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Two Gay Men Sue Cleveland PD, Claiming They Were Beaten Because of Sexuality

Fox 8 News in Cleveland is reporting that two gay men, Steven Ondo and Jonathan Simcox, are suing the Cleveland Police Department because, according to their attorney, “[their] rights were violated in part of who they are, because they are homosexuals.”

According to the report, Simcox and Ondo were hauled off to jail in their underwear last April after an argument outdoors. Simcox’s brother asked police if he could get the couple pants and shoes, one of the officers responded by saying, “You can go get them shoes, but faggots don’t deserve to wear pants in jail.”

Head over to the Fox 8 website to see the full report.



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