Topics :: anti-gay clerics

Romanian Millionaire Priest Running for Euro Parliament on Anti-Gay Platform

By EDGE | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
Iulian Capsali, a former U.S. lawyer turned Romanian Orthodox priest worn €1.6 m has gathered over 120,000 signatures to be registered as an independent candidate for a Member of European Parliament to represent "traditional family values."

Anti-Gay Pastor Scott Lively: Putin is ’Defender of Human Rights’

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 13, 2014
Anti-gay pastor Scott Lively stepped up to say that Russian President Vladimir Putin was a "defender of true human rights" for his recent decisions to target the LGBT community and to invade Ukraine.

Anti-Gay Mass. Activist Warns Against Repealing Jamaica’s ’Buggery Law’

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Dec 31, 2013
An anti-gay activist from Massachusetts traveled to Jamaica to speak in favor of keeping the island’s "buggery law," which has seen hate crimes rise in past years.

Uganda Gay Sex Trial Adjourned Until Next Year

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Dec 16, 2013
A British man will have to wait until next year to find out his fate after a Uganda court adjourned his case of "trafficking obscene publications," after his personal sex photos were leaked to a tabloid.

Russian Imam Calls for Boycott of Elton John Concerts

By | Friday Oct 4, 2013
The controversy surrounding Elton John’s upcoming concerts in Russia continues, this time from a Russian Islamic leader, who has called on his followers to boycott the multi Grammy Award-winner’s concerts in Moscow and Kazan.

Archbishop of York Has Prostate Cancer Surgery

Friday May 31, 2013
Archbishop of York John Sentamu, the second most senior cleric in the Church of England who has been criticized for his opposition to marriage equality, says he has undergone surgery for prostate cancer.

In Wake of Anti-Gay Violence, Catholic Cardinal Launches New Attack on Same-Sex Families

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday May 28, 2013
Even as anti-gay attacks mount in New York City, Cardinal Timothy Dolan has issued a call for Catholics nationwide to work to derail legal progress made by same-sex families. Equality advocates fear a further escalation of violence.

(UPDATED) North Miami Votes to Let Anti-Gay Pastor Jack Hakimian Use City Property and Staff

By Gideon Grudo | Friday Apr 19, 2013
North Miami Comm. Scott Galvin said he’s "offended and embarrassed" that his city voted to let anti-gay pastor Jack Hakimian use the MOCA Plaza, its sound system and its staff to run a prayer vigil on May 2, the National Day of Prayer.

Liberians Launch Campaign Against Gay Marriage

By Jonathan Paye-Layleh | Sunday Nov 11, 2012
Liberians of Christian and Muslim faiths united in their hatred of same-sex marriage, launching a campaign to ban it in the African nation.

North Miami Pastor Jack Hakimian Says He’s Not Anti-Gay

By Gideon Grudo | Wednesday Jul 18, 2012
Hakimian said that homosexuality is not high on his list of priorities, but had to begin dealing with it as it entered the public realm more and more - he had people asking him about the issue.