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Fox News ‘expert’ suggests ‘homosexual impulses’ played a role in Calif. massacre

Elliot Rodger
A Fox News contributor on Saturday suggested that 22-year-old Elliot Rodger (pictured), who killed six people and wounded 13 others in an Isla Vista, Calif., massacre on Friday, may have been triggered because he could not cope with his “homosexual ...

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U.S. House hopeful says gays secretly plotting ‘to recruit and sodomize children’

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One of two Georgia Republicans who will face off in a run-off election in July for the GOP nomination in the 10th Congressional District is minister and talk-radio host Jody Hice, who believes that gay people have “a secret plot ...

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New book links U.S. conservatives and African ‘Kill the Gays’ laws

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One of the original researchers to expose the ties between U.S. right-wing evangelicals and anti-LGBTQ laws in Uganda and other parts of Africa has released releasing a new book that shows U.S. activists exactly how to stop Americans like Scott ...

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Report: Marriage equality could add $92 million to Pa. economy over 3 years

William Roletter, left, and Paul Rowe, press close to one another as they apply for their marriage certificate at City Hall in Philadelphia. Pennsylvania's ban on gay marriage was overturned by U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III on May 20.
As same-sex couples in Pennsylvania celebrate a judge's ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban, a new report finds that marriage equality could add as much as $92 million to the state's economy. ...

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Voters in Pocatello, Id., reject effort to overturn ban on LGBT discrimination

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POCATELLO, Idaho -- Voters in Pocatello, Idaho, handed gay rights advocates a narrow victory this week when they rejected a ballot referendum to overturn the city's LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance. ...

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Teachers criticize Catholic school contracts that regulate their private lives

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OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Roman Catholic Dioceses in Oakland and Cincinnati have come under fire for new morality clauses that require teachers to conform to church teachings in their private lives. ...

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One state left: Same-sex marriage battle could be coming to North Dakota

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BISMARCK, N.D. — As North Dakota‘s ban on gay marriage awaits an almost inevitable legal challenge, leaders in the conservative state must decide whether to spend some of its vast oil riches on a court fight – a step they ...

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Ellen skewers ‘Big Bang Theory’ star Jim Parsons on when he’s getting married

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This week on the "Ellen" show, host Ellen DeGeneres skewers "Big Bang Theory" star Jim Parsons on when he plans to marry his partner of 11 years, Todd Spiewak. ...

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Fired Rochester radio show hosts apologize for transphobic broadcast

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Former WBZA radio hosts Kimberly Ray and Barry Beck, who were fired from their Rochester, N.Y., morning radio show following a segment in which they mocked and ridiculed the transgender community, have issued a statement of apology. ...

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‘Duck Dynasty’ patriarch revives anti-gay remarks in Easter Sunday sermon

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New video emerged Thursday of "Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson reviving past anti-gay remarks. His comments were included in a sermon delivered at his church in West Monroe, Louisiana, on Easter Sunday. ...

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