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New Gallup Study Claims 3.4% Of Adults Publicly Identify As LGBT

by David Badash ● 11:40 AM October 18, 2012
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A new Gallup study conducted with Gary Gates of the Williams Institute claims 3.4% of American adults self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT).

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Top Mormon Leader: Children Of Same-Sex Couples Are ‘Victimized’

by David Badash ● 4:04 PM October 7, 2012
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One of the top leaders within the Mormon Church, Dallin Harris Oaks, said Saturday that children who are raised by same-sex couples are “victimized.”

Bigotry Watch

Camenker: ‘Extreme Terrorists’ Behind Removal Of Homosexuality From Mental Illness List

by David Badash ● 4:51 PM October 2, 2012
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An “extreme terrorist movement” was behind the removal of homosexuality from the list of mental illnesses, according to Mass Resistance’s head Brian Camenker.

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US Congressman: Rape Victims’ Bodies ‘Shut Down’ Pregnancies Automatically, No Need For Abortion

by David Badash ● 3:05 PM August 19, 2012
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US Congressman Todd Akin, now running for the Senate, says women’s bodies know if they are “legitimate rape” victims and just “shut down” an unwanted pregnancy.

Bigotry Watch

Lady Gaga Attacked: ‘Born This Way’ Called ‘Demonic’ And Foundation Is ‘Perversion’

by David Badash ● 3:51 PM August 14, 2012
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Lady Gaga is being attacked by Linda Harvey of Mission: America, who claims Gagat’s iconic song, “Born This Way,” is “demonic,” and “occult in spirituality.”

Bigotry Watch

GOP Senator May Lose Alma Mater Hall Of Fame Status For Anti-Gay Comments

by David Badash ● 5:18 PM June 13, 2012
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Anti-gay state senator Stacey Campfield, who made homophobic comments about HIV/AIDS and homosexuality, may lose his hall of fame status from his old high school.

Discrimination

CNN’s Ashleigh Banfield Clarifies: Gay Relationships A Choice. Being Gay, Not So Much

by David Badash ● 9:40 AM June 1, 2012
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Ashleigh Banfield, anchor of CNN’s “Early Start,” yesterday said that being gay was a choice, but clarified on her show today what she really meant.

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How Many Gay People Are There In America? Nope — You’re Wrong.

by David Badash ● 8:13 AM June 1, 2012
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How many gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people are there in America? Iit’s far less than most people think. Here are the real numbers and what they mean.

Bigotry Watch

School Board Member’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Ad Says Gays Die 10-30 Years Early

by David Badash ● 2:38 PM May 11, 2012
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A Missouri school board member ran a newspaper ad supporting a “Don’t Say Gay” bill, that falsely claims gay people die 10 to 30 years early.

Discrimination

Equality Forum: Transgender Panel Members ‘Still Have To Do These 101s’

by John Culhane ● 7:34 PM May 4, 2012
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Equality Forum’s transgender panel asked, Are gay and lesbian advocates the natural advocates of the trans-community?, and What is the teaching role of transpeople?

Bigotry Watch

HRC Blasts GOP Senate Hopeful Who Mocks Bullying Bill As Unconstitutional

by David Badash ● 1:26 PM April 20, 2012
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HRC is blasting GOP Senate candidate Heather Wilson, who called an anti-bullying bill unconstitutional because it could violate the free-speech rights of bullies.

Bigotry Watch

Catholic League ‘Thought Experiment’ On ‘Weeding Out’ Unborn Gay Babies

by David Badash ● 9:21 AM April 13, 2012
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Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, assumed that if scientists found “the gay gene,” America’s expectant parents would opt to abort unborn gay babies.

Bigotry Watch

“Gay Marriage” Is Out! “Sodomy Based Marriage” Is In!

by David Badash ● 8:00 AM April 10, 2012
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“Gay marriage” is so 2011. The No Special Rights PAC asks that you use “the term ‘Sodomy Based Marriage’ and avoid the deceptive terms ‘same sex or gay marriage’.”

Bigotry Watch

GOP Congressman To Gays: Lie At Work That You’re Straight Unless You Want To Be Fired

by David Badash ● 1:11 PM April 4, 2012
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Notoriously anti-gay hypocrite Steve King says gays should lie about their sexuality unless they want to risk being fired for being gay, which government can’t stop.

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