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'World Congress' of Homophobia Sparks Protests Down Under

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 1
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.

Anti-Gay Hate Group Calls on Fla. AG to Step Down in Marriage Ban Case

Claiming that she is not presenting a "vigorous defense" in the cases against Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage, Mat Staver of the SPLC designated anti-gay hate group Liberty Counsel, is calling for state Attorney General Pam Bondi to step down.

Maine May Fine NOM Up to $50,000

LOCAL | May 19
A national anti-gay marriage group that helped defeat a same-sex marriage law in 2009 in Maine could face more than $50,000 in fines for violating campaign finance laws.

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

"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

LOCAL | By Sue O’Connell | Mar 20
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

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 12
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

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 7
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

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 29
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

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 28
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

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

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