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Anti-Gay Idaho Lawmaker's Website Gets Big Gay Makeover

NATIONAL | Mar 26
An Idaho Republican lawmaker's political website has been snapped up by a group claiming to be gay rights activists, decorated with rainbows and replaced with text requesting that the legislature meet with same-sex marriage supporters.

Indiana Lawmakers Send Religious Objection Bill to Governor

RELIGION | By Tom Davies | Mar 25
A religious objection bill that opponents say could legalize discrimination against gays cleared the Indiana Senate on Tuesday, positioning the state to become the first to enact such a change this year ahead of an expected SCOTUS ruling on gay marriage

Takei Calls for Boycott of Ind., Gamers Threaten to Leave

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Mar 25
LGBT activist George Takei is calling for a boycott of Indiana and a popular gaming convention has threatened to pack it up if Republican Gov. Mike Pence signs the anti-gay bill currently sitting on his desk.

Okla. Amendment Would Require Businesses to Admit 'Religious Bigotry'

POLITICS | By EDGE | Mar 12
An Oklahoma Democrat wants to force religious bigots out of the closet for all of their potential customers to see.

Marshall's Parting Shots :: Virginia Lawmaker Tries to Sneak Two Anti-Gay Amendments into State Budget

POLITICS | By John Riley | Feb 21
If the last week proved anything to Virginia's LGBT community, it's that one always needs to keep an eye on the machinations of the commonwealth's General Assembly, particularly the House of Delegates.

Is Hungary Becoming The New Russia?

INTERNATIONAL | By John McDonald | Feb 7
Sources close to the U.S. State Department are concerned about the rising level of intolerance in Central and Eastern Europe. At the forefront of this situation is Hungary.

Okla. Career Bigot Files 3 Anti-LGBT Measures With State Legislature

POLITICS | By EDGE | Jan 24
An Oklahoma State Representative is looking to score a hat trick of hate with the introduction of three anti-gay bills.

'Thank God Nazis Shot Gays' Tweets Latvian MP -- Before Resigning

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 2
A Latvian lawmaker was forced to resign her position after her scandalous comments about gays posted on Twitter.

College Students Defend Explicit Gay Sex Queries to Rick Perry

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 14
Students at Dartmouth College are defending a series of explicit questions on gay sex posed to Texas Gov. Rick Perry during a Sunday night Q&A.

Conservatives Gaining Force in Brazil Congress

INTERNATIONAL | By Jenny Barchfield | Oct 18
Unease over a worsening economy and deteriorating public safety, plus a backlash against recent gay-rights gains, are propelling a conservative rise in Brazil.

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