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ISIS Militant: Gays are Pedophiles, 'The Worst of Creatures'

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 18
A militant allegedly connected with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria condemned the LGBT community, comparing gays to pedophiles, called them "animals" and said they are "the worst of creatures."

Pope Francis

Cardinals Debate Marriage Before Crucial Meeting

RELIGION | By Nicole Winfield | Sep 18
Five high-ranking cardinals have taken one of Pope Francis' favorite theologians to task over an issue dear to the pope's heart and key to the Vatican's upcoming two-year study on family issues.

Lawyers for Philly Gay Bashers Cry Self Defense

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Sep 18
The chips are beginning to fall in the case of the gang involved in the beating of two gay men in Philly last week as a flimsy cries of self-defense emerge and one member of the alleged gang gets fired from his position as a high school basketball coach.

Egyptian Police Use Grindr to Arrest Gay Men, Lesbians

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 18
A new report reveals Egyptian police are using dating apps like Grindr to hunt down and arrest gay people.

Rihanna watching Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series between the Brooklyn Nets and the Toronto Raptors.

CBS: Rihanna Out of NFL Telecast

SPORTS | By David Bauder | Sep 18
CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL.

Alleged members of Philly's "preppy hate gang" party up at La Viola after a full evening of gay bashing

Philly 'Clean Cut' Gay Bashers Turn Themselves In

CRIME | By EDGE | Sep 18
Social media, a former TV reality show personality and a Twitter sleuth are being crediting in helping identify members of the "clean cut hate gang" allegedly responsible for the September 11th gay bashing of a male couple in Philadelphia.

Online Sleuths Aid Probe into Gay Couple's Beating

CRIME | By Maryclaire Dale | Sep 17
Philadelphia police searching for a group of people suspected in the beating of a gay couple got an outpouring of help from Twitter and Facebook users, who located a photo of the young men and women at a restaurant and helped match names to faces.

Drag Queens Dress Down Facebook Over Names

NATIONAL | By Barbara Ortutay | Sep 17
San Francisco drag queens are sparring with Facebook over its policy requiring people to use their real names, rather than drag names such as Pollo Del Mar and Heklina.

Comment made on YouTube by 19-year-old former GOP hopeful, Jacob Dorsey

Teen GOP Candidate Quits Race After More Homophobic, Racist Comments Emerge

POLITICS | By EDGE | Sep 17
The career of homophobic GOP enfant terrible, Jacob Dorsey appears to be over as more anti-gay and racist social media comments surface.

Wells Fargo Pays $290,000 in Sex Harassment Case

NATIONAL | Sep 17
Wells Fargo Bank has agreed to pay $290,000 to four tellers in Nevada to settle a same-sex sexual harassment case brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.