No one story dominated the front pages of the nation’s LGBT papers this week, as news coverage zeroed in on local matters.

In Chicago a series of robberies in the gay Boystown section – and the police’s handling of the crimes – garnered scrutiny. In Washington, D.C. it was what impact on LGBT federal regulations and laws a President Mitt Romney would generate.

In the Bay Area the ongoing debate over San Francisco’s LGBT film festival Frameline accepting financial assistance from the local Israeli consulate received front page placement. And in Dallas how Texas’s Republican and Democratic state party platforms cover LGBT rights received top-of-the-fold billing.

Here is a sampling of front pages from a variety of LGBT newspapers:





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