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S. 3rd Street A man walking his dogs on S. 3rd Street last week had his nose and eye socket broken by a man who called him a faggot, the Brooklyn Paper reports. The 40-year-old victim, who lives around the corner from the attack, passed a group of men sitting on a stoop between Bedford and Berry; “Someone started screaming, ‘Hey you, faggot,’” the man told the paper. “I turned around and gave him a look like,...
When I was in high school, my friends and I ate at a diner, and the waitress asked us, “Where you all from?” and it was like, “down the block,” like we were tourists even at home. It was because of the way we spoke, none of us with particularly thick Brooklyn accents, one more thing that marked us as different from our peers. When I was a younger kid, like most others from...