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Street Performer Drowns Out Anti-Gay Preacher With Cyndi Lauper Jam

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 12
A street performer from Australia, caused a stir in Sydney this week when he played Cyndi Lauper's hit "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" Saturday to drown out the anti-gay rhetoric from a nearby open air preacher.

Former Westboro Member Zach Phelps Answers Reddit's Questions

CULTURE | By Sasha Razumikhin | Sep 27
Zach Phelps, who says he's left the Westboro Baptist Church, opened up to the Internet last month in a Reddit Ask Me Anything post, a forum on which commenters can, well, ask anything. Here's a sample of questions and answers.

Preacher: Putin Will Out Obama as Gay Within 100 Days

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 11
As part of his continuing reign of ludicrous terror, Reverend Dr. James David Manning of New York City's anti-gay Anointed Holy Missionary Church (ATLAH) has "prognosticated" that Vladimir Putin will out Obama as gay.

Italian Catholic School Fires Lesbian Teacher to 'Protect Ethics'

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 22
After the headmistress of a Catholic school in Italy allegedly fired a teacher for being lesbian, the school now faces the threat of losing funding for the action.

Suspected Seattle Arsonist:: "Homosexuals Should Be Exterminated"

Documents filed in King County Superior Court say that suspected arsonist Musab Masmari, 30, told a friend who is a member of the local Muslim community that "homosexuals should be exterminated." The friend-turned-informant contacted the FBI.

Gay Marriage Foes Scrambling After Court Setbacks

NATIONAL | By David A. Lieb, David Crary and Rachel Zoll | Feb 15
Opponents of same-sex marriage are scrambling to find effective responses, in Congress and state legislatures, to a rash of court rulings that would force some of America’s most conservative states to accept gay nuptials.

Sister Resigns After Wash. Catholic School Turmoil

The president of a suburban Seattle Catholic school has resigned in the turmoil following the school’s decision to force out a vice principal who married his same-sex partner.

’Next Fall’ a Personal Collaboration for Actor and Director

HIV/AIDS | By Michael Cox | Jan 17
"Next Fall" may be the most profound and personal collaboration between the actor Kendall Hodder and director Russell Greene. In the play, a tragic accident puts Adam’s feelings about his devoutly religious partner to the test.

Inaugural Pastor Withdraws Over Anti-Gay Remarks

RELIGION | By Rachel Zoll | Jan 10
The evangelical pastor chosen to give the benediction at President Barack Obama’s inauguration withdrew from the ceremony Thursday after remarks he made two decades ago condemning the gay rights movement surfaced.

Religious School to Employees: Swear You’re Not Gay, Or Else

RELIGION | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 4
A religious university in Georgia has told its staff that anyone who refuses to sign documents attesting to their heterosexuality will face termination.

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