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Gay Man Fired From Texas Christian Children's Home for 'Lifestyle Choices'

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
Casey Stegall, a caretaker for foster kids in Texas, was fired from his job after he introduced some teenage clients to his male fiancé during an outing at a water park on July 4.

'Kidnapped for Christ' -- The Interview

By Gary M. Kramer | Saturday Jul 26, 2014
Kate Logan's investigative documentary was originally meant to be an evenhanded examination of Escuela Caribe, but when she captured institutional abuses on camera, she was compelled to take action. Executive Producer Mike C. Manning chats about the doc.

Polis Seeks to Narrow ENDA's Religious Exemption

By Justin Snow | Saturday Jul 26, 2014
Rep. Jared Polis sought to narrow the Employment Non-Discrimination Act's religious exemption with a resolution quietly introduced Tuesday and referred to the House Committee on Rules.

Right Wing Blasts Workplace Nondiscrimination Executive Order

By Justin Snow | Friday Jul 25, 2014
An executive order prohibiting some forms of LGBT workplace discrimination signed by President Barack Obama earlier this week is under fire from social conservatives who have labeled it an assault on religious liberty.

How Do You Slice Up A Rainbow?

By Kilian Melloy | Sunday Jul 20, 2014
As soon as the CDC declared that gays constitute a mere 3% of the population, you knew the religious bigots would jump on it. Here's why -- and here's why it's wrong.

Anti-Gay Phone Calls Turn Into a Windfall for Mass. LGBT Non-Profit

By EDGE | Friday Jul 18, 2014
The mayor of Salem, Mass., turned a torrent of angry out-of-state phone calls and responses from "right-leaning blogs and websites" over her decision to cut ties with an anti-LGBT discriminatory college, into a fundraising windfall for a LGBT charity.

Panic and Prayer: The Christian Right Responds to Archie's Death

By Bobby McGuire | Thursday Jul 17, 2014
The Christian right prayer and panic machine went into overdrive this week upon learning that comic book icon Archie would die taking a bullet for his gay best friend. Here's a partial round up.

ENDA Support Falters; GOP Backers Dig In

By Justin Snow | Thursday Jul 17, 2014
After legislation that would prohibit most cases of LGBT workplace discrimination witnessed an exodus of support from several major LGBT-rights groups earlier this week, Republican backers vowed to push forward.

North Carolina Pastors Rally For Gay Marriage Ban

By Katelyn Ferral | Wednesday Jul 16, 2014
Pastors on Tuesday called on North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory to defend that state's constitutional amendment banning gay marriage in the face of lawsuits from same-sex couples in the state and around the country.

Quinto to Play Franco's On Screen Boyfriend in Ex-Gay Biopic

By EDGE | Tuesday Jul 15, 2014
Out gay actor Zachary Quinto will join the famous for playing gay, straight actor James Franco in an upcoming biopic based on the life of a noted twink magazine publishing magnate turned anti-gay minister.