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12/30/2014 09:04 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

14 Of The Worst Anti-LGBT Villains Of 2014

2014 was, without a doubt, a milestone year for mainstream lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights.

However, that doesn't mean that the usual anti-queer cast of characters weren't actively working against our movement -- from world leaders to reality TV stars.

As we continue to make progress to better the lives of the LGBT community, it's important to remain aware of those who are still trying to deny full rights and citizenry to queer individuals. Let's take a look back at 14 of the worst anti-LGBT villains of the past year.

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The Worst Anti-LGBT Villains Of 2014

CORRECTION: A previous version of this post misidentified the NFL team that drafted Michael Sam as the Ravens; he was drafted by the St. Louis Rams.

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