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The Salvation Army: Friend or Foe?

NATIONAL | By David Perry | Dec 27
EDGE takes a look at the Salvation Arm’s history on the LGBT community.

Out HGTV Star Defends Hosting Salvation Army Fundraiser

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 4
Openly gay HGTV star David Bromstad responded to criticisms for hosting a Salvation Army fundraiser, but the hunky designer recently spoke with the Miami Herald’s Steve Rothaus, defending his decision to host the Oct. 18 event.

Out HGTV Star Criticized for Hosting Salvation Army Fundraiser

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 30
Openly gay HGTV star David Bromstad has come under fire for planning to host an upcoming event for the Salvation Army.

University of California, Berkeley May Ban Salvation Army Over Anti-Gay Policies

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 11
Officials from the University of California, Berkley are considering passing a measure that would ban the Salvation Army from its campus due to the organization’s anti-gay policies.

The Salvation Army’s Hot-and-Cold Relationship With U.S. Gays

RELIGION | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 28
Despite the Salvation Army’s wholesome and accepting image, the organization has discriminated against gays and has even turned away homeless men for being homosexuals.

Salvation Army Remains on Wash. High School Campus

NATIONAL | By Shaun Knittel | Jun 16
In spite of a teacher’s complaint against the Salvation Army’s anti-gay policies, a Mill Creek, Wash., high school continues to collect food and donations for the charity.

Swedish Salvation Army: Gay = Sin

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | May 10
The Swedish Salvation Army says that gays are sinners who can be "cured" of their homosexuality. That claim has also been made by other branches of the global relief organization.

Salvation Army’s presence in Wash. high school sparks controversy

NATIONAL | By Shaun Knittel | Jan 6
Greg Stair, a teacher at Everett High School in Everett, Wash., continues to urge officials to not allow the Salvation Army into the city’s public schools because of what he describes as the charity’s long-standing anti-LGBT policies.

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