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Human Rights Watch: Russia is Ignoring Anti-Gay Attacks

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Dec 16, 2014
The Human Rights Watch says that Russian authorities are ignoring anti-gay rhetoric and violence with silence, or even participating in this hate speech.

Ted Cruz Lashes Out at the Supreme Court Over Same-Sex Marriage

By Justin Snow | Sunday Oct 12, 2014
While some members of the Republican Party may be evolving on the issue of marriage equality, Sen. Ted Cruz made clear Monday that he is not one of them.

Huckabee: Stop Coddling the Gays, Or I'll Leave the GOP

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Oct 11, 2014
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has laid it on the line: Stop accepting gay marriage and abortion, or he will leave the GOP. Good luck getting rid of him!

Texas Rep. Compares Gay Marriage to Cancer

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Oct 1, 2014
Texas' GOP state representative recently compared gay marriage to cancer, and said that gay people shouldn't marry because they can't have children, comparing it to the losing streak of the Phoenix Suns -- but one that would never end.

Anti-Gay Remarks at Debate Spark Anger in Brazil

By Adriana Gomez Licon | Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
A minor character in Brazil's election race faced a firestorm of criticism on Monday after saying during a presidential debate that the country needs to stand up against gay people who should receive psychological help far away from the general population

Teen GOP Candidate Quits Race After More Homophobic, Racist Comments Emerge

By Bobby McGuire | Wednesday Sep 17, 2014
The career of homophobic GOP enfant terrible, Jacob Dorsey appears to be over as more anti-gay and racist social media comments surface.

NYC Councilman Fernando Cabrera Praises Uganda's Anti-Gay Laws

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Sep 3, 2014
As the primary elections approach, New York City Councilmember Fernando Cabrera is coming under fire for comments he posted in January praising Ugandans for their anti-gay laws, even as the country faces widespread international condemnation for it.

Wis. GOP Candidate Links Gay Marriage to Incest

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jun 30, 2014
A Republican congressional candidate from Wisconsin made headlines this week after she allegedly said the removal of a ban on same-sex marriages in the state will lead to incest.

Anti-Gay Drag Queen Emeritus Loses GOP Bid for NC State Senate

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday May 8, 2014
Republican senatorial hopeful and retired drag queen Steve Wiles (aka Mona Sinclair), who went on the record as supporting the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, failed to win his party’s nomination for state senate this week.

SD Lawmaker Discusses Post on Homosexuality

Tuesday May 6, 2014
A South Dakota state lawmaker who called gay sex a moral and a health issue says he regrets the wording of his recent Facebook post but not the sentiment of his controversial comments.

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