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Walmart Employee Allegedly Asks Customer To Leave Store Because He's Gay [UPDATED]

Posted 07.28.2014 | Gay Voices

A gay Oklahoma man is crying foul after he and his boyfriend were allegedly asked to leave a Walmart store because of their sexuality. As The Exp...

Lila Shapiro

5 Cases Of Anti-Gay Workplace Discrimination That Won't Be Covered By ENDA

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 11.07.2013 | Gay Voices

Four years ago, John Brown University, a private Christian college in Arkansas, forced an assistant professor named Jason Hough to resign after learni...

Halloween Hate Crime? Three Gay Men Say They Were Attacked While In Drag

Posted 11.05.2013 | Gay Voices

Three Oregon men say they were brutally attacked on Halloween night because they are gay -- and were dressed in drag. As KATU is reporting, Dustin...

Barilla Goes Pro-Gay?

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2014 | Gay Voices

* Pasta giant creates advisory board to promote diversity * Says new advertising campaign to be more inclusive * Chairma...

HIV Criminalization and Stigma

Ace Robinson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Ace Robinson

We must base prevention and treatment efforts in sustainable endeavors that encourage education about, prevention, and treatment of HIV. Criminalizing those infected by HIV is not one of them. Enough is enough.

Straight Nebraska Man Allegedly Beaten After Defending His Gay Friends

Posted 10.29.2013 | Gay Voices

A Nebraska man was left bruised and bloody after allegedly being beaten by three men who had initially been harassing his two gay friends. As WOWT...

Gay Couple Sues After Being Told To Leave Taxi For Kissing

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, Oct 28 (Reuters) - A gay couple filed a human rights complaint on Monday against a Chicago-area taxi compa...

WATCH: Not Allowing Christians To Bully Gays Is A Form Of Bullying, Pundit Claims

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.25.2013 | Gay Voices

This seems to be some lovely circular conservative logic at its finest. "Coach" Dave Daubenmire uploaded a new rant to the Internet this week -- th...

Waiter Receives SHOCKING Anti-Gay Message Instead Of Tip

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.29.2013 | Gay Voices

A server at a popular Italian eatery in Kansas was shocked to find that customers had left behind an anti-gay message on their bill in lieu of a tip. ...

UN Campaign Reveals Shocking, Depressing Gay Google Auto-Complete Function (PHOTOS)

Charles Radcliffe | Posted 12.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Charles Radcliffe

Type the words "women should" and you'll discover that the most common ways to complete the phrase are "stay at home," "be slaves" and "be in the kitchen." Now what happens when you repeat the Google search substituting "gays" for "women"?

Virginia Voters, Beware!

Richard Alther | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Richard Alther

For every current advance in gay civil rights, another hurdle is constructed in backlash, as in the present Virginia gubernatorial race, with its more hardened, mean-spirited GOP platform. This clinging to ultra-right-wing anti-gay conviction is leaving moderate, sensible conservatives adrift.

Barilla's Not Alone: 7 Other Companies That Don't Support Gay Rights

Posted 10.21.2013 | Gay Voices

By Amanda Chatel for YourTango.com You'd think in 2013, with DOMA having been found unconstitutional, people would step into the present and accep...

Public Couple Fights Anti-Gay Bullying and Alleged Censorship

Renato Barucco | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Renato Barucco

On October 7, 2013, Jesse posted on his Facebook page a sweet picture of him and Dirk. They are romantically kissing in gym clothes. The post received thousands of "likes." Sadly, amongst the appreciative comments, there were messages inciting violence.

Hotel Owners Who Rejected Gay Couple Fight Back Against Discrimination Fine

Posted 10.09.2013 | Gay Voices

The British hotel owners who made international headlines when they denied a room to a gay couple is taking their case to the U.K.'s Supreme Court. ...

WATCH: New Web Series Tackles NYC's Recent Anti-Gay Violence

Posted 10.07.2013 | Gay Voices

The popular web series "Whatever this is.” is tackling New York's recent spate of anti-gay violence in its latest episode. In "Ghost Cheaters," ...

Catholics Protest Firings Of Openly Gay Teachers

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe | Posted 10.07.2013 | Religion

(RNS) They taught English, gym, music and fifth grade, and are typically described as “beloved” by their students. But that didn’t stop the C...

Did This Wisconsin Teen Target Her Neighbors' Home Because They Were Gay?

Posted 10.05.2013 | Gay Voices

A Wisconsin teen has been jailed after allegedly attacking a gay couple in her neighborhood with homophobic slurs and vandalizing their Racine home. ...

My Heterosexual Day

Domenick Scudera | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

Being gay is exhausting nowadays. I need a break! I have decided to live one completely heterosexual day to shake off all the gay pressure that I have been under lately. Here is a blow-by-blow -- oops, wrong expression! Here is a log of my day of ardent heterosexuality.

How Successful Will A Barilla Boycott Be?

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2013 | Gay Voices

By Victoria Cavaliere NEW YORK, Sept 27 (Reuters) - U.S. and international gay rights supporters called on Friday for a boycott of Ita...

It's Discrimination, Not Filtration: Russia's Newest Antigay Bill Faces Uphill Battle

Innokenty (Kes) Grekov | Posted 11.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Innokenty (Kes) Grekov

The clubbing of dissent in Russia created an enabling environment for a discriminatory federal law, and just two months after the signing of the "propaganda" law by President Putin, new calls for action against "nontraditional sexual relations" are shaking up the State Duma.

Colorado Floods Are A Result Of 'Decadent Homosexual Activity,' Pastor Claims

Posted 09.20.2013 | Gay Voices

The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community has been previously blamed for Hurricane Sandy, Hurricane Isaac and the Sandy Hook element...

God Hates Gays Who Own Chandeliers? The Folks at Ivory & Deene Seem to Think So

John J. Caswell Jr. | Posted 11.20.2013 | Gay Voices
John J. Caswell Jr.

Rather than simply declining our request, as so many companies we have sought sponsorship from have, Ruby decided to do the least Christian thing she could think of: directly and personally judge and shame strangers. She may not have called us "faggots," but she might as well have.

Former Obama Opponent Compares Homosexuality To Incest, Bestiality And Pedophilia

Posted 09.19.2013 | Gay Voices

Alan Keyes, the Republican and conservative who challenged Barack Obama for Illinois's Senate seat in 2004, compared homosexuality to incest, bestiali...

'No One Would Lift A Finger' Against Alleged Sex Offender If He Were Gay, Putin Claims

Reuters | Posted 11.20.2013 | Gay Voices

VALDAI, Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin rallied behind his old friend Silvio Berlusconi on Thursday, saying the former Italian pri...

City Council Allegedly Removes Mayor From Office For Pro-Gay Move

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.19.2013 | Gay Voices

The City Council of Porterville, California, removed Mayor Virginia Gurrola from office this week, allegedly due to her declaration that June be regar...