Topics :: anti-gay Christians

Video: Boo Hoo's From Bigoted Baker at Value Voter Summit

By EDGE | Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
The dais at the Value Voter Summit last weekend was the stage for crocodile tears when Melissa Klein, the bigoted baker from Oregon who told her tale of how she is being persecuted for protecting her First Amendment right to discriminate against gays.

Roundup: Top 5 Ridiculous Comments From Values Voter Summit

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
Sarah Palin's 1400 Pennsylvania Ave gaff wasn't the only stupid thing said at the Values Voter Summit podium this week. Here's our round-up of the top 5 anti-gay statements.

Christian Rewrites 'Harry Potter' So Kids Don't 'Turn Into Witches'

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
Worried that reading the popular 'Harry Potter' series will turn her children into witches, a Christian mother has rewritten the popular books with less spells, more prayers and a straight Professor Dumbledore.

Former Westboro Member Zach Phelps Answers Reddit's Questions

By Sasha Razumikhin | Saturday Sep 27, 2014
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.

Teen GOP Hopeful Faces Backlash Over Anti-Gay Christmas Tweet

By EDGE | Monday Sep 15, 2014
A 19-year-old GOP hopeful for Wisconsin state assembly is facing backlash over a Christmas tweet he sent saying "fags need 2 leave my favorite state alone."

'Duck Dynasty' Patriarch Calls AIDS God's Punishment

By Bobby McGuire | Friday Sep 12, 2014
In an attempt to motivate people to read his book "UnPhiltered," "Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson is at it again with his latest anti-gay comments.

EDGE 10.0: A Decade in Westboro Baptist Church Coverage

By Steve Weinstein | Wednesday Sep 10, 2014
In the 10 years since EDGE's founding, as the leading LGBT news source, we have covered every story without fear or favor. That includes the good, the bad, and the downright weird. That, of course, would be the Westboro "Baptist" Church in Topeka, Kan.

LGBT Center Head Claims Rape at Hands of 'Gay Cure' Counselor

By Kilian Melloy | Monday Sep 1, 2014
A man who has grown into healthy self-acceptance and prominence in the GLBT community as the head of an LGBT center in Mississippi says that his journey included a nightmarish detour into "reparative therapy" that included rape.

'World Congress' of Homophobia Sparks Protests Down Under

By Kilian Melloy | Monday Sep 1, 2014
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.

VIDEO: Young Georgia Man Beaten By Christian Family After Coming Out

By EDGE | Friday Aug 29, 2014
A young man in Georgia who was beaten and disowned by his religious parents for being gay, is learning the true meaning of "Christian charity" after receiving over $9,000 in donations from strangers