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Okla. Career Bigot Files 3 Anti-LGBT Measures With State Legislature

POLITICS | By EDGE | Jan 24
An Oklahoma State Representative is looking to score a hat trick of hate with the introduction of three anti-gay bills.

Perkins: Gay Rights Will Destroy US Economy

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Dec 17
Hate group leader Tony Perkins claims that expansion of rights for LGBT Americans will destroy the economy.

19 Kids & Klanning? Civil Rights Measure Repealed With Duggar Help

TELEVISION | By Bobby McGuire | Dec 11
The civil rights of LGBT Arkansans took a step backwards Tuesday in no small part due to the efforts of Michelle "19 Kids and Counting" Duggar.

HRC's '10 Shocking Facts About the American Family Association'

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Oct 12
What do teen suicide, the Holocaust, ISIS and pedophila all have in common? According to the American Family Association, they're all caused by gay people.

Roundup: Top 5 Ridiculous Comments From Values Voter Summit

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 30
Sarah Palin's 1400 Pennsylvania Ave gaff wasn't the only stupid thing said at the Values Voter Summit podium this week. Here's our round-up of the top 5 anti-gay statements.

Teen GOP Candidate Quits Race After More Homophobic, Racist Comments Emerge

POLITICS | By EDGE | Sep 17
The career of homophobic GOP enfant terrible, Jacob Dorsey appears to be over as more anti-gay and racist social media comments surface.

'Duck Dynasty' Patriarch Calls AIDS God's Punishment

AIDS | By Bobby McGuire | Sep 12
In an attempt to motivate people to read his book "UnPhiltered," "Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson is at it again with his latest anti-gay comments.

Fox News Wonders, "What If Ray Rice Had Punched a Gay?"

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 12
A guest host on Fox News this Tuesday, September 9 used the discussion about player Ray Rice's indefinite suspension from the NFL for knocking his wife out cold to rant and rave about punishments for anti-gay hate crimes.

EDGE 10.0: A Decade in Westboro Baptist Church Coverage

RELIGION | By Steve Weinstein | Sep 10
In the 10 years since EDGE's founding, as the leading LGBT news source, we have covered every story without fear or favor. That includes the good, the bad, and the downright weird. That, of course, would be the Westboro "Baptist" Church in Topeka, Kan.

VIDEO: Young Georgia Man Beaten By Christian Family After Coming Out

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Aug 29
A young man in Georgia who was beaten and disowned by his religious parents for being gay, is learning the true meaning of "Christian charity" after receiving over $9,000 in donations from strangers

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