Topics :: hate groups

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.

Anti-Gay Mass. Activist Warns Against Repealing Jamaica’s ’Buggery Law’

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Dec 31, 2013
An anti-gay activist from Massachusetts traveled to Jamaica to speak in favor of keeping the island’s "buggery law," which has seen hate crimes rise in past years.

Plagiarists and Druggies and Thieves, Oh My!

By Bobby McGuire | Friday Oct 18, 2013
In a statement likening LGBT people to thieves, plagiarists and drug abusers, a cultural analyst for a hard right wing "christian values" group has come down on National Anti-Bullying Awareness Month.

TLC Reality Star to Work for Anti-Gay FRC

By EDGE | Tuesday Jun 18, 2013
Former used care salesman and star of TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting?, Josh Duggar announced yesterday that he has accepted the position of Executive Director for the anti-gay hate group, Family Research Council.

Skinhead Attack in Paris Leaves 18 Year Old Activist Brain-Dead

Thursday Jun 6, 2013
A group of skinheads attacked a French far-left activist in the heart of Paris’ shopping district, leaving the young man brain-dead in the hospital Thursday, officials said, in an attack that raised fears of increased far-right violence.