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Gay activists 'out' complainant who opposed subway ads for gay sex in public

A Canadian homosexual newspaper has "outed," by name, the author of a private complaint that led Toronto's subway system to pull racy ads for a homosexual hook-up site that promotes sex in public venues.

Pink Triangle Press, which publishes Daily Xtra, obtained the complaint from a Freedom of Information request to the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC).

The ads, for the homosexual "cruising" website Squirt.org, depict naked men from the waist up - some provocatively embracing - and uses "non-stop cruising" for a tagline. "Cruising" refers to the risky homosexual practice of one person trying to "pick up" another person for anonymous "gay sex" in a public place, such as a bathroom, gym, park, beach, or back alley.

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