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Teen GOP Candidate Quits Race After More Homophobic, Racist Comments Emerge

By EDGE | Wednesday Sep 17, 2014
The career of homophobic GOP enfant terrible, Jacob Dorsey appears to be over as more anti-gay and racist social media comments surface.

'Duck Dynasty' Patriarch Calls AIDS God's Punishment

By Bobby McGuire | Friday Sep 12, 2014
In an attempt to motivate people to read his book "UnPhiltered," "Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson is at it again with his latest anti-gay comments.

Fox News Wonders, "What If Ray Rice Had Punched a Gay?"

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Sep 12, 2014
A guest host on Fox News this Tuesday, September 9 used the discussion about player Ray Rice's indefinite suspension from the NFL for knocking his wife out cold to rant and rave about punishments for anti-gay hate crimes.

EDGE 10.0: A Decade in Westboro Baptist Church Coverage

By Steve Weinstein | Wednesday Sep 10, 2014
In the 10 years since EDGE's founding, as the leading LGBT news source, we have covered every story without fear or favor. That includes the good, the bad, and the downright weird. That, of course, would be the Westboro "Baptist" Church in Topeka, Kan.

VIDEO: Young Georgia Man Beaten By Christian Family After Coming Out

By EDGE | Friday Aug 29, 2014
A young man in Georgia who was beaten and disowned by his religious parents for being gay, is learning the true meaning of "Christian charity" after receiving over $9,000 in donations from strangers

Internet Preacher: Send Gays to Prison with Hard Labor

By Bobby McGuire | Tuesday Aug 26, 2014
An internet preacher with an Internet audience of about 10 subscribers is calling on his followers to pressure members of congress to enact a constitutional amendment that will make homosexuality a crime punishable by ten years prison with hard labor.

Lively Qualifies for Massachusetts Governor's Race

By EDGE | Friday Aug 22, 2014
The moniker "Liberal Massachusetts" proved to be somewhat of a misnomer Wednesday, when it was reported that extremist anti-gay activist Pastor Scott Lively received over 10,000 valid signatures from state residents in support of his bid for governor.

63 Texas GOPs Liken Gay Marriage to Pedophilia, Polygamy & Incest

By EDGE | Thursday Aug 7, 2014
A court brief that links same-sex marriage to incest, polygamy and pedophilia that was signed by 63 Texas GOP lawmakers was filed Monday. It calls upon the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

Baldwin, LaBeouf Share a Role - Defendant

Friday Jul 25, 2014
Alec Baldwin and Shia LaBeouf never ended up sharing a Broadway stage as planned last year, but real-life dramatics landed both of them Thursday in a distinctly less celebrated venue: Manhattan criminal courts.

Panic and Prayer: The Christian Right Responds to Archie's Death

By Bobby McGuire | Thursday Jul 17, 2014
The Christian right prayer and panic machine went into overdrive this week upon learning that comic book icon Archie would die taking a bullet for his gay best friend. Here's a partial round up.