Florist to Gay Customer: Jesus Won’t Let Me Do Your Wedding

A florist in Richland, Washington says she won’t provide flowers for a gay customer’s wedding because of her relationship with Jesus:

Rob Ingersoll has been a customer at Arlene’s Flowers for nine years. When he and his partner Curt got engaged recently, he knew he’d askĀ Barronelle Stuzman, their favorite florist and the owner of Arlene’s, to prepare the flowers for the wedding.

He wasn’t ready for her to shoot him down: [Read more...]

Pennsylvania School Board Blocks Formation of Gay-Straight Alliance

Members of the Chambersburg School Board (in Pennsylvania) this week voted against allowing a gay-straight alliance club (GSA) to form at a local high school.

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Christian Evangelist Franklin Graham on Gay Marriage: ‘Our Plumbing is Completely Different’

A video resurfaced this week of Christian evangelist and missionary Franklin Graham, son of the equally notorious (though possible co-opted) Billy Graham, being interviewed in November about his thoughts on marriage equality. As the battle for marriage rights heats up in states like Illinois, it might be worth revisiting some of the most common arguments against equality.

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Former Friar: Homosexuality is a ‘Ticking Time Bomb’ for the Catholic Church

Just days before the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, the Catholic Church is once again the focal point of several swirling gay scandals. [Read more...]

No, Mr. Barber: An Open Letter To An Anti-Gay Hate Group Leader

An anti-gay attorney this week penned a letter to LGBT teenagers telling them, among other things, that they are not “gay” — just “flawed.” And his argument fails on every level. [Read more...]