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'Great Wall of Love' Blockade of Westboro Baptist Church Planned in Philly

Jul 25
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.

Anti-Gay Protester Gets a Mothers’ Day Slushie to the Face

By Jason St. Amand | May 12
An anti-gay demonstrator in Michigan, who held a sign on Mothers Day that read, "Thank your mom today for not being gay," got Glee’d by another woman.

’Jesus Would Stone Homos’ Says Harlem Pastor

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.

Bible of the Right Concedes on Gay Marriage

By Steve Weinstein | Mar 18
The National Review, the venerable journal founded by William F. Buckley, has been moving closer & closer to accepting marriage equality as a reality.

On Bourbon Street, Party But Don’t Preach at Night

By Janet McConnaughey | Sep 17
Two weeks ago, a small group of street preachers were arrested during a gay pride festival, perhaps the first people to be booked under a nearly year-old ordinance against aggressive solicitation on Bourbon Street.

The Lord Acts in Mysterious Ways: Anti-Gay Preachers Arrested While Southern Decadence Bathes in Sunshine

By Jason St. Amand | Sep 5
Thanks to a new New Orleans law, nine preachers were arrested during the city’s massive Southern Decadence for holding anti-gay demonstrations. Meanwhile, despite the rantings of online preachers, the sun shone all weekend on the revelers.

Gay-Friendly Texas Church Breaks Away From Baptist Convention

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 15
A Texas church that had been in trouble with its denomination in the past for its friendly stance toward gays has broken away rather than exclude its LGBT parishioners.

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