Words have consequences. Whether it's a local school board member, a religious organization, national 'advocacy groups' or elected officials, anti-gay vitriol creates a toxic environment that can make LGBT people – particularly youth – think they aren't worthy of the same dignity that all Americans deserve. Check out where HRC is calling out homophobia and how you can get involved.

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Anti-Gay Pastors Say LGBT People Will “Destroy Everything”

Dave Buehner and Kevin Swanson have a long record of preaching hate of their radio show. Speak out now and take a stand against their offensive rhetoric!

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Chick-fil-A Anti-Gay: “Guilty as Charged”

Chick-fil-A is giving millions of dollars to anti-LGBT organizations. Sign HRC's pledge and speak out now.

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Pastor’s Shocking Anti-LGBT Death Sermon

More than 50,000 are speaking out against Pastor's plans to kill LGBT people - add your voice now.

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Shorter University Employees Quit

University employees quit over being forced to sign anti-LGBT contract as a condition of employment.

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Romney’s Anti-LGBT Finance Chair

Frank VanderSloot is Mitt Romney's National Finance Chair - and a ruthlessly anti-gay businessman.

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OKla. BIll Would Ban Gays and Lesbians from National Guard

Tell Oklahoma lawmaker Mike Reynolds that his support for discriminatory legislation that bans gays and lesbians from serving in the state's National Guard is outdated.

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ABC’s Offensive Comedy

Tell ABC not to air a new show that makes fun of the very real challenges transgender Americans face.

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Rick Perry Hijacks Americans of Faith

Rick Perry is hijacking Christianity to spread an extremist, anti-gay agenda - based on falsities and rhetoric.

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TN Tea Party’s Anti-Gay Slur

Tell the Tennessee Tea Party: anti-gay slurs are never acceptable, regardless of one's political beliefs.

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Submit Your Thanksgiving Stories

Share pictures and stories of your Thanksgiving celebrations - whether you spend the holiday with family, friends or community members.

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Shorter Univ’s Anti-LGBT Policy

Tell Shorter University to revisit a policy requiring employees to reject homosexuality - or risk losing their jobs.

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NJ Teacher’s Anti-LGBT Rant

Tell NJ Union Township school officials to take immediate action after teacher's anti-LGBT rants on Facebook and Twitter.

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