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Homophobia

Homophobia encompasses a range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). It can be expressed as antipathy, contempt, prejudice, aversion, or hatred, and may be based on irrational fear. [ Wikipedia → ]

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Calif. attorney files for ballot initiative seeking to have all gays executed

Monday, March 2, 2015
California
An Orange County, Calif., attorney has filed a proposed ballot measure with the California Attorney General's office asking voters to criminalize homosexuality in the state and impose a death penalty sentence. [...]

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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 activists. [...]

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Intimate image of gay couple in Russia wins World Press Photo award

Thursday, February 12, 2015
In this photo provided on Thursday Feb. 12, 2015 by World Press Photo, the World Press Photo of the Year 2014 by Mads Nissen, Denmark, for Scanpix/Panos Pictures, shows Jonathan Jacques Louis, 21, and Alexander Semyonov, 25, a gay couple during an intimate moment in St. Petersburg, Russia.
The intimate image of Jon and Alex is part of a larger project by Danish photographer Mads Nissen called "Homophobia in Russia" that highlights how life is increasingly difficult for sexual minorities in Russia. [...]

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Robertson: ‘So-called gay people’ likely molested, recruited into homosexuality

Monday, February 9, 2015
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Pat Robertson fielded a question Monday from a “700 Club” viewer who asked the televangelist what he should do after finding a “gay magazine” in his son’s room. [...]

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GOP presidential hopefuls, members of Congress appear in anti-gay documentary

Friday, February 6, 2015
Huckabee
Faith 2 Action’s Janet Porter has announced she editing a new anti-gay documentary she plans to release at the National Religious Broadcaster’s Convention in Nashville later this month. [...]

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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 a daily basis. [...]

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France fines Twitter users for sending tweets advocating anti-gay violence

Sunday, January 25, 2015
Twitter
Three French Twitter users were fined this week for sending tweets that included homophobic hashtags. It's the first time a French court has handed out convictions for homophobic abuse on Twitter. [...]

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Lee Daniels says he wants to expose homophobia in Fox’s ‘Empire’ storyline

Sunday, January 18, 2015
The cast of Empire (from left): Trai Byers, Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard, Jussie Smollett, and Bryshere Gray.
The creator of Fox's prime-time soap "Empire" said he wants to "blow the lid off homophobia" in the African-American community with a depiction of the show's lead character's hostile relationship with his gay son. [...]

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Anti-LGBT activist wants National Guard deployed to stop same-sex marriages

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Randy Thomasson
Anti-LGBT activist Randy Thomasson has a message for governors across America: deploy the National Guard to stop same-sex marriages. [...]

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Egypt acquits 26 suspected ‘gay’ men in trial over bathhouse raid

Monday, January 12, 2015
Relatives of 26 men who were arrested in a televised raid last month by police looking for gays at a Cairo public bathhouse, celebrate after an Egyptian court acquitted them in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Jan. 12, 2015.
An Egyptian court on Monday acquitted 26 men arrested in a televised raid last month by police looking for gays at a Cairo public bathhouse, a ruling that set off deafening cheers and jubilation. [...]

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