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Tony Perkins: Christians forced to bake cakes for gays like forcing Jews into Nazi ovens

Another religious right leader invoked Holocaust imagery to complain about a recent civil rights ruling in Colorado. Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, spoke Thursday with the attorney of a baker who lost his court battle to refuse service to LGBT customers who ordered cakes to celebrate their…

Franklin Graham warns gays to change their ways or ‘it’s the flames of hell for you’

Rev. Franklin Graham told a group of conservative pastors that he loves LGBT people enough to warn them they risked falling into the “the flames of hell.” “I love them enough to care to warn them that if they want to continue living like this, it’s the flames of hell…

More than 2.7 billion people live in countries where being gay is a crime

More than 2.7 billion people live in countries where being gay is punishable by imprisonment, lashes or even death, new research obtained by the Guardian shows. The stark figure from the International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA) highlights the discrimination faced by gay people around the world; the full report…

Kansas Tea Party group urges state senators to legalize discrimination against LGBT citizens

The Wichita-based Tea Party group Kansans for Liberty is besieging state senators who are refusing to allow a bill that would legalize discrimination against same-sex couples. As Raw Story reported on February 9, 2014, House Bill 2453 would make it such that “no individual or religious entity shall be required…

Chinese come out against LGBT ‘conversion’ therapy

A wire connected to his genitals, a Chinese man says doctors administered repeated electric shocks as he watched a pornographic film -- part of treatment he hoped would eliminate his sexual attraction to men. "I thought I'd try and see if there was……

Hawaii police union pres. opposes LGBT marriage: ‘You would have to kill me’

The president of the Hawaii police union on Monday expressed outraged at the idea that his state could pass a law legalizing marriage between members of the same sex. Tenari Maafala told the state House that he had a duty to honor all laws as a law enforcement officer. “The…

Florida police searching for three men who raped a woman for being a lesbian

Three men allegedly raped a 25-year-old woman in Florida while she was walking home from a LGBT nightclub. Orlando police are investigating the attack on early morning Sunday as a hate crime. Shortly after leaving the Revolution nightclub, three white males in a silver car pulled up next to the…

Russia defends anti-LGBT ‘propaganda’ law in letter to Olympic Committee

Russian officials sent a letter to the International Olympic Committee saying that while they intend to respect the rights of LGBT visitors to the 2014 Winter Olympics at Sochi, the country stands by its brace of recently introduced anti-LGBT laws, including the ban on “homosexual propaganda.” According to the Associated…

Jesuit video series: ‘A gay identity can inspire and deepen a Christian faith’

A new Catholic video series makes the case that gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people are as much a part of the Catholic faith as their straight counterparts. “A gay identity can inspire and deepen a Christian faith,” author John Paul Godges, an openly gay Catholic, told the Ignatian News…

Fox contributor: LGBT relationships don’t last — ‘certainly not among gay men’

On Tuesday, Fox News contributor and AM talk radio host Sandy Rios doubled down on her claims that the love between LGBT people is unnatural and more akin to the “love” professed by Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro and his victims. According to Right Wing Watch, Rios claimed that the furor…

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