Topics :: anti-gay religious teachings
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By Jason St. Amand | Friday Nov 16, 2012
A priest from Minnesota refused to confirm a 17-year-old because he posted a pro marriage-equality photo & message on Facebook.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday May 22, 2012
A North Carolina pastor’s sermon advocating that he would "get rid" of gay men and lesbians by electrocuting them and putting them into concentration camps has attracted widespread attention -- and condemnation.
Thursday Oct 27, 2011
A coalition of social workers, psychologists and family therapists demanded Monday that the state adopt rules that would require certain mental health professionals to offer referrals to gay patients.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Oct 20, 2011
An Indiana University of Pennsylvania professor told students that gays are "disgusting, unnatural and abnormal," according to a lesbian student who confronted him about his remarks. A male alum says the same professor made similar remarks 5 years ago.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Oct 19, 2011
An New Jersey teacher who posted anti-gay comments at her Facebook page also told a classroom that it’s a "sin" to be gay, and compared being gay to having "cancer," students allege.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Aug 4, 2011
News sources report that efforts in the African nation Ghana to round up and "get rid of" gays have not been met with vocal resistance. To the contrary, even human rights groups have fallen into a fearful silence.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday May 19, 2011
A new report that reiterates that the abuse crisis in the Catholic Church is not the result of gay priests has prompted some to call for apologies from those who used the crisis as an opportunity to bash homosexual clerics.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Mar 1, 2011
A British couple in their 60s say that their religious convictions "doomed" their bid to become foster parents because they were not willing to tell any hypothetical small child they might have in their care that it’s okay to be gay.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Jan 5, 2011
A court in Uganda ordered a tabloid there to cease publishing notices identifying individuals as gay and urging mob violence against them, but the publication in question has indicated that it is unwilling to abide by the ruling.
By Sean Yoong | Tuesday Dec 21, 2010
A Muslim gay man in Malaysia says he fears for his safety after speaking about his sexuality in an Internet video that attracted online death threats and accusations by religious authorities that he is insulting Islam.
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