Topics :: anti-gay groups

Anti-Hate Speech Law Detains ’Porno Pete’ at the Canadian Border

By EDGE | Friday Apr 11, 2014
"Porno Pete" LaBarbera was detained at the Canadian border due to a law that prohibits the misinformation and spread of hate speech in that country.

Working Toward Parade Inclusion

By Sue O’Connell | Thursday Mar 20, 2014
Make no mistake - progress was made this year. The Allied War Veterans moved closer to allowing LGBT groups into the parade they organize, the traditional St. Patrick’s Day Parade in South Boston.

Hating Gays the Same As Hating Gingers, Says Russkies

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Feb 12, 2014
Angry over the recent British TV documentary "Hunted" about gangs who beat up gays, Russia has turned the finger on the reporters, saying it’s the same as anti-redhead animus in the UK.

UK’s "Hunted" Doc Outlines Russia’s Anti-Gay Torture Gangs

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Feb 7, 2014
The program "Dispatches" on the UK’s Channel 4 News is tracking the actions of Russia’s vigilante gangs, who roam the streets in packs looking for gays to torture, in what they call "going on safari."

Leader of Anti-Gay Neo-Nazi Group Arrested in Russia

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jan 29, 2014
The head of a Russian neo-Nazi group that claimed responsibility for the kidnap and torture of gay Russians was arrested in Russia Monday after fleeing to Cuba last month.

Two Lesbian Moms Beat One Million Moms on Disney Show

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jan 28, 2014
The Disney Channel introduced their first openly gay character this week with no fanfare, on the show "Good Luck Charlie."

Rubio to Anti-Gay Group: Nation’s Morality at Risk

Sunday Nov 17, 2013
Sen. Marco Rubio told an anti-gay group that the fight to protect the nation’s morality needs to be part of government debate.

Sen. Marco Rubio to Speak at Anti-Gay Fundraiser

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Nov 12, 2013
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is scheduled to speak at a fundraiser for Mat Staver, an anti-gay activist who has supported Malawi’s ban on homosexuality and is also suing New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for signing a bill into law that bans conversion therapy.

Jelly Belly Exec Donates $5K to Anti-LGBT Campaign

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Oct 28, 2013
A chairman from the Jelly Belly Candy Company has donated thousands of dollars to an anti-LGBT campaign that is currently working to take down a California law that protects transgender children.

HRC Responses to NOM President’s Moscow Trip

By | Friday Oct 4, 2013
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) issued a press release yesterday in response to recent news of National Organization of Marriage (NOM) president Brian Brown’s visit to Moscow in support of the passage of anti-gay legislation.