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2014 Winter Olympics

Putin: Russia Should ‘Clean’ Itself Of Gay People Because They Don’t Reproduce

by David Badash ● 11:04 AM January 20, 2014
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Threatening LGBT people, Vladimir Putin is using language — like “cleanse” or “clean up,” which anyone with a smattering of knowledge of early 20th century history would cringe.

News

Breaking: State Dept. Issues Alert For US Citizens Traveling To Russia For Olympic Games

by David Badash ● 3:12 PM January 10, 2014
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The U.S State Department has just issued an extensive travel alert for U.S. citizens who will be attending the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, including warnings for LGBT people.

DOMA

LGBT Orgs To Congress: Stop ‘Harming LGBT People’ By Spending Taxpayer Dollars To Defend DOMA

by David Badash ● 11:42 AM December 18, 2012
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LGBT organizations have sent a letter to top Republican lawmakers in the House demanding they stop “harming LGBT people” by spending taxpayer dollars defending DOMA.

News

UN Secretary-General Makes Extraordinary Statement In Support Of LGBT People

by David Badash ● 8:05 PM December 11, 2012
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“I am here to again denounce violence and demand action for true equality,” Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, said today.

Discrimination

Good News! Hate Crimes In America Are Down. Bad News: Not For Gay People

by David Badash ● 2:56 PM December 11, 2012
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The FBI has released their annual hate crimes statistics report for 2011 and overall, reported hate crimes are down. Bad news: hate crimes toward LGBT people are up.

News

Dr. Oz Condemned By Top LGBT Organizations For ‘Ex-Gay Therapy’ Episode

by David Badash ● 6:40 PM November 29, 2012
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Dr. Oz today is being condemned by top LGBT organizations after he aired a purposely and unnecessarily controversial show about so-call “ex-gay therapy.”

Bigotry Watch

Bryan Fischer: Exorcisms Can Cure People Of The Gay

by David Badash ● 7:06 PM November 20, 2012
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Bryan Fischer may be just slightly to the left of the God Hates Fags people, but says he believes exorcisms can “cure” people of homosexuality.

Civil Rights

What America’s Top LGBT Leaders Think Obama Must Do Next

by David Badash ● 2:45 PM November 10, 2012
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10 LGBT leaders answer the question: What should President Obama do next in his second term to move the civil rights of people in the LGBT community “forward”?

Caleb Eigsti

I’m Voting For Obama Because I’m Voting For People

by Caleb Eigsti ● 3:18 PM November 6, 2012
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I’m voting for President Obama because I’m voting for people: women, children, LGBT people, health care, civil rights, and education. I’m voting for Obama, for you.

Analysis

Princeton University Is Spreading Anti-Gay Lies And Hate To The World

by Scott Rose ● 12:25 PM November 2, 2012
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Princeton University bears direct responsibility for enabling the worldwide dissemination of demonizing lies told against LGBT people. Here’s why and what you can do.

Discrimination

Gay People 7 Times More Likely To Use Illegal Drugs, Study Claims

by David Badash ● 2:07 PM September 24, 2012
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A UK study that was actually funded by an LGBT charity is being presented by the British media as finding that gay people are seven times more likely to use illegal drugs.

News

Values Voters Summit 100 Second Video Plus A Quick Review Of VVS Bigotry

by David Badash ● 8:03 PM September 14, 2012
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The Values Voters Summit began today and it was a doozy. LGBT people were certainly demonized and trivialized, as were African-Americans, and women.

Democratic National Convention

Watch: At The DNC, Gays Weren’t Just Mentioned, We Were Celebrated!

by David Badash ● 1:32 PM September 7, 2012
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At this week’s Democratic National Convention, LGBT people weren’t just mentioned in passing, we weren’t just added on at the end, we were celebrated and embraced.

News

Tony Perkins And Chuck Norris Make The Case For All LGBT People To Vote

by David Badash ● 5:37 PM September 4, 2012
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Tony Perkins pointed to a video recorded by Chuck Norris, which claims 30 million Christian Evangelicals didn’t vote in ’08, trying to rally Christians to the polls.

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