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People Are Co-opting The Confederate Flag Conversation To Promote Anti-Gay Rhetoric

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 06.24.2015 | Gay Voices

The recent conversation surrounding the Confederate flag has inspired some anti-gay pundits to call for the removal of the rainbow flag, traditionally...

Oh Lord, Spare Me! Another Anti-Gay, Anti-Semitic, Islamophobic Pastor Is Coming to Dearborn, Mich.

Brian Stone | Posted 06.22.2015 | Detroit
Brian Stone

His name is pastor Steven Anderson who hails from a small church in Arizona called the Faithful Word Baptist Church. Anderson and his church just so happen to be on the Southern Poverty Law Center's list of hate groups.

Southern Baptist Compares Marriage Equality to Nazi Persecution

James Peron | Posted 06.17.2015 | Gay Voices
James Peron

To compare their anti-rights campaign to Bonhoeffer's pro-rights campaign is laughable. It merely indicates they are as prone to twisting history, as they do the Bible, to justify their own deep-rooted prejudices.

It's Time to End Discrimination in the Workplace

Toni G. Atkins | Posted 06.12.2015 | Gay Voices
Toni G. Atkins

This isn't an issue about choice or religion -- these are real people, losing their livelihoods, their sources of income, and they're more likely to become impoverished because we still have not extended protections to many LGBT people. Demanding the right to fair employment and fair workplace treatment is not demanding special treatment or advantages over others

Man Refuses To Let Gay Man Cut His Son's Hair. The Salon's Response Is Priceless.

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 06.17.2015 | Gay Voices

A Welsh hair salon is making a powerful statement after a customer refused to let an employee cut his son's hair because he perceived the man to be ga...

Republican Finally Demands Charges in Duggar Scandal... Against Police Chief Who Followed the Law

David Pakman | Posted 05.26.2015 | Politics
David Pakman

Naturally, I was heartened and optimistic this morning when I read that a Republican finally stepped up and was calling for charges in the case. Unfortunately, Arkansas State Senator has called for charges against Kathy O'Kelley, Chief of the Springdale, Arkansas police.

Westboro Baptist Church Tries To Diss Ireland's Gay Marriage Vote, Misses By One Continent

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.28.2015 | Religion

The Westboro Baptist Church tried and failed to diss Ireland after the nation legalized same-sex marriage by popular vote. The hate group posted i...

'Harry Potter' Star Blasts Anti-Gay Trolls In Epic Facebook Post

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.26.2015 | Gay Voices

"Harry Potter" star Evanna Lynch has no time for anti-gay trolls. Over the weekend, the Ireland native took to Instagram to celebrate the Saturday...

Gabriel Arana

Maddow: Religious Freedom Law Killed Mike Pence's Presidential Prospects | Gabriel Arana | Posted 05.20.2015 | Media

How the mighty have fallen. Once high on the list of contenders for the Republican presidential nomination, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence will now have t...

Baker Guilty Of Discrimination Over 'Support Gay Marriage' Cake Snub

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.19.2015 | Gay Voices

DUBLIN (AP) — A Northern Ireland bakery was found guilty Tuesday of discrimination for refusing to make a cake bearing the slogan "Support Gay Marri...

Rush Limbaugh Tells Businesses To Blame Anti-Gay Bigotry On ... Muslims

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.14.2015 | Gay Voices

Good ol' Rush Limbaugh is at it again, and this time he is dishing up advice for businesses who want to deny services to same-sex couples: blame Musli...

Anti-Gay Protesters Have Been Accidentally Directing Visitors To A Hardcore Porn Site For Weeks

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 05.12.2015 | Gay Voices

So much for the 404 page. A group of anti-gay protesters have been unwittingly sending their supporters the web address for a porn website after th...

California Lawmakers Denounce Ballot Initiative That Calls For Murdering Gays

Reuters | Sharon Bernstein | Posted 05.11.2015 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 11 (Reuters) - Eight California lawmakers on Monday denounced a proposed ballot initiative that advocates the murder of gays...

Freedom to Discriminate? Michigan Business Under Fire for Anti-Gay Ad

Brian Stone | Posted 05.08.2015 | Gay Voices
Brian Stone

Most people believe in freedom of speech. Most people also believe that a business shouldn't have the right to discriminate against customers for their religious and political beliefs. But what if you were faced with a situation where you had to choose?

LGBT Youth Group Strikes A Unified Pose Outside Infamously Anti-Gay Church

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.27.2015 | Gay Voices

A New York-based lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocacy group hoped to send a powerful message when they posed outside of a notoriousl...

A Gay Father's Advice Regarding Anti-Gay Store Owners: Ignore the Tantrums

William Dameron | Posted 06.20.2015 | Gay Voices
William Dameron

When the pizza shop owner contacts the news and says she won't make a pizza for a gay wedding and there is not a thing you can do to make her, we splash it across headlines and share it on Facebook and social media. We're doing this all wrong, people. It's time to ignore the bad and praise the good.

Here's Why We Still Need To Be Supporting LGBT Youth In Schools With A 'Day Of Silence'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.17.2015 | Gay Voices

April 17 marks the 19th year of the annual Day of Silence, which brings attention to anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) bullying and h...

Michigan Car Repair Shop Owner Says He Will Turn Away Openly Gay Customers ... And That's Legal

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.16.2015 | Gay Voices

A Michigan car repair shop owner said he will refuse to serve openly gay customers -- and, yes, that is legal. Brian Klawiter is the owner of Dies...

Authorities Are Investigating This College Shooting As A Possible Anti-Gay Hate Crime

AP | EMERY P. DALESIO, MARTHA WAGGONER and MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 04.15.2015 | Gay Voices

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A former community college student dismissed from a work-study program for too many absences is accused of fatally shooti...

Coffee Shop Gives Anti-LGBT Lawmakers A Taste Of Their Own Medicine

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.14.2015 | Gay Voices

A North Dakota coffee shop is flipping the script on discrimination. The Red Raven Espresso Parlor in Fargo recently posted a sign targeting state...

Here's How Californians Are Responding To That Ballot Initiative To Kill Gays

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.10.2015 | Gay Voices

After sodomite suppression comes shellfish suppression. A lawyer named Matt McLaughlin filed a ballot initiative with the California's Department ...

Rick Santorum Quotes 'God Hates Fags' When Discussing Religious Freedom Laws

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.06.2015 | Gay Voices

Rick Santorum cited the Westboro Baptist Church's "God Hates Fags" slogan while defending Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act this weekend. ...

That Anti-Gay Indiana Pizzeria That Received $840,000? This 'Pizza' Supports The LGBT Community.

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.06.2015 | Gay Voices

Donating money to support a good cause is much more satisfying than donating money to support bigotry. After an Indiana pizzeria closed shop and r...

Florida Bakery Faces Threats After Refusing To Print Anti-Gay Message On A Cake

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.06.2015 | Gay Voices

Days after the anti-gay pizzeria controversy rocked Indiana, former televangelist Joshua Feuerstein went after a Longwood, Florida, bakery for refusi...

Anti-Gay Pizzeria Says God 'Has Blessed Us' With Over $800,000 For 'Standing Up'

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.04.2015 | Gay Voices

Earlier this week, Memories Pizza in Walkerton, Indiana, shut down after receiving backlash over anti-gay comments. The pizzeria is co-owned by Kev...