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Gay Duluth police officer alleging discrimination rejects city’s $21,000 settlement offer

A gay Duluth police officer who says he was harassed by superiors because of his sexual orientation is meeting with city officials today after rejecting a $21,000 settlement offer from the city earlier this week, according to WSB radio.

Officer Bobby Johnson filed a complaint with the EEOC in February naming Lt. Chuck Wilson and Chief Randy Belcher for making anti-gay comments. Johnson said he was often the target of anti-gay jokes.

"The work environment became so hostile, I couldn't stand it," Johnson told the Duluth Patch.