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An Au Bon Pain store in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Au Bon Pain To ‘Limit’ Wi-Fi Filtering After Blocks On Abortion, Gay Rights Sites

The Au Bon Pain sandwich chain responded Tuesday to complaints that it blocked its wi-fi users from accessing pro-choice and gay rights sites.

01/14/2014

Willie Robertson, Korie Robertson, Phil Robertson, Miss Kay Robertson and Si Robertson of Duck Dynasty attend the A+E Networks 2012 Upfront at Lincoln Center on May 9, 2012. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

A&E Reinstates ‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Following Controversy Over Gay Remarks

The media company released a statement Friday reiterating its disapproval of “Duck Dynasty” cast member Phil Robertson’s remarks regarding homosexuality in the January edition of GQ magazine.

12/27/2013

Spirit Day (credit: GLAAD)

Annual Spirit Day Aimed At Ending Anti-LGBT Bullying

James Clementi, whose younger brother Tyler killed himself after being spied on during a sexual encounter in his Rutgers University dorm room, said Spirit Day is important.

10/17/2013

Jason Collins of the Washington Wizards rebounds against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on April 17, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Jason Collins Becomes 1st Active Male Athlete In 4 Major American Pro Sports To Come Out

“I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport,” Collins wrote in Sports Illustrated. “But since I am, I’m happy to start the conversation.”

04/29/2013

Yunel Escobar (credit: Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Blue Jays’ Escobar Suspended 3 Games For Displaying Homophobic Slur On Eye-Black

Toronto shortstop Yunel Escobar was suspended for three games Tuesday by the Blue Jays for wearing eye-black displaying a homophobic slur written in Spanish during a game last weekend.

09/18/2012

Boy Scouts of America

Fierce Internal Pressure May Lead Boy Scouts Of America To Drop Ban On Gays

The U.S. Supreme Court decided years ago the Boy Scouts of America has the right to keep gays out because it’s a private organization. However, it also has the right to change its mind.

06/13/2012

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NHL: Evidence Of Simmonds Slur Against Rangers’ Avery Lacking

Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds won’t spend time in the NHL’s penalty box. The league Tuesday night they don’t have conclusive evidence he directed a homophobic slur at Rangers agitator Sean Avery.

WFAN–09/28/2011

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GLAAD Calls For Wayne Simmonds Apology For Anti-Gay Slur Uttered Toward Sean Avery

The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation is calling for Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds to apologize for a slur he appeared to utter toward Sean Avery of the New York Rangers.

09/27/2011

Facebook Works To Remove Anti-Gay Hate Speech

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is working with a gay-advocacy group to reduce the amount of hate speech and bullying on the online social hub. Anti-gay bullying has been in the spotlight recently after the […]

10/15/2010