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Gay Slur

Top NBA Ref Comes Out As Gay

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 12.14.2015 | Sports

One of the NBA's top referees has come out as gay just days after he was subjected to homophobic slurs during a game. "I am proud to be an NBA refere...

Jonah Hill Just Got Real On 'The Tonight Show'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Things just got real. On Tuesday, "22 Jump Street" star Jonah Hill stopped by "The Tonight Show," and rather than promote his new movie right away,...

Mom, Is 'Gay' a Bad Word?

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Cheryl Dumesnil

B-Man leans forward and whispers in my ear, "When we were writing '-ay' words on our spelling boards today, someone wrote 'gay' and circled it as their favorite word. But someone else said 'gay' was a bad word. But it isn't, right?"

Riley Cooper Provides Us With an Almost Teachable Moment

Jeffrey E. Schwarz | Posted 10.06.2013 | Sports
Jeffrey E. Schwarz

"The Riley Cooper affair" provides a pivotal opportunity for the National Football League to take the lead on this issue by getting its own house in order.

Kobe Bryant Scolds Fans For Using 'Gay' As An Insult

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant scolded a pair of fans on Twitter over using "gay" as an insult. On Feb. 10, Bryant wrote: The NBA cha...

New Zealand Prime Minister Under Fire For 'Gay Red Top' Radio Gaffe

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key sparked an international outcry after using the term "gay" in an interview as an insult. Criticizing a sweater...

Ford, A Comedian & A Car Named 'Queerloaf'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

On Tuesday morning, comedian Rob Delaney sent a tweet to Ford that appeared to contain a gay slur. "Ford, u should change the name of the mustang t...

Is 'Gay' a Bad Word?

Alyson Gile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Alyson Gile

How can we expect a public to comply with two people of the same sex who love each other to make a life commitment if television regulations cannot even allow the word "gay" to be broadcasted in a film we all know and (guiltily) love?

Was it Lost In Translation? Blue Jays, Yunel Escobar Will Learn the Hard Way.

Julio Pabon | Posted 11.20.2012 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

Perhaps this is one of the many "lost in translation" words and actions that will continue to occur as our growing Latino community begins to spill over into the rest of the English speaking society.

Soundgarden's Chris Cornell Scolds Businessman For Using Gay Slur

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell is being praised by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates after he scolded a businessman w...

San Diego Couple: Airline Manager Called Us 'Faggots'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A Thanksgiving weekend's travels turned out to be less-than-savory for one San Diego couple, who claim a United Airlines agent used a gay slur against...

Homophobic Tweets: See Which Stars Have Used Alleged Gay Slurs On Twitter

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The advent of microblogging has undoubtedly made the role of celebrity publicist more challenging than ever before. With Twitter and other popular...

Reclaiming the Gay F-Word

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

I want to reclaim the word. You have probably heard of other people reclaiming offensive language to remove the sting, and now it is the gays' turn.

Quentin Tarantino Also Used Gay Slur

The Moviefone Blog | Eric Larnick (Subscribe to Eric Larnick's Posts) | Posted 01.10.2012 | Entertainment

Last week, during a Q&A for his new movie 'Tower Heist' at the Arclight Theater in Los Angeles, director Brett Ratner sparked a media firestorm when h...

Brett Ratner OUT As Oscar Producer After Gay Slur

Posted 01.08.2012 | Entertainment

Brett Ratner is out as producer of the 84th Academy Awards show. It's been a tumultuous several days for Ratner, who, amongst several offenses, use...

Brett Ratner: 'Rehearsing Is For Fags'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Brett Ratner has never been one to mince words, but some say the "Tower Heist" director's latest admission is downright deplorable. After being as...

India Health Minister: Homosexuality Is A 'Disease'

Posted 09.04.2011 | World

MUNEEZA NAQVI, Associated Press NEW DELHI — India's health minister derided homosexuality as an unnatural "disease" from the West at an HIV/AIDS ...

Penis Tattoo By Australian Artist Leads To Charges

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A 25-year-old Australian found himself the victim of the worst kind of prank -- one conducted by a tattoo artist with a particularly raunchy sense of ...

Jack Price Gay Beating: Daniel Aleman, Daniel Rodriguez Arrested For Hate Crime Attack (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Shocking video of the brutal beating of Jack Price has been released just as news of a second arrest in the case was announced. Daniel Rodriguez was ...