Topics :: anti-gay extremists

Kenyan Gay Activist Visits San Francisco

By Heather Cassell | Saturday Jul 12, 2014
Uganda and Nigeria have garnered much global attention due to the countries' anti-LGBT laws, but little notice has been paid to other countries that have, or are proposing, similar laws, such as Kenya.

Russia is So Anti-Gay, FIFA World Cup Can’t Be Held There

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jul 7, 2014
As FIFA looks at Russia to host the 2018 World Cup, officials are concerned that the nation is so homophobic, it won’t jibe with FIFA’s stated mission to fight discrimination at the World Cup.

History: A Look Back at Gay Rights’ Biggest Defeats

By Jason Parsley | Friday Jul 4, 2014
In the past few years the LGBT community has seen a string of victories. But sometimes we forget that it took a lot defeats to get to those victories.

Marriage Equality Foes Falter

By Justin Snow | Saturday Jun 21, 2014
Opponents of same-sex marriage tried to keep their movement alive during a rally Thursday outside the United States Capitol. Speakers included many of the usual suspects, but only one member rod Congress.

Cordileone Defends Marriage March Speech

By Chuck Colbert | Thursday Jun 19, 2014
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone, who is scheduled to speak at Thursday’s March for Marriage in Washington, D.C., is defending his decision to address the rally, a gathering his critics charge is anti-gay.

Stonewall National Museum and Archives Opens Its Wilton Drive Space

By Mike Halterman | Saturday Jun 14, 2014
The Stonewall National Museum and Archives celebrates the grand opening of its new gallery space at 2157 Wilton Drive in Wilton Manors with a new exhibit, "Days Without Sunshine: Anita Bryant’s Anti-Gay Crusade."

Westboro to Picket Wilson High School

By John Riley | Friday Jun 6, 2014
The Westboro Baptist Church has announced plans to picket outside of Woodrow Wilson High School, in Northwest D.C., on June 9.

AFA: ’Don’t Accept Mail Using Harvey Milk Stamp’

By EDGE | Sunday Jun 1, 2014
The AFA, in its ongoing effort to promote general idiocy in the name of "traditional family morals" sent a message to it’s legions of deluded followers last week urging them not to receive any letter sent to them using the Harvey Milk stamp.

Double Down on Damnation with the Benham Brothers

By Jim David | Friday May 16, 2014
The radical Christian Right has a couple of telegenic new faces: twin blonds David and Jason Benham, home builders and businessmen from North Carolina.

Gill Action Boycotts Brunei-Owned Beverly Hills Hotel Over Anti-Gay Law

By Justin Snow | Saturday Apr 26, 2014
Due to the expected implementation of a Brunei law that would make homosexuality punishable by stoning, a major LGBT advocacy organization is relocating a scheduled conference for donors from a historic hotel.