Topics :: homophobia

Arkansas Judge Apologizes for Racist, Homophobic Posts

By Jill Bleed | Saturday Mar 8, 2014
Responding to a story about a woman who was arrested for allegedly having sex with a dog, "geauxjudge" wrote that it was "just a small step" from having "TGGLBS" sex, an apparent reference to transgender, gay, lesbian or bisexual sex.

Alabama Rep. Busted for Homophobic Remarks at Conference

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Feb 3, 2014
An Alabama gay rights group and local realtors have accused Rep. Mike Rogers of making homophobic groups while speaking to a realtors group in Montgomery.

Kirk Cameron Slams Grammys, Plugs New Movie

By EDGE | Wednesday Jan 29, 2014
Former "Growing Pains" star Kirk Cameron took to social media stir up a little hatred after Sunday’s Grammy Award wedding ceremony while plugging his upcoming direct to video film "Mercy Rule."

Coca-Cola Under Fire for Removing Gay Couple From Irish Ad

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Dec 30, 2013
Coca-Cola has pulled depictions of gay couples in Ireland’s version of their new "Reasons to Believe" ad campaign.

Aussie Airline Apologizes For ’I Am Gay’ Sticker on Luggage

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Oct 15, 2013
An Australian-based airline has apologized to a stay-at-home dad and are investigating the incident where its employees taped "I am gay" in stickers on his suitcase.

Standing Ovation for McConaughey’s HIV-Positive Cowboy

By Jake Coyle | Thursday Sep 12, 2013
The Toronto International Film Festival greeted Matthew McConaughey’s performance as a hard-drinking, homophobic rodeo cowboy whose illness changes him in many ways for the better.

Cab Driver in London Suspended Over Twitter Blow-Up

By Michael Cox | Saturday Aug 24, 2013
In London, a minicab driver has been suspended while he is under investigation for allegedly kicking a gay couple out of his cab for holding hands. The incident blew up when one of the men tweeted about the experience.

Study: Gay Educators Less Likely to Confront Homophobia

By Michael Cox | Thursday Aug 1, 2013
A new U.S. study found LGBT educators are less likely to confront homophobia in their schools for fear of drawing attention to themselves and putting their careers at risk.

BET Apologizes to Fashion Blogger Over Attire Clash

By Nekesa Mumbi Moody | Tuesday Jul 2, 2013
BET is apologizing to a fashion blogger who says it made him tone down his feminine look to appear on the network’s pre-awards show.

Suspect in Weekend LGBT Killing Had Prior Arrest Record For Attempted Murder

By EDGE | Sunday May 19, 2013
Police have released the name of the victim and suspect of Saturday’s anti-gay killing in Greenwich Village.