COLORED TEXT GOES HEREhttp://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-gay-sex-stings-police-discriminatory-20160429-story.html


COLORED TEXT GOES HEREhttp://www.presstelegram.com/general-news/20160429/judge-says-long-beach-police-discriminate-against-gay-men-in-lewd-conduct-cases


COLORED TEXT GOES HEREA Los Angeles County judge on Friday strongly criticized the Long Beach Police Department's practice of conducting sting operations against gay men cruising for companionship, saying the department’s tactics were tantamount to discrimination.

COLORED TEXT GOES HEREThe evidence in this case led the judge to believe that the Long Beach Police Department “harbored animus toward homosexuals in its undercover investigations of lewd conduct.”