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Miss. News Anchor Tells LGBT Community to Take a ’Gaycation’

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 28
A local news anchor for Mississippi’s ABC and CBS-affiliated station WLOX is coming under fire this week for making controversial remarks in a Facebook post about the LGBT community.

W. Va. Teacher Suspended Over Facebook Post

A Parkersburg South High School teacher has been suspended following a Facebook post he made regarding the school’s Gay-Straight Alliance student club.

Poll: Overweight People, Gays Slammed Most Online

Most teens and young adults on Facebook, Twitter or other social networking sites see them at least sometimes: slurs, offensive images or mean-spirited video clips that stigmatize groups of people.

SC Mayor Spews Anti-Gay Rhetoric in Facebook Post

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 17
The mayor of West Union, S.C., a small town of about 300, is making waves this week after making controversial remarks about marriage equality in a Facebook posting.

Indiana Governor Draws Fire For Gay Marriage Ban Facebook Post

POLITICS | By Tom LoBianco | Jul 1
Indiana Governor, Mike Pence’s Facebook post supporting a constitutional ban on gay marriage in his state drew fire after dozens of commenters said their criticism was being censored.

Mich. RNC Member Won’t Resign for Anti-Gay Facebook Post

POLITICS | By Alanna Durkin | Mar 29
A Michigan member of the Republican National Committee said Thursday he will not resign after posting an article critical of gay people on his Facebook page, despite calls from members of his own party that he step down.

Man Demoted For Anti-Gay Marriage Facebook Comments Wins Case

Britain’s High Court ruled Friday that a Christian was unfairly demoted for posting his opposition to gay marriage on Facebook.

Fox News Anchor Apologizes for Calling Rachel Maddow an ’Angry Young Man’

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 19
In the face of withering criticism, a reporter for a Fox affiliate TV station in Cincinnati finally apologized after first first defending her Facebook statement that called Rachel Maddow an "angry young man."

GOP Mich. Mayor Known for Anti-Gay Remarks Voted Out of Office

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 9
The conservative mayor of Troy, Mich., was voted out of office on Tuesday after making anti-gay comments where she said the "homosexual lifestyle" was dangerous and likened being gay to smoking cigarettes.

Mich. Mayor AGAIN Makes Hateful, Anti-Gay Remark

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 14
The mayor of Troy, Mich., who faces a recall election, is making headlines again for making anti-gay comments.

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