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Miss. News Anchor Tells LGBT Community to Take a ’Gaycation’

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Mar 28, 2014
A local news anchor for Mississippi’s ABC and CBS-affiliated station WLOX is coming under fire this week for making controversial remarks in a Facebook post about the LGBT community.

W. Va. Teacher Suspended Over Facebook Post

Wednesday Mar 19, 2014
A Parkersburg South High School teacher has been suspended following a Facebook post he made regarding the school’s Gay-Straight Alliance student club.

Poll: Overweight People, Gays Slammed Most Online

Wednesday Nov 20, 2013
Most teens and young adults on Facebook, Twitter or other social networking sites see them at least sometimes: slurs, offensive images or mean-spirited video clips that stigmatize groups of people.

SC Mayor Spews Anti-Gay Rhetoric in Facebook Post

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Oct 17, 2013
The mayor of West Union, S.C., a small town of about 300, is making waves this week after making controversial remarks about marriage equality in a Facebook posting.

Indiana Governor Draws Fire For Gay Marriage Ban Facebook Post

By Tom LoBianco | Monday Jul 1, 2013
Indiana Governor, Mike Pence’s Facebook post supporting a constitutional ban on gay marriage in his state drew fire after dozens of commenters said their criticism was being censored.

Mich. RNC Member Won’t Resign for Anti-Gay Facebook Post

By Alanna Durkin | Friday Mar 29, 2013
A Michigan member of the Republican National Committee said Thursday he will not resign after posting an article critical of gay people on his Facebook page, despite calls from members of his own party that he step down.

Fox News Anchor Apologizes for Calling Rachel Maddow an ’Angry Young Man’

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Nov 19, 2012
In the face of withering criticism, a reporter for a Fox affiliate TV station in Cincinnati finally apologized after first first defending her Facebook statement that called Rachel Maddow an "angry young man."

Man Demoted For Anti-Gay Marriage Facebook Comments Wins Case

Monday Nov 19, 2012
Britain’s High Court ruled Friday that a Christian was unfairly demoted for posting his opposition to gay marriage on Facebook.

GOP Mich. Mayor Known for Anti-Gay Remarks Voted Out of Office

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Nov 9, 2012
The conservative mayor of Troy, Mich., was voted out of office on Tuesday after making anti-gay comments where she said the "homosexual lifestyle" was dangerous and likened being gay to smoking cigarettes.

Mich. Mayor AGAIN Makes Hateful, Anti-Gay Remark

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Jun 14, 2012
The mayor of Troy, Mich., who faces a recall election, is making headlines again for making anti-gay comments.