Topics :: anti-gay Christians
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Aug 23, 2011
A New York town clerk who refuses to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples despite the state’s new law providing family parity says that people marrying animals might be one consequence of the new law.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Aug 22, 2011
Uganda’s "Kill the Gays" bill is back -- and although the cabinet has rejected the bill for a second time, the parliament might yet pass it, in whole or piecemeal.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Aug 1, 2011
Time has done little to mellow Oklahoma State Rep. Sally Kern, judging by her latest comments about gays. The 64-year-old lawmaker claimed on a Christian radio broadcast that it is "hateful" to say gays are born homosexual.
By April Castro | Friday Jul 29, 2011
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit that sought to stop Gov. Rick Perry from sponsoring a national day of Christian prayer and fasting, ruling Thursday that the group of atheists and agnostics did not have legal standing to sue.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Jul 28, 2011
When it came out that virulently anti-gay groups were exploiting a charitable service to rake in funding, big-name corporations started dropping out. Apple is the latest, joining Microsoft, REI, and a number of others.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jul 26, 2011
Months after sparking a national wave of protest in the GLBT community, fast food chain Chick-fil-A has underwritten a gold event that benefits an anti-gay group.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Jul 20, 2011
An anti-gay legal group is telling clerks in New York state that if they feel like denying service to gay and lesbian families while on the job, state law says they are perfectly free to do so if their discrimination is based on religious beliefs.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Jul 15, 2011
A prayer day called "The Response" organized by Texas Gov. Rick Perry has stirred controversy -- not least because of the views of some of the pastors and organizations associated with it.
By Thomas Beaumont | Wednesday Jul 13, 2011
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s campaign said Tuesday that he will not sign a conservative Iowa Christian group’s far-reaching pledge opposing gay marriage, making him the first Republican presidential candidate to reject it.
By Brian Bakst and Patrick Condon | Wednesday Jul 13, 2011
A gay activist’s undercover video is drawing unwanted attention to a counseling clinic co-owned by GOP presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann, with footage apparently showing a counselor offering to help the activist overcome his homosexual urges.