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GOP's Social, Fiscal Conservatives at Odds Over Gay Rights

CORPORATE | By David A. Lieb | Apr 6
For a party already being torn apart by the presidential contest, anti-gay state legislative efforts have exposed deep rifts between the GOP's social conservatives and its pro-business wing.

Marriage Equality In Canada: 10 Years Later

FAMILY | By Daniela Costa | Aug 1
Canada beat the U.S. to marriage equality by a decade. While anti-gay voices here decry legal family parity, EDGE print partner SFGN investigates: Has Canada been destroyed yet?

Anti-Gay Sites Eating Up Gay Baker's Rant

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Jul 25
Jesse Bartholomew's video rant is making the rounds on the Internet, particularly on conservative media.

J.K. Rowling Squashes Homophobic Twitter User

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 9
J.K. Rowling shut down a homophobic Twitter user this week with just a few well-chosen words.

Virginia Lawyer Faces Severe Action After Calling AIDS "Gay Plague"

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 2
Responding to Florida's decision to lift the ban on same-sex marriage last month, a Virginia lawyer emailed his entire law firm that the "gay plague of AIDS" should have shown us all better by now.

Billy Graham’s Son: I Support Putin, But I’m Not Homophobic

RELIGION | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 2
In a new interview with the Charlotte Observer, Billy Graham’s son, Franklin Graham, condemns homosexuality, President Obama’s apparent homosexual agenda, but says he isn’t a homophobic or intolerant.

Miss. News Anchor Tells LGBT Community to Take a ’Gaycation’

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 28
A local news anchor for Mississippi’s ABC and CBS-affiliated station WLOX is coming under fire this week for making controversial remarks in a Facebook post about the LGBT community.

Barilla Pasta Opens Restaurant in Mega-Gay Midtown Manhattan

WORKPLACE | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 14
After inciting rage and boycotts across the globe for last fall’s anti-gay comments, Barilla, the world’s largest pasta producer, has now opened the doors to an Italian restaurant in mega-gay midtown Manhattan.

Secretary of State John Kerry Responds to Gambian President’s Anti-Gay Remarks

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 20
Secretary of State John Kerry released a statement Wednesday condemning Gambian President Yahya Jammeh for calling gay people "vermin" and saying that gays should be exterminated like mosquitos that cause malaria during a speech on Tuesday.

Man Goes Off on Anti-Gay Tirade After Ill. House Approves Gay Marriage Bill

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 7
A man went on a bizarre tirade on a Chicago bus after lawmakers from the Illinois House approved a bill on Tuesday that grants marriage rights to same-sex couples.

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