1. Mike Huckabee: ‘I’m not a hater. I’m not homophobic’

    Huckabee explains that though he doesn’t have a problem with gay people, the Bible does

     

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    Uganda and Nigeria have launched campaigns to ban homosexuality and throw gays in jail.

    Everything you need to know about Africa’s anti-gay crackdown

     


  5. It might’ve took him two years, but Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy finally realized his comments opposing the Supreme Court’s ruling that recognized same-sex marriage and resulted in the fast food company’s reputation being mired in months of controversy wasn’t the smartest idea.

    Chick-fil-A CEO regrets speaking out against same-sex marriage, remains against it

     


  6. Guinness has a strong history of supporting diversity and being an advocate for equality for all. We were hopeful that the policy of exclusion would be reversed for this year’s parade. As this has not come to pass, Guinness has withdrawn its participation.
     


  7. Never mind that nine in ten gay students report being bullied because of their sexual orientation. Forget that gay teens are more than three times as likely to commit suicide than their peers. And completely ignore that one-fifth of LBGT employees say they’ve been discriminated against when it comes to hiring, pay, and promotions. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) wants you to know who the real bullies are when it comes to gay rights: the gay community itself.
     

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  9. Tolerance does not mean acceptance or participation. It means allowing people to make their own choices about what they choose to do, and to respect the ability of their fellow citizens to do the same as long as it does no injury to them. What this contretemps shows is that America is getting a lot more intolerant the more “tolerant” we become.
     


  10. The American fight for equality began with distinct Christian precepts

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  11. Should public schools teach the gay rights and civil rights movements as parallel narratives? That all moral criticisms of homosexuality are motivated by irrational animus? That virtually the whole of the Judeo-Christian tradition is homophobic? That the Roman Catholic Church, which continues to describe homosexual acts as “objectively disordered,” is the moral equivalent of a hate group?
     

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  13. Just flip through the opening pages of everyone’s favorite work of secular prophesy — Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America — and you’ll find a provocative alternative interpretation of Christianity’s role in the creation of the revolutionary ideal of human equality. The stunningly rapid rise of support for gay marriage over the past two decades is just the latest in a very long line of victories for that consummately Christian ideal — and it’s unlikely to be the last.