Topics :: anti-gay bias

Singapore Backs Call to Destroy Gay-Themed Books

By Satish Cheney | Saturday Jul 12, 2014
A children's book inspired by a real-life story of two male penguins raising a baby chick in New York's zoo has been deemed inappropriate by state-run Singapore libraries. All copies will be destroyed.

D.C. Council Mulls Reparative Therapy Ban

By John Riley | Friday Jul 4, 2014
A June 27 hearing lasting nearly five hours unfolded before the D.C. Council, which is considering a bill that would seek to ban reparative or conversion therapy for minors.

Anti-Bully Film Costs Florida Teacher His Job

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sunday Jun 29, 2014
Jeremy Rhoden, gay a teacher in Polatka, Fla., screened an anti-bullying film to his students at a February 20 school assembly. Parents and clergy condemned the film for attempting to "indoctrinate" children, and of "offending" God.

Mayor, Diplomats Join Gay Pride March in Greece

Sunday Jun 22, 2014
Police say more than 6,000 people have marched through the streets of Greece’s second largest city, Thessaloniki, in its third gay pride parade.

Prop 8 Doc to Premier June 23 on HBO

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Saturday Jun 21, 2014
There are many tales being told in "The Case Against 8," Ben Cotner and Ryan White’s riveting new documentary about one of the lawsuits which changed the course of LGBT history by opening the marriage equality floodgates.

Did Anti-Gay Bias Play a Role in Guilty Verdict?

By Jason Parsley | Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
In a trial that had nothing to do with sexual orientation, that issue suddenly became the focus after an alternate juror accused another juror of anti-gay bias against Mario Careaga, who was convicted last week of a DUI manslaughter.

Barilla Pasta Opens Restaurant in Mega-Gay Midtown Manhattan

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Mar 14, 2014
After inciting rage and boycotts across the globe for last fall’s anti-gay comments, Barilla, the world’s largest pasta producer, has now opened the doors to an Italian restaurant in mega-gay midtown Manhattan.

Jordan Arrests 10 Gays and Lesbians For Holding a Reception

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Feb 28, 2014
Jordan authorities arrested 10 alleged gays and lesbians this week for holding a get-together at a party hall in east Amman.

Don’t Like Your Gay Neighbors? Then Move, Says Dear Abby

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Feb 22, 2014
A Tampa couple got an unexpected slap to the face when syndicated advice columnist Dear Abby suggested that if they didn’t approve of the "lifestyle choices" of their gay neighbors, perhaps they should move.

Nigerian Woman Disowns Her Gay Pussy

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jan 24, 2014
A middle-aged Nigerian woman has reportedly disowned her male cat of seven years after the male cat displayed "unnatural sexual behavior."