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November 23, 2013

Glee star calls Fox News personality out on transphobic 2012 comment

Actor Alex Newell is calling Bill O'Reilly out for saying that Newell's transgender character on Glee might lead to 'dopey' kids to experiment with their gender identity.

'It’s wrong to call people dopey,' Newell told Fusion’s Alicia Menendez this week (21 November). 'When it’s something this poignant and such a big part of the society, you can’t call kids dopey because this is something that they’re actually going through, this is what they feel on the inside, there’s nothing dopey about it.'

July 18, 2013

Conservative FOX News host wants states to decide issue for themselves

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly says he is 'outraged' that the US Supreme Court last month allowed California's Proposition 8 to be overturned resulting in gay marriages resuming in the state.

'I was outraged that the people of California vote for traditional marriage and then the Supreme Court finds a loophole to overturn that vote,' he said today on CBS This Morning. 'That's not what America's all about.'

California voters approved the ban on gay marriage in 2008 after a four month period during which same-sex marriages were allowed to take place.

July 18, 2013

Conservative FOX News host wants states to decide issue for themselves

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly says he is 'outraged' that the US Supreme Court last month allowed California's Proposition 8 to be overturned resulting in gay marriages resuming in the state.

'I was outraged that the people of California vote for traditional marriage and then the Supreme Court finds a loophole to overturn that vote,' he said today on CBS This Morning. 'That's not what America's all about.'

California voters approved the ban on gay marriage in 2008 after a four month period during which same-sex marriages were allowed to take place.

July 11, 2013

Conservative TV host Bill O’Reilly has said it should be illegal for religious people to confront LGBTs and tell them they’re going to hell after a US Christian preacher was arrested at Wimbledon for homophobic hate speech

Conservative Fox News talking head Bill O’Reilly has said that it should be illegal for religious people to confront LGBTs to tell them they are sinners after an American Christian was arrested for homophobic hate speech in the UK.

American evangelist Tony Miano was arrested after yelling homophobic comments through a megaphone on July 1 and held for around six hours by London Metropolitan Polie.

March 28, 2013

But he takes issue with Bill O'Reilly's characterization of gay marriage opponents as 'bible thumpers'

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh says gay marriage is coming to all of America sooner of later.

Limbaugh. who has a weekly audience of 15 million, told his listeners on Thursday (28 March) that when it comes to fighting gay marriage, 'this issue is lost.'

He said 'it is now inevitable' that it will become legal for same-sex couples in the US to marry regardless of the outcome of this week's Supreme Court hearings challenging the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8.

March 27, 2013

'The argument on the other side hasn’t been able to do anything but thump the Bible'

Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly surprised viewers by saying he is 'fine' with gay marriage and that opponents have done nothing but 'thump the bible.'

The conservative O'Reilly was discussing gay marriage on The O'Reilly Factor Tuesday (26 March), the day the US Supreme Court head arguments on California's Proposition 8.

March 27, 2013

'The argument on the other side hasn’t been able to do anything but thump the Bible'

Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly surprised viewers by saying he is 'fine' with gay marriage and that opponents have done nothing but 'thump the bible.'

The conservative O'Reilly was discussing gay marriage on The O'Reilly Factor Tuesday (26 March), the day the US Supreme Court head arguments on California's Proposition 8.

October 5, 2012

Tells Gay Star News: 'Ex-gay therapy is nothing but child abuse. We must stop it'

When Gay Star News caught up with Truth Wins Out founder Wayne Besen last week, California Governor Jerry Brown had not yet signed a bill into law that bans so-called 'conversation' therapy that attempts to turn gay kids straight.

But Besen seemed so confident that Brown would make California the first state in the US to have such a law, that he was already looking to other states.

August 24, 2012

They call him a 'homosexual agitator' who helped create climate for shooting at Family Research Council

Anti-gay groups on Thursday (23 august) called on Fox New Channel host Bill O'Reilly to stop inviting longtime LGBT activist and Truth Wins Out founder Wayne Besen to appear on his program.

August 24, 2012

They call him a 'homosexual agitator' who helped create climate for shooting at Family Research Council

Anti-gay groups on Thursday (23 august) called on Fox New Channel host Bill O'Reilly to stop inviting longtime LGBT activist and Truth Wins Out founder Wayne Besen to appear on his program.

May 8, 2012

'I'd like to think he's very different than me'

When Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly said last month that watching an episode of Glee featuring a transgender character might lead to some kids experimenting with their gender identity or sexuality, Grant Gustin immediately took to Twitter to dispute the notion.

The 22-year-old actor, who pays gay villain Sebastian Smythe on the show, tells Gay Star News that he quickly became aware of the show's impact on LGBT kids.

April 25, 2012

Gay Star News interviews celebrities about O'Reilly's view that TV portrayals could lead to 'experimentation'

It's not known if Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly will be watching tonight's Whitney Houston-themed episode of Glee or if he thinks kids who watch it might be influenced into trying cocaine, a drug that contributed to the singer's death.