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Boys Scouts’ gay ban is a ‘safety issue’ says lunatic US hate group

AMERICA’S Family Research Council – officially designated as a “hate group” by the Southern Poverty Law Centre because it engages “in baseless, incendiary name-calling and spreads demonizing lies about the LGBT community” – lived up to its reputation this week when its President, Tony Perkins, defended the Boy Scouts' anti-gay policy with an argument that paints gay people as paedophiles.

Canadian man, branded a ‘fag’ in a school yearbook, finally receives an apology

FORTY-TWO years after he was officially branded a “fag” in a Canadian school yearbook, a Vancouver man has received an official apology from the North Vancouver school district.

Robin Tomlin finally got some closurelast month to the antigay bullying that haunted him since childhood when school district Superintendent John Lewis apologised, in person, for allowing the word "fag" to appear next to Tomlin's name in his 1970 high school yearbook.

RC Church blows $2-million in a failed battle against gay marriage

Roman Catholic Church bigwigs directed $2 million toward campaigns against marriage equality in four states in the run-up to the US election, joining its ally the National Organization for Marriage as a major financial backer in the fight against equal civil marriage rights for LGBT Americans.

The Human Rights Campaign, according to this report, found that the Catholic Church, with its affiliate, the Knights of Columbus, spent more than $1.3 million in Minnesota, where voters rejected a proposed constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.