Topics :: anti-gay people of faith

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Gay Men Detail Islamic State Anti-Gay Brutality in U.N. Testimony

INTERNATIONAL | By John Riley | Aug 30
Two gay men who fled their home countries after Islamic State militants seized control of their hometowns shared the gruesome details of anti-gay persecution and killings of men suspected of being homosexual.

Anti-Gay Sites Eating Up Gay Baker's Rant

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Jul 25
Jesse Bartholomew's video rant is making the rounds on the Internet, particularly on conservative media.

Harris Seeks to Stop 'Shoot the Gays' Initiative

State Attorney General Kamala Harris on Wednesday said that she would go to court in an effort to stop a proposed ballot initiative that calls for gays to be killed.

Street Performer Drowns Out Anti-Gay Preacher With Cyndi Lauper Jam

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 12
A street performer from Australia, caused a stir in Sydney this week when he played Cyndi Lauper's hit "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" Saturday to drown out the anti-gay rhetoric from a nearby open air preacher.

Former Westboro Member Zach Phelps Answers Reddit's Questions

CULTURE | By Sasha Razumikhin | Sep 27
Zach Phelps, who says he's left the Westboro Baptist Church, opened up to the Internet last month in a Reddit Ask Me Anything post, a forum on which commenters can, well, ask anything. Here's a sample of questions and answers.

Preacher: Putin Will Out Obama as Gay Within 100 Days

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 11
As part of his continuing reign of ludicrous terror, Reverend Dr. James David Manning of New York City's anti-gay Anointed Holy Missionary Church (ATLAH) has "prognosticated" that Vladimir Putin will out Obama as gay.

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.

Suspected Seattle Arsonist:: "Homosexuals Should Be Exterminated"

Documents filed in King County Superior Court say that suspected arsonist Musab Masmari, 30, told a friend who is a member of the local Muslim community that "homosexuals should be exterminated." The friend-turned-informant contacted the FBI.

Gay Marriage Foes Scrambling After Court Setbacks

NATIONAL | By David A. Lieb, David Crary and Rachel Zoll | Feb 15
Opponents of same-sex marriage are scrambling to find effective responses, in Congress and state legislatures, to a rash of court rulings that would force some of America’s most conservative states to accept gay nuptials.

Sister Resigns After Wash. Catholic School Turmoil

The president of a suburban Seattle Catholic school has resigned in the turmoil following the school’s decision to force out a vice principal who married his same-sex partner.

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