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Landmark Study Finds Widespread Anti-Gay Housing Discrimination

By Josh Israel for Think Progress  In the first study of its kind, a report by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) found that same-sex couples experience unfavorable treatment in the online rental housing market as compared to opposite-sex couples. Across all 50 metropolitan areas studied, inquiries sent to housing providers advertising their rental properties on […]

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Shirtless Anti-Gay Protesters with Flames Disrupt French Open: Video

    A group of anti-gay marriage protesters, one of them a shirtless wearing a mask, and carrying a flare stormed the French Open today, startling players Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer. And yes it’s totally inappropriate to think this guy is hot! MSNBC reports. Security guards quickly grabbed the protester and dragged him to the locker rooms as a […]

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Arizona School Punishes Students With Anti-Gay Public Humiliation: Video

 An Arizona school district punished two male students who were fighting by forcing them to hold hands for 15 minutes in front of their classmates. As they hid their faces from cameras, students teased them and asked, “Are you gay?” The district stated that it does not approve of Principal Tim Richard’s unique discipline idea, noting that […]

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Stepehen Colbert Puts out the Torch of Anti-Gay Activist Who Lit the Lawn of the General Mills: Video

Stepehen Colbert plays with the idiocy displayed earlier this week when anti-gay (or possible actor) activist Michael Leisner lit the lawn of the General Mills corporation on fire after attempting to “torch” a box of Cheerios in a demonstration against the company’s pro-equality policies. The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video Archive

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Muppets Abandon Chick-fil-A Because Of Its Anti-Gay Policies

Gonzo doesn’t have to worry about Camilla and his other chickens anymore, because the Muppets are officially going to be eating less chicken. In a Facebook note posted Friday evening, The Jim Henson Company, which currently offers toys in Chick-fil-A kids’ meals, announced that will no longer partner with the fast food chain on any future endeavors because of its anti-gay policies: […]

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Update: Anti-Gay 14-Year-Old Radio Host Gets Show Pulled ‘Due To Offensiveness’

Word up! Let’s find this kid after he reaches puberty and talk to him about how embarrassed he is from this outburst of verbal childhood diarrhea.   The 14-year-old West Virginia-based radio host who declared on a recent show that President Obama “is making kids gay” has been deemed “offensive,” and taken off the air, […]

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GLAAD Launched a Commentator Accountability Project, Targeting the “Most Unwanted” Anti-gay Talking Heads

Put your #glaadcap on, join me hon’: GLAAD announces Commentator Accountability Project by Jeremy Hooper VIA Last night, I toasted the hardworking digital activists who’ve been so diligently tracking those who fight against the basic civil liberties (and oftentimes basic worth) of LGBT people. Today, a next step of sorts. Today, we strive to heighten awareness of this […]

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Campaign of Iraqi Gay killings by Smashing Skulls with Concrete Blocks: Horrifying Wave of Brutal Anti-Gay Murders in Iraq

 Is anybody surprised by this? The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission is reporting that approximately 40 LGBT-identified or LGBT-perceived Iraqis have been kidnapped, brutally tortured, and murdered in a shocking surge of targeted anti-gay violence: According to Iraqi human rights activists, in early February 2012, an unidentified group posted death threats against “the adulterous individuals” […]

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‘Think Before You Speak,’ Anti-Gay Bullying Campaign Produced By GLSEN, To Air At Super Bowl (VIDEO)

Just the basics, ‘Think Before You Speak!’ Madonna’s highly-anticipated halftime show has been hyped as “bringing gay” to the Super Bowl, but a series of public service announcements will ensure other aspects of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) life are emphasized during the big game. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nasp3euSqjM&feature=player_embedded The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network(GLSEN) will share its new […]

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Tim Pawlenty, Anti-Gay Former GOP Governor, Announces Presidential Run

Tim Pawlenty, the anti-​gay former Republican Governor of Minnesota, late Sunday night posted a very Madison Avenued Google-​like video on YouTube, announcing he is running for president. Pawlenty, 50, a Baptist, who claims he would reinstate Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, the ban on openly-​gay service members, also vetoed a bill in his home state that […]