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J.K. Rowling Squashes Homophobic Twitter User

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 9
J.K. Rowling shut down a homophobic Twitter user this week with just a few well-chosen words.

Irish Journalist Plays Victim Card on ’Pantigate’ Scandal

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Apr 14
Citing weight loss, insomnia and being ostracized by media colleagues, one of the alleged anti-gay journalists at the center of the "Pantigate" scandal in Ireland is serving up enough w(h)ine to put Napa Valley to shame.

Radio Show Hosts Suspended Over Birthday Hoax

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Feb 17
Long Island radio show hosts Steve Harper and Leeana Karlson of the Steve & Leeana Show have been suspended by radio station K-98.3 over a radio hoax concerning a homophobic mother’s response to her son’s invitation to a fictitious 7-year-old’s birthday

Homophobic Birthday Party RSVP a Hoax

LOCAL | By EDGE | Feb 16
Long Island radio personalities Steve Harper and Leena Karlson apologized Friday for perpetrating a hoax about a seven-year-old birthday party invitation and a fabricated homophobic response written by a bogus parent.

Okla. Restaurateur Faces Social Media Backlash for Anti-Gay, Racist Remarks

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Feb 10
Enid Oklahoma; sounds like a drag name, no? Yet this small city of less than 50,000 inhabitants has found itself in the spotlight thanks to the racist and anti-gay rhetoric of a local restauranteur.

’Duck Dynasty’ Couple to Guest on Fox News Special

NATIONAL | Dec 31
"Duck Dynasty" star Willie Robertson will talk about his outspoken father as he helps Fox News Channel ring in the new year.

Universal Studios Shuts Down Controversial ’Gay Superman’ Show

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 24
Officials from Universal Studios have shut down the "Bill and Ted’s Excellent Halloween Adventure" show just a few days after reports surfaced, claiming the show was homophobic for depicting Superman as an extremely flamboyant gay stereotype.

GOP Senate Rival And Social Media Followers Comment on Booker’s Gay Quote

LOCAL | By Bobby McGuire | Aug 28
In an interview yesterday, US Senate hopeful Cory Booker opened a proverbial "can of worms" when making mention of gay rumors that have dogged him for years. His rival in the senate race and followers on social media wasted no time weighing in.

Gastonia Churches Drop Boy Scouts Over Gay Policy

NATIONAL | Aug 26
A Gastonia, South Carolina church is choosing not to renew its charter with the Boy Scouts of America after the organization announced this year that it would no longer deny membership to gay people.

NM Shuttle Firm: Sorry For Treatment of Gay Couple

NATIONAL | Aug 6
The company that runs the shuttle service to the Albuquerque airport’s rental-car center is apologizing after a driver allegedly ordered a gay couple to sit in the back of the shuttle bus.

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