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Zach Wahls

Zach Wahls to co-chair Family Equality Council’s ‘Outspoken Generation’

Friday, April 6, 2012
WASHINGTON — Zach Wahls — the the former University of Iowa student whose impassioned testimony in support of marriage equality went viral last year — will serve as co-chair for “The Outspoken Generation,” the Family Equality Council’s national youth advocacy initiative involving the young adult children of LGBT parents. [ Read more → ]
Paul Cameron

Family Research Institute: Gay Rights have ‘Doomed’ Canada

Friday, April 6, 2012
Paul Cameron’s Family Research Institute knows what is to blame for Canada’s declining fertility rate…gay rights, of course! In the group’s March memo, the FRI claims that gay rights have contributed to the “decline” of birth rates in the West and is threatening the “future for society.” [ Read more → ]
Linda Harvey

Harvey: Top 10 reasons Christian kids should skip school on ‘Day of Silence’

Monday, April 2, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Linda Harvey, the suburban Columbus housewife who has led a campaign aimed at stamping out what she terms “sin-affirming pro-homosexuality activism” is once again this year taking aim at the GLSEN sponsored “Day of Silence.” [ Read more → ]
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Incriminating photo surfaces, reported to be of gay men arrested on cruise ship

Saturday, March 31, 2012
An incriminating photograph has surfaced, reportedly of the two men on an Atlantis gay cruise who were arrested earlier this month and accused of openly having sex on the boat while docked in the Roseau port of Dominica. [ Read more → ]
carson-daly

Carson Daly issues apology for homophobic jokes on radio broadcast

Thursday, March 29, 2012
Television and radio personality Carson Daly on Wednesday issued an apology for several homophobic jokes he made on his radio broadcast earlier in the day while referencing an recent incident aboard a Jet Blue flight where passengers had to restrain and unstable pilot who suffered a mid-air meltdown. [ Read more → ]
matt-barber

Matt Barber: There is ‘no evidence’ of anti-LGBT violence, discrimination

Thursday, March 29, 2012
Liberty Counsel’s Matt Barber once again is trying to deny reality by arguing that there is “no evidence” of violence against the LGBT community. [ Read more → ]
Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum to young bowler: ‘Friends don’t let friends use pink balls’

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
At a campaign event at a bowling alley in Wisconsin on Wednesday, GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum told a boy who reached for a pink bowling ball, “You’re not gonna use the pink ball. We're not gonna let you do that. Not on camera.” [ Read more → ]
Mat Staver

Mat Staver: President Obama supports ‘forced homosexuality’

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Liberty Counsel chairman Mat Staver accused the Obama administration of having a “very radical agenda that is very anti-life and anti-liberty” which he said is putting reproductive and gay rights ahead of the economy and even national security. [ Read more → ]
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Stephen Baldwin reverses course: ‘Absolutely’ supports legal recognition for gay couples

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Actor Stephen Baldwin, appearing Friday on the Rosie O'Donnell show, said he "absolutely" supports legal recognition of same-sex unions, in stark contrast to previous statements on the subject. [ Read more → ]
pat-robertson

Pat Robertson says homosexuality is ‘related to demonic possession’

Monday, March 26, 2012
Today the 700 Club featured a segment on a man who tried to “change” his sexuality by marrying a woman, but later ended up having extramarital affairs with men. “He’s obsessed, he has a compulsion,” said Pat Robertson. “I think it is somehow related to demonic possession.” [ Read more → ]
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LGBT advocate Zach Wahls presents at GLAAD Media Awards

Monday, March 26, 2012
NEW YORK -- Writer and LGBT advocate Zach Wahls, the University of Iowa student who last year testified in a before the Iowa House of Representatives about the strength of his family and being raised by lesbian parents, took the stage Saturday night at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York. [ Read more → ]
colin-clark

Soccer player Colin Clark under fire for calling ball boy a ‘fucking faggot’

Saturday, March 24, 2012
Houston Dynamo winger Colin Clark is under fire for calling a ball boy a "fucking faggot" in Friday night's soccer match in Seattle after he wasn't issued a new ball as quickly as he wanted on a throw-in situation. [ Read more → ]
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Bryan Fischer: GLAAD’s McCarthyite blacklist proves they are Nazis

Thursday, March 22, 2012
Bryan Fischer was on vacation last week when GLAAD unveiled its Commentator Accountability Project, so he didn’t get a chance to officially weigh in on the project or his inclusion among the commentators GLAAD is tracking until he returned to the studio yesterday. [ Read more → ]
jason-mraz

Grammy winner Jason Mraz is an ‘American for Marriage Equality’

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) on Wednesday debuted a new video ad featuring Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Jason Mraz supporting its Americans for Marriage Equality campaign. [ Read more → ]
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Singer Lance Bass targeted with series of anti-gay messages, threats

Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Openly gay entertainer Lance Bass was the target of a series of anti-gay slurs, sent to him in a series of Facebook messages on Saturday. [ Read more → ]
Linda Harvey

Linda Harvey: ‘Day of Silence’ is the ‘eradication of moral beliefs’

Monday, March 19, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Linda Harvey, the virulently anti-gay conservative pundit whose Mission America organization was recently listed by the Southern Poverty Law Center as a certified hate group, has launched her annual campaign to demonize the GLSEN-sponsored "Day Of Silence." [ Read more → ]
Jimmy-Carter

Jimmy Carter: Marriage equality for gays is ‘very fine’ with me

Monday, March 19, 2012
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter thinks it's "very fine" for gays and lesbians to marry. "In all of [Jesus'] teachings about multiple things -– he never said that gay people should be condemned. I personally think it is very fine for gay people to be married in civil ceremonies." [ Read more → ]
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Rick Santorum pledges to restore ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Sunday, March 18, 2012
While sitting down with Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council at the Greenwell Springs Baptist Church on Sunday, Rick Santorum doubled down on his commitment to bring back the discriminatory Don't Ask Don't Tell policy. [ Read more → ]
Scott Lively

Lively claims lawsuit targets him for speaking anti-gay ‘truth of the Bible’

Thursday, March 15, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Scott Lively, the anti-gay U.S. evangelist who is the subject of a federal lawsuit filed on behalf of a Ugandan gay rights group, responded Thursday, and said he was being targeted "for speaking the truth of the Bible" about homosexuality. [ Read more → ]
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Kevin McCullough claims that nobody is gay

Thursday, March 15, 2012
Kevin McCullough says that GLAAD is trying to “destroy” marriage, and takes issue with GLAAD’s use of the term “gay,” because according to McCullough, “I don’t believe that you can be gay.” [ Read more → ]
robertson

Pat Robertson implores woman not to attend sister’s same-sex wedding

Friday, March 9, 2012
Today on the 700 Club, a woman asked Pat Robertson whether it was appropriate for her to serve as a bridesmaid or even attend her lesbian sister’s wedding to another woman, and if that breaks up the union between them, well... "tough luck." [ Read more → ]
Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict denounces efforts toward legalizing gay marriage in U.S.

Friday, March 9, 2012
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict XVI on Friday denounced the "powerful political and cultural currents" seeking to legalize same-sex marriage in the United States, and urged U.S. bishops to strengthen their teaching of the evils of premarital sex and cohabitation. [ Read more → ]
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‘One Million Moms’ gives up campaign against Ellen DeGeneres, JC Penney

Thursday, March 8, 2012
Anti-gay group “One Million Moms” announced Thursday it has abandoned its campaign against retailer JC Penney over its recent hiring of popular daytime television talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres as its spokesperson. [ Read more → ]
Kirk Cameron

Kirk Cameron calls criticism of his anti-gay remarks ‘slander’

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Former teen actor Kirk Cameron on Tuesday responded to growing criticism of anti-gay remarks he made during an interview on CNN’s "Piers Morgan Tonight" last Friday, and called the backlash against him "slander." [ Read more → ]
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Fischer: Gays already have marriage equality, want ‘special’ rights

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
If Bryan Fischer's opposition to marriage equality is rooted in concerns that it would grant to gays "special treatment that is denied to other folks," allow us to reassure him that when gay marriage is legalized, he will have the very same right to marry the man of his dreams as everyone else. [ Read more → ]
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