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Lively Qualifies for Massachusetts Governor's Race

By EDGE | Friday Aug 22, 2014
The moniker "Liberal Massachusetts" proved to be somewhat of a misnomer Wednesday, when it was reported that extremist anti-gay activist Pastor Scott Lively received over 10,000 valid signatures from state residents in support of his bid for governor.

Fox News' Carlson Blames 'Seinfeld' for Holiday Spirit Decline

By Bobby McGuire | Tuesday Jul 15, 2014
While promoting her upcoming hate-group backed film, "Persecuted," Fox News personality Gretchen Carlson started shopping early for the "War on Christmas" by blaming "Seinfeld" and the Festivus pole for the decline in holiday spirit.

FRC’s Perkins Pens E-Tantrum Over Wisconsin Marriages

By EDGE | Tuesday Jun 10, 2014
Given the seemingly unstoppable tide of pro-equality decisions playing out in marriage ban challenges in sixteen states, hate group leader Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council (FRC) appears to have no shortage of fodder for his daily email rants.

Anti-Gay / Anti-Feminist Demands to Chair Board of Natl. Women’s Museum

By Bobby McGuire | Friday May 9, 2014
What kind of woman would block plans for a national museum dedicated to women’s history, then turn around and demand to be on its board of directors? Penny Nance, CEO of the anti-gay hate group Concerned Women for America, that’s who.

Bill and Pete’s Not So Excellent Adventure: Hate Group Leader Back on American Soil

By EDGE | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
After a whirlwind tour of Saskatchewan that started with a prolonged detention at the Canadian border and ended in a jail cell, anti-gay hate group leader Peter LaBarbera, is back on American soil looking for cash to pay his legal bills.

Pete in ’The Pokey’: LaBarbera Arrested in Canada

By Bobby McGuire | Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
Pete LaBarbera and his Canadian knock-off version, Bill Whatcott were arrested Monday for refusing to leave the grounds of the University of Regina in Saskatchewan after distributing anti-gay and anti-abortion literature.

FRC’s Tony Perkins Takes Victory Lap At Passage of Miss. Discrimination Bill

By EDGE | Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
Hate group leader Tony Perkins of Family Research Council praised Mississippi lawmakers for passing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act Tuesday and urged Governor Phil Bryant to sign the potentially anti-gay legislation.

Petition Started to Encourage Southern Poverty Law Center to Label ’Gender Identity Watch’ as Hate Group

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Friday Jan 31, 2014
History was made in a most unexpected way in late 2013 when the petition titled "Southern Poverty Law Center: Monitor Gender Identity Watch as a Hate Group" appeared at Change.org. At press time, the petition had garnered more than 7,000 signatures.

Leader of Russian Anti-Gay Neo-Nazi Group Arrested in Cuba

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jan 20, 2014
The head of a Russian neo-Nazi group that’s accused of torturing LGBT youth, fled to Cuba last month but was arrested in the Caribbean country on Sunday.

Christie Named By Anti-Gay Group As Co-Defendant In Appeal On Conversion Ban Decision

By EDGE | Tuesday Jan 14, 2014
With the "Bridgegate" scandal barely behind him, the New Jersey governor and 2016 GOP presidential hopeful has been named as a co-defendant in an appeal filed by hate group Liberty Cousel to overturn the states ban on gay conversion therapy.