Tag : LGBT
Kim Davis title : Kim Davis: Congressman Invites Controversial Court Clerk to Obama State of Union, 'Battle for Religious Liberties'
summary : Kentucky court clerk Kim Davis, who was jailed last year for not issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, is expected to attend President Barack Obama's final State of the Union Tuesday evening, at the invitation of an unnamed member of Congress. She gained international attention during the controversy, and on Sept. 25, 2015, said she switched from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party.
date : Jan 12, 2016 05:26 PM EST
Dr. Paul Church title : Prominent U.S. Hospital Expels Doctor for Opposing Hospital's LGBTQ Endorsements With Bible Verses
summary : Dr. Paul Church said his hospital privileges were revoked at Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center because he disagreed with the center's promotion of gay pride events and overall LGBT lifestyles, which he believes is unhealthy and dangerous regarding the spreading of diseases. Church, 66, worked at the hospital for 28 years as a urologist. The hospital's 25-member medical executive committee voted to expel him last month, after a decade of email debates about whether his concerns were a form of discrimination.
date : Jan 11, 2016 02:16 PM EST
title : Georgia Lawmakers to Champion ‘Religious Liberty’ Anti-LGBT Bills, Providing Protection For People Of All Faiths
summary : When conservative lawmakers in Indiana and Arkansas last year promoted "Religious Freedom Restoration Act" (RFRA) legislation designed to legalize anti-LGBT discrimination, a similar bill was considered in Georgia. Now that proposed measure is set to return among these Southerners legislators, along with another pro-discrimination bill.
date : Jan 05, 2016 06:05 PM EST
Southern Baptist Convention title : Religious Colleges In 20 States Granted Transgender Student Waivers Based on Title IX
summary : Nearly three dozen religious colleges and universities in 20 states received federal waivers that allow those institutions to not accommodate transgender students in admissions, housing and campus life, according to a report LGBT rights group obtained by Associated Press.
date : Dec 19, 2015 01:22 PM EST
Jackie Hill-Perry title : Former Lesbian Shares How Churches Can Better Minister to LGBT Community: 'Only Jesus Can Make You Whole'
summary : Jackie Hill-Perry, a Christian rapper and former lesbian, has shared her thoughts on how churches can better minister to the LGBT community and why she believes Christian leaders should remind those struggling with same-sex attraction that their identity is more than their sexuality.
date : Sep 02, 2015 02:03 PM EDT
Transgender title : 150 High Students in Missouri Stage Protest after Transgender Student Requests Access to Female Locker Room: 'Girl's Rights Matter'
summary : Over 200 students walked out of class at a Missouri high school this week to stage protests after a student, who identifies as a transgender girl, requested access to the girls' locker room and bathrooms when changing for a PE class.
date : Sep 02, 2015 02:06 PM EDT
Gay Baker Jesse title : Gay Baker Blasts LGBT Community for Forcing Christian Bakers to Make Same-Sex Marriage Cakes: ‘Are You Stupid?’
summary : A self-identified gay baker named Jesse Bartholomew has released a viral video where he scolds others within the LGBT community for forcing Christian bakers to make same-sex wedding cakes.
date : Jul 21, 2015 08:44 PM EDT
Mark Zuckerberg title : Millions of Facebook Users Who Changed Their Profile Pictures to Rainbow Did Not Know They Were Part Of Behavioral Experiment
summary : An estimated three million Facebook users changed their profile pictures to a red equals sign or rainbow - the logo used by the Human Rights Campaign-in celebration of the controversial decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to allow gay marriages across the country on Friday.
date : Jul 01, 2015 05:49 PM EDT
Mike Huckabee title : U.S. Presidential Candidate Mike Huckabee Tells Supreme Court To Stop Gay Marriage
summary : Republican presidential candidate Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is not one who will shy away from attracting controversy over his conservative stance on family values, religion and gay marriage.
date : Jun 22, 2015 12:19 PM EDT
Oregon Christian Baker Sweet Cakes by Melissa title : Oregon Christian Bakers Face $135,000 Fine for Refusal to Bake Cake for Same-Sex Couple Wedding
summary : A Christian-owned bakery in Oregon faces up to a $135,000 fine from state regulators after it was determined that its owners refused to bake a cake intended for a same-sex marriage.
date : Apr 27, 2015 12:58 PM EDT
Christian Wedding Chapel Owner Betty and Dick Odgaard of Gortz Haus Gallery title : Iowa Christian Wedding Chapel Owners Turn the Other Cheek after Vile Response from Gay Rights Activists
summary : The Christian owners of a business containing a flower shop, restaurant and wedding venue in Iowa have decided to discontinue services related to weddings after facing a legal challenge for their refusal to host a same-sex marriage. That decision has led to vile attacks from some gay rights activists.
date : Apr 14, 2015 01:31 PM EDT
Memories Pizza Reopens After Backlash from Pro-Gay title : Memories Pizza in Indiana Reopens for Business as Christian Owner Plans to Give Donations to Churches and Washington Florist
summary : A pizza business in Indiana has reopened on Thursday for customers after facing backlash surrounding comments made by the owner in regards to same-sex marriages and religious freedom laws. Now the owner plans to help give back to others with the donations provided by supporters.
date : Apr 11, 2015 01:47 AM EDT
Arkansas Religious Freedom Bill title : Gov. Asa Hutchinson Signs Arkansas ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill into Law after Revision
summary : The Republican-controlled legislature in Arkansas recently passed a state version of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in overwhelming numbers. After making a few changes, Gov. Asa Hutchinson has signed the controversial bill into law on Thursday.
date : Apr 03, 2015 12:27 AM EDT
Indiana Religious Freedom Bill title : Gov. Mike Pence Clarifies Stance on Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law as Companies Condemn Passage [Interview]
summary : Despite withering criticism from many businesses and outside interests, Gov. Mike Pence is standing his ground after signing a new religious freedom law in Indiana.
date : Mar 30, 2015 01:56 PM EDT
Indiana Religious Freedom Bill title : Indiana Passes Religious Freedom Bill; Gov. Mike Pence Defends New Law As Nondiscriminatory
summary : The state of Indiana on Thursday passed into law a controversial “religious freedom” bill aimed at same-sex couples. It was signed by Gov. Mike Pence in a private ceremony.
date : Mar 26, 2015 06:23 PM EDT
Navy Chaplain title : Decorated Former Navy SEALs Chaplain Faces Boot over Expression of His Christian Faith
summary : A decorated Navy chaplain who once served SEAL teams could be booted out of the military after facing accusations of failing “to show tolerance and respect” in private counseling sessions.
date : Mar 10, 2015 06:41 PM EDT
New York Mets Infielder Daniel Murphy title : New York Mets' Daniel Murphy, an Outspoken Christian, Gives Honest Opinion on Potential Gay Teammate Billy Bean
summary : The New York Mets welcomed openly gay Billy Bean to their Major League Baseball spring training session on Tuesday, and infielder Daniel Murphy had a few comments about him.
date : Mar 05, 2015 12:28 PM EST
Christian Children's Worker Fired after Expressing Her Biblical Views on Homosexuality title : U.K. Christian Children Worker Claims She Lost Her Nursery Job Due to ‘State-Sponsored Hostility’ to Her Biblical Views on Homosexuality
summary : A Christian children’s worker in London who claimed that she was sacked from her job for expressing her Bible-based views on homosexuality has taken her case to a tribunal in the United Kingdom.
date : Mar 03, 2015 02:09 PM EST
Anti-Christian Group - Bigotry Map title : Pro-Family Group Releases ‘Bigotry Map’ That Lists Over 200 ‘Anti-Christian’ Groups in U.S., Prompting National LGBT Group Response
summary : A Christian group calling itself the American Family Association (AFA) has claimed to identify over 200 groups across the United States in an “anti-Christian bigotry map” that highlighted which organizations were hostile to Christianity, including the Human Rights Campaign.
date : Feb 26, 2015 12:27 PM EST
Washington Christian Florist title : Christian Florist Who Refused Gay-Wedding Rejects State's Settlement Deal, Defends Her Rights to Religious Freedom
summary : Washington state florist Barronelle Stutzman defended her decision on refusing to provide flowers for a gay couple’s wedding, citing religious beliefs and her Christian faith. She defended her actions in a Fox News Channel interview that aired on Monday.
date : Feb 24, 2015 08:25 PM EST
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal title : Bobby Jindal Proposes Amending Constitution If Supreme Court Favors Same-Sex Marriage; Mike Huckabee Agrees with Jindal's Views
summary : The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to take up a case to settle the legality of same-sex marriages across the United States once and for all. The high court’s final decision could influence Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal to support amending the Constitution.
date : Jan 28, 2015 05:23 PM EST
Ellen Degeneres title : Ellen DeGeneres Responds to Pastor Who Claims of 'Gay Agenda' in Hollywood
summary : American talk show host and entertainer Ellen DeGeneres has responded on Wednesday to criticisms made by a conservative pastor who claims that she is helping promote a “gay agenda.”
date : Jan 15, 2015 12:07 PM EST
Gary Sinise title : Actor Gary Sinise Cancels Appearances at Catholic Group With 'Gay Cure' Views
summary : Actor Gary Sinise, best known for his TV role in “CSI” and playing Lt. Dan in the film “Forrest Gump,” has decided to cancel his appearance at a Catholic group that held strong views on homosexuality. Fox News anchor Bret Baier has also decided to cancel an appearance there.
date : Jan 14, 2015 01:59 AM EST
Taiwan Same-Sex Marriage Bill title : Taiwan Considers Proposal To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage
summary : Taiwan could make history by being the first East Asian country to allow same-sex marriage for its citizens if a proposal to legalize its practice is passed into law.
date : Dec 23, 2014 11:09 AM EST
Urloved Photography Closed After LGBT Harassments title : Calif. Christian Couple Closes Photography Business Due to Harassment From LGBT Activists
summary : A Christian couple in California has shut down their photography company after LGBT activists protested against the business, claiming they denied service to a homosexual couple for their wedding.
date : Nov 21, 2014 01:45 PM EST
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