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Pat Robertson

The latest news about Pat Robertson, the antigay commentator and former Southern Baptist minister known for his controversial views that stem from conservative Christianity. Read more about Pat Robertson, the chairman of the Christian Broadcasting Network and frequently broadcasts vitriol against the LGBT community on his conservative talk show Focal Point. The Advocate covers the campaigns of groups opposed to marriage equality and explores how gay marriage is covered in mainstream media. We stay on top of developments so that you can stay informed about this issue.

Pat Robertson Blames Health Crisis on Marriage Equality, Abortion

God won't heal the land because we haven't repented of those sins, says the extremist preacher.

Antigay Mega-Pastor Pat Robertson Turns on Trump

In a rare criticism of the president, Robertson says Trump may have lost "the mandate of heaven" over his pullout of U.S. troops from northern Syria.

Pat Robertson: Equality Act Will Cause 'Atomic War'

Add this to the list of catastrophes the televangelist claims LGBTQ people would or did bring upon the world.

Pat Robertson: If Your Kid Sees Gay Porn, a Pedo's Behind It

Robertson promotes the myth that gays are sexual predators, while showing he just doesn't get technology.

Pat Robertson Goes Nuclear in Latest Transphobic Rant

The far-right televangelist somehow manages to mix in nuclear threats and women's combat service, and he laments that women are no longer considered 'the weaker sex.'

Pat Robertson Afraid of LGBT People's 'Organized Thrust'

This 'organized thrust' by LGBT people and their allies will create tyranny over Christians, says the homophobic televangelist.

Pat Robertson: Gays Want to Take Away Opponents' Freedom

Kim Davis and Barronelle Stutzman chime in about 'persecution' too.

Pat Robertson Says Gays Want All Opponents in Jail

Kim Davis is just the beginning, warns the antigay televangelist.

WATCH: Marriage Equality Will Bring Financial Crisis, Says Pat Robertson

God is mad, and he'll cause a meltdown if we don't change our ways, says the wingnut televangelist.

Pat Robertson Thinks Marriage Equality = Bestiality

The televangelist trots out his shopworn and outlandish arguments that marriage equality will lead to legalization of bestiality, polygamy, and pedophilia.

WATCH: The Gays Are Recruiting, Warns Pat Robertson

That's his response to a viewer's question about her son's affair with a married man.

WATCH: Only Prayer Can Stop Gay Destruction of Marriage, Says Pat Robertson

'Let the Lord take care of it because there isn't a whole lot else you can do,' says the antigay televangelist.

WATCH: Pat Robertson Wants License to Discriminate

Nondiscrimination laws that require businesses to serve everyone equally are a 'nail in the coffin of the morality of this nation,' says the right-wing preacher.

Pat Robertson Urges Parents to Skip Kid's Gay Wedding

Attending the ceremony means they condone homosexuality, the right-wing televangelist says on his 700 Club show.

WATCH: Gays Don't Reproduce, Will Die Out, Says Pat Robertson

It raises the question of why he's so worried we might achieve equality.

WATCH: In Pat Robertson's Latest Diatribe, Gays Are 'Terrorists'

The right-wing televangelist adds to his string of homophobic hits.

WATCH: Pat Robertson's Latest AIDS Conspiracy

Robertson adds to his string of outrageous claims by saying 'the towels could have AIDS' in Kenya.

WATCH: Single Mothers Make Boys Gay, Says Pat Robertson

The televangelist continues to trade in discredited assumptions.

WATCH: Jesus Wouldn't Bake Gay Wedding Cake

Jesus wouldn't have baked a cake for a same-sex wedding because the couple would have been stoned to death before the ceremony could take place, says the televangelist.

Phobie Awards: The 13 Worst People of the Year

Friday the 13th is upon us, in 2013. Let's review the year's 13 biggest homophobes with The Advocate's annual Phobie Awards.