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Barilla From Worst to First on HRC's Corporate Equality Index

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 20
Barilla Pasta went from worst to best in LGBT rights in one year, getting a 100 on HRC's Corporate Equality Index.

Homophobic: Coke Is It!

FOOD/DRINK | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 27
Coca-Cola has come under fire for a new social marketing campaign that prevents users from writing pro-gay messages on virtual cans.

Canadian Store Owner Pulls ’Gay Away’ Gag Candy

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 13
A Manitoba store came under fire after selling "Gay Away," a novelty candy pill purported to "cure gayness."

LGBT Community Takes Issue With Chick-fil-A’s CEO’s ’Equality Award’

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 19
Anti-gay Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy has been honored with an equality award by the Urban League of Greater Atlanta.

Ex-Gay Group Sues Over London’s Pro-Gay Bus Ads

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 17
A Christian group has filed a lawsuit against Transport for London, attempting to remove billboards on double-decker buses that tell people who don’t like gays to "get over it."

Right Wing Group Attempts to ’Stick it’ to HRC

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Sep 6
Last week anti-gay hate group MassResistance launched a promotional movement against The Human Rights Campaign through the sale of stickers meant to ridicule the gay advocacy group’s trademark blue square sticker with a yellow equality symbol

California Conservatives Call for School Boycott on Harvey Milk Day

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | May 20
Conservatives are calling for parents to keep their kids home from school on May 22, when California plans to commemorate the first openly-gay lawmaker.

Lawsuit Says Gun Groups Involved in Anti-Gay Mail

NATIONAL | Apr 4
Two gun rights groups worked on political attack mailers in Colorado that showed a gay couple from New Jersey kissing, according to claims in a federal lawsuit Wednesday.

The Battle of the Boycott

NATIONAL | By Tim Curran | Jan 15
Do they work? Are they still relevant?

Out of the Attic, Out of the Closet: Bye, Bye Eagle Scout Medals

HOME | By DAVID CRARY | Aug 7
For the physician in Illinois, the attorney in Kentucky, the arts editor in Oregon, their Eagle Scout medals were treasured reminders of youthful achievement.

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