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Anti Gay Politicians

GOP Candidate: Autism, Dementia Are God's Punishments For Gay Marriage

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

A Republican congressional candidate in Chicago believes God controls the weather and that tornadoes, autism and dementia are his punishments for the ...

Progress in San Antonio

Jason Stanford | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jason Stanford

The encouraging bit in San Antonio City Councilwoman Elisa Chan's unguarded comments is her awareness that her views are not fit for public consumption. When bigoted politicians know that they have to hide their prejudice, we are surely making progress.

Michigan's Homophobic Mayor Returns

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Guess who's back? Not just Eminem, but Michigan's own Janice Daniels. The former mayor isn't letting a highly publicized recall, criticism of her p...

Michigan State Rep: 'It Sounds Like' Being Gay Is A Choice 'For Some'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A Michigan-based Republican lawmaker has come under fire after implying that he believed homosexuality was a choice during a town meeting. As F...

25 Politicians Who Have Faced Gay Rumors

The Huffington Post | Kevin Burra & Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Claims over Charlie Crist's alleged homosexuality have gotten particularly ugly in recent weeks, though the former Florida governor has attempted to q...

Why I'm Going To A Texas Vigil To Mourn A Lesbian Couple

Wayne Besen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Wayne Besen

I'm going to Texas to mourn the loss of a beautiful young girl at a vigil in the park where she and her girlfriend were shot. But I'm also hoping this tragedy wakes people up to the nightmares on the horizon that are sure to come if our foes don't halt their rancid and reactionary rhetoric.

Amanda Terkel

Gold Gym's Owner Under Fire For Political Donation Speaks Out | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The owner of Gold's Gym International is defending his $2 million donation to the conservative political group American Crossroads, sayi...

Sen. Meeks Would Be Too 'Busy' To Deal With Gay Rights If Elected Mayor

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Senator James Meeks has not officially announced his bid for Chicago mayor just yet--but as he works behind the scenes to garner support, he ...