Posts Tagged ‘AntiGay’

Report Attacks African Nations’ Justifications For Anti-Gay Laws

In response to the increasing criminalization of homosexuality throughout Africa in recent years, an international team of researchers released a scientific report countering every government justification for enacting anti-gay laws. A group of scientists shredded every argument used by African governments to justify the recent glut of anti-gay laws across the continent in a new, […]

Anti-Gay Pizzeria Says God ‘Has Blessed Us’ With Over $800,000 For ‘Standing Up’

Earlier this week, Memories Pizza in Walkerton, Indiana, shut down after receiving backlash over anti-gay comments. The pizzeria is co-owned by Kevin O’Connor and his daughter, Crystal O’Connor. And although they’ve said they “don’t have a problem with gay people,” catering gay weddings goes against their beliefs. “If a gay couple came in and wanted […]

Broadway Star Audra McDonald Slams Indiana Governor Over Anti-Gay Bill

Broadway star Audra McDonald is not a fan of Indiana Governor Mike Pence and his anti-gay legislation, and she let him know it. Pence signed the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law Thursday. The bill allows companies to cite religious freedom in lawsuits if sued by a private party. Many worry this could legalize […]

Anti-Gay, Anti-Mormon Hate Group Sponsors Reince Priebus’ RNC Israel Trip

If the National Republican Party had embraced the Ku Klux Klan or the American Nazi Party, would mainstream media pick up the story? Probably. The American Family Association, sponsor of the Republican National Committee’s upcoming Israel trip (organized and led by pastor David Lane), is no less extreme and has been venting its virulently hateful […]

Anti-Gay, Anti-Mormon Hate Group Sponsors Reince Priebus’ RNC Israel Trip

If the National Republican Party had embraced the Ku Klux Klan or the American Nazi Party, would mainstream media pick up the story? Probably. The American Family Association, sponsor of the Republican National Committee’s upcoming Israel trip (organized and led by pastor David Lane), is no less extreme and has been venting its virulently hateful […]

Jamaica’s Javed Jaghai Drops Legal Challenge To Anti-Gay Sodomy Law

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A young Jamaican gay rights activist who brought an unprecedented legal challenge to the Caribbean island’s anti-sodomy law has withdrawn the claim after growing fearful about violent backlashes, advocacy groups and colleagues said Friday. Last year, Javed Jaghai made headlines after initiating a constitutional court challenge to Jamaica’s 1864 law that […]