Topics :: faith-based discrimination

19 Kids and Calling: Michelle Duggar Involved with Anti-LGBT Robocall Campaign

By Bobby McGuire | Wednesday Aug 20, 2014
Michelle Duggar, star of the TLC's "19 Kids and Counting" leant her voice to a homophobic and transphobic robocall campaign aimed to put pressure on council members in Fayetteville Arkansas to cast their vote against a nondiscrimination ordinance.

How Do You Slice Up A Rainbow?

By Kilian Melloy | Sunday Jul 20, 2014
As soon as the CDC declared that gays constitute a mere 3% of the population, you knew the religious bigots would jump on it. Here's why -- and here's why it's wrong.

Report Exposes Deceptions by the Religious Right

By Chuck Colbert | Saturday Jul 19, 2014
Surprise, surprise, surprise: The Religious Right is full of lies! A new report highlights a stepped-up shift in strategy and tactics as anti-LGBT activists claim they're the ones being oppressed.

ENDA Support Falters; GOP Backers Dig In

By Justin Snow | Thursday Jul 17, 2014
After legislation that would prohibit most cases of LGBT workplace discrimination witnessed an exodus of support from several major LGBT-rights groups earlier this week, Republican backers vowed to push forward.

Are Evangelicals Changing Their Minds on Marriage Equality?

Saturday Jul 12, 2014
Evangelical attitudes are slowly softening on the issue of gay marriage. Or are they? While some are seeing the light, others are clinging to prejudice.

Interfaith Leaders Ask Obama to Not Include Religious Exemption in Executive Order

By Bobby McGuire | Wednesday Jul 9, 2014
On Tuesday, 100 interfaith leaders signed a letter to President Barack Obama, asking him not to include a religious exemption in the executive order he plans to enact that will bar anti-LGBT workplace discrimination for government contractors.

LGBT-Advocacy Group Asks McAuliffe To Reconsider Nomination

By John Riley | Monday Mar 17, 2014
People of Faith for Equality in Virginia has written a letter to Gov. Terry McAuliffe criticizing his expected nomination of Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones to serve as the chairperson of the Democratic Party of Virginia.

’Religious Freedom’ Backlash Against LGBT Equality Likely to Continue

By Justin Snow | Saturday Mar 8, 2014
Lawmakers in states across the country have launched a flurry of "religious freedom" bills that seek to allow business owners to deny service to LGBT people.

’Next Fall’ a Personal Collaboration for Actor and Director

By Michael Cox | Friday Jan 17, 2014
"Next Fall" may be the most profound and personal collaboration between the actor Kendall Hodder and director Russell Greene. In the play, a tragic accident puts Adam’s feelings about his devoutly religious partner to the test.

Court Rules Against Photographer in Gay Bias Case

By Barry Massey | Friday Aug 23, 2013
A commercial photography business owned by opponents of same-sex marriage violated New Mexico’s anti-discrimination law by refusing to take pictures of a gay couple’s commitment ceremony, the state’s highest court ruled Thursday.