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Cleveland Cabbies Protest ’Gay Games’ Promotional Campaign

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Apr 14, 2014
Cleveland’s cabbies have reportedly refused to drive their cabs, protesting Cleveland Hopkins International Airport taxi’s rooftop signs promoting the LGBT Gay Games.

Christian Preacher Wins Lawsuit Wrongful Arrest

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 1, 2014
A Christian street preacher won over $21,600 after a three-year battle against the Greater Manchester Police, whom he said wrongfully imprisoned him for 19 hours after he allegedly harassed two gay teens via reading scripture.

Go Without God, Says Catholic Priest to Missouri Lesbian

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Feb 11, 2014
A Missouri lesbian couple said their Catholic priest denied them communion, because they are gay.

Mass. Monks Start Brewing Beer Like European Brothers

By Dave Martin | Thursday Jan 23, 2014
Starting last week, the 63 brothers of St. Joseph’s Abbey - about an hour’s drive west of Boston - began selling the first Trappist beer brewed outside Europe.

’Next Fall’ a Personal Collaboration for Actor and Director

By Michael Cox | Friday Jan 17, 2014
"Next Fall" may be the most profound and personal collaboration between the actor Kendall Hodder and director Russell Greene. In the play, a tragic accident puts Adam’s feelings about his devoutly religious partner to the test.

Indiana Minister Boots Gay; 80% of Congregation Also Goes Away

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jan 15, 2014
After serving for six years as choral director of the United Methodist Church in Alexandria, Indiana, a gay man was driven from the fold by a new minister who said LGBTs could not hold leadership positions.

Russia’s Orthodox Church: Criminalize Gay Sex

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Jan 10, 2014
Leaders of Russia’s powerful Orthodox Church announced their support Friday for a referendum that would criminalize gay sex.

Gay-Friendly Father Robert Nugent Dies on New Year’s Day

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jan 2, 2014
Gay-friendly advocate Father Robert Nugent, who co-founded New Ways Ministry for gay Catholics, passed away on Jan. 1 in Wisconsin.

Pat Robertson: Lesbian Friends Will Recruit Your Kids!

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Dec 12, 2013
Televangelist Pat Robertson warned a viewer this week that inviting a lesbian friend to her home could cause her children to "grow up as lesbians."

"No Gays Here," Says Israeli Mayor, Sparking Outrage

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Nov 12, 2013
An ultra-Orthodox Israeli mayor sparked international outrage this week after saying that there were no homosexuals in his holy city.