Tag Archives: Omaha

NEBRASKA: Man Arrested After Stealing And Burning Neighbors’ Rainbow Flag

Gay Star News reports: A 23-year-old man is behind bars after allegedly burning down a rainbow flag in Omaha, Nebraska. Cameron Mayfield, 23, stole a rainbow flag from his neighbors, set it on fire, and ran through the neighborhood, according to police. It comes as Nebraska has lifted the ban on same-sex couples from becoming foster parents last week. Ariann ...

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NEBRASKA: Gay-Bashing Of Straight Marine Investigated As Hate Crime

The attack on the straight Marine who was gay-bashed in Omaha after standing up for a friend in drag will be investigated as a hate crime. Omaha Police said Thursday officers are investigating this incident as a hate crime. Gay rights activists in Omaha want people to know there’s nothing scary about a man in a dress. They will be ...

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NEBRASKA: Straight Man Gay-Bashed After Standing Up For Friend In Drag

An Omaha straight man told local news that he was attacked outside a restaurant after standing up to three men that were harassing a friend of his who was in drag. The assailants escaped but surveillance video and credit card records might identify them. Ryan Langenegger said he and his two friends, Josh Foo and Jacob Gellinger, were eating at ...

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NEBRASKA: Christianists Fail To Repeal Omaha’s LGBT Anti-Discrimination Law

In March of last year, the Omaha City Council narrowly approved a bill granting employment protections to LGBT residents of the city.  Anti-gay Christianist groups immediately launched a campaign to repeal the bill.  Supporting the repeal attempt was Omaha Archbishop George Lucas, who issued a letter demanding that local Catholics sign the repeal petition. Yesterday the backers of the petition ...

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