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N.Y. Giants defend hiring of David Tyree despite history of anti-gay remarks

| Thursday, July 24, 2014
David Tyree
The New York Giants is defending its decision to hire former receiver David Tyree as their new director of player development, despite his history of anti-gay comments and activism against LGBT rights and marriage equality. Tyree became the hero of Super Bowl XLII when he made a fourth-quarter catch that allowed the Giants to win the Super Bowl against...

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Moroccan appeals court upholds convictions for homosexuality

| Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Morocco
A Moroccan appeals court has upheld the convictions of several men accused of homosexual acts. At least four of the six defendants in the case in central Morocco were convicted July 2 on charges that included “lewd or unnatural acts with an individual of the same sex,” according to Human Rights Watch.

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Scott Lively: There’s a gay agenda, and it ‘reflects an insane and satanic delusion’

| Monday, July 7, 2014
Scott Lively
Like many of us, Scott Lively spent the Fourth of July weekend reflecting on the “gay agenda,” and on Sunday published a WorldNetDaily column arguing that said agenda very much exists and in fact “reflects an insane and Satanic delusion which breeds chaos.” Lively argues, as he does frequently, that he didn’t mind when the gay rights movement was about...

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Anti-gay group planning worldwide conference in Salt Lake City

| Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Salt Lake City
SALT LAKE CITY -- An international conservative group that opposes homosexuality is planning its first worldwide conference in the U.S. next year - a four-day gathering in Utah, a state that has become a focal point in the gay marriage movement. The World Congress of Families is based in Rockford, Illinois, and has about 40 partner organizations...

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Newspaper publisher spouts anti-gay views in response to reader’s pride query

COLIN MURPHY | Boom Magazine | Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Darrell Maurina
WAYNESVILLE, Mo. – When Janell Jackson contacted a local newspaper for information on an upcoming Pride Luncheon at Ft. Leonard Wood, a U.S. Army base in southern Missouri, the response she received was instead the anti-gay opinions of the publisher. The event in question is the June 30th luncheon where ...

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Okla. House candidate supports stoning gays because ‘it came directly from God’

| Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Scott Esk
MOORE, Okla. -- A Tea Party candidate running for Oklahoma's state House who wants to apply biblical principles to Oklahoma law is under fire for advocating that gays should be stoned to death because 'it came directly from God." Esk posted old testament scriptures from Romans and Leviticus that referred to homosexuality being punished.

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

| Sunday, May 25, 2014
Jody Hice
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 to recruit and sodomize children.'

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

| Thursday, May 22, 2014
Phil-Robertson-Easter
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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Report: 17 gays killed in Peru since 2012, no action being taken

| Friday, May 16, 2014
Peru
LIMA, Peru -- A Peruvian gay rights group says at least 17 gays have been killed in the Andean nation since 2012 because of their sexual orientation.

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Gambia president threatens to kill asylum seekers who cite anti-gay laws

| Friday, May 16, 2014
Yahya Jammeh
BANJUL, Gambia -- Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh is threatening to kill asylum seekers who cite the country's anti-gay laws and tarnish his image as a leader, reports African press agency APA.

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