NY court rules calling someone gay isn't slander

Jun 1, 2012 Full story: Albany Times Union

A court says it's no longer slander in New York to falsely call someone gay. A mid-level appeals court on Thursday wiped out decades of rulings, including its own, to say that society no longer treats false comments that someone is gay, lesbian or bisexual as defamation.

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Old Guy

Schenectady, NY

#1 Jun 1, 2012
Of course, "pillowbiter", "rug-muncher" and "sausage-smoker" are still offensive.

Since: Jan 10

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#2 Jun 2, 2012
This story is so Gay.

“ WOOF !”

Since: Oct 10

Coolidge, AZ

#3 Jun 2, 2012
There were rulings such as this more than 25 years ago. This is not news.
Aardvark

Montour Falls, NY

#4 Jun 4, 2012
I support Mark Yonaty in his quest for justice under the law.
Embaraased

Montour Falls, NY

#5 Jun 11, 2012
Now Binghamton makes national news again and not in a good way.

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