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The Boys of Bangladesh

By Christiana Lilly | Dec 18
In April, two men were hacked to death in Bangladesh putting a spotlight on a hidden population in the small Southwest Asian country: LGBT people.

Tennessee Plans to Beef Up Its Anti-Gay Counselor Exemption Bill

By John Riley | Dec 18
Not content to have passed an anti-LGBT law last year, Tennessee lawmakers are trying to add additional teeth to the measure to ensure it's as tough as possible.

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore Appeals His Suspension from the Bench

By John Riley | Dec 18
The controversial justice is appealing his suspension from office to a special panel of seven retired judges who will decide whether to uphold the suspension or reinstate Moore, reports The Birmingham News.

Homophobic NOM Launches International Anti-Gay Group

By Brittany Ferrendi | Dec 17
Anti-gay National Organization for Marriage has created a group to make their homophobia go global.

Tony Perkins Slams Pick of Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State

By John Riley | Dec 17
The evangelical leader and president of the Family Research Council has excoriated Tillerson for his past stances on hot-button social issues such as LGBT inclusion and abortion, reports The Hill.

Pamphlets in Amsterdam Call for Extermination of Gays; Group Responsible Identified

By Brittany Ferrendi | Oct 29
The leaflets included inaccurate facts about the gay community. One statistic claimed homosexuals were 50 percent more likely to have depression and their rate of suicide is over 200 percent.

LGBT History Month: The Johns Committee - State Sanctioned Homophobia

By Christiana Lilly | Oct 8
The country was in the midst of the Red Scare, and the committee was out to find civil rights activists and integrationists. Soon, however, the committee decided to go after a target that wasn't so strongly represented: LGBT people.

'Great Wall of Love' Blockade of Westboro Baptist Church Planned in Philly

Jul 25
The hate group Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) has announced a protest against the Mazzoni Center's Transgender Health Clinic at 809 Locust St., to be held on July 26, 2016.

Fox News Chief Reportedly Negotiating Exit Amid Sexual Harassment Probe

Jul 21
Roger Ailes is reportedly negotiating his departure from Fox News. Ailes is currently under investigation for accusations that he sexually harassed former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson -- and now reportedly star anchor Megyn Kelly.

Sacramento Minister Doubles Down on Anti-Gay Remarks

Jun 16
"The tragedy is that more of them didn't die," an anti-gay Baptist pastor declared in a Sunday sermon after the terror attack in Orlando, Florida. Now the same pastor has followed up with claims that gays are "unnatural" and "pedophiles."

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