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Lieu Bill Would Classify Gay Conversion Therapy as 'Fraud'

CRIME | By John Riley | May 23
Although Lieu's bill would not specifically prohibit conversion therapy per se, the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act (TFPA) would essentially put the brakes on the practice by licensed therapists across the nation by making them the target of litigation.

Log Cabin Republicans: Obama Administration Ignoring Iran's Human Rights Abuses

INTERNATIONAL | By Justin Snow | Mar 29
Log Cabin Republicans accused the Obama administration of ignoring Iran's human rights abuses against gay people and other minorities in an ad unveiled March 20.

U.S. Protection of Gay Iraqis Questioned

INTERNATIONAL | By Heather Cassell | Feb 21
A dozen years after the U.S. invaded Iraq, the government is reluctant to let LGBT Americans know what it was doing to protect gay Iraqis at the height of the violence against them.

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?

Gay-Murdering ISIS Penal Code Includes Stoning, Crucifixion

INTERNATIONAL | By Rhuaridh Marr | Feb 2
The full penal code, The Independent reports, includes brutal punishments including lashings, cutting off hands and legs for theft, exile for unmarried adulterers and death sentences which include crucifixion and stoning.

Jamaican Ends Legal Challenge to Anti-Sodomy Law

INTERNATIONAL | By David McFadden | Aug 30
A young Jamaican gay rights activist who brought an unprecedented legal challenge to the Caribbean island's anti-sodomy law has withdrawn the claim after growing fearful about violent backlashes.

Italian Catholic School Fires Lesbian Teacher to 'Protect Ethics'

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 22
After the headmistress of a Catholic school in Italy allegedly fired a teacher for being lesbian, the school now faces the threat of losing funding for the action.

UK Teen Sentenced to 14-Years for Anti-Gay Stabbing

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | May 20
A 19-year-old British teen was slammed with a 14-year prison sentence for stabbing a gay man in the chest in an anti-gay attack.

Scott Lively Assumes the Mantle: ’America’s Biggest Homophobe’

CULTURE | By Jason Parsley | Apr 16
Fred Phelps is dead, but don’t worry: Someone just as vitriolic and virulently anti-gay is ready to assume the sobriquet of "Most Homophobic Man in America," and his reach extends to Uganda and Russia, where he helped usher in a new era of hate.

Jordan Arrests 10 Gays and Lesbians For Holding a Reception

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 28
Jordan authorities arrested 10 alleged gays and lesbians this week for holding a get-together at a party hall in east Amman.

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