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Tracy Morgan Homophobic Rant

Robin Roberts Loosens the Grip of Black Homophobia

Irene Monroe | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Irene Monroe

While I will continue to argue that the African American community doesn't have a patent on homophobia, it does, however, have a problem with it. Bl...

The LGBTQ Community's Response to Alec Baldwin's Anti-Gay Slurs: A Race-Based Double Standard?

Irene Monroe | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Irene Monroe

Baldwin has received numerous passes from the LGBTQ community where others have not. And many in LGBTQ communities of color contest that the reason might be race-based. The case of Tracy Morgan is a glaring example.

Naughty But Nice Rob

Is Tracy Morgan's Homophobic Rant Funny Now? | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 01.11.2012 | Celebrity

Tracy Morgan was hit with some major backlash after he made derogatory, homophobic statements during a standup routine in Nashville last summer. Later...

Jane Lynch 'Feels Bad' For Brett Ratner

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Though director Brett Ratner might have made quite a few enemies -- and lost his gig as producer of next year's Oscars -- when he made a homophobic co...

Rosie O'Donnell Defends Tracy Morgan, Says She Knows He's Not Homophobic

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

It came as no surprise that when Tracy Morgan appeared on "The Rosie Show" on Monday night, the conversation eventually turned to homophobia. Durin...

What Did Tracy Morgan Say This Time?!

Posted 12.11.2011 | Entertainment

Tracy Morgan has gone out of his way to make up for a homophobic on-stage rant this summer in Nashville, but during an appearance Monday night on the ...

Tina Fey Talks Tracy Morgan Controversy

Posted 10.26.2011 | Entertainment

With the looming threat of Alec Baldwin's ending tenure and Tracey Morgan recovering from his mishap, Tina Fey's role as the captain of "30 Rock" has ...

Tracy Morgan's Homophobic Rant Was About Black Manhood

Irene Monroe | Posted 09.04.2011 | Entertainment
Irene Monroe

Morgan's homophobic rant is not about LGBTQ people, but rather it's about the tightly constructed hyper-masculinity of black manhood.

Tracy Morgan Apologizes, In Person, To Man Who Reported His Homophobic Tirade

Posted 08.21.2011 | Entertainment

Tracy Morgan has taken another step in his apology tour for his June 3rd homophobic rant in Nashville, Tennessee, appearing in that city to meet with ...

Louis C.K. & Harry Shearer Discuss Tracy Morgan

Posted 08.17.2011 | Comedy

In case it wasn't painfully obvious, HuffPost Comedy is run by comedy nerds. We love nothing more than an in-depth philosophical conversation about co...

Louis C.K. Defends Tracy Morgan Again

Slate | Posted 08.17.2011 | Comedy

The stand-up talks about the new season of Louie and defends Tracy Morgan against charges of homophobia....

Why We're Still Not Tired of Making Tracy Morgan Apologize

Larry Womack | Posted 08.15.2011 | Entertainment
Larry Womack

The real problem is that Morgan's diatribe distilled into one vile outburst every fear, frustration and challenge facing LGBT Americans today. He unleashed the homophobic id.

Louis C.K. Defends Tracy Morgan On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 08.15.2011 | Comedy

It took over a week for Tracy Morgan's homophobic stand-up set to gain media attention, and now a week after that comedians and colleagues are still r...

CHART: How Tracy Morgan Can Make Things Right

Posted 08.15.2011 | Comedy

When an audience member at one of Tracy Morgan's recent stand-up shows took to Facebook to say he went on a terrible, homophobic rant, some people did...

Defending Tracy Morgan

Chez Pazienza | Posted 08.13.2011 | Entertainment
Chez Pazienza

Tracy Morgan made a comment within the context of his stand-up routine for an audience which paid to see him. Now we have a slew of groups who never should have heard the joke anyway up in arms about it.

Tracy Morgan Comes Out For Gay Marriage, Says He'd Love His Son If He Were Gay

Posted 08.13.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Morgan has agreed to go to Nashville with GLAAD to protest the state's controversial "Don't Say Gay" bill, according to E! Online. He spoke to...

No Apologies

Louis Peitzman | Posted 08.13.2011 | Entertainment
Louis Peitzman

I don't think Tracy Morgan is funny, and his gay jokes were in the poorest of taste. But who cares? While we continue to fight for our right to marry and to defend our right to serve in the military, why are we wasting energy on this?

It's Time

Nia Vardalos | Posted 08.12.2011 | Entertainment
Nia Vardalos

I would like to apologize to our entire gay and lesbian community that the hate expressed by Tracy Morgan still exists. I'm sorry someone can stand on a stage and spew violent words, then issue an apology and go back to work. It's time for this hate to end.

'30 Rock' Co-Star 'Disgusted' At Tracy Morgan's Rant, Hollywood Erupts In Debate

Posted 08.11.2011 | Entertainment

The fallout from Tracy Morgan's homophobic rant continued to play out on Saturday, as several celebrities and Hollywood titans issued statements and t...

The Contradictions of Tracy Morgan

Ron Nyswaner | Posted 08.11.2011 | Entertainment
Ron Nyswaner

It seems to me that Tracy has channeled the anti-gay anger in our culture and is holding it up for us to examine. The things he said are merely more outrageous versions of homophobic beliefs that all of us live with -- and silently accept -- every day.

Tracy Morgan Should Be Fired

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 08.11.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

In a year when we have experienced horrible suicides of LGBT youth, to not fire Tracy Morgan sends exactly the wrong message. To advocate violence against anyone is disgusting, but against our most vulnerable youth -- it crosses the line.

Tina Fey Slams Tracy Morgan For Homophobic Tirade

Posted 08.11.2011 | Entertainment

As word leaked out about Tracy Morgan's violently homophobic on-stage rant at a standup show on June 3rd in Nashville, his representatives worked quic...

Twitter Reacts To Tracy Morgan's Homophobic Rant

Posted 08.10.2011 | Comedy

Comedian and "30 Rock" star is in hot water today after attendees of his latest stand-up show reported that he went on a homophobic rant. While @...

EXCLUSIVE: Tracy Morgan Apologizes For Homophobic Statements In Stage Show

Posted 08.10.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Tracy Morgan issued a statement to The Huffington Post through his representative: “I want to apologize to my fans and the gay & lesbian ...