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GOProud founder leaving Republican party in part over ‘tolerance of bigotry’

| Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Jimmy LaSalvia
Jimmy LaSalvia, the co-founder and former executive director of GOProud, a U.S. political action group representing gay conservatives, announced Tuesday he was leaving the Republican party due in part to the "tolerance of bigotry in the GOP."

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Napolitano evolves on same-sex marriage: ‘Arc of history has arrived’

| Monday, January 6, 2014
Former Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano said Sunday she -- like many prominent Democratic political figures -- has evolved on the topic of same-sex marriage, and now supports marriage equality for gays and lesbians.

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Liz Cheney abandoning bid to unseat Wyoming’s GOP senator

| Monday, January 6, 2014
APLiz Cheney
WASHINGTON -- Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, said Monday she is abandoning her effort to unseat Republican incumbent Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming.

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Evander Holyfield: Homosexuality is like a ‘handicap,’ it ‘ain’t normal’

| Sunday, January 5, 2014
Evander Holyfield
LONDON -- Former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield is facing calls to be kicked off the U.K.'s "Celebrity Big Brother" after likening homosexuality to a "handicap," and insisting that being gay is a choice and "ain't normal."

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Baltimore Ravens’ Torrey Smith: ‘Look at this queen’ remark not homophobic

| Friday, January 3, 2014
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Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith is catching heat for posting an alleged anti-gay slur on his Twitter and Instagram accounts Friday, but insists the remark was not homophobic.

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Catholic priest once condemned by Vatican for his ministry to gays dies

| Thursday, January 2, 2014
Rev. Robert Nugent
BALTIMORE — A Roman Catholic priest who was censured by the Vatican for his ministry to gays and lesbians has died.

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The year in homophobia: Ten of the worst anti-LGBT stories of 2013

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Saturday, December 28, 2013
Pat Robertson
By all accounts, 2013 was a banner year for the gay rights movement: The Supreme Court struck down the worst part of the Defense of Marriage Act, nine new states legalized marriage equality, polls showed Americans backing gay rights in ever-growing numbers, anti-gay crusader Ken Cuccinelli was defeated in his bid to become Virginia’s governor, the Boy Scouts loosened their discriminatory policies, and the “ex-gay” movement began to self-destruct.

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Patriarch of ‘Duck Dynasty’ off show indefinitely after anti-gay comments

| Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Phil Robertson
LOS ANGELES -- The A&E channel says "Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson is off the show indefinitely after condemning gays as sinners in a magazine interview.

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‘Duck Dynasty’ patriarch makes ‘vile’ statements to describe LGBT people

| Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Phil Robertson
In an interview with GQ magazine, Phil Robertson — patriarch of the family whose duck hunting products have made them a fortune, and landed them their own reality show, “Duck Dynasty,” on A&E — speaks out against homosexuality, in what GLAAD calls “the vilest and most extreme statements uttered against LGBT people in a mainstream publication.”

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Klingenschmitt: Gays have ‘a demonic spirit that is manifesting inside of them’

KYLE MANTYLA | Right Wing Watch | Tuesday, December 17, 2013
On his “Pray In Jesus Name” program Tuesday, fomer Navy chaplain Gordon “Dr. Chaps” Klingenschmitt discussed the recent ruling by a Colorado judge against a bakery that had refused to provide a wedding cake to a gay couple...

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