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Apple CEO Tim Cook endorses LGBT workplace protections in Auburn speech

Monday, December 16, 2013
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Apple CEO Tim Cook, who has never come out as gay publicly but has been named in Out magazine’s “Power 50″ list of most influential gays and lesbians for the past three years, endorsed the passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act during a speech at Auburn University. [...]

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Russian television star says gay people should be burned alive

Friday, December 13, 2013
APIvan Okhlobystin
MOSCOW -- A popular Russian actor said he wants to burn gay people alive because they pose a danger to his children, reports the Moscow Times. [...]

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Pat Robertson: Your lesbian friend might turn your kids gay

Thursday, December 12, 2013
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Pat Robertson told a 700 Club viewer today that she is right to be wary of inviting a lesbian friend over to her home, because that might cause her children to “grow up as lesbians.” [...]

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Klingenschmitt: Jesus would command married gay couples to get divorced

Thursday, December 12, 2013
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Former Navy chaplain Gordon “Dr. Chaps” Klingenschmitt says Christian chaplains can never provide counseling to gay couples, other than to order them to divorce … which is just what Jesus would do. [...]

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Pope Francis named Time magazine’s Person of the Year

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
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NEW YORK -- Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time. [...]

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Ian McKellen says British government told him not to go to Russia

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
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LONDON -- Actor Ian McKellen says the British government has advised him not to go to Russia because of the country's anti-gay "propaganda" law. [...]

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U.S., British anti-gay activists spread homophobic messages at Jamaica conference

Monday, December 9, 2013
Peter LaBarbera
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Two prominent U.S. and British anti-gay activists attended a conference in Jamaica over the weekend to urge their counterparts and the Jamaican government to retain that country's colonial era law banning homosexual activity. [...]

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Nelson Mandela, 20th century colossus, dies at age 95

Thursday, December 5, 2013
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JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. [...]

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Pat Robertson on how to pray for your gay family member

Thursday, December 5, 2013
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Pat Robertson says he wants to vomit when he sees photos of gay couples, but advised one 700 Club viewer today that homosexuality is a “very delicate situation.” He suggested to a viewer, Teresa, that she could help her openly gay nephew by making him realize the Bible is “explicit” [...]

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Israeli president Shimon Peres endorses same-sex marriage

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
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Israeli President Shimon Peres on Sunday endorsed same-sex marriage, saying "we must allow everyone to live as is natural to them." [...]

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