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LGBT History Month: The Johns Committee - State Sanctioned Homophobia

CULTURE | 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

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

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

"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."

Newly Uncovered Video Shows Glimpse of Orlando Gunman's Past

CRIME | Jun 15
Video from a 2012 documentary surfaced appearing to show the Orlando killer working as a security guard following the BP oil spill.

Liberty Counsel asks Virginia Supreme Court Case to Take Up Their Fairfax Lawsuit

NATIONAL | By John Riley | May 28
The right-wing legal organization challenging Fairfax County Public Schools' (FCPS) nondiscrimination policy has asked the Virginia Supreme Court to hear their lawsuit.

Will Target Bathroom Policy Boycott Impact Retail Giant?

The boycott pledge was started by the American Family Association, a conservative Christian group.

Anti-Gay Oklahoma Pol Sally Kern Kills Her Own LGBT Youth-Harming Bill

Oklahoma GOP State Rep. Sally Kern's career, studded with anti-gay episodes, draws many colorful descriptions, but here's a label the virulently homophobic politician doesn't want: Someone whose policies increase teen abortions.

'Stormtrooper' Startler

BOOKS | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Oct 11
Wackerfuss sees a parallel in gay Nazi party members and gays today who join anti-gay religious groups or the Tea Party GOP.

Gay Syrian Exile Sounds the Alarm

INTERNATIONAL | By John McDonald | Sep 13
Subhi Nahas has a soft and tender voice. When he speaks the pain and struggle is self-evident.

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