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Dan Cathy

Chick-fil-a president posts, then deletes anti-gay marriage remark on Twitter

Friday, June 28, 2013
ATLANTA -- The president of the fast-food restaurant chain Chick-fil-A has once again injected himself into the gay marriage debate, this time criticizing U.S. Supreme Court rulings. [ Read more → ]
U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kansas)

U.S. House lawmaker vows to introduce constitutional ban on gay marriage

Thursday, June 27, 2013
TOPEKA, Kansas -- U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp of Kansas vowed Wednesday to introduce a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage across the nation, blasting the U.S. Supreme Court rulings in two same-sex marriage cases. [ Read more → ]
Richard Drew, APEdith Windsor, left, kisses her attorney Roberta Kaplan duirng a news conference at the LGBT Center, in New York, Wednesday, June 26, 2013.

‘Joyous’ plaintiff Edith Windsor cried at gay marriage ruling

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
NEW YORK -- The plaintiff in the historic gay marriage case that the Supreme Court has ruled on says she cried when she heard the ruling. Edith Windsor said Wednesday's ruling made her feel "joyous, just joyous!" [ Read more → ]
Manuel Balce Ceneta, APU.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

Scalia: Homosexuality is a moral issue that people, not judges, should decide

Saturday, June 22, 2013
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Just days before the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule on two landmark cases involving same-sex marriage, Justice Antonin Scalia on Friday cited homosexuality as a moral issue that the American people, not judges, should decide. [ Read more → ]
Linda Harvey

Linda Harvey: Gay marriage will lead to a generation of ‘barbarians’

Friday, June 21, 2013
Mission America’s Linda Harvey was a guest on the American Family Association’s “Today’s Issues” radio program Thursday morning, where she discussed the dangers of marriage equality. [ Read more → ]
Gage SkidmoreMathew Staver

Dozens of anti-gay activists vow to resist any pro-equality Supreme Court ruling

Thursday, June 20, 2013
As the nation awaits the Supreme Court’s rulings on two high-profile marriage equality cases, several dozen Religious Right activists have signed on to a “Marriage Solidarity Statement” that was drafted by Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver and Deacon Keith Fournier, vowing to resist any ruling favor of equality. [ Read more → ]
Walter L. Williams

Former gender studies professor on FBI ‘Most Wanted’ list captured in Mexico

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
LOS ANGELES -- A former professor of anthropology, history and gender studies at the University of Southern California (USC) was captured in Mexico Tuesday evening after being placed on the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted" list of fugitives. [ Read more → ]
Josh Duggar

Eldest of ‘19 Kids and Counting’ joins anti-gay hate group FRC

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Josh Duggar, the oldest of the Duggar children from TLC’s "19 Kids and Counting," is joining the Family Research Council, the anti-gay hate group headed by "traditional family" activist Tony Perkins. [ Read more → ]
E.W. Jackson

E.W. Jackson: Using my past anti-gay statements against me is ‘persecution’

Monday, June 17, 2013
E. W. Jackson, the Republican candidate for Lt. Governor in Virginia, on Monday stood by his anti-gay and anti-abortion views and suggested that efforts to hold him accountable for his previous statements now that he is running for office was somehow an unconstitutional religious test. [ Read more → ]
Obama-Fathers-Day

Obama: No substitute for love, support parents provide – ‘gay or straight’

Sunday, June 16, 2013
WASHINGTON -- In his weekly radio address on Saturday, President Barack Obama wished Americans a happy Father's Day, and said there's no substitute for the love and support that fathers provide -- "whether you're gay or straight." [ Read more → ]
Johnny Hanson, Houston Chronicle/APRev. Fred Luter Jr. points upward after being re-elected as the Southern Baptist Convention's president during the 2013 Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting in Houston on Tuesday.

Southern Baptists officially oppose Boy Scouts’ policy to accept gay youth

Wednesday, June 12, 2013
HOUSTON -- The Southern Baptist Convention approved a resolution Wednesday expressing its opposition to and disappointment in the Boy Scouts of America's new policy allowing gay Scouts. [ Read more → ]
Pat-Robertson

Robertson: Gays will ‘destroy’ Boy Scouts to ‘accommodate kids who want sex with each other’

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Pat Robertson says that it “breaks your heart” to see the Boy Scouts “torn up in order to accommodate a few kids who want to do sex with each other. It just boggles the mind.” [ Read more → ]
Queerty-com

Queerty prematurely announces ‘disappointing’ U.S. Supreme Court ruling on DOMA

Monday, June 10, 2013
In an overzealous attempt to break the news before anyone else, popular LGBT blog Queerty.com jumped the gun early Monday morning by publishing an article announcing that the U.S. Supreme Court had declined to rule on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act. [ Read more → ]
John-Kerry-Pride

VIDEO: Secretary of State John Kerry marks LGBT pride month

Saturday, June 8, 2013
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry marks LGBT Pride Month in this video released on Friday. [ Read more → ]
Brody Levesqua, LGBTQ NationPeter LaBarbera (at podium); holding sign at right is Patrick Mangan.

Anti-gay activists gather outside HRC headquarters to denounce Pride Month

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
WASHINGTON -- A group of leading anti-gay activists led by Peter LaBarbera, president of The Americans For Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH), held a press conference in front of the Human Rights Campaign's national headquarters on Tuesday to denounce LGBT Pride month. [ Read more → ]
Lautenberg

Longtime LGBT advocate, U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg dies at 89

Monday, June 3, 2013
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg died early Monday morning at age 89. The Democratic senator from New Jersey was the oldest member of the Senate and the last World War II veteran serving there. [ Read more → ]
Roy-Hibbert

Pacers’ Roy Hibbert apologizes for gay slur, cursing – fined $75,000 by NBA

Sunday, June 2, 2013
Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert was fined $75,000 on Sunday by the NBA for using a gay slur and cursing during his news conference after Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals. [ Read more → ]
Matt-Barber

Liberty Counsel’s Matt Barber compares gay adoption to having pets

Friday, May 31, 2013
WASHINGTON -- Liberty Counsel's Mathew D. Staver and Matt Barber, in their daily radio and web broadcast Tuesday, compared adoption by gay parents to having having pets. [ Read more → ]
Anne-Paulk

‘Former lesbian’ Anne Paulk: Majority of lesbians were sexually abused

Thursday, May 30, 2013
Last month, ex-gay poster boy John Paulk announced that he was renouncing the ex-gay movement and ending his twenty-year marriage to his ex-gay wife, Anne. While John has now finally acknowledged that ex-gay conversion therapy doesn’t work and is in fact extremely harmful, his now ex-wife Anne is still a supporter of the dangerous pseudo-science. [ Read more → ]
Perry-Gohmert

Perry says Boy Scouts will answer to God; Gohmert warns of pedophilia

Thursday, May 30, 2013
Rick Perry, who has equated the fight against gays in the Boy Scouts to the fight to abolish slavery, told Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council on Friday’s edition of Washington Watch that the Boy Scouts of America’s delegates bowed to “political correctness” and “money” in ending the ban on gay members under the age of 18. [ Read more → ]
Chelsea-Clinton

Chelsea Clinton eyes global projects, gay rights, marriage equality

Tuesday, May 28, 2013
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Chelsea Clinton said Tuesday she plans to become increasingly involved in the international health projects of her father's foundation and to speak out for gay rights. [ Read more → ]
Adrian-Peterson

NFL MVP Adrian Peterson says he’s ‘not with’ gay marriage

Monday, May 27, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS -- NFL MVP Adrian Peterson says he has family members who are gay whom he loves and respects. But on gay marriage, the Minnesota Vikings running back says "that's not something I believe in." [ Read more → ]
God-made-dad-and-mom

Picture book teaches children of ‘God’s plan’ to demonize LGBT families

Saturday, May 25, 2013
A new picture book from Amber Dee Parker and illustrator Hannah Sequra teaches children about "God’s plan for families between one mother and one father." [ Read more → ]
Fischer

Bryan Fischer: The Boy Scouts are now the ‘Boy Sodomizers of America’

Friday, May 24, 2013
On his radio program Friday, American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer weighed in on Thursday’s decision by the Boy Scouts of America to drop its ban on gay scouts. [ Read more → ]
E.W. Jackson

Candidate for Va. Lt. Governor warns same-sex marriage leads to bestiality

Thursday, May 23, 2013
During a sermon last October, Virginia GOP Lt. Governor nominee E.W. Jackson added to his long list of virulently anti-gay remarks by warning that marriage equality for gays and lesbians will result in the legalization of man-animal unions. [ Read more → ]
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