Topics :: anti-gay rhetoric
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Oct 24, 2011
An activist with an anti-gay organization has sent word to America’s parents to watch out for gay doctors and nurses, and to be sure to let their children’s physicians know that GLBT hospital staff shouldn’t be allowed near injured kids.
By Will Weissert | Monday Sep 5, 2011
Now that the Republican is running for president, his campaign has begun distancing itself from some of the candidate’s own words on issues such as Social Security and states’ rights.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Aug 4, 2011
The last known gay survivor of the Nazi holocaust, Rudolph Brazda, has died at age 98. Brazda spend three years at Buchenwald because of his sexual orientation.
By Michael Gormley | Thursday Jul 21, 2011
Well-funded national groups that pursue freedom of religion and free speech cases already are soliciting New Yorkers who say their civil rights will be trampled by the new right of gay couples to marry.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jul 19, 2011
Gay conservative group GOProud says it would like a meeting with anti-gay politician Michele Bachmann in order to address controversial statements about GLBT Americans that Bachmann and her husband, Marcus Bachmann, have made.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Jul 18, 2011
For conservatives who embrace the less-is-more philosophy of keeping government out of people’s private lives, marriage equality is both inevitable and welcome. But for politicians of another stripe, gays and their families remain low-hanging political fruit.
By Kilian Melloy | Saturday Jul 9, 2011
Michele Bachmann quickly signed on to a religious extremist group’s 14-point campaign agenda that attacks gays on multiple fronts. She was the first GOP presidential contender to do so.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jul 5, 2011
Kevin Rogers, the publisher of bear-centric magazine Fuzz, was just doing what he does when he wrote a Facebook account of Tracy Morgan’s homophobic rant in Tennessee. But Rogers set off a media sensation. EDGE interviews the man who sparked a firestorm.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Jun 24, 2011
Flaming in online messages is as old a problem as the Internet itself, a behavior not unlike road rage. As New York lawmakers continue to deliberate about marriage equality, emotions are getting rawer -- and so are online comments.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Feb 24, 2011
A website claims that the deadly earthquake that left at least 98 people dead and hundreds more missing was caused by God’s wrath at "amoral" conduct and "lesbians."