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Jerry Falwell, Jr. Claims Trump Offered Him Education Secretary Post

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Dec 4
Prominent evangelical leader and Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. says he was offered the position of Secretary of Education under President-elect Donald Trump's new administration.

'Kill Gays' American Pastor Denies Deportation from Botswana; Says He Left 'Voluntarily'

INTERNATIONAL | By John Riley | Sep 24
Following the lead of neighbor South Africa, the president of Botswana is turning away an anti-gay pastor who became infamous for celebrating the massacre at Orlando's Pulse nightclub in June.

Sacramento Minister Doubles Down on Anti-Gay Remarks

RELIGION | Jun 16
"The tragedy is that more of them didn't die," an anti-gay Baptist pastor declared in a Sunday sermon after the terror attack in Orlando, Florida. Now the same pastor has followed up with claims that gays are "unnatural" and "pedophiles."

NJ Lawsuit: 'Conversion Therapy' Violates Fraud Laws

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Jun 8
If a landmark lawsuit being heard this week in New Jersey is successful, it may set in motion a chain of events that would essentially upend the modern conversion therapy industry.

Archbishop Set to Attend 'March for Marriage' in DC

NATIONAL | By Chris Hunqueriza | Apr 11
San Francisco's anti-gay Catholic archbishop is again participating in an anti-same-sex marriage rally in Washington, D.C. just days before the U.S. Supreme Court is to hear oral arguments on the matter.

In SF, Students, Parents Speak Out Against Archbishop's 'Morality' Clauses

RELIGION | Mar 21
About 500 people gathered Monday at the University of San Francisco to discuss recent proposals that Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has unveiled that many say would alter education of students.

U.S. Protection of Gay Iraqis Questioned

INTERNATIONAL | By Heather Cassell | Feb 21
A dozen years after the U.S. invaded Iraq, the government is reluctant to let LGBT Americans know what it was doing to protect gay Iraqis at the height of the violence against them.

Study: Religion No Go-To for LGBs; Suicide Risks Increase

HEALTH | By Sasha Razumikhin | Jul 19
Put simply, god isn't helping LGB people deal with their issues. At least that's what the results of a new study from the Williams Institute says.

History: These 10 Folks Were Executed For Being Gay

CULTURE | By Jason Parsley | Jul 6
Homosexuality was once considered a normal part of life - especially in ancient Greece. But in modern times gays and lesbians have had it rough.

Singaporean Gays Rally to Counter Opposition

INTERNATIONAL | By Satish Cheney | Jun 28
Thousands of gay rights activists gathered in downtown Singapore on Saturday for a rally that this year drew unprecedented criticism from religious conservatives.

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