The Latest Call for a Gay Holocaust Comes from Kansas
May 30 2012 5:52 PM ET

The Latest Call for a Gay Holocaust Comes From Kansas

Lucas Grindley

In the latest of what feels like a sudden explosion of hate speech from the pulpit is a call for mass murder of gay people from a Kansas preacher.

Teletubby Says For the Record We Were Not Gay
May 30 2012 2:51 PM ET

The Last Word: Teletubby Says We Weren't Gay

Lucas Grindley

The woman who donned a yellow Teletubby costume for all those years on television has finally spoken out against claims from the late '90s by Jerry Falwell that the characters had a gay agenda.

Child Sings Antigay Anthem as Church Cheers Wildly
May 30 2012 1:34 PM ET May 30 2012 8:16 PM ET

WATCH: A Child's Antigay Hymn Gets Huge Applause

Lucas Grindley

An Indiana church congregation was caught on video wildly standing in ovation as a young child sings, "Ain't no homo going to make it to heaven."

Dan Savage and Brian Brown to Debate Over Dinner
May 30 2012 1:02 PM ET

The 'Dinner-Table Debate' Is On: Savage Versus Brown

Lucas Grindley

Dan Savage and the president of the National Organization for Marriage have agreed to a polite "dinner-table debate" — on a few conditions.

Minnesota Minister Who Stood for Marriage Equality Trying to Save Church
May 29 2012 7:44 PM ET

Pro-LGBT Minn. Pastor Trying to Save Church

Trudy Ring

Supporters are trying to help a St. Paul church that lost many members over its pastor's endorsement of marriage equality.

Protest Against Homophobic Pastor Will Go On
May 25 2012 5:23 PM ET

Protest Against Homophobic N.C. Pastor Will Go On

Trudy Ring

Catawba County officials have decided to permit a protest against the Reverend Charles Worley, who called for placing gay people in a concentration camp–like setting.

Out Orthodox Jewish Rapper YLove Says It Got Better After Coming Out
May 23 2012 4:28 PM ET

Out Rapper Y-Love: It Got Better

Michelle Garcia

Rapper Y-Love came out earlier this month to Out. What did Orthodox Jews say around the Shabbat table?

Former Worley Church Goer Saddened But Not Surprised by Homophobia
May 23 2012 3:44 PM ET

Lesbian, Former Worley Church Goer Speaks Out

Michelle Garcia

A lesbian who has attended multiple sermons at Rev. Charles Worley's church in North Carolina since the 1980s said that the antigay pastor's violent words are typical of his views. "I recall, as a younger person, listening to those kind of comments on an occasion or two," she told journalist David Pakman. She added, "I'm saddened but I'm not surprised." After coming out, the woman said stopped attending services, but still has family members who frequent the Providence Road Baptist Church.

Antigay Pastor Charles Worley Spewed Hate in 1978
May 22 2012 6:57 PM ET

Surprised? Antigay Pastor Was a Homophobe In 1978, Too

Michelle Garcia

Decades before antigay pastor Charles Worley said lesbians and "queers and the homosexuals" should be rounded up, placed in camps surrounded by electric fences and left to die "so the won't reproduce," the pastor  described other violently homophobic acts against gay people during a sermon.

North Carolina Preacher Charles Worley Wants Gay People Put in Concentration Camps
May 21 2012 6:35 PM ET

N.C. Pastor Calls for Concentration Camps for 'Queers'

Neal Broverman

Pastor Charles Worley of Maiden, N.C.'s Providence Road Baptist Church recently told his congregation that lesbians and "queers" should be rounded up, placed in camps with electrified fencing, and left to die.

Former Priest Convicted to Trying To Hire Hit Man To Kill Boy Who Accused Him of Sexual Assault
May 19 2012 3:47 PM ET

Former Priest Convicted to Trying To Hire Hit Man To Kill Boy Who Accused Him of Sexual Assault

Jeremy Kinser

  John Fiala, a former Roman Catholic priest accused of sexually assaulting a teenage boy at gunpoint, has been convicted of trying to hire a hit man to kill the boy, reports Dallas News.

Presbyterian Body Goes Against Court Ruling and Supports Minister on Gay Weddings
May 16 2012 5:07 PM ET

Presbyterian Group Rejects Court Ruling, Supports Minister on Gay Weddings

Trudy Ring

A Northern California Presbyterian body has refused to rebuke a minister for performing same-sex weddings.