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Anti-LGBT Group's Banquet Draws Protest, Vandalism

Posted 12.17.2011 | Chicago

A banquet hosted by a "hate group" in honor of an Evangelical leader tied to a controversial Ugandan anti-gay bill drew protests from LGBT activists i...

White Supremacists in San Francisco: Conviction Uncovers Underground Network of Hate Groups

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.14.2011 | San Francisco

The conviction of two men in the brutal assault of two Mexican nationals has shed light on an underground network of white supremacist groups operatin...

Values Voter Summit -- Or Anti-LGBT Hate Fest?

Mark Potok | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics
Mark Potok

Starting today, a number of prominent public figures will be attending and speaking at the Values Voter Summit, an annual gathering of socially conservative activists in Washington. But just what kind of values are they promoting?

Yes, Anti-LGBT Religious Groups Are Hate Groups

Rev. Dr. Katrina D. Foster | Posted 12.06.2011 | Gay Voices
Rev. Dr. Katrina D. Foster

As a devout, orthodox Christian and Jesus freak, I do not think using the word "hate" to describe what Mr. Daly and the people at Focus on the Family and other organizations are trying to do is too strong.

The Day Hate Became Everyone's Problem

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 08.30.2011 | World
Abraham H. Foxman

If the day of the attack on Pearl Harbor was, in the words of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the "date that shall live in infamy," 9/11 was the "day that hate became everyone's problem."

Redefining Hate: Pro-Gay Activists Should Reconsider Rhetoric

Jonathan Merritt | Posted 10.22.2011 | Religion
Jonathan Merritt

We live in a world that glorifies tolerance. So it's ironic that those who often champion tolerance are quick to abandon it when they encounter people who disagree with their perspectives.

Suburban Anti-Gay Group Wants To Keep Gay Blood Donor Ban

Posted 10.10.2011 | Chicago

Though the Naperville, Ill.-based anti-gay group Americans For Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) recently lost their 501(c)3, tax-exempt organizationa...

Lucas Kavner

Is The KKK Trying To 'Re-Brand' Itself? | Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics

At the Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day, a handful of picketers from controversial hate group the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) were siphon...

The Arizonification of America

Mark Potok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Potok

When even leading conservatives worry out loud about the right-wing vitriol and demonizing propaganda, you've got to be concerned about where our country is headed.

Civil Rights Center: U.S. Hate Groups Top 1000 in 2010

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Levin, J.D.

Hate groups in the U.S. numbered over 1,000 for the first time in a just-released annual tally of extremism. The 1,002 "hate groups" represent the tenth consecutive annual increase.

Ronald Reagan's Legacy Becomes New 'Tool' in Attacking the Gay Community

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

I haven't weighed on the conservative mass inconization of former President Ronald Reagan because, to a degree, it's so amusing.

Pawlenty Mingles With Anti-Gay Hate Group, Wants to Reinstate DADT

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

Someone should inform Pawlenty that the lgbt community aren't exactly as compliant as we were back in 2004. And we won't wait until someone uses us as scapegoats before we fight back.

White Supremacist Site Marks 12th Anniversary

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Keith Thomson

When a group of students was recently assigned to write reports on Martin Luther King, Jr., several of them learned that King had in fact been a drunken philandering con man. Where in the www did these kids search? Google, for starters.

Irony Alert -- Family Research Council Accuses SPLC of 'Cherry-Picking' Science

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council is still smarting over the Southern Poverty Law Center designating his organization as an anti-gay hate group.

The Dangers of Anti-Gay Propaganda: A Personal Story

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

These statements, talking points, and "studies" about the lgbt community put out by groups like the Family Research Council are lies and nothing more.

Newly Named Anti-Gay Hate Groups Plead Victimhood But Do Not Address Charges

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

Apparently some organizations who are on the Southern Poverty Law Center's list and profiles of anti-gay hate groups aren't happy about it.

Bryan Fischer, Tony Perkins, and the Hate Agenda

Michael Keegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Fischer's extreme view on gay people is disturbing, but it's not unique: The Family Research Council's Tony Perkins has repeatedly insulted servicemembers in his quest to keep gays and lesbians from serving in the military.

Family Research Council, American Family Association Named as Anti-Gay Hate Groups

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

Yesterday, the Southern Poverty Law Center added five more organizations to its list of anti-gay hate groups, including some names that are long overd...

Despite Losses, Bigots and the Intolerant Get Votes by the Thousands

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Levin, J.D.

Why should mainstream political analysts have all the fun of covering wacky candidates. Let's concentrate on the losses endured by separatists, neo-Nazis, and segregationists this election cycle.

Amanda Terkel

From Rand Paul Stomper To Allen West's Bikers: Rise In Far-Right Violence During 2010 Elections | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- This election season, a man was arrested for hitting a protester at a rally for Washington GOP Senate candidate Dino Rossi, a man stompe...

Your California Neo-Nazi and Pro-White Voting Guide

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Levin, J.D.

Across the country, California hatemongers are having an impact. Let's hope that in this area of politics, California is not a bellwether of things to come in the political arena.

Dysfunctional Politics Begets Suicidal Policies

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David A. Love

When presented with viable options to fix our problems, there is this tendency for America to take the road to ruin. why does America allow dysfunctional politics to result in horrible, even suicidal policies?

TVC's Andrea Lafferty: A Zombie Queen in Pastel

Bil Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bil Browning

Andrea Lafferty is an undead mutant that lives off of fear and ignorance instead of the usual zombie fare of fresh brains.

The Battle over SB 1070

Nadine Wahab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nadine Wahab

Last week, South Carolina and Minnesota introduced copy-cat versions of AZ's SB 1070 with 8 other states set to follow suit, while hundreds of protest...

Anti-Gay Naperville Organization Labeled As A Hate Group

Chicago Pride | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago, IL -- The anti-gay group Americans For Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH), based in west suburban Naperville and run by Peter LaBarbera, has b...