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Republican Activists Push Party on Gay Marriage

By Michelle Rindels | Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
As bans against gay marriage crumble and public opinion on the issue shifts rapidly, some Republicans are pushing the party to drop its opposition to same-sex unions.

Romanian Millionaire Priest Running for Euro Parliament on Anti-Gay Platform

By EDGE | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
Iulian Capsali, a former U.S. lawyer turned Romanian Orthodox priest worn €1.6 m has gathered over 120,000 signatures to be registered as an independent candidate for a Member of European Parliament to represent "traditional family values."

Axe Murder and Cannibalism and Graham Crackers, Oh My!

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
A Christian radio host with a history of boycotting cookies is the latest right wing mouth piece to voice objection to Nabisco’s Honey Maid Graham Crackers gay inclusive ad campaign.

Irish Journalist Plays Victim Card on ’Pantigate’ Scandal

By EDGE | Monday Apr 14, 2014
Citing weight loss, insomnia and being ostracized by media colleagues, one of the alleged anti-gay journalists at the center of the "Pantigate" scandal in Ireland is serving up enough w(h)ine to put Napa Valley to shame.

Huckabee Attacks Obama’s Position on Same-Sex Marriage

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Apr 14, 2014
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) lashed out against President Barack Obama for his views on same-sex marriage on an episode of Fox News’ "The O’Reilly Factor" Friday.

Anti-Hate Speech Law Detains ’Porno Pete’ at the Canadian Border

By EDGE | Friday Apr 11, 2014
"Porno Pete" LaBarbera was detained at the Canadian border due to a law that prohibits the misinformation and spread of hate speech in that country.

US Conservatives Suspend Plans for Moscow Meeting

By David Crary | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
A U.S.-based conservative group that supports Russia’s efforts to curtail gay rights and abortion is suspending its plans for an international conference in Moscow this September because of the turmoil related to Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine

Catholic League Calls For Boycott of Guinness

By EDGE | Sunday Mar 23, 2014
In a move similar in effectiveness to yelling at the wind, Catholic League president Bill Donohue is trying to get the Irish to stop drinking Guinness. The boycott comes in response Guinness’ decision to pull sponsorship of the NYC St Patrick’s Day Parade

Pastor: ’Frozen’ was Created by the Devil, Teaches Kids to be Gay

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Mar 11, 2014
A conservative pastor has apparently taken issue with Disney’s latest blockbuster animated hit "Frozen," saying the Academy Award-winning movie makes children gay and treats "homosexuality in a light sort of way."

Miss. Lawmakers Divided Over Arizona-Style Anti-Gay Bill

By Emily Wagner Pettus | Saturday Mar 8, 2014
Lawmakers in conservative Mississippi find themselves in a tug-of-war over a religious-practices bill that some say is uncomfortably similar to one recently vetoed by Arizona’s Republican governor.