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'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.

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.

Shamelist: Orgs Call on NCAA to Make Divestment

NATIONAL | By Lainey Millen | Mar 26
A coalition of over 80 LGBT groups signed on to a letter issued publicly calling on the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to divest from all religious-based institutions who have made Title IX requests to discriminate against LGBT youth.

Gay Men Detail Islamic State Anti-Gay Brutality in U.N. Testimony

INTERNATIONAL | By John Riley | Aug 30
Two gay men who fled their home countries after Islamic State militants seized control of their hometowns shared the gruesome details of anti-gay persecution and killings of men suspected of being homosexual.

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.

Harris Seeks to Stop 'Shoot the Gays' Initiative

NATIONAL | Mar 28
State Attorney General Kamala Harris on Wednesday said that she would go to court in an effort to stop a proposed ballot initiative that calls for gays to be killed.

Street Performer Drowns Out Anti-Gay Preacher With Cyndi Lauper Jam

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 12
A street performer from Australia, caused a stir in Sydney this week when he played Cyndi Lauper's hit "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" Saturday to drown out the anti-gay rhetoric from a nearby open air preacher.

Former Westboro Member Zach Phelps Answers Reddit's Questions

CULTURE | By Sasha Razumikhin | Sep 27
Zach Phelps, who says he's left the Westboro Baptist Church, opened up to the Internet last month in a Reddit Ask Me Anything post, a forum on which commenters can, well, ask anything. Here's a sample of questions and answers.

Preacher: Putin Will Out Obama as Gay Within 100 Days

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 11
As part of his continuing reign of ludicrous terror, Reverend Dr. James David Manning of New York City's anti-gay Anointed Holy Missionary Church (ATLAH) has "prognosticated" that Vladimir Putin will out Obama as gay.

Italian Catholic School Fires Lesbian Teacher to 'Protect Ethics'

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 22
After the headmistress of a Catholic school in Italy allegedly fired a teacher for being lesbian, the school now faces the threat of losing funding for the action.

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