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KENTUCKY Man Arrested For Vandalizing 2 Gay Bars

KENTUCKY Man Arrested For Vandalizing 2 Gay Bars

William White, 51  has been arrested for allegedly vandalizing two LGBT bars in Lexington, Kentucky, with anti-gay slurs.

 White, has been charged with first- and second-degree criminal mischief for spray-painting the exteriors of Crossings Lexington, and The Bar Complex, He faces additional charges for an outstanding warrant related to a separate charge. 

 Photos posted to Facebook by The Bar Complex, shows the graffiti on and near the windows reads: “Homo, Qeer (sic), Sissy, Fag, Punk” and other homophobic slurs, while graffiti on the sidewalk and main door appears to say “Dead” without any other context..

The Bar Complex wrote: “This is what HATE looks like. Someone vandalized the front of our building last night. Crossings’ building was also vandalized. Luckily their security and police were able to apprehend and arrest the perpetrator.”

Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton condemned the “threatening and hateful graffiti” at both establishments. “This City will not tolerate hate-filled acts,” she tweeted. “During this season of love and peace, let’s stand united against ignorance and hate.”

William White

Kentucky Catholic High Same Sex Couple Barred From Prom Throws Anti-Prom In Front Of The School

Lexington Catholic High’s Hope Decker and her girlfriend Tiffany Wright were all set to attend thier senior prom when the day before the prom Decker was called into the Principal’s office and told that she and her girlfriend could not attend because they are a “same sex couple”

What I experienced in the Dean’s Office was blatant homophobia,” Hope Decker told local NBC affiliate Lex18.

So Hope, Tiffany and a large group of their friends and supporters held an “anti-prom” out side the school the school the same night in protest.

Bravo to Hope, Tiffany and their friends for making a stand.

You can watch the LEX18 News Report by CLICKING HERE