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Gay baker blames LGBTQ community for Sweet Cakes by Melissa scandal

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Gay baker asks the gay community: "Are you stupid?"
Gay baker calls the gay community "stupid" and "Nazis." ...

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Religious beliefs, gay rights clash in court case over same-sex couple’s wedding cake

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Jack Phillips of Masterpeice Cakeshop in Denver.
A case that tests the boundaries of religious freedom and gay rights came to the Colorado Court of Appeals on Tuesday, with a suburban Denver baker urging judges not to force him to make cakes for same-sex couples because it ...

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Oregon bakery ordered to pay $135K for discriminating against same-sex couple

Thursday, July 2, 2015
The owners of the Sweetcakes by Melissa bakery were ordered to pay $135,000 in damages for refusing to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple.
The damages are for emotional suffering caused by Sweet Cakes by Melissa, which two years ago refused to bake a wedding cake for Laurel and Rachel Bowman-Cryer. ...

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Northern Ireland bakery owners to appeal discrimination verdict over ‘gay cake’

Thursday, May 28, 2015
The requested cake, as provided by another bakery.
The owners of a Northern Ireland bakery that refused to bake a cake supporting same-sex marriage said Thursday they would appeal their conviction for discrimination. ...

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Northern Ireland baker guilty of discrimination for refusing ‘support gay marriage’ cake

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
The requested cake, as provided by another bakery.
The judge said the bakery was a business, not a religious organization, and therefore had no legal basis to reject an order based on a customer's sexual orientation or beliefs. ...

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Judge proposes Oregon bakery pay $135,000 to lesbian couple

Friday, April 24, 2015
The owners of the Sweetcakes by Melissa bakery were ordered to pay $135,000 in damages for refusing to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple.
An administrative law judge proposes that the owners of an Oregon bakery pay $135,000 to a lesbian couple refused service more than two years ago. ...

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Florida bakery may sue Arizona evangelist over anti-gay cake request, recording

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Joshua Feuerstein
An Arizona man who caused controversy after his request to a Florida bakery to make a cake with an anti-gay marriage message, says he is being unfairly portrayed, while the bakery says it's considering legal action against him. ...

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Cake wars: Bakeries serve up tension between LGBT rights, religious objections

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Jack Phillips of Masterpeice Cakeshop in Denver.
A pair of Colorado cases - locally dubbed the "Cake Wars" - have added a new twist to the fight over LGBT discrimination and the "religious freedom" debate playing out across the U.S. ...

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Former televangelist attacks Florida bakery to make a point about religious freedom

Saturday, April 4, 2015
Cut the Cake bakery in Longwood, Fla.
A Florida bakery is turning the tables on an Arizona evangelist who posted an online video attacking the bakery when it refused to provide a cake decorated with the words "'We do not support gay marriage." ...

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State: Colorado bakery did not discriminate by refusing to write ‘God hates gays’ on cake

Saturday, April 4, 2015
Bakery owner Marjorie Silva stands for a photo inside her own Azucar Bakery, in Denver. Silva is facing a discrimination complaint with Colorado’s Civil Rights Division because she refused to write hateful words about gays on a cake for a customer.
The Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies has determined that a Denver bakery did nothing wrong when it refused to write anti-gay messages on a cake ...

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