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Marshall's Parting Shots :: Virginia Lawmaker Tries to Sneak Two Anti-Gay Amendments into State Budget

POLITICS | By John Riley | Feb 21
If the last week proved anything to Virginia's LGBT community, it's that one always needs to keep an eye on the machinations of the commonwealth's General Assembly, particularly the House of Delegates.

Anti-Gay Candidates Win

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

Fla. Officials Appealing Marriage Ban Rulings

FAMILY | Sep 13
Florida officials are appealing several court rulings overturning the state's ban on gay marriage.

Anti-Gay Drag Queen Emeritus Loses GOP Bid for NC State Senate

POLITICS | By EDGE | May 8
Republican senatorial hopeful and retired drag queen Steve Wiles (aka Mona Sinclair), who went on the record as supporting the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, failed to win his party’s nomination for state senate this week.

SPLC Files Lawsuit Against Miss. Town for Denying Gay Bar License

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Oct 1
A federal lawsuit was filed today by the Southern Poverty Law Center against the town of Shannon, Miss. and its officials for denying Pat Newton, a lesbian, a business license to reopen her gay bar.

Virginia’s 2013 Equality Battlefield

POLITICS | By John Riley | Sep 13
Many in Virginia’s LGBT community are steeling themselves ahead of what they expect to be brutal fall campaigns, the outcomes of which could deeply impact how LGBT residents are treated by state government.

Strategist is Central Figure Against Gay Marriage

NATIONAL | By Patrick Condon | Jul 20
Frank Schubert, a specialist in political messaging, has become the central figure in a major effort to stop gay marriage from becoming legal across the country.

Targeting Private Groups, Uganda Continues Its LGBT Terrorism Campaign

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 21
Ethics Minister Simon Lokodo of the African nation of Uganda said it would ban nearly 40 non-governmental programs because they ’promoted homosexuality’ as part of an internal war against its LGBT citizens.

Boston Tea Party Speaker: ’We Will Not Be Silenced by Faggots’

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 19
A speaker at a Tea Party Tax Day protest hurled a homophobic slur towards the LGBT community as gay rights activists protested the event, where one of the most virulently anti-gay activists also spoke.

Germany Rebukes Lukashenko on Remarks About Gays

The German government says Alexander Lukashenko’s comment that "it’s better to be a dictator than gay" - a statement directed at Germany’s gay foreign minister - reveals more about the authoritarian Belarusian leader than anything else.

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