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Another Day, Another Victory: Courts Are Weighing Religious Claims to Discriminate and Finding Them Wanting

James D. Esseks | Posted 08.13.2015 | Politics
James D. Esseks

In just the past 24 hours, two courts reaffirmed that religious beliefs can't justify discrimination against lesbians and gay men.

A 21st Century Parable: The Baker and the Lord

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 07.18.2015 | Comedy
Christopher Brauchli

One thing is absolutely clear. God is indebted to Jack for letting people know how God would have felt about gay marriage had God thought of it when having Jesus make the announcement about loving one's neighbors as oneself.

The Gay Conspiracy to Destroy Christianity -- Really!

James Peron | Posted 05.15.2015 | Gay Voices
James Peron

The ancient, bland doyen of the religious Right, Phyllis Schlafly -- an anti-feminist, anti-gay mother of a gay son -- has been wheeled out yet again to pontificate about "Cakegate," that sad attempt by daft conservatives to turn cakes into the last battle of the culture war.

A Tale of Two Cakes: The Real Truth About Colorado's Cake Wars

Nathan Woodliff-Stanley | Posted 06.08.2015 | Gay Voices
Nathan Woodliff-Stanley

Those who would use the cake cases to promote legislation allowing businesses to discriminate in the name of religion should be careful what they ask for.

Can Faith Be An Excuse For Refusing To Serve Same-Sex Couples?

New York Times | MICHAEL PAULSON | Posted 12.16.2014 | Religion

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Jack Phillips is a baker whose evangelical Protestant faith informs his business. There are no Halloween treats in his bakery — ...

Gays Want Christians 'To Have Open Sex With Everybody,' Pat Robertson Claims

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.30.2014 | Gay Voices

Pat Robertson is the latest conservative voice to sound off on the controversy surrounding a Colorado baker's refusal to prepare a wedding cake for a ...

Requiring A Baker To Prep Cake For A Gay Wedding Is Like Forcing Blacks To Serve The KKK, Pastor Claims

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.05.2014 | Gay Voices

The Southern Evangelical Seminary's Richard Land has come to the defense of a Colorado baker who made headlines by refusing to make a wedding cake for...

Bakery Owner Vows To Stop Making Wedding Cakes Altogether After Pro-Gay Court Ruling

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.03.2014 | Gay Voices

The owner of a Colorado bakery has vowed to stop making wedding cakes entirely after a court ruled he discriminated against a pair of gay grooms-to-be...

Gay Marriage Is 'A Sign We Don't Acknowledge' God, Claims Baker

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 06.06.2014 | Gay Voices

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The encounter at Jack Phillips' Masterpiece Cakeshop lasted less than a minute. Phillips stepped out from behind the counter...

Colorado Baker Fights Back Against Ruling That He Must Serve Gay Couples

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

DENVER (AP) — A conservative Christian organization is appealing a ruling against a suburban Denver baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a s...

Gays Have Something 'Demonic' And 'Unhuman' Inside Of Them, Former Navy Chaplain Claims

Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

"Dr. Chaps" Gordon Klingenschmitt spoke out against a Colorado court's recent ruling that a Denver bakery must serve same-sex couples who seek wedding...

Anti-Gay Bakery Owner Is A Victim Of The 'Secular Inquisition,' Pundit Claims

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer is mincing few words in his defense of Jack Phillips, the Colorado baker who was recently ordered by a...

Anti-Gay Bakery Owner: I'd Rather Go To Jail Than Prep Cake For Same-Sex Wedding

Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

The Colorado baker who was ordered to serve gay couples by a state judge says he'd rather go to jail than prepare a same-sex wedding cake. "I do w...

It Was Never About the Cake

Deborah Munn | Posted 02.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Deborah Munn

The decision that Judge Spencer made has renewed my hope that no other couple in Colorado will face discrimination by a business owner based on their sexual orientation. It was never about the cake. It was about my son being treated like a lesser person.

Bad News For The Colorado Bakery That Rejected Gay Grooms-To-Be

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado judge says a baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony must serve gay couples despite his religious ...

New Yorkers Unite in Support of Colorado Gay Couple Refused a Wedding Cake

Denise Oliveira | Posted 08.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Denise Oliveira

New Yorkers are coming together to support the ACLU, which will be representing a gay couple whose request for a wedding cake was turned down by a Colorado bakery, Masterpiece Cakeshop. I spoke with ACLU Colorado lawyer Sara Rich to get more details about the legal action.

Gay Couple Files Discrimination Complaint After Being Denied A Wedding Cake

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 08.06.2013 | Gay Voices

DENVER — A gay couple is pursuing a discrimination complaint against a Colorado bakery, saying the business refused them a wedding cake to honor...

Bakery Agrees To Make Cake For 'Dog Wedding' Despite Turning Away Gay Couples

Posted 06.05.2013 | Gay Voices

A Colorado bakery that refused to prepare a wedding cake for a gay couple is once again in the headlines after being exposed in another same-sex pair'...

Colorado Bakery Allegedly Denies Wedding Cake To Local Gay Couple

Posted 07.22.2013 | Gay Voices

A Colorado-based bakery has come under fire after allegedly refusing to bake a wedding cake for a local gay couple. Denver Westword reports that D...