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Anti-Gay Pastor Scott Lively Won't Be Called 'Anti-Gay'

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Feb 17
What do you call someone who writes a book claiming that the Nazi party was founded in a gay bar then brags about influencing foreign governments to adopt laws criminalizing homosexuality?

Gays Scoff at NY St. Patrick's Day Parade Decision

NATIONAL | By Jim Fitzgerald | Sep 4
A decision by organizers of the city's St. Patrick's Day Parade to allow one gay organization to march is a disappointment after decades of fighting by gay groups for full participation, several advocates said Wednesday.

Cardinal Dolan Slated for Grand Marshal of St. Pat's Gay-Inclusive Parade

RELIGION | By Rachel Zoll | Sep 4
Roman Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan Dolan was quick to issue a statement of support for the parade organizers, accepting their decision -- but some conservatives want the archbishop to withdraw from the event.

'World Congress' of Homophobia Sparks Protests Down Under

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 1
The World Congress of Families, listed by the Southern Poverty Law Center as an anti-gay hate group for its vicious rhetoric and support of discriminatory laws, convened in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, over the weekend.

NOM Coming to Oregon To Defend Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | Apr 22
A national group opposed to same-sex marriage says it will seek to defend Oregon’s gay-marriage ban from challenges in federal court.

Christian Charity? Religious Right Reacts to World Vision’s LGBT Inclusive Policy

RELIGION | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 25
Christian relief agency group World Vision announced this week their policy change to allow the hire of Christian married same-sex couples. Unsurprisingly, the announcement sparked outrage from anti-gay activists.

Barilla Pasta Opens Restaurant in Mega-Gay Midtown Manhattan

WORKPLACE | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 14
After inciting rage and boycotts across the globe for last fall’s anti-gay comments, Barilla, the world’s largest pasta producer, has now opened the doors to an Italian restaurant in mega-gay midtown Manhattan.

’God Made Dad & Mom’ -- But Not Dad & Dad?

BOOKS | By Kilian Melloy | May 24
A new children’s book purports to "educate" the "next generation" about "God’s plan" for families -- a plan that, according to author Amber Dee Parker, calls for heterosexual-only family units.

One Million Moms Flips Over Manscaping Commercial

GROOMING | By Jason St. Amand | May 3
The anti-gay Christian group, One Million Moms, has a problem with a silly Norelco ad that shows a dude manscaping before a first date.

Out of the Attic, Out of the Closet: Bye, Bye Eagle Scout Medals

HOME | By DAVID CRARY | Aug 7
For the physician in Illinois, the attorney in Kentucky, the arts editor in Oregon, their Eagle Scout medals were treasured reminders of youthful achievement.

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