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Gay Marriage Will Destroy Everything: 5 Pundits & Preachers Predictions

NATIONAL | By EDGE | May 9
From a second U.S. Civil War to intergalactic fireballs, the religious right predicts some pretty bad things if the Supreme Court sides in favor of marriage equality.

Are You Hung Like A Clothes Horse? :: Church Leader Warns Against Tight Trou

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 15
Those pesky gays are only waiting for straight guys everywhere to don the super-skinny trousers created by "homosexual" clothing designers hot to gawk at hunky dudes, a church leader warned recently.

NYC Councilman Fernando Cabrera Praises Uganda's Anti-Gay Laws

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 3
As the primary elections approach, New York City Councilmember Fernando Cabrera is coming under fire for comments he posted in January praising Ugandans for their anti-gay laws, even as the country faces widespread international condemnation for it.

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.

Gay Man Fired From Texas Christian Children's Home for 'Lifestyle Choices'

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 29
Casey Stegall, a caretaker for foster kids in Texas, was fired from his job after he introduced some teenage clients to his male fiancé during an outing at a water park on July 4.

Anti-Gay Pastor’s Sign Angers Harlem Neighbors, Inspires Hilarious Video

RELIGION | By EDGE | Feb 28
An anti-gay anti-Obama sign in front of a church in Harlem has become the center of controversy, angering neighbors in the traditionally African-American, but increasingly gentrified, Upper Manhattan neighborhood and inspiring a very funny video.

Anti-Gay Religious Group: Ill. Marriage Equality Bill Caused Tornados

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 20
An anti-gay religious group is blaming Illinois’ marriage equality bill for the tornados that struck the state last weekend.

Gay Rights Ordinance in Texas Draws GOP Objections

NATIONAL | By Paul J. Weber | Sep 4
Gay rights victories in Texas haven’t come at the Capitol but at city hall. While nondiscrimination bills in the Legislature languish without even a hearing, Houston has a lesbian mayor and Austin offers health benefits for same-sex couples.

In Wake of Anti-Gay Violence, Catholic Cardinal Launches New Attack on Same-Sex Families

RELIGION | By Kilian Melloy | May 28
Even as anti-gay attacks mount in New York City, Cardinal Timothy Dolan has issued a call for Catholics nationwide to work to derail legal progress made by same-sex families. Equality advocates fear a further escalation of violence.

Passage of Marriage Bill in Rhode Island Hinges on Religious Exemptions

POLITICS | By Michelle Smith | Jan 26
A day after the House overwhelmingly passed a gay marriage bill the head of the State Senate said its fate hinges on how broad the provisions exemptoing religious denominations from performing same-sex weddings are.

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