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A Look At Anti-Gay Laws Around The World

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

While gay-rights activists celebrate gains in much of the world, their setbacks have been equally far-flung, and often sweeping in scope. In Russia, ...

Lila Shapiro

Why Anti-Gay Marriage Proponents Are 'Ecstatic' About SCOTUS' Prop 8 Ruling

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 06.27.2013 | Gay Voices

After the Supreme Court handed the gay-rights movement a landmark victory, Thomas Peters didn't have time to eat for 36 hours. Like many involved i...

Thousands March Against French Gay Marriage Law

AP | Posted 07.26.2013 | Gay Voices

PARIS -- Tens of thousands of people protested against France's new gay marriage law in central Paris on Sunday, and police clashed with right-wing de...

California Chick-Fil-A Does Something SHOCKING For Gay Marriage Supporters

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.29.2013 | Gay Voices

A California Chick-fil-A did something shocking for same-sex marriage supporters this week: Supported them. Corey Braun, the franchisee of the Chi...

Hypocrisy on Parade: Ken Mehlman and the Reporter Who Wouldn't Let Him Lie

James Moore | Posted 10.25.2013 | Media
James Moore

Eric Resnick did not want to ask the question. He felt an obligation, though, because other reporters were avoiding the subject. They ought to have long ago confronted Ken Mehlman about the contradictions between his politics and his personal life.

WATCH: The Ultimate Anti-Gay Marriage Ad

Posted 03.04.2013 | Gay Voices

We've heard it all before: Gay marriage will ruin the institution and sanctity of marriage, right? So in an effort to "keep straight couples from g...

Election Night Gay Marriage Victories Condemned By NOM's Brian Brown, Maggie Gallagher

Posted 11.08.2012 | Gay Voices

Election Night victories for same-sex marriage in four U.S. states have garnered praise from lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advo...

Humanizing Politics: The Heart, Soul & Face of Gay Marriage

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Lorraine Devon Wilke

I want you to meet some people I know: Jodie Davies and DeAnne Aussem. They are both extraordinary women, exceptional professionals in their fields, deeply loved by many, accepted by their families and, currently, the parents of two beautiful children.

WATCH: Anti-Gay Texas Teen Is NOM's Latest Spokesman

Posted 10.29.2012 | Gay Voices

The Texas teen whose anti-gay views got him suspended from school last year is now an unofficial spokesperson of sorts for the National Organization f...

Anti-Gay-Marriage Lie Number 3

Thalia Zepatos | Posted 12.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Thalia Zepatos

The National Organization for Marriage and its hired gun, Frank Schubert, are doubling down these final two weeks before the election with phony claims that churches and religious-based charities will be sued or punished unless gay couples are blocked from the freedom to marry.

LOOK: Stunning Photo Of Two Women Kissing In The Face Of Anti-Gay Protests Goes Viral

Posted 10.25.2012 | Gay Voices

This is the image from anti-gay marriage protests in France that many will remember above all others: two young woman kissing in the middle of angry d...

Vermont Inn Owners Campaign Against Same-Sex Marriage In Maine

Posted 10.22.2012 | Gay Voices

A Vermont inn's owners are campaigning against same-sex marriage in Maine -- despite the fact that their previously-expressed stance on the issue cost...

Anti-Gay-Marriage Lie Number 2

Thalia Zepatos | Posted 12.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Thalia Zepatos

Of all the lies that anti-gay campaigns are airing to scare voters away from supporting marriage equality, the most absurd is the claim that marriage doesn't really matter -- or shouldn't matter -- for committed gay couples.

Anti-Gay-Marriage Lie Number 1

Thalia Zepatos | Posted 12.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Thalia Zepatos

One of the anti-marriage-equality ads in Maine splashes these dire outcomes across the screen: "Fired. Sued. Fined. Punished." In it, a spokesman for Maine's 2009 campaign to repeal the freedom to marry, a school guidance counselor, claims, "They tried to get me fired."

Gone Today, Here Tomorrow (2.0)

Randy Neece | Posted 09.27.2012 | Gay Voices
Randy Neece

One of the reasons I wrote the book in the first place was to give readers a look inside a thirty-year marriage between two men and help answer the question: What really defines a marriage?

Bishop Harry Jackson Slams Gays 'Who Want To Recruit Your Kids' At Glenn Beck Conference

Posted 08.03.2012 | Gay Voices

"We need to steal back the rainbow. We can’t let the gays have it." So proclaims Bishop Harry Jackson, who spoke at Glenn Beck’s "Under God Ind...

Judge Hits 'Moral Condemnation' Of Anti-Gay Marriage Law

AP | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

OAKLAND, Calif. -- A second federal judge in California has struck down a law denying benefits to partners in a gay marriage. U.S. District Judge C...

Teacher Writes Being Gay Just Like Being A Murderer On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.18.2012 | Education

Jack Conkling, a Prairie Hills Middle School social studies teacher and Buhler High School assistant women's basketball coach in Buhler, Kan., is unde...

Wisconsin's Leading Anti-Gay Pundit: Same-Sex Attraction Is 'Part Of The Maturation Process'

Posted 05.17.2012 | Gay Voices

The leader of a Wisconsin-based anti-gay organization has acknowledged being attracted to members of the same sex, calling it "part of the maturation ...

Gingrich Signs Contentious Anti-Gay Marriage Pledge

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

Shortly after signing the Family Leader's controversial "Marriage Vow" pledge, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich signed another anti-gay...

(PHOTOS) Nigerian Activists And Allies Rally Against Anti-Gay Bill In New York City

Posted 12.06.2011 | Gay Voices

Nigerian activists and allies rallied outside of the Nigerian Mission to the United Nations yesterday -- speaking out against an anti-gay bill just pa...

Suspended Teacher Of The Year 'Almost Threw Up' At News Of Gay Marriage

Posted 10.19.2011 | Education

A Florida high school's "Teacher of the Year" has been suspended for an anti-gay post he wrote on his Facebook page last month. Jerry Buell, a hist...

Anti-Gay Marriage Strategist Declares Support For Marriage Equality, Defies Hate

Louis J. Marinelli Website | Posted 06.09.2011 | Politics

Having spent the last five years putting all of my political will, interest and energy into fighting against the spread of same-sex marriage as if it ...

Ouster Of Iowa Judges Who Supported Gay Marriage Emboldens Conservative Activists

AP | MICHAEL J. CRUMB and NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — Emboldened by the success of a ballot initiative to oust Iowa judges who supported gay marriage, conservative activists are l...

30,000 Leave Church in Finland over Gay Rights -- A lesson in homophobia.

Mikko Alanne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mikko Alanne

It's been an interesting week for gay rights in Europe, and not such a good one for the religious right. On Tuesday of last week, the Finnish Broadcas...