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Georgia GOP congressmen take Atlanta mayor to task for firing anti-gay fire chief

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Kelvin Cochran
Former Atlanta fire chief Kelvin Cochran has some new friends in the form of six Republican U.S. congressmen from Georgia. The group fired off a letter to Mayor Kasim Reed on Wednesday asking for Cochran to be reinstated. ...

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Benham Brothers: Satan is behind homosexuality, same‑sex marriage

Saturday, February 14, 2015
The Benham Brothers with "700 Club" hosts Terry Meeuwsen and Pat Robertson.
Jason and David Benham have been making the rounds of conservative media outlets this week to promote their new book, “Whatever The Cost,” which gives their opinion on losing their planned HGTV reality show after being exposed as extreme anti-gay ...

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Despite the ‘firing’ of Bryan Fischer, his attacks on the LGBT community to continue

Thursday, January 29, 2015
Bryan Fischer
Bryan Fischer, the virulently anti-gay mouthpiece of the American Family Association, has reportedly been stripped of his position as Director of Issues Analysis, but will retain his daily radio program, a forum from which he bashes the LGBT community on ...

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Okla. career anti-gay lawmaker introduces three bills targeting LGBT community

Saturday, January 24, 2015
Sally Kern
Oklahoma state lawmaker Sally Kern, who once called homosexuality “the biggest threat our nation has, even more so than terrorism or Islam,” has introduced three new measures targeting the LGBT community. ...

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Judge to announce verdict next week in Egypt ‘gay bathhouse’ raid trial

Monday, January 5, 2015
Cairo
The judge in the trial of 26 men arrested in Egypt in a televised raid by police looking for gays at a Cairo public bathhouse says he'll announce a verdict next week after only three hearings. ...

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Defense lawyers criticize Egypt’s arrest of 26 alleged gay men in bathhouse raid

Sunday, January 4, 2015
Court of Justice in Cairo.
Defense lawyers for 26 men arrested in a televised raid by police looking for gays at an Egyptian bathhouse criticized the prosecution's case when the trial resumed Sunday. ...

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The year in homophobia: Ten of the worst anti-LGBT stories of 2014

Thursday, January 1, 2015
Pat-Robertson
The Radical Righ, sees recent advances in LGBT rights as a reason to find new strategies to fight what it believes is a tyrannical government bent on persecuting conservatives and inviting divine punishment. ...

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Social media activist gets 29 Russian teachers fired after claiming they are gay

Monday, December 29, 2014
Timur Isayev holds an iPad decorated with a sticker promoting white power. He has gloated about putting 29 teachers out of a job for their sexual orientations.
At least that's what Timur Isayev, a self-described Russian homophobe, is claiming, reports Vocativ.com. ...

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Egypt reduces sentences of 8 men convicted for taking part in alleged gay wedding

Saturday, December 27, 2014
Eight Egyptian men are convicted for "inciting debauchery" following their appearance in a video of an alleged same-sex wedding party on a Nile boat leave the defendant's cage in a courtroom in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. Saturday's verdict that sentenced each of them to three years in prison is the latest in a crackdown by authorities against gays.
An Egyptian appeals court has upheld the conviction of eight men for "inciting debauchery" for appearing in an alleged same-sex wedding video, but reduced their sentences from three to one year in prison. ...

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U.S. drops Gambia from trade agreement in response to anti-LGBT crackdown

Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Yahya Jammeh
The decision to drop Gambia from special trade status under the African Growth and Opportunity Act of 2000 came amid news that three Gambian men had been arrested and accused of homosexuality. ...

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