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President of Chechnya Denies Existence of Gays

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jul 22
Ramzan Kadyrov, president of the Russian republic of Chechnya, has denied claims of persecution and murders of perceived bisexual and gay men by claiming Chechnya has no gays.

Creep of the Week: Linda Harvey, Defender of the Rainbow

By D'Anne Witkowski | Jul 22
This week's creep thinks rainbows should be rescued from those raping... raping!... gays.

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore Appeals His Suspension from the Bench

By John Riley | Dec 18
The controversial justice is appealing his suspension from office to a special panel of seven retired judges who will decide whether to uphold the suspension or reinstate Moore, reports The Birmingham News.

Tony Perkins Slams Pick of Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State

By John Riley | Dec 17
The evangelical leader and president of the Family Research Council has excoriated Tillerson for his past stances on hot-button social issues such as LGBT inclusion and abortion, reports The Hill.

Jerry Falwell, Jr. Claims Trump Offered Him Education Secretary Post

By John Riley | Dec 4
Prominent evangelical leader and Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. says he was offered the position of Secretary of Education under President-elect Donald Trump's new administration.

Florida Congressman Ted Deutch Blasts Rubio In Pride Center Appearance

By John McDonald | Oct 29
U.S. Congressman Ted Deutch blasted U.S. Senator Marco Rubio for "using the LGBT community to advance his own political interests."

GOP's Social, Fiscal Conservatives at Odds Over Gay Rights

By David A. Lieb | Apr 6
For a party already being torn apart by the presidential contest, anti-gay state legislative efforts have exposed deep rifts between the GOP's social conservatives and its pro-business wing.

Partisan Fight Over Court Complicates Tight Ohio Senate Race

By Julie Car Smythe and Dan Sewell | Feb 19
Democrats need a net gain of four seats, and Ohio is one of five states along with New Hampshire, Wisconsin, Illinois and Pennsylvania where the GOP faces a tough challenge.

Anti-Gay Oklahoma Pol Sally Kern Kills Her Own LGBT Youth-Harming Bill

Feb 7
Oklahoma GOP State Rep. Sally Kern's career, studded with anti-gay episodes, draws many colorful descriptions, but here's a label the virulently homophobic politician doesn't want: Someone whose policies increase teen abortions.

Legislative Action Center Launched in Response to Rash of Anti-Gay State Laws

By John McDonald | Jan 31
In response to a barrage of anti-LGBT bills, Equality Federation created a Legislative Action Center to empower state-based LGBT organizations to fight back.

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