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Robertson blames Satan for gay rights, recalls when gays were stoned to death

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
On Wednesday's broadcast of the "700 Club," Pat Robertson said that Satan is behind homosexuality and that Jesus wouldn’t have served gay couples since they would have been stoned to death. [ Read more → ]
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The year in homophobia: Ten of the worst anti-LGBT stories of 2013

Saturday, December 28, 2013
By all accounts, 2013 was a banner year for the gay rights movement: The Supreme Court struck down the worst part of the Defense of Marriage Act, nine new states legalized marriage equality, polls showed Americans backing gay rights in ever-growing numbers, anti-gay crusader Ken Cuccinelli was defeated in his bid to become Virginia’s governor, the Boy Scouts loosened their discriminatory policies, and the “ex-gay” movement began to self-destruct. [ Read more → ]

Pat Robertson: Your lesbian friend might turn your kids gay

Thursday, December 12, 2013
Pat Robertson told a 700 Club viewer today that she is right to be wary of inviting a lesbian friend over to her home, because that might cause her children to “grow up as lesbians.” [ Read more → ]

Pat Robertson on how to pray for your gay family member

Thursday, December 5, 2013
Pat Robertson says he wants to vomit when he sees photos of gay couples, but advised one 700 Club viewer today that homosexuality is a “very delicate situation.” He suggested to a viewer, Teresa, that she could help her openly gay nephew by making him realize the Bible is “explicit” in its condemnation of homosexuality. [ Read more → ]

Pat Robertson compares transgender people to his castrated horse

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
On the 700 Club on Wednesday, Pat Robertson reacted to a David Brody report on a new California law protecting transgender students by blasting the law as “insane.” [ Read more → ]

Pat Robertson: San Antonio will jail Christians over anti-discrimination law

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Pat Robertson and his Christian Broadcasting Network filed a report Wednesday that falsely claimed that having a “biblical view” on sexuality has been “criminalized” in San Antonio, Texas. [ Read more → ]
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Pat Robertson loses fight to keep ‘Gay AIDS Ring’ video off the internet

Saturday, September 14, 2013
Two weeks ago, the Christian Broadcasting Network tried to cover up remarks made by Pat Robertson, the founder of CBN and host of its flagship show the 700 Club, about how he believes gay men wear special rings that cut the hands of people they meet in order to infect them with HIV/AIDS. [ Read more → ]
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The ‘Gay AIDS Ring’ video Pat Robertson and CBN don’t want you to see

Wednesday, August 28, 2013
The Christian Broadcasting Network has embarked on a total and frankly embarrassing cover-up of Pat Robertson’s statement yesterday that gay people in San Francisco try to cut people’s fingers with special rings in order to infect them with AIDS. - See more at: [ Read more → ]
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Robertson: Gays deliberately spread AIDS by cutting people with special rings

Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Tuesday on the "700 Club," Pat Robertson told co-host Terry Meeuwsen that gay men in cities like San Francisco attempt to spread HIV/AIDS to others by cutting them with a special ring when shaking hands. [ Read more → ]

Pat Robertson’s surprising response on the topic of transgender people

Monday, July 29, 2013
Christian Broadcasting Network chairman and founder, televangelist Pat Robertson, surprised many on Sunday with his response to a viewer who asked if he should recognize as female two co-workers who are apparently transgender. [ Read more → ]

Robertson: ‘We are not anti-gay’ because gays are just confused straight people

Thursday, July 11, 2013
Pat Robertson is disturbed that people, for whatever reason, might believe that he is somehow anti-gay. [ Read more → ]

Pat Robertson says he vomits at the sight of gay couples

Monday, July 8, 2013
After warning that the land will “vomit” out gays, Pat Robertson said that he vomits at the sight of gay couples. [ Read more → ]

Robertson: Gays will ‘destroy’ Boy Scouts to ‘accommodate kids who want sex with each other’

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Pat Robertson says that it “breaks your heart” to see the Boy Scouts “torn up in order to accommodate a few kids who want to do sex with each other. It just boggles the mind.” [ Read more → ]

Pat Robertson: Gays can change just like murderers and rapists

Monday, May 6, 2013
Today on the 700 Club, Pat Robertson insisted that gays and lesbians can “change their sexual preference” just like murders, rapists and thieves can change themselves. He later warned that the U.S. is on the verge of adopting hate speech laws. [ Read more → ]

Pat Robertson: Democrats the ‘party of gays, godlessness and whatever else’

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Televangelist Pat Robertson on the 700 Club today skewered Democrats for representing only “gays, godlessness and whatever else.” “Same-sex marriage is in the platform, they want to go along with that as a right, I’m just astounded,” Robertson said. [ Read more → ]

Pat Robertson: Gay rights advocates should ‘shut their mouth’

Friday, August 10, 2012
Yesterday on the 700 Club, Pat Robertson said that activists who don’t want Chick-fil-A on their college campus due to the company’s anti-gay advocacy should keep quiet. [ Read more → ]

Pat Robertson: Same-sex marriage is the ‘Death Knell’ of the Democrats

Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Pat Robertson today on the 700 Club derided the Democratic Party for having a “death wish” if they decide to back same-sex marriage since they will be “further alienating themselves from the mainstream of America.” [ Read more → ]

Mel White exposes ‘lies the Christian Right tell us to deny gay equality’

Sunday, May 27, 2012
How and why do otherwise kind and Jesus-esque people become machines motivated by fear and unleashed in ignorance when the topic switches to the gay community? And how, on this one topic, do some Christians neglect the clear Biblical mandates to care for the poor and the outcast and turn all their negative energy onto the LGBT community? Who can we “thank” for this diversion and inoculation of deception and ignorance? "Holy Terror: Lies the Christian Right Tells to Deny Gay Equality," by Mel White, is a treasure map to the answer... [ Read more → ]

Pat Robertson: Gay relationships lead to ‘disease and suffering’

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Following a segment about President Obama’s endorsement of marriage equality, Pat Robertson on the 700 Club Tuesday said “the union of two men doesn’t bring forth anything except disease and suffering, and the same thing with the union of two women.” [ Read more → ]

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 → ]

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 → ]

Irene: God’s Judgement on New York?

Friday, August 26, 2011
Many people, desiring to make sense of it all, will ask questions such as "Is Hurricane Irene a sign from God?" or "Is God punishing the Northeast -- especially the state of New York -- for its acceptance of the "gay lifestyle" and the regions embrace of gay marriage?" [ Read more → ]

Did Pat Robertson’s Regent U undercut beliefs in ‘ex-gay’ reparative therapy?

Wednesday, July 20, 2011
While reparative therapy, which intends to make gay and bisexual people straight, has already been thoroughly discredited and rejected by the American Psychological Association, among others, a new study from Pat Robertson’s Regent University may also shed doubts on the ability of people to transform from gay to straight. [ Read more → ]

Sorry, Pat Robertson, but homosexuality was not the sin of Sodom

Tuesday, June 28, 2011
In response to New York marriage equality, post-mortem televangelist Pat Robertson has come out strong with a warning: America is defying God, and it could be facing his wrath, much like the ancient city of Sodom that the Bible alleges God destroyed with “fire and brimstone.” [ Read more → ]

More messages of divisiveness, as backlash from NY marriage equality vote continues

Monday, June 27, 2011
The outrage from so-called Christians and their politically aligned organizations and allies that not only decry the courage of the lawmakers in New York, but so completely demonize LGBT persons so as to make mockery of the word "humanity." [ Read more → ]
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