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September 1, 2011

Man Attacked Outside of Salt Lake City Gay Club

by Accidental Bear

A 20-year-old Salt Lake City gay man was attacked and hospitalized last Friday night as he left the downtown club, Club Sound. Dane Hall was in the hospital for four days, lost six teeth and his jawbone was broken in three places. This is a dirty rotten shame on the human race! Mike Enders

 

Hall said he left Club Sound, which is gay-themed on Friday nights, and crossed the street to the corner of 600 West and 200 South in Salt Lake City, when four men approached him and began yelling gay slurs. He was then punched in the back of the head and knocked to the ground. One of the assailants grabbed his shirt and began punching him in the face, he said. After Hall fell to the ground again, the attacker grabbed him, placed his open mouth over the street curb and stomped on the back of head, knocking out six teeth in a move commonly referred to as ‘curb checking,’ which can result in death in many cases. Two other assailants kicked him repeatedly in the stomach, Hall said. The attackers called him a ‘fag’ and took his identification and $40, he said.

“I could have died. And a piece of bone from my jaw was jammed into my brain, to make things worse,” Hall said in email correspondence because his jaw is still wired shut after the attack. “If anyone has any information leading to the arrest I am offering a $10,000 reward.”

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July 18, 2011

Handpicked News: Military Gay Couples, Overturn Teaching Gay History, AIDS Conference Rome, Who Killed the Curator

by Accidental Bear

AP PhotoMuseum scavenger hunts ask who killed the curator NEW YORK (AP) — An assistant museum curator who questioned the authenticity of a Leonardo da Vinci has been murdered – but before he died he left a code in his appointment calendar and a cryptic trail of clues connected to secrets in works of art that point to the killer. Now, would-be gumshoes must figure out what drove one of four suspects to kill him. Was it greed? Fame? Lust? Or revenge? That’s the plot of Murder at the Met, a murder-mystery scavenger hunt at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York run by Watson Adventures, a private company offering a series of such games at 27 museums in seven U.S. cities.

Push begins to overturn teaching gay history in CA SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — A family advocacy group is already challenging a new

California law that adds lessons about gays to social studies classes. Paulo Sibaja of the Sacramento-based Capitol Resource Institute said he started the process Friday for a statewide vote to overturn the bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown a day earlier.

Military gay couples won’t enjoy benefits SAN DIEGO (AP) — Gay service members from Army soldiers to Air Force officers are planning to celebrate the official end of the military’s 17-year policy that forced them to hide their sexual orientation with another official act – marriage. A 27-year-old Air Force officer from Ohio said he can’t wait to wed his partner of two years and slip on a ring that he won’t have to take off or lie about when he goes to work each day once “don’t ask, don’t tell” is repealed. He plans to wed his boyfriend, a federal employee, in Washington D.C. where same-sex marriages are legal.

Utah Democratic Party elects openly gay chairman SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Democratic Party has voted overwhelmingly in favor of electing as its new chairman an art dealer believed to be the first openly gay leader of a political party in the state. Jim Dabakis, a co-founder of Equality Utah and the Utah Pride Center, was elected Saturday during the party’s state convention in Salt Lake City. Dabakis said his sexual orientation never came up during the nomination process.“The whole gay thing just simply did not surface as an issue,” he told the Salt Lake Tribune. “People are broad-minded in Utah, and they want to know if you can do the job or not.”                                                              

AIDS conference opens in Rome ROME (AP) — The head of the United Nations AIDS program called Sunday for an increase in access to drugs that help treat orAP Photo prevent the spread of the disease, saying it is “morally wrong” to keep millions of people off lifesaving medication. Michael Sidibe, executive director of UNAIDS, said the gap in access to HIV treatment should be closed both within and between countries. Sidibe called for better delivery on the ground, a reduction in the number of years it now takes to turn scientific discoveries into actual progress for the poor, and increased cooperation among states, pharmaceutical companies and international organizations.

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June 17, 2011

Accidental Bear is Bringing Sin to Salt Lake City Today, Mormons Beware There Will be Kissing in Front of Temple

by Accidental Bear

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