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Marriage Equality Foes Falter

NATIONAL | By Justin Snow | Jun 21
Opponents of same-sex marriage tried to keep their movement alive during a rally Thursday outside the United States Capitol. Speakers included many of the usual suspects, but only one member rod Congress.

Cordileone Defends Marriage March Speech

POLITICS | By Chuck Colbert | Jun 19
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone, who is scheduled to speak at Thursday’s March for Marriage in Washington, D.C., is defending his decision to address the rally, a gathering his critics charge is anti-gay.

Anti-Gay Preacher May Be Charged Under Uganda’s New Law

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 23
Ugandan pastor Martin Ssempa may now be charged under the very same "Anti-Homosexuality Act" that he is trying to promote.

Bishop Terry Angel Mason on HIV and Uganda

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 22
Bishop Terry Angel Mason wants to make the world safe for LGBTs, here and in Uganda. But first, he needs to get his family safely out.

’Jesus Would Stone Homos’ Says Harlem Pastor

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 23
A Harlem pastor who called for the stoning of homosexuals via the marquee in front of his church has since clarified that he did not intend to incite anyone to violence -- although that’s what Jesus would want.

Cows Aren’t Gay, So People Aren’t Gay, Says Uganda’s First Lady

SCIENCE | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 20
The first lady of virulently anti-gay country Uganda says that homosexuality isn’t natural, arguing that because cows aren’t gay, people can’t be gay, either.

Anti-Gay Pastor Scott Lively: Putin is ’Defender of Human Rights’

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 13
Anti-gay pastor Scott Lively stepped up to say that Russian President Vladimir Putin was a "defender of true human rights" for his recent decisions to target the LGBT community and to invade Ukraine.

Fired Seattle Vice Principal To File Lawsuit

LOCAL | Mar 7
Gay Vice-Principal Mark Zmuda, who was forced out of his job at Eastside Catholic High School, says he plans to file a lawsuit against the school and the Seattle Archdiocese on Friday.

Uganda May Cut Ties With Church of England Over Gay Rights

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 3
Shortly after Uganda passed the Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Act 2014 (formerly known as the "Kill the Gays Bill"), the country has announced that they may break away from the Church of England over that body’s stance on gay rights.

Go Without God, Says Catholic Priest to Missouri Lesbian

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 11
A Missouri lesbian couple said their Catholic priest denied them communion, because they are gay.

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