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Fighting Bigots with Bigotry: A Fool's Defense Mechanism

Aaron Ricciardi | Posted 02.10.2015 | Gay Voices
Aaron Ricciardi

The urge to respond to bigots with bigotry is natural, but it's misguided. It's a fool's defense mechanism, a failed attempt at a syllogism.

The Troubling Rise of Thoughtcrime on College Campuses

Michael Shammas | Posted 08.09.2014 | College
Michael Shammas

I wish I could have expressed surprise at the Class of 2014's immature reaction to the possibility of hearing conservative opinions at their commencement addresses last month; but my own college experiences taught me otherwise.

Is Every Christian Who's Against Gay Marriage Necessarily a Bigot?

John Shore | Posted 07.23.2014 | Religion
John Shore

The call of today's anti-gay Christians is "Stop calling us bigots, everyone! Just because we believe what the Bible says about homosexuality does not make us bigots!" So let's think about that.

Why Is Gaming Today So Insufferable, and How Can We Fix It?

Noah Baron | Posted 03.08.2014 | Media
Noah Baron

Games have the potentiality to advance empathy and social justice -- but they haven't.

Confused Bigots Sing Along While Being Made Fun Of

Upworthy | Adam Albright-Hanna | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics
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Sacha Baron Cohen often used his character Borat not only for laughs but to expose an underbelly of American culture that most would prefer not to bel...

Dear Opponents Of Marriage Equality: Here's Why I Call You A Bigot

Jessica Gerson | Posted 06.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Jessica Gerson

It's not that you disagree with me, and it's not that you're a proud Christian. The reason I call you a bigot, and the reason that we cannot politely agree to disagree, is that you are trying to make me, my life and my family subject to your opinion and/or religious belief.

Is It Right to Call A Bigot A Bigot?

Dr. Joe Wenke | Posted 05.29.2013 | Gay Voices
Dr. Joe Wenke

It really comes down to this: If, based on your religious beliefs, you demonize people because of their sexual orientation or gender identity, and you deny people the right to have sex and marry, then you are against freedom and equality for those people. You are practicing bigotry.

What Is the Right Name for Patriots Who Oppose the Repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell?

Frank Dwyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Dwyer

Let's please start calling things -- and people -- by their right names. If your close personal relationship (speaking terms) with your God, or your ...

Why We Are Protesting Against "Americans For Truth About Homosexuality"

Andy Thayer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Andy Thayer

When mainstream LGBT leaders advise our community to ignore groups like Americans For Truth About Homosexuality or go lightly on them, we are playing right into their hands.

Gillian Duffy, Woman Called Bigot By Gordon Brown, Receives Apology (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Gillian Duffy, the British woman who was called a "bigot" by British Prime Minister Gordon Brown , is now the center of a storm of publicity. Below...

President Obama Did Not Bow Far Enough

Ray Hanania | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ray Hanania

There are shades of gray on all issues. Not everyone we fight hates us. Not everyone we fight opposes our Democracy. In many cases, those fighting us are simply defending themselves.