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  • A ‘Ballzy’ Move: Gay Bar Owner Sues City of Wilton Manors

    The owner of Le Boy Bar in Fort Lauderdale, Sean David, has followed through on his threat to sue the City of Wilton Manors for interfering with the opening of his gay bar, Ballz, in January of 2017.

  • Alibi's Former Owners Slapped With Lawsuit

    A complaint filed in Broward County court alleges bar owners humiliated a manager into quitting.

  • All in the Family Kicked Open Doors For LGBTs on Television

    Has any television show pushed the envelope more than Norman Lear's "All in the Family?" Conceived in the immediate aftermath of the 1960s counter-cultural revolution, "All in the Family" was a sitcom about a blue-collar family in Queens, New York. Archie Bunker (Carroll O'Connor) was a less-than-educated gent who genuinely loved his family. He also loved God and Country, and didn't take kindly to those "commie pinkos" who wanted to "take over". Archie often sparred with his liberal son-in-law Mike (Rob Reiner), as wife Edith (Jean Stapleton) and daughter Gloria (Sally Struthers) struggled to keep the peace.

  • Anti-Gay Group Liberty Counsel Has Its Lawsuit Thrown Out in Court

    An organization labeled a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center had its attempted lawsuit thrown out in court this week.

  • Assault Victim Sues Philadelphia Nightclub

    Nicholas D. Forte, a South Philadelphia gay man who was brutally assaulted outside Voyeur Nightclub, filed suit Nov. 5 against the popular night spot.

  • Bias Complaints at Daimler Portland Plant Settled for $2.4M

    Daimler Trucks North America agreed to pay $2.4 million to settle discrimination complaints filed by six minority workers who said they were subjected to threats and racial slurs at the company's Portland plant.

  • Blood Testing Lab Settles Federal Lawsuit

    A clinical laboratory services company has agreed to pay $6 million to the U.S. government to settle allegations of kickbacks and unnecessary testing.

  • Clerk Sues Kentucky Governor Over Gay Marriage Directive

    ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples has filed a lawsuit against the governor, claiming he violated her religious freedom by telling all clerks that they must either issue licenses or resign.

  • Court Motion: City Violating Atlanta Eagle Settlement Mandates On Police Reforms

    Court documents filed in federal court late Tuesday allege the Atlanta Police Department is failing to train its officers to follow court-mandated reforms that were part of the city’s settlement with Atlanta Eagle plaintiffs after the APD’s unlawful raid on the bar in 2009.

  • Ex-Broadcaster Craig James Sues Fox Sports Over Firing

    DALLAS (AP) — Former college football television analyst Craig James on Monday filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against Fox Sports that contends he was fired because he had expressed opposition to gay marriage during a failed run for the U.S. Senate.

  • Family Of Georgia Man Shot in Park Gets $1.5M

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The family of an unarmed Georgia man fatally shot in a northern New Jersey park by an undercover sheriff's officer has settled a wrongful death lawsuit against Essex County authorities.

  • Family Settles $440,000 Over Intersex Child’s Genital Surgery

    Citing medical bills, pain and suffering, psychological damage and impairment, the Crawford family is reaching a conclusion on their landmark four-year-long court case by settling for $440,000.

  • Female Coaches File Discrimination Suit Against University of Minnesota

    (CNN) -- Three former women's head coaches with the University of Minnesota-Duluth are suing the school, alleging discrimination under Title VII and Title IX and saying they were fired because they are female and gay.

  • Food: Viva Las Olas

    It’s no secret that there’s lots of plastic surgery in South Florida, but no “facelift” has been more successful than that of Fort Lauderdale’s Las Olas Blvd. When it was constructed in 1917, Las Olas was just a dirt road crossing swampy wetlands. Post World War II it was developed as a commercial district and became famous in the movie “Where the Boys Are” In the 1980s, Las Olas went through a major renovation program and in the last 15 years has developed a nationwide reputation for high-end boutiques and trendy restaurants.

  • Funeral Home Refuses to Pick Up Gay Man’s Body

    A man is suing a funeral home that refused to pick up his husband.

  • Groups Sue Trump Over Trans Ban

    Two national LGBT legal groups filed a lawsuit Wednesday in federal district court in Washington, D.C., seeking a preliminary injunction to stop President Trump from implementing his proposed ban on transgender service members. It also seeks a declaration from the court that the proposed ban is unconstitutional.

  • Judge Dismisses Harassment/Catfishing Lawsuit Against Grindr

    (EDGE) A federal judge in New York City dismissed a lawsuit against Grindr Thursday, brought on by a man who claimed his ex-boyfriend created a fake profile on the gay hookup app in his identity, sending hundreds of men to his home and work.

  • Jury Verdict Awards Thousands to Man Injured At ‘Stable’ Bar

    A local gay country and western bar is now on the hook for monetary damages after a jury last month found the bar responsible for injuries relating to a 2011 incident, the Broward County Daily Business Review has reported.

  • Kesha, Producer Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse Claims

    Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer's claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.

  • La. Lawsuit Alleges Prison Guards Ordered Transgender Visitor to Strip

    A New Orleans transgender woman is filing a lawsuit after Louisiana prison officers ordered her to strip naked before visiting her incarcerated brother.