Topics :: anti-gay clerics

Study: Religion No Go-To for LGBs; Suicide Risks Increase

By Sasha Razumikhin | Saturday Jul 19, 2014
Put simply, god isn't helping LGB people deal with their issues. At least that's what the results of a new study from the Williams Institute says.

History: These 10 Folks Were Executed For Being Gay

By Jason Parsley | Sunday Jul 6, 2014
Homosexuality was once considered a normal part of life - especially in ancient Greece. But in modern times gays and lesbians have had it rough.

Singaporean Gays Rally to Counter Opposition

By Satish Cheney | Saturday Jun 28, 2014
Thousands of gay rights activists gathered in downtown Singapore on Saturday for a rally that this year drew unprecedented criticism from religious conservatives.

Romanian Millionaire Priest Running for Euro Parliament on Anti-Gay Platform

By EDGE | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
Iulian Capsali, a former U.S. lawyer turned Romanian Orthodox priest worn €1.6 m has gathered over 120,000 signatures to be registered as an independent candidate for a Member of European Parliament to represent "traditional family values."

Anti-Gay Pastor Scott Lively: Putin is ’Defender of Human Rights’

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 13, 2014
Anti-gay pastor Scott Lively stepped up to say that Russian President Vladimir Putin was a "defender of true human rights" for his recent decisions to target the LGBT community and to invade Ukraine.

Anti-Gay Mass. Activist Warns Against Repealing Jamaica’s ’Buggery Law’

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Dec 31, 2013
An anti-gay activist from Massachusetts traveled to Jamaica to speak in favor of keeping the island’s "buggery law," which has seen hate crimes rise in past years.

Uganda Gay Sex Trial Adjourned Until Next Year

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Dec 16, 2013
A British man will have to wait until next year to find out his fate after a Uganda court adjourned his case of "trafficking obscene publications," after his personal sex photos were leaked to a tabloid.

Russian Imam Calls for Boycott of Elton John Concerts

By | Friday Oct 4, 2013
The controversy surrounding Elton John’s upcoming concerts in Russia continues, this time from a Russian Islamic leader, who has called on his followers to boycott the multi Grammy Award-winner’s concerts in Moscow and Kazan.

Archbishop of York Has Prostate Cancer Surgery

Friday May 31, 2013
Archbishop of York John Sentamu, the second most senior cleric in the Church of England who has been criticized for his opposition to marriage equality, says he has undergone surgery for prostate cancer.

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

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday May 28, 2013
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.