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Antigay Bullying

Why LGBT Teachers Are Less Likely To Challenge Bullying At School Than Straight Teachers

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Despite the ever-present challenges lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students face at school, a new study finds that gay teachers are act...

America's Bully

Bruce Kluger | Posted 03.11.2013 | Media
Bruce Kluger

It's time to ask the AFA to stand down. Despite its self-appointed, McCarthy-like crusade to transform this nation into its own image, America doesn't need its help, thank you.

LGBT History Month Icon Of The Day: Matthew Shepard

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Just past midnight on October 7, 1998, one of the most horrific anti-gay hate crimes in American history took place in Laramie, Wyoming. Matthew Shepa...

LGBT History Month Icon Of The Day: Ellen DeGeneres

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Ellen DeGeneres wears many hats. She's a talk show host, actress, comedian, spokeswoman for various companies including Cover Girl and JCPenney (a sto...

Boy Scouts' Dangerous Message to Young Americans: Gay Kids Don't Measure Up

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

The Boy Scouts had a chance to redeem itself, but it should now be considered an enemy of civil rights and a reckless organization whose actions are furthering bullying and discrimination in America

Pride Reflections: Confronting My Anti-Gay Bully

Yitz Jordan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Yitz Jordan

After I converted to ultra-Orthodox Judaism, I began to take on an entirely new life. I moved 200 miles to Brooklyn, guided only by faith. I spoke Yiddish, my style of dress was distinct, my thought process was Talmudic. But I was still gay. And this would eat at me the entire time.

Head Of School That Hosted Anti-Gay Band Resigns

AP | Posted 03.15.2012 | Education

DUNKERTON, Iowa -- The principal of an Iowa secondary school that allowed members of a Christian rock band to espouse their anti-gay, anti-abortion vi...

School Accidentally Pays For Gay-Bashing Ministry To Preach At School

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.14.2012 | Education

Students and staff at a high school in Dunkerton, Ia., were shocked when an assembly intended to address drug and bullying issues instead featured ant...

Teenage Dreams: Masculinity and Katy Perry

Jim Downs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Downs

When I was in college in the 1990s, white guys never danced. Fortunately, a gender revolution is being televised, and Katy Perry seems to be the omnipresent narrator.

WATCH: Gay City Councilman Breaks Down While Discussing Bullying

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Openly gay Fort Worth, Texas, City Councilman Joel Burns gave an impassioned plea to youth struggling with their sexual identity during a meeting Tues...

Combating Homophobia in the Classroom

Zachary Stockill | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Zachary Stockill

Casual homophobia has the potential to do very serious damage to the fragile psyche of an adolescent, and social alienation, isolation, fear and depression are often soon to follow.

Gay Bullying: How I Know It Does Get Better

Paul Katz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Katz

The bullies come after you because you know who you are. Your comfort in your own skin makes them jealous, afraid, miserable and unhappy.

Homophobia: The Plague That Is Killing Our Youth

Jason Mannino | Posted 09.25.2011 | Home
Jason Mannino

If hate is learned, then it lies on our shoulders to teach our young kids acceptance before they continue hurting each other, and before they become adults who will likely pass their hatred to the next generation.

Faith, Hope And Love: Ending LGBT Teen Suicide

Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D.

Regardless of one's view about sexual ethics, family values, or same-sex marriage, I believe that encouraging or contributing to violence against LGBT people, either directly or indirectly, is the true sin against nature and creation.