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Anti-Gay Candidates Win

POLITICS | By John McDonald | Nov 5
Anti-gay candidates performed well in the midterm elections Tuesday.

Anti-Gay Remarks at Debate Spark Anger in Brazil

INTERNATIONAL | By Adriana Gomez Licon | Sep 30
A minor character in Brazil's election race faced a firestorm of criticism on Monday after saying during a presidential debate that the country needs to stand up against gay people who should receive psychological help far away from the general population

19 Kids and Campaigning (For Anti-Gay Candidates)

TELEVISION | By Gary D. Robertson | Mar 25
The Duggar Family from TLC’s "19 Kids and Counting" have taken their hootenanny act to the conservative campaign trail again, this time for anti-gay GOP US Senate hopeful Rev. Mark Harris from North Carolina

Reject the Gays, Says Va. Congressman

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 5
A Virginia House Republican is causing friction among colleagues by pushing the House GOP campaign to withhold support for the party’s gay candidates.

Despite Lesbian Sister, Neb. Gubernatorial Candidate Won’t Back Gay Marriage

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 1
Despite having a lesbian sister, Nebraska gubernatorial candidate Republican Pete Ricketts says marriage is meant for a man and a woman.

Anti-Gay Pastor Announces Plans to Run for Governor of Mass.

RELIGION | By EDGE | Oct 1
Controversial anti-gay pastor Scott Lively, who is set to stand trial for crimes against humanity, announced on Monday his intentions to run for Governor of Massachusetts.

Cain Campaign Assails Accuser Bialek

POLITICS | By Shannon McCaffrey | Nov 8
Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain went on the offensive Tuesday against the only woman to publicly accuse him of inappropriate sexual behavior, the latest in a series of claims that have threatened his White House ambitions.

No Home In North Carolina: LGBT Group Warns "We Will No Longer Accept Hate Crimes at Ballot Box"

HOME | Sep 14
GetEQUAL responded to yesterday’s vote by the North Carolina State Senate to send a homophobic state constitutional amendment to the voters in May 2012, by issuing lawmakers and leaders a blunt warning: "We will no longer accept state-sponsored hatred."

Anti-Gay Pol, Husband, Refuse to Address ’Therapy’ Questions

POLITICS | By Brian Bakst and Patrick Condon | Jul 13
A gay activist’s undercover video is drawing unwanted attention to a counseling clinic co-owned by GOP presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann, with footage apparently showing a counselor offering to help the activist overcome his homosexual urges.

No gay adoptions, says GOP’s Angle

NATIONAL | By Michael R. Blood | Aug 6
Republican Sharron Angle believes the clergy should be allowed to endorse candidates from the pulpit and opposes laws allowing gays to adopt children, according to a questionnaire by the Nevada Senate hopeful that was obtained by The Associated Press.

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