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Aspiring politician apologises for incorrectly naming LGBT youth as gunman

An aspiring politician in Arizona has apologised for incorrectly naming a gay youth leader as the alleged perpetrator of multiple shootings. Scott Weinberg is running for a seat on the Kyrene School District governing board. The Kyrene School District operates a number of elementary and middle schools in Tempe, Chandler, and Ahwatukee, Arizona. On Wednesday a […]

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US lawmaker wants to ban the word ‘homosexual’ from schools

US lawmaker wants to ban the word ‘homosexual’ from schools

Sylvia Allen, a Republican politician in the Arizona senate, has put forward a proposal to ban all mentions of homosexuality from schools. In 2019 the state repealed legislation known as the “no promo homo” laws, which prevented teachers from mentioning homosexuality in schools. Now the politician seems to be aiming to bring the laws back […]

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Group Gives Festive Response to “Execute the Gays” Pastor

Group Gives Festive Response to “Execute the Gays” Pastor

A fundraising organisation has found a Christmas-appropriate way to respond to anti-gay comments from pastor Steve Anderson. Anderson gave an hour long sermon which was broadcast on YouTube the day before World AIDS Day and immediately attracted controversy. The pastor claimed that the world could achieve an “AIDS-free Christmas” by killing all gay people. “It […]

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Pastor Suggests Killing Gay People for an “AIDS Free Christmas”

Pastor Suggests Killing Gay People for an “AIDS Free Christmas”

A video of a Christian pastor calling for the extermination of gay people for “an AIDS-free Christmas” has been causing controversy since it was uploaded to YouTube on Monday. Steve Anderson of the Faithful Word Baptist Church in Tempa, Arizona, gave an hour-long sermon during which he claimed to know how to put an end […]

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US: Man’s Marriage Recognised After Death of Husband

US: Man’s Marriage Recognised After Death of Husband

In the US, a man has won spousal benefits after the death of his husband, despite the ban on same sex marriage in his home state of Arizona. 69 year old Fred McQuire lost his husband and partner of 45 years, George Martinez to pancreatic cancer last month. McQuire went to court to be legally […]

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