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  • ‘I am not a bigot’ Says Gender Identity Watch’s Cathy Brennan

    A feud between gay rights activists has exploded underneath the LGBT umbrella.

  • A Look at the Law Firm Labeled Hate Group Leading Kim Davis' Crusade

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Kim Davis' lawyer stood onstage in a Washington D.C. hotel and pointed to a photo on the screen. It showed 100,000 people packed into a Peruvian soccer stadium, Mat Staver told the crowd, all there to pray for the Kentucky clerk battling against gay marriage.

  • Analysis: Should ‘Gender Identity Watch’ Be Labeled a Hate Group?

    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.

  • AP Exclusive: Carson Profits From Ties With Convicted Felon

    Republican presidential contender Ben Carson has maintained a business relationship with a close friend convicted of defrauding insurance companies and testified on his behalf, even as the candidate has called for such crimes to be punished harshly.

  • Busted: Orlando-Based Hate Group Liberty Counsel Lies About Kim Davis Rally

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis’ lawyer stood onstage in a Washington D.C. hotel and pointed to a photo on the screen. It showed 100,000 people packed into a Peruvian soccer stadium, Mat Staver told the crowd, all there to pray for the Kentucky clerk battling against gay marriage.

  • Column: Don't Let Hate Crimes Persist in America

    (CNN) -- Hate is alive and well in America. There are 784 hate groups nationwide, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, and they are active in every state. When these groups commit hate crimes, they don't just terrorize individuals, they terrorize entire communities and can spark national outrage and unrest.

  • Feature: Speak OUT - September 23, 2015

    What’s one story this week you’d like to highlight?  SFGN’s “Speak OUT” is a weekly feature giving a regular voice to South Florida LGBT leaders.Below are some of their answers:

  • Gay Groups Seek to Buy NYC Church Known for Hateful Messages

    NEW YORK (AP) — The end may be nigh for a Harlem church known for hateful public messages condemning gays and President Barack Obama to eternal damnation, and two groups that serve gay New Yorkers are hoping to get an ironic last word on the matter.

  • Gay History 101: Game Shows

    Paul Lynde (1926 –1982) was an American comedian and actor. A noted character actor with a distinctively campy and snarky persona that often poked fun at his barely in-the-closet homosexuality, Lynde was well known for his roles as Uncle Arthur on Bewitched and the befuddled father Harry MacAfee in Bye Bye Birdie. He was also the regular "center square" guest on the game show Hollywood Squares from 1968 to 1981, and he voiced two Hanna-Barbera productions. On Hollywood Squares Lynde was best able to showcase his comedic talents with short, salty one-liners, delivered in his trademark sniggering delivery.

  • Gov. Sam Brownback Criticized for Speaking at Conservative Conference

    TOPEKA (AP) — Gay rights advocates are criticizing Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback for speaking at a Utah conference sponsored by an organization that has been described as a hate group for its stance on same-sex marriage.

  • Hate Group Dismisses Survey on Objections Law

    An evangelical group says a report indicating Indiana lost $60 million in tourism because of the uproar over a religious objections law obscures the fact that the economy is doing well.

  • KKK Drops Recruitment Candy Bags In SC Neighborhood

    Seneca, SC (WHNS) -- The KKK is recruiting in the Upstate. And a Seneca subdivision woke up Sunday to find bags of candy on their driveways with literature directing people to "Save our land, join the Klan."

  • Mormon Leader: Promote 'Traditional Family,' Show Compassion

    A high-ranking Mormon leader is reiterating the religion's commitment to advocating for the right to promote the traditional family led by a married man and woman.

  • New Federal Judge Has Ties to Anti-Gay ‘Hate Group’

    Allison Jones Rushing, 36, is one of the youngest and least experienced members of the federal judiciary. She also associates herself with anti-LGBT hate group, the Alliance Defending Freedom.

  • The Southern Poverty Law Center's List of Hate Groups

    (CNN) 917.

    That's the number of hate groups operating in the US, according to data from the Southern Poverty Law Center. The Alabama-based nonprofit activist group tracks civil rights and hate crimes and defines a hate group as an organization with "beliefs or practices that attack or malign an entire class of people, typically for their immutable characteristics."

  • Trump Speaks At Anti-LGBT Hate Group Event

    President Trump spoke to an anti-LGBT hate group today. His message: you will not be silenced any longer.

  • Trump to Speak at Hate Group Gathering Today

    Family Research Council President Tony Perkins has confirmed Donald Trump's scheduled address to the Values Voters Summit in Washington, DC Oct. 13.

  • Wisc. School Bullied By Hate Group Into Cancelling Reading of Book About Trans Kid

    MOUNT HOREB, Wis. -- A southern Wisconsin elementary school cancelled a planned reading of a children's book about a transgender girl after a group threatened to sue.