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December 8, 2014

Mayor indefintely postpones the anti-gay hate law after a Christian backlash

About 70 LGBTI activists staged a sit-in at Seoul city hall to protest the mayor's indefinite delay of a human rights charter banning anti-gay discrimination.

A coalition of 20 LGBTI groups Saturday (6 December) occupied the lobby of the Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) holding a banner reading, 'To sexual minorities, human rights mean life.'

They said Mayor Park Won-soon had not responded to repeated requests for a meeting and demanded he proclaim the charter, which was supposed to be enacted on Human Rights Day on 10 December.

July 16, 2013

In series of homophobic tweets, late actor called a 'fag enabler' for his participation in Kurt Hummel gay storyline on Glee

Westboro Baptist Church tweeted Monday (15 July) that it plans to protest the funeral of Glee star Cory Monteith who was found dead on Saturday in a Vancouver hotel room.

The notoriously anti-gay group filled its Twitter page with a series of homophobic tweets about Monteith whose Glee character of Finn Hudson was supportive of his gay stepbrother, Kurt Hummel (Chris Colfer).

March 27, 2013

Gay people are waging ‘war’ on ‘God’ and ‘nature’ using stealth psychology thourgh the media, says hate preacher on US radio

Peter LaBarbera of the Americans For Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) hate group stated that gays and lesbians ‘hate God’ and are ‘at war with nature, with God and with truth’.

He made these ‘revelations’ during an appearance yesterday (26 March) on The Janet Meffer Show brodcasted on KWRD-FM, a Dallas based Christian radio station.  

December 17, 2012

Hacking group takes over Westboro Baptist Church spokesperson’s twitter account and leak church members info following their plans to picket victims’ funerals

The Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) blamed marriage equality in Connecticut for the tragic shooting spree in Newtown that took 26 lives.

The Church announced that it will picket the funerals of the children with banners saying ‘God Hate Fags’ and other anti-gay hate messages.

Shirley Phelps-Roper, spokesperson of WBC and daughter of its leader, Fred Phelps, tweeted, ‘Westboro will picket Sandy Hook Elementary School to sing praise to God for the glory of his work in executing his judgment’.

August 18, 2012

Bill Keller, internet evangelist, is suing Southern Poverty Law Center for not taking his ministry of their 'hate list'

A US anti-gay internet evangelist is planning to sue civil rights group Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) for describing him as a ‘hate group leader’.

Bill Keller is suing the SPLC for $100million (£63.72m, €81.16m) if it does not take him and his ministry off its ‘hate group’ list.

The evangelist also agreed with the Family Rights Council who blamed the civil rights group for the shooting of a security guard at FRC headquarters this week.

August 18, 2012

GetEqual condemns Family Research council shooting and FRC

GetEqual has no love for the shooting at the Family Research Council nor the FRC.

In a strongly worded statement the political organization was critical of the organization's response to the crime, specifically the group's leader putting responsibility at the door of the Southern Poverty Law Center.