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Homophobia

  1. ilhan omar
    Alabama Republicans Vote to Remove Ilhan Omar After Endorsing Roy MooreState Republicans think Omar is an un-American bigot who shouldn’t hold office. That says more about their idea of who should than about her.
  2. homophobia
    Google Tells Employees Not to Protest Google at PrideA leaked internal memo shows LGBTQ+ employees were told they could be punished for using Google’s platform to protest at Pride in San Francisco.
  3. christian right
    A Revolt by Conservative Christians Just Happens to Coincide With Pride MonthBehind complaints that they are being persecuted lies fury at having lost the power to repress those they don’t approve of.
  4. select all
    Why Can’t Tech Companies Do the ‘Right’ Thing the First Time?After initially saying it would do nothing, YouTube announced it was demonetizing Steven Crowder for videos hurling slurs at a journalist.
  5. homophobia
    YouTube Celebrates Pride Month by Saying It’s OK to Call Someone a ‘Lispy Queer’YouTube has declined to discipline right-wing vlogger Steven Crowder for repeatedly harassing Vox journalist Carlos Maza.
  6. vision 2020
    Pete Buttigieg Is Already Facing Anti-Gay Harassment on the Campaign TrailHis candidacy will reveal either the strengths or the limitations of the nation’s professed tolerance for LGBT people.
  7. jussie smollett
    The Jussie Smollett Case Is Not a ParableIt is still good to extend sympathy toward alleged victims of tragedy — even if that tragedy ends up being fake.
  8. education
    Karen Pence’s Job at an Anti-LGBT School Is Definitely the Taxpayers’ BusinessThe Pences found the criticism “deeply offensive,” but her work affirms the Trump administration’s broader hostility to LGBT students.
  9. It Might Be Impossible to Be an Ethical Sports FanWhat should we do when good players are bad people?
  10. the media
    Joy Reid’s Missed OpportunityHer apology for having once held homophobic views was both incomplete and instructive.
  11. Why the Christian Right Shares Trump’s Affection for PutinThe president-elect might admire him as an authoritarian tough guy, but many Evangelical leaders see him as an ideological ally.
  12. the national circus
    Indiana, Arkansas, and the GOP’s Disastrous Anti-Gay Bigotry There will be consequences far beyond the economic punishment that is already being inflicted on Indiana.
  13. lawsuits
    The Implosion of Nicholas Sparks’s Prep SchoolA former employee has filed a lawsuit accusing Sparks of religious discrimination as well as racism and homophobia.
  14. haters
    Russian Politician Cyberbullies Latvian Foreign Minister Who Just Came OutWe’d call him a middle schooler, but that may be offensive to middle schoolers.
  15. oh russia
    Russia Removed a Monument to Steve Jobs Because Tim Cook Is GayJobs is gay by association.
  16. Moscow Takes a Break From Ukraine Fighting to Hate on Gays Some MoreIt’s not over.
  17. oh louisiana
    Louisiana Won’t Get Rid of Its Anti-Sodomy Law Just Because It’s UnenforceableThey may need it if the 12 other laws banning sexual abuse are repealed.
  18. oh alec
    Alec Baldwin Still Toying With Vaguely Anti-Gay InsultsThis time, he mocks a man about fashion and being on his knees.
  19. manderson
    Anderson Cooper Gently Explains to Alec Baldwin Why a Certain Slur Is Anti-GayCooper and Howard Stern discuss Baldwin and “c*cksucker.”
  20. ‘Obama Has Released the Homo Demons,’ Church Sign Warns“A White Homo May Take Your Man.”
  21. the sports section
    Steve Elkington Tweets Michael Sam Gay JokeHe has a history of being an asshole on Twitter.
  22. international news
    Russia Makes Its Anti-Gay Policies International With Expanded Adoption BanNo adoptions by single people in countries that allow gay marriage.
  23. the sports section
    Football’s Best and Worst Reactions to Michael Sam Coming OutSo far, so good.
  24. other countries’ embarrassments
    Putin Trolls Gays Ahead of OlympicsVladimir Putin insists the events are gay-friendly.
  25. sad things
    Legendary Hot 97 D.J. Mister Cee Resigns Amid New Gay Prostitute GossipThe NYC institution announced his departure on air today.
  26. the most important people in the world
    Alec Baldwin Says He Didn’t Mean ‘Queen’ in a Gay Way“A queen to me has a different meaning.”
  27. crimes and misdemeanors
    Hate-Crime Murder Suspect Bragged, ‘He Thought He Was Tough, So I Shot Him’He pleaded not guilty to the murder of Mark Carson.
  28. homophobia
    Roy Hibbert Apologizes for Anti-Gay Remark, Is Still Fined $75,000“Such offensive comments will not be tolerated by the NBA.”
  29. crimes and misdemeanors
    ‘Fat Butt Michelle Obama’ Rant Warrants Ten-Day Suspension for Alabama CoachSome school-board members say that’s too harsh.
  30. growing up
    Cory Booker Came Around on Gays in CollegeHe wrote about his struggle with homophobia in the Stanford paper.
  31. cable news news
    CNN Suspends Roland Martin for Gay-Bashing Super Bowl TweetsThe soccer defense didn’t work.
  32. white men with money
    Warren Buffett Will Joke About Anything Except Being GayThe billionaire loves posing for wacky photos, but men better not cross the line.
  33. rick rolling
    Rick Perry’s Sausage Fixation: The Early YearsChronically oblivious to gay imagery.
  34. the heartland
    Culture Clashes Continue in the Once Quiet Town of Wasilla“Bohemian Rhapsody” caused a rift throughout town.
  35. bons mots
    Barney Frank to Playboy: ‘Antigay Prejudice Is Diminishing’“Places that have gay marriage have had none of the negative consequences that people warned us about.”
  36. kobe bryant
    Kobe Bryant Fined for Homophobic SlurKobe, Kobe, Kobe.
  37. the future is coming
    Apple Bans ‘Ex-Gay’ Christian App That Promised to ‘Cure’ HomosexualityInitially, Apple gave the app preapproval and a 4+ rating.
  38. scary things
    U.S. Representative John Boehner Is Now a CuratorJohn Boehner and Eric Cantor successfully encouraged the removal of a gay-themed art piece at the Smithsonian today.
  39. kids these days
    Fourteen-Year-Old Michigan Student Awesomely Stands Up for Suspended, Gay-Defending TeacherHow cool is this guy?
  40. manderson
    Anderson Cooper Calls Out Another Fully Grown Gay BullyIs Anderson Cooper a new gay-rights crusader?
  41. equal rites
    NYPD Officers Come Up With New Slur to Harass Gay Queens Cop“Meat gazer.”
  42. paladinosaur
    Carl Paladino’s Team Has Armed Itself With ‘Evidence’ That Andrew Cuomo Is ‘Anti-Semitic’He is friends with Russell Simmons! Egad!
  43. paladinosaur
    Wouldn’t Carl Paladino’s Remarks Yesterday Have Made More Sense If Someone Had Said It This Way?““I just think my children and your children would be much better off and much more successful getting married and raising one family, and I don’t want them brainwashed into thinking that committing adultery and raising two separate secret families is an equally valid and successful option.”
  44. politics
    Today in Non-Paladino HomophobiaEight people in the Bronx are arraigned for beating and torturing a gay man, while thousands of anti-gay rioters in Serbia wreak havoc.
  45. paladinosaur
    Carl Paladino Says Awful Things About Homosexuals“There is nothing to be proud of in being a dysfunctional homosexual.”
  46. supreme court
    Supreme Court Weighs Privacy and Free Speech Versus Right to Gay-Bash at a FuneralWestboro Baptist Church is on trial for picketing funerals of soldiers.
  47. questionable judgment
    Homophobic Assistant Attorney General Takes a Personal Leave, His Boss Takes the BlameAndrew Shirvell takes a leave of absence, faces a disciplinary hearing when he returns.