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The Term Homophobia Is Improper

Mark Baer | Posted 11.30.2014 | Politics
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Mark Baer

Religion aside, I firmly believe that those who argue that homosexuality is a choice do so in order to justify senseless beatings of gays and lesbians, and continued discrimination and mistreatment against them. I also believe without a doubt that it is a choice to be a nasty human being.

These 14 Unexpected Responses To Hatred Show That Humans Do Sometimes Get It Right

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.25.2014 | Good News

Whether based on religion, race, nationality or sexuality, overcoming the made-up rivalries society thrusts upon us takes people with strong will, esp...

A Conflicted Hindu Response To Gay Rights

Chris Fici | Posted 07.18.2012 | Religion
Chris Fici

It is an unfortunate aspect of my experience within the Hindu tradition that I have experienced prejudice towards the gay community. It has always made me quite uncomfortable.

Gay Men And Women Are Not More Racist

Laurence Watts | Posted 04.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Laurence Watts

Gay men are no more racist for not being attracted to someone because of their skin colour or ethnicity than they are sexist for not being attracted to women.

Are Gays More Racist?

Marten Weber | Posted 04.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Marten Weber

I like to think that there exists a global community of gay men and women who, in the face of discrimination and prejudice, all love and respect each other regardless of skin color. Yeah, right!

Are Gay People More Prejudiced Than Straight People?

Mike Alvear | Posted 03.31.2012 | Gay Voices
Mike Alvear

Are we any worse than our straight counterparts? I don't think so. It's just more repugnant when we do it, because we should know better. After all, we're a group that is systematically discriminated against at all levels of society.

The Little Things: The Impact of Prejudice in the Everyday Lives of LGBT People

Ilan H. Meyer, Ph.D. | Posted 12.11.2011 | Gay Voices
Ilan H. Meyer, Ph.D.

In our own lives we are aware of gross injustices and events that have happened to us, but we take the little injustices for granted. But just like major traumas in life, little incidents and ongoing conditions can affect us seriously, even insidiously.

The Problem With the Gays: What Happened to Our Style Gene?

Steven Petrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Steven Petrow

Not long ago I was introduced to a few staff members at my publisher's offices as the author of a book on gay and lesbian manners. Without missing a beat, two staffers jumped in: "I thought all gay people have good manners!"

How Can Conservatives Object to Protecting Gay Kids?

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

I am exhausted. I've spent all week trying to brainwash children into being gay by inserting homosexuality into their math, geography and science lessons. That, at least, is what you'd believe had you read some of Britain's newspapers this week.