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Portland Catholic School Revokes Job Offer to Gay Candidate

Aug 26
A Catholic school in downtown Portland has rescinded its job offer for a college counseling position after learning that the candidate is gay.

With Historic Visit, Obama to Seek Common Cause With Pope

By Josh Lederman | Aug 26
Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. Now, that baton has largely been passed to Pope Francis.

Mormons Keep Affiliation With Boy Scouts Despite Gay Leaders

By Brady McCombs | Aug 26
The Mormon church - the nation's largest sponsor of Boy Scout units - is keeping its longtime affiliation with the organization despite its decision to allow gay troop leaders.

Ahead of Pope's Visit to US, Some Friction Over LGBT Issues

By David Crary | Aug 25
Friction is mounting ahead of Pope Francis' first visit to the U.S. as LGBT Roman Catholics lobby for a broader role in an event based on families and organizers move to limit them.

Duke Freshmen Refuse to Read 'Fun Home' Over Religious Beliefs

By EDGE | Aug 25
Some Duke University freshmen are refusing to read a book on their summer reading list because it deals with homosexuality, citing their religious beliefs.

Foo Fighters Troll the Westboro Baptist Church

By EDGE | Aug 24
Rock band Foo Fighters made headlines this week after trolling the "God Hates Fags" Westboro Baptist Church by "rickrolling" them.

Bryan Fischer :: When It Comes To Hating Gays, He Was 'Born That Way'

By EDGE | Aug 19
Don't expect Lady Gaga to write any songs about Bryan Fischer any time soon.

Anti-Gay Hate Group Leader Wants You To Buy His Book

By EDGE | Aug 18
Hate group leader Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council has gone into the book business and is asking followers to buy his new book "No Fear," which in part details the true stories about "persecuted" Christians who stood up to the big bad gays.

Pastor Says God Wants Gays Stoned

By EDGE | Aug 18
A Tennessee pastor went on record Sunday during a television broadcast as condoning the practice of stoning gay people for their alleged sin, Christian Today reports.

Hate Group Honey, Harvey Hawks Hellfire for Gay Pride Parades

By Bobby McGuire | Aug 17
Prison, Planned Parenthood and Pride Parades, oh my!

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