling, tweeted pop singer Justin Bieber is a 'fag.'

Hacker Takes Over Popular Factoid Twitter, Sends Anti-Gay Tweets

PERSONAL TECH | By Jason St. Amand | May 22
The hugely popular factoid Twitter account UberFacts was hacked Wednesday evening and the person behind the cyber attack sent out a series of strange, racist and anti-gay tweets, including a White House petition to "deport the gays."

Dolphins Safety Calls Rams’ Drafting of Michael Sam ’Horrible’ in Tweet

SPORTS | May 11
A negative one-word tweet from Miami Dolphins safety Don Jones about the drafting of Michael Sam drew a rebuke from the team.

Ellen Page Slams Anti-Gay Pastor

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 24
Ellen Page responded to an alleged message sent her by a pastor on Twitter, complaining about her sexuality.

Murdoch Twitter Rant: Boycott Guinness Over LGBT Support

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 17
Good old cranky Rupert Murdoch is no stranger to lashing out on Twitter and on Monday the media magnate voiced his disproval of Irish beer producer Guinness’ decision to pull out of NYC’s St. Pat’s Day Parade.

Actor Adam Baldwin Goes on Anti-Gay Twitter Rant

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 24
Actor Adam Baldwin, best known for his role as Animal Mother in "Full Metal Jacket" and appearing on Fox’s "Firefly" series, went on a Twitter rant last week, comparing gay marriage to incest.

Miss. College Football Player: ’I Look Down on Gay Football Players’

SPORTS | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 14
A football player for Mississippi State University made himself the subject of headlines this week after tweeting some incensed comments about National Football League draft prospect Michael Sam, who came out Sunday.

Canadian Football League Players Fined for Posts About Michael Sam

The Canadian Football League fined two players Tuesday for making inappropriate comments about openly gay football player Michael Sam.

Kent State Suspends Wrestler Indefinitely for Anti-Gay Tweets About Michael Sam

SPORTS | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 11
Officials from Kent State University suspended a member of the school’s wrestling team indefinitely for an anti-gay tirade he tweeted Monday about Michael Same -- the football player who made international headlines for coming out Sunday.

French Gay Rights Group Takes on Twitter Over Anti-Gay Hashtag

PERSONAL TECH | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 13
A French LGBT group filed a lawsuit against Twitter after anti-gay hashtags trended over the weekend.

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