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Wis. GOP Candidate Links Gay Marriage to Incest

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jun 30, 2014
A Republican congressional candidate from Wisconsin made headlines this week after she allegedly said the removal of a ban on same-sex marriages in the state will lead to incest.

Anti-Gay Drag Queen Emeritus Loses GOP Bid for NC State Senate

By EDGE | Thursday May 8, 2014
Republican senatorial hopeful and retired drag queen Steve Wiles (aka Mona Sinclair), who went on the record as supporting the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, failed to win his party’s nomination for state senate this week.

SD Lawmaker Discusses Post on Homosexuality

Tuesday May 6, 2014
A South Dakota state lawmaker who called gay sex a moral and a health issue says he regrets the wording of his recent Facebook post but not the sentiment of his controversial comments.

Report: Anti-Gay NC Republican has Drag Queen Past

By Jason St. Amand | Monday May 5, 2014
Several news sources are reporting that a Republican politician from North Carolina, who opposes same-sex marriage, was once a drag queen and once worked at a gay-friendly bar.

Anti-Gay Pastor Scott Lively Shows Up at Mass. Gubernatorial Forum

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Mar 26, 2014
Scott Lively, the Springfield, Mass.-based pastor who allegedly had a part in creating anti-gay laws in Uganda and Russia, is running for Massachusetts governor as an independent and attended a Boston gubernatorial forum on LGBT rights Tuesday night.

’God is Super Angry’ Says Chicago Republican Primary Winner

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Mar 19, 2014
A Chicago Republican, who made headlines earlier for blaming autism, dementia and tornados on the gay marriage and abortions, won her primary Tuesday.

SD GOP Lawmaker: Businesses Should Be Able to Deny Gays, African-Americans

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Mar 19, 2014
A Republican lawmaker from South Dakota is making headlines this week after making racist statements in an interview about an anti-gay measure he introduced.

Wyoming Legislator Defends Own Anti-Gay Book

Sunday Mar 16, 2014
Wyoming’s newest legislator is defending a book he wrote nearly three decades ago that says many gay people demand the right to have sex with children and people with AIDS should be quarantined if they continue having sex.

Iowa Rep. Steve King Defends Arizona’s Anti-Gay Bill

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Mar 4, 2014
Iowa Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said Sunday Arizona’s now defunct SB 1062 would have been good for businesses and that homosexuality is "self-professed behavior" and that it can’t be "independently verified."

Signs of a Coming Gay Reckoning for the GOP?

By Justin Snow | Saturday Feb 1, 2014
Reince Priebus knows his party has a problem. Taking the stage Friday at the Republican National Committee’s winter meeting in Washington, D.C., one didn’t have to listen long to the RNC chairman’s remarks to come to that conclusion.