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Organizers Reverse Ban on Uniformed Officers Marching in CA Pride Parade

The Sacramento LGBT Community Center had previously asked city officers not to participate in uniform in the upcoming gay pride parade.

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Gay Cleveland Officer Sues Department for Alleged Harassment

A gay officer with the Cleveland (OH) Police Department has filed suit against his agency for alleged sexual harassment in the workplace.

Former Tampa Police Chief Elected Mayor

Castor served 31 years at the Tampa Police Department, first as a patrol officer and then six years as police chief, according to her campaign website.

Wisconsin Pride Parade Organizers Say Officers Not Welcome

Police officers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison police and Dane County Sheriff's Office will not march in Madison's upcoming Pride Parade because some LGBTQ community members voiced concerns about feeling unsafe with officers participating armed and in uniform.

Thinking Outside of the Recruiting Box

Agencies are being forced to embrace new ways of reaching potential hires to fill their ranks.

San Jose Police Actively Recruiting LGBT Officers

The San Jose (CA) Police Department is for the first time launching a campaign to recruit members of the LGBT community through a series of public initiatives and an ad campaign.

Uniformed CA Transgender Officer Banned from LGBT Event She Helped Organize

San Diego’s first transgender police officer was kept out of an event at the San Diego LGBT Community Center in Hillcrest earlier this month because she was wearing her uniform.

Video: NYC Names Intersection for Officer Who Founded LGBT Group

A New York City intersection was renamed on Friday for a police sergeant who formed the first lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender police fraternal organization.

Residents of Small South Carolina Town Rally Behind Fired Lesbian Police Chief

Last Wednesday dozens of residents picketed outside of town hall calling for Moore's job to be reinstated; Moore came by too, to thank them. Others in the town, which has a population of just over 1,400, held a prayer virgil for Moore who has served Latta for more than 20 years.

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Minneapolis Chief Marries Sgt. Partner

Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau and her partner on and off the force Sgt. Holly Keegel got married Friday, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.