Tag Archives: Craig Lowe

Craig Lowe Wins Recount In Gainesville

The Gainesville Sun reports that openly gay mayoral candidate Craig Lowe has won the vote recount from Tuesday’s election. Lowe’s narrow 25-vote win triggered the recount. His final margin was 42 votes. Lowe’s campaign had been plagued by repulsive anti-gay rhetoric from Christian groups, including from one local church that’s had its tax-exempt status challenged because of its “No Homo ...

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Gainesville, FL Elects Openly Gay Mayor

In a nail-biter of a runoff election, tonight openly gay Gainesville, Florida mayoral candidate Craig Lowe was declared the winner, pending a mandatory vote recount triggered by his razor-thin win by 35 votes. Lowe’s candidacy was marked by repulsive anti-gay rhetoric by Christianist activists, including “No Homo Mayor” signs in front of one church and the below false flier campaign ...

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Fear Of The Tax Man: Gainesville Church Drops “Mayor” From Its “No Homo” Sign

After the Americans For Separation of Church and State filed a complaint with the IRS, Dove World Outreach in Gainesville, Florida has dropped the word “mayor” from their infamous “NO HOMO MAYOR” sign. The Dove World Outreach Center, the Gainesville church that has gotten national attention for its incendiary stance against Islam, has backed off its anti-gay message — at ...

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God Hates Spellcheck

After their “no more homo faggots and gays” clip got yanked from YouTube for TOS violations, Pastor Luke Jones of Gainesville, Florida’s Dove World Outreach Center responds with this rant about censorship, adding that “homosexuality is a sin that should be punished by death.” Jones also claims that 30% of gay men admit to having sex with minors, we all ...

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FL Pastor: No More Homos And Fags!

Pastor Wayne Sapp of Gainesville, FL’s Dove World Outreach Center goes off on a 6-minute rant against openly gay mayoral candidate Craig Lowe, saying “the world don’t need no more homos and fags.” Check out his YouTube channel for other gems such as Nigger! Is It A Good Word? Last year Sapp and others sued the Alachua Country School Board ...

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Gainesville FL: Gay Mayoral Candidate Craig Lowe Finishes First, Faces Runoff

Craig Lowe, the openly gay candidate for mayor of Gainesville, Florida, finished first in a field of five yesterday, sending him and the second place candidate to an April 13th runoff. Lowe has been the target of a despicable anti-gay campaign, which included hoax fliers promising that he would bring the city “gays in the women’s restrooms.” Gainesville is a ...

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Fake Fliers Mock Gainesville Gay Mayoral Candidate Craig Lowe

Anti-gay activists in Gainesville, Florida are handing out hoax fliers urging support of openly gay mayoral candidate Craig Lowe, promising that he will bring the city “gays in women’s restrooms” among other gay gay gay things. “Please help to make this town more like San Francisco, CA,” the flier reads. “Don’t let Traditional Value Activists use scare tactics against you!” ...

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Wingnut Group Smears Openly Gay Mayoral Candidate In Gainseville, Florida

The Concerned Citizens of Gainesville are smearing openly gay mayoral candidate Craig Lowe by posting placards claiming that his support for the city’s recently passed transgender rights ordinance means he is pro-pedophilia. Via Equality Florida: Last year, when anti-LGBT forces tried to repeal Gainesville’s Human Rights ordinance, Craig Lowe served as Chair of the successful campaign to stop the repeal ...

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