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Backlash Forces Google to Ditch Anti-Gay Shooting Game, 'Ass Hunter'

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 24
After a backlash over its virtually murderous, anti-gay app, Google has removed "Ass Hunter," a game from the Android store that advocates killing gay men for sport.

Barilla From Worst to First on HRC's Corporate Equality Index

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 20
Barilla Pasta went from worst to best in LGBT rights in one year, getting a 100 on HRC's Corporate Equality Index.

Man Sues Doctor For Calling 'Homosexual Behavior' a 'Chronic Problem'

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 13
A Los Angeles gay man is suing his doctor and a Southern California healthcare network for ignoring his earlier request to remove a notation on his medical records that describe "homosexual behavior" as a "chronic problem."

Scranton Venue Says No to Same-Sex Weddings

CORPORATE | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 11
When a Pennsylvania inn refused to hold a same-sex wedding for two lesbians, the outrage on social media only served to highlight the fact that while gays can legally wed in the Keystone State, they can just as legally be discriminated against.

Barilla Pasta Opens Restaurant in Mega-Gay Midtown Manhattan

WORKPLACE | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 14
After inciting rage and boycotts across the globe for last fall’s anti-gay comments, Barilla, the world’s largest pasta producer, has now opened the doors to an Italian restaurant in mega-gay midtown Manhattan.

Homophobic: Coke Is It!

FOOD/DRINK | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 27
Coca-Cola has come under fire for a new social marketing campaign that prevents users from writing pro-gay messages on virtual cans.

Canadian Store Owner Pulls ’Gay Away’ Gag Candy

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 13
A Manitoba store came under fire after selling "Gay Away," a novelty candy pill purported to "cure gayness."

LGBT Community Takes Issue With Chick-fil-A’s CEO’s ’Equality Award’

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 19
Anti-gay Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy has been honored with an equality award by the Urban League of Greater Atlanta.

Lawsuits Against Richland Florist May Combine

LOCAL | Oct 7
A Benton County Superior Court judge is expected to decide this week whether to combine two lawsuits against the Richland flower shop owner who refused service for a same-sex wedding.

Pasta Wars :: Bertolli Responds to Rival Barilla With Gay-Friendly Ad

FOOD/DRINK | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 30
Officials from the Bertolli pasta company posted an LGBT-friendly ad, nearly a week after the president of Barilla made waves for spewing anti-gay comments during a radio interview.

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