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By Jason St. Amand | Friday Apr 12, 2013
Soon after top conservative organizations threatened to leave the GOP if the party did not actively oppose marriage equality, the Republican National Committee unanimously voted to oppose same-sex marriage in its platform.
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Dec 14, 2012
The Family Research Council announced that it would no longer use UPS for its shipping needs because the company stopped donating to the Boy Scouts of America over its anti-gay policy.
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Aug 17, 2012
A Daily Beast article rounds up tweets and blog posts from conservatives that try to pin the Family Research Council shooting on LGBT groups and claim that the ’mainstream media’ is not covering the attack.
By Conswella Bennett | Monday Jul 30, 2012
Despite the proliferation of Bible-thumping groups like Focus on the Family and The Family Research Institute, Colorado Springs is growing a strong LGBT community.
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Jun 28, 2012
The anti-gay marriage group Family Research Council has sent out a fundraising email acknowledging that it is losing ground in the upper echelons of the Republican Party.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Aug 11, 2011
Two hate groups have targeted a GLBT youth support organization with a video that insinuates that the youth organization created and distributed an informational pamphlet about safer sex to school children.
By Matthew Lee | Monday Jan 10, 2011
In a bid to forestall a backlash from congressional conservatives, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has ordered the State Department to amend a bureaucratic change that would have eliminated the titles "mother" and "father" with the gender-neutral term "parent" in reports of overseas births.
By Kathy Baldock | Thursday Dec 16, 2010
A sef-described ’straight, conservative Christian’ explains why she supports full LGBT civil rights including marriage -- and why a recent designation of groups like Focus on the Family as ’hate groups’ was entirely appropriate.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Jun 4, 2010
The anti-gay American group Family Research Council reportedly paid lobbyists $25,000 to influence members of Congress not to approve a U.S. resolution condemning a proposed law in Uganda that would put gays to death. For his part, the president of Uganda recently upheld institutionalized homophobia.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday May 27, 2010
At least one anti-gay group claims that ending the ban that keeps gays in uniform quiet will lead to a spike in assaults that will go unpunished due to political correctness, leading to a decimated fighting force.
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