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July 26, 2014

'I think they want to abolish age of consent laws, which means we will do away with statutory rape laws so that adults will be able to freely prey on little children sexually'

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Representative Michele Bachmann claims the LGBTI community wants laws that allow adults to have sex with children.

This past week, 23 July, the Minnesota Republican was a guest on the conservative radio show Faith & Liberty.

March 10, 2014

'And the thing that I think is getting a little tiresome is the gay community have so bullied the American people...'

Representative Michele Bachmann charges gays bully 'the American people' and elected officials.

The Republican, who is not seeking reelection, was interviewed by Lars Larson this past weekend during the Conservative Political Action Conference.

The CPAC is a once a year gathering of conservative activists and politicians.

March 10, 2014

'And the thing that I think is getting a little tiresome is the gay community have so bullied the American people...'

Representative Michele Bachmann charges gays bully 'the American people' and elected officials.

The Republican, who is not seeking reelection, was interviewed by Lars Larson this past weekend during the Conservative Political Action Conference.

The CPAC is a once a year gathering of conservative activists and politicians.

November 23, 2013

In letter to fellow representative, Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney points to figure estimating 20,000 children are being raised by same-sex parents

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann has declined to include LGBT parents in her adoption resolution.

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a gay parent from New York, requested, as reported by the Advocate, the failed presidential candidate 'recognize the contributions of LGBT families with adoptive children.'

November 23, 2013

In letter to fellow representative, Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney points to figure estimating 20,000 children are being raised by same-sex parents

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann has declined to include LGBT parents in her adoption resolution.

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a gay parent from New York, requested, as reported by the Advocate, the failed presidential candidate 'recognize the contributions of LGBT families with adoptive children.'

July 16, 2013

An Ex-Gay Pride Month organized by groups with links to the Family Research Council has been postponed two weeks into the “festivities” in response to unspecified ‘anti-ex-gay extremism’

'Ex-Gay Pride Month 2013' has been cancelled in the United States due to what organizers call ‘anti-ex-gay extremism’ but they have pledged to hold another month of events in September.

The Ex-Gay Pride Month was being organized by Voice of the Voiceless and Equality and Justice for All – two groups associated with the far-right anti-gay Family Research Council.

July 3, 2013

America’s far-right Family Research Council has declared July ‘Ex-Gay Pride Month’ and will end the month with a $150 a head dinner at which retiring Republican Senator Michele Bachmann will speak

The Family Research Council has declared this July to be ‘Ex-Gay Pride Month’ and will end the month with a lavish dinner where political marriage equality foes will speak.

To push the notion that homosexuality is a curable condition, the Family Research Council has launched two groups, Voice of the Voiceless, which describes itself as ‘the only anti-defamation league for former homosexuals, individuals with unwanted same-sex attractions, and their families,’ and Equality and Justice for All.

July 3, 2013

America’s far-right Family Research Council has declared July ‘Ex-Gay Pride Month’ and will end the month with a $150 a head dinner at which retiring Republican Senator Michele Bachmann will speak

The Family Research Council has declared this July to be ‘Ex-Gay Pride Month’ and will end the month with a lavish dinner where political marriage equality foes will speak.

To push the notion that homosexuality is a curable condition, the Family Research Council has launched two groups, Voice of the Voiceless, which describes itself as ‘the only anti-defamation league for former homosexuals, individuals with unwanted same-sex attractions, and their families,’ and Equality and Justice for All.

June 27, 2013

Michele Bachmann, Pat Robertson, Chris Christie and Chick-fil-A chairman among those speaking out

As LGBT people and their allies celebrate the Supreme Court's decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act, several socially conservative public figures are slamming the ruling.

Over the past two days, Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachman, televangelist Pat Robertson, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy have made their displeasure known.

May 29, 2013

Would have been one of top targets for Democrats to topple in 2014

Michele Bachmann, the US congresswoman from Minnesota who has consistently spoken out against LGBT equality, announced Wedesday (29 May) that she is not running for reelection next year.

The Republican, a darling of the ultra-conservative Tea Party, barely survived a bruising battle for reelection last November. Her campaign for the Republican nomination for the presidency in 2012 ended early in the primary season after a poor start.

Bachmann has been a vocal opponent of LGBT equality speaking out against gay marriage. 

May 29, 2013

Would have been one of top targets for Democrats to topple in 2014

Michele Bachmann, the US congresswoman from Minnesota who has consistently spoken out against LGBT equality, announced Wedesday (29 May) that she is not running for reelection next year.

The Republican, a darling of the ultra-conservative Tea Party, barely survived a bruising battle for reelection last November. Her campaign for the Republican nomination for the presidency in 2012 ended early in the primary season after a poor start.

Bachmann has been a vocal opponent of LGBT equality speaking out against gay marriage. 

April 15, 2013

Marsha Blackburn, John Boehner, George Holding and Michele Bachmann form an anti-gay Republican delegation attending Lady Thatcher’s funeral

Four anti-gay Republican politicians form a delegation that will attend Lady Thatcher’s funeral on Wednesday (17 April).

The delegation is lead by two anti-gay Republican members of the US Congress.

John Boehner, the speaker of the House of Representatives, who is a staunch opponent of gay marriage.

As well as Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, who spearheaded an attempt to overturn marriage equality in Washington, D.C. and co-chaired the committee that drafted the 2012 national Republican platform, considered the most antigay in history.

April 15, 2013

Marsha Blackburn, John Boehner, George Holding and Michele Bachmann form an anti-gay Republican delegation attending Lady Thatcher’s funeral

Four anti-gay Republican politicians form a delegation that will attend Lady Thatcher’s funeral on Wednesday (17 April).

The delegation is lead by two anti-gay Republican members of the US Congress.

John Boehner, the speaker of the House of Representatives, who is a staunch opponent of gay marriage.

As well as Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, who spearheaded an attempt to overturn marriage equality in Washington, D.C. and co-chaired the committee that drafted the 2012 national Republican platform, considered the most antigay in history.

April 15, 2013

'You buy a new necklace for every hanging, a bottle of Merlot for each overdose'

Poet Sierra DeMulder eviscerates anti-gay Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann during her performance in the Women of the World Poetry Slam.

DeMulder, a finalist in the competition, delivered a powerful spoken word performance that focused on the congresswoman's anti-gay rhetoric and the work of her husband, Marcus Bachmann, with an 'ex-gay' clinic in Minnesota.

April 15, 2013

'You buy a new necklace for every hanging, a bottle of Merlot for each overdose'

Poet Sierra DeMulder eviscerates anti-gay Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann during her performance in the Women of the World Poetry Slam.

DeMulder, a finalist in the competition, delivered a powerful spoken word performance that focused on the congresswoman's anti-gay rhetoric and the work of her husband, Marcus Bachmann, with an 'ex-gay' clinic in Minnesota.

October 14, 2012

Rep. Michele Bachmann's half sister talks about what it means to have a famous anti-LGBT family member

No one would ever accuse Rep. Michele Bachmann of being shy about speaking her mind. The Minnesota politician has a history of making controversial statements, especially when wading into the world of LGBT issues. She's described being gay as 'personal enslavement' and is certain gays and lesbians are after children.

'It is our children that is the prize for this community,' the Republican once said.

October 14, 2012

Rep. Michele Bachmann's half sister talks about what it means to have a famous anti-LGBT family member

No one would ever accuse Rep. Michele Bachmann of being shy about speaking her mind. The Minnesota politician has a history of making controversial statements, especially when wading into the world of LGBT issues. She's described being gay as 'personal enslavement' and is certain gays and lesbians are after children.

'It is our children that is the prize for this community,' the Republican once said.

October 4, 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.

October 4, 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.

September 14, 2012

Paul Ryan will speak at the Values Voter Summit 2012, a gathering of the most homophobic members of US religious right

For the next three days, some of the United States’ most renowned anti-gay extremists will gather for the Values Voter Summit.

Expecting to draw more than 2000 activists from the religious right, the conference kicked off today aiming to promote ‘pro-family values, the economy, and social conservative issues’.

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will be a featured speaker at the Family Research Council (FRC) event in Washington DC.

August 1, 2012

Barack Obama impersonator 'marries' right-wing politicians including Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin

A Barack Obama impersonator has ‘married’ lookalikes of Mitt Romney and Donald Trump for a new marriage equality campaign.

The adverts also show lookalikes of far-right politicians Michelle Bachmann and Sarah Palin tying the knot.

The humor may have been lost on some people, as the campaign was banned in California and other states in the US.

Greg Hodge, CEO of Beautiful People, told Gay Star News that as long as all of his members cannot enjoy the same benefits and recognition of their fellow citizens, he will be campaigning for marriage equality.

June 4, 2012

In the first of a special two-part feature, GSN looks at Barack Obama’s challenger in the 2012 presidential election, Mitt Romney, and his LGBT record

It’s officially official. President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney will meet in this November’s race for the White House.

This matchup has been penciled in all spring. After a GOP primary casting call that included mogul/TV reality boss Donald Trump, pizza man Herman Cain, Representative Michele Bachmann, former Senator Rick Santorum, and ex-House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Romney is the last candidate standing.

February 13, 2012

Radio host and anti-gay congresswoman ratchet up war of words

In a radio broadcast last week, Howard Stern refered to U.S. politicians Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum as 'the two worst people on the planet' for their aggressively anti-gay rhetoric.

February 13, 2012

Radio host and anti-gay congresswoman ratchet up war of words

In a radio broadcast last week, Howard Stern refered to U.S. politicians Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum as 'the two worst people on the planet' for their aggressively anti-gay rhetoric.