Topics :: anti-gay organizations

Gays Scoff at NY St. Patrick's Day Parade Decision

By Jim Fitzgerald | Thursday Sep 4, 2014
A decision by organizers of the city's St. Patrick's Day Parade to allow one gay organization to march is a disappointment after decades of fighting by gay groups for full participation, several advocates said Wednesday.

Cardinal Dolan Slated for Grand Marshal of St. Pat's Gay-Inclusive Parade

By Rachel Zoll | Thursday Sep 4, 2014
Roman Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan Dolan was quick to issue a statement of support for the parade organizers, accepting their decision -- but some conservatives want the archbishop to withdraw from the event.

'World Congress' of Homophobia Sparks Protests Down Under

By Kilian Melloy | Monday Sep 1, 2014
The World Congress of Families, listed by the Southern Poverty Law Center as an anti-gay hate group for its vicious rhetoric and support of discriminatory laws, convened in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, over the weekend.

NOM Coming to Oregon To Defend Marriage Ban

Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
A national group opposed to same-sex marriage says it will seek to defend Oregon’s gay-marriage ban from challenges in federal court.

Christian Charity? Religious Right Reacts to World Vision’s LGBT Inclusive Policy

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
Christian relief agency group World Vision announced this week their policy change to allow the hire of Christian married same-sex couples. Unsurprisingly, the announcement sparked outrage from anti-gay activists.

Barilla Pasta Opens Restaurant in Mega-Gay Midtown Manhattan

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Mar 14, 2014
After inciting rage and boycotts across the globe for last fall’s anti-gay comments, Barilla, the world’s largest pasta producer, has now opened the doors to an Italian restaurant in mega-gay midtown Manhattan.

’God Made Dad & Mom’ -- But Not Dad & Dad?

By Kilian Melloy | Friday May 24, 2013
A new children’s book purports to "educate" the "next generation" about "God’s plan" for families -- a plan that, according to author Amber Dee Parker, calls for heterosexual-only family units.

One Million Moms Flips Over Manscaping Commercial

By Jason St. Amand | Friday May 3, 2013
The anti-gay Christian group, One Million Moms, has a problem with a silly Norelco ad that shows a dude manscaping before a first date.

Out of the Attic, Out of the Closet: Bye, Bye Eagle Scout Medals

By DAVID CRARY | Tuesday Aug 7, 2012
For the physician in Illinois, the attorney in Kentucky, the arts editor in Oregon, their Eagle Scout medals were treasured reminders of youthful achievement.

Montgomery Co. "Ex-Gay" Fliers Nixed

By John Riley | Friday Jun 29, 2012
The Montgomery County School Board voted 6-1 Monday evening to end the county’s quarterly program that allowed community nonprofits to send home informational fliers with students at the middle and high school levels.