Topics :: anti-gay Christians

Teen GOP Hopeful Faces Backlash Over Anti-Gay Christmas Tweet

By EDGE | Monday Sep 15, 2014
A 19-year-old GOP hopeful for Wisconsin state assembly is facing backlash over a Christmas tweet he sent saying "fags need 2 leave my favorite state alone."

'Duck Dynasty' Patriarch Calls AIDS God's Punishment

By Bobby McGuire | Friday Sep 12, 2014
In an attempt to motivate people to read his book "UnPhiltered," "Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson is at it again with his latest anti-gay comments.

EDGE 10.0: A Decade in Westboro Baptist Church Coverage

By Steve Weinstein | Wednesday Sep 10, 2014
In the 10 years since EDGE's founding, as the leading LGBT news source, we have covered every story without fear or favor. That includes the good, the bad, and the downright weird. That, of course, would be the Westboro "Baptist" Church in Topeka, Kan.

LGBT Center Head Claims Rape at Hands of 'Gay Cure' Counselor

By Kilian Melloy | Monday Sep 1, 2014
A man who has grown into healthy self-acceptance and prominence in the GLBT community as the head of an LGBT center in Mississippi says that his journey included a nightmarish detour into "reparative therapy" that included rape.

'World Congress' of Homophobia Sparks Protests Down Under

By Kilian Melloy | Monday Sep 1, 2014
The World Congress of Families, listed by the Southern Poverty Law Center as an anti-gay hate group for its vicious rhetoric and support of discriminatory laws, convened in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, over the weekend.

VIDEO: Young Georgia Man Beaten By Christian Family After Coming Out

By EDGE | Friday Aug 29, 2014
A young man in Georgia who was beaten and disowned by his religious parents for being gay, is learning the true meaning of "Christian charity" after receiving over $9,000 in donations from strangers

Christian Group Begins All-You-Can-Eat 'Fast' to Protest Gay Marriage

By Bobby McGuire | Wednesday Aug 27, 2014
An anti-gay Christian group begins a 40-day fast to protest gay marriage where participants are allowed to eat.

Robertson: 13-Year-Old is Gay Because of Single Mom, Suggests More Men in His Life

By Bobby McGuire | Wednesday Aug 27, 2014
"Blame the mom and bring on the men" was televangelist Pat Robertson's answer to a mother concerned about her 13-year-old stepson who confessed to having crushes on other boys.

Internet Preacher: Send Gays to Prison with Hard Labor

By Bobby McGuire | Tuesday Aug 26, 2014
An internet preacher with an Internet audience of about 10 subscribers is calling on his followers to pressure members of congress to enact a constitutional amendment that will make homosexuality a crime punishable by ten years prison with hard labor.

Anti-Gay Activist Gives Fashion Report From Hell

By EDGE | Tuesday Aug 26, 2014
According to extreme right-wing activist Flip Benham, the must have colors for everyone's wardrobe in hell this season will be pink, red and black.