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David Archuleta Apologizes for Tweet That Sounded Anti-Gay

David Archuleta, an American Idol contestant from the show’s seventh season, is apologizing for a tweet he sent that may have been perceived as anti-gay. Some took his message to indicate his support for Indiana’s homophobic Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Archuleta, who is a Mormon, and recently completed a two-year mission to Chile, shared a quote from Mormon church leader …

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Michelle Duggar Is Not Going Down Without A Fight

Michelle Duggar is not going down without a fight! The matriarch of TLC’s series 19 Kids and Counting is countering a petition that was created to get the show pulled off the air. Recently, Michelle and her husband Jim Bob Duggar issued a kissing photo challenge on Facebook where couples posted pictures of themselves sharing a kiss. The only rule …

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Jonah Hill Tries to Save Face After Use of Gay Slur

On Tuesday, the celebrity-gossip site TMZ made its best attempt to bring down the career of yet another Hollywood star. This time, however, their plan may have backfired. Jonah Hill, most well-known for his roles in Superbad, 21 Jump Street, Moneyball, and The Wolf of Wall Street, was taking a break from promoting his upcoming role in 22 Jump Street …

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Duck Dynasty Star Delivers Anti-Gay Sermon in New Video

Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson waded into the culture wars once again this week after video of his Easter sermon hit the web. The video, released on Thursday by TMZ, shows that the reality TV star is sticking by his anti-gay views despite criticism and a short suspension from his family’s hit show. According to TMZ, the video depicts Robertson’s …

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Benham Brothers HGTV Show Cancelled

Twins David and Jason Benham have been buying and flipping houses for profit for years. Now, they wanted to give back to families who couldn’t afford their dream homes. After hearing their idea, HGTV signed them on for a new show calling Flipping it Forward, which was scheduled to debut in October. Each episode was going to feature David and …

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Honey Maid Doesn’t Give a Damn About Appeasing Anti-Gay Trolls

Back in March, Nabisco’s Honey Maid graham cracker brand decided to celebrate love and family in all its various forms with an ad entitled “This is Wholesome.” The tagline was “everyday wholesome snacks for every wholesome family,” and the 30-second spot featured couples and families from all walks of life–including an interracial family and gasp, a gay couple. Outrage ensued. …

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Kent State Wrestler Suspended for Anti-Gay Tweets, So Of Course Free Speech Is Once Again Under Assault

Here’s your daily reminder that freedom of speech doesn’t mean freedom from consequences. Kent State wrestler Sam Wheeler has been suspended indefinitely for making several anti-gay statements on Twitter. Like clockwork, this is bringing out the armchair constitutional lawyers who claim that this is an all-out assault on free speech. Duck Dynasty. #FreePhil. “I though we had free speech would …

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Bristol Palin Shows Support For Phil Robertson

On Wednesday, A&E suspended the patriarch of the Duck Dynasty family for allegedly making anti-gay remarks during his interview with GQ magazine. Millions of people have stepped up to Phil Robertson’s defense, including Sarah Palin and her daughter Bristol “It seems like, to me, a vagina—as a man—would be more desirable than a man’s anus,” Phil was quoted as saying. …

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Phil Robertson Suspended From Duck Dynasty

Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson has been suspended indefinitely from the popular A&E television show. Phil was suspended after voicing his opinions about homosexual relationships, during an interview with GQ magazine. When A&E read what Phil had said, they immediately suspended him from the show, and released a statement explaining their decision. We are extremely disappointed to have read Phil …

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Phil Robertson Under Fire for Anti-Gay Comments

Phil Robertson is used to sharing his honest opinion through A&E’s mega-hit reality television show, Duck Dynasty. The show continues to break records by maintaining an impressive amount of viewers. Robertson, the duck-hunter-turned-evangelist, recently spoke about homosexuality in an interview with GQ. “It seems like, to me, a vagina, as a man, would be more desirable than a man’s anus. …

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Selena Gomez Won’t Perform Due To “Anti-Gay’ Visa

Selena Gomez had to cancel a string of European concerts due to conflicts with obtaining a Russian visa. The 21-year-old singer will not be performing at any of the Russian venues previously considered nor will she sing in Belarus and Ukraine. Though she was expected in St. Petersburg and Moscow, both performances have been cancelled as a result of complications …

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Chick-Fil-A President Pleads Guilty To Being Anti-Gay

For those familiar with the fast-food chain Chick-Fil-A, it may not come as a shock to find that the owners of the business have very traditional values when it comes to marriage and relationships; for as long as the restaurants have been open, they have maintained a strict policy concerning Sunday hours (they’re closed) and are pretty open about the …

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