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The Story of the Woman-Bashing Meme

Varda Epstein | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics
Varda Epstein

Here's a funny thing about politics: people assume that "right-wing conservative" translates to gun-toting, anti-abortion, intolerant, bigoted, sexist homophobe

The Pervasive Heterosexualizing of American Youth

Michael Carosone | Posted 02.21.2014 | Gay Voices
Michael Carosone

The pervasive heterosexualizing of American youth is becoming worse, more severe, and more dangerous. Allow me to explain. More and more, I am readi...

Nathan And Tristan: A Story Of Love, Peace And Understanding

Barb Snelgrove | Posted 06.20.2012 | Gay Voices
Barb Snelgrove

This is the story of Nathan and Tristan. Nathan is that self-professed former "Bible-banging homophobe" who (along with some other like-minded, reformed individuals) decided to attend a local gay pride parade to apologize for the way the church has treated homosexuals.

Coming: A Rock Musical of Biblical Proportions

Liz Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Liz Black

If you're religious to the point you refuse evolution as a concept, this is not the play for you. But for the rest of the world, Coming is that bitch-slap that will shock you and leave its impression after you leave.

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.

Are Religious People More Racist?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cubias

Researchers found that "religion is practiced largely within race" and as such, "religious in-group identity promotes general ethnocentrism." This study focused on white Protestants, but the researchers believe that their findings apply to other groups.

U Of I Reviewing Firing Of Lecturer Who Said Homosexuality Was 'Morally Wrong'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The University of Illinois is now reviewing their firing of a professor who was removed after telling his class why the Catholic church believes that ...

Let's Get Real About LGBT Issues

Mike Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

We all have a stake in this, whether we're gay or straight. I think it's important we keep engaging in this discussion, with a sense of humility and compassion for ourselves and each other.

Gay Rabbi Seeks Recognition

Yermi Brenner | Posted 04.08.2012 | World
Yermi Brenner

2010-05-21-HOD.jpg The first time I met Rabbi Ron he was lecturing at a tolerance festival about his life as an orthodox rabbi who is also gay. He is battling against homophobia, and doing so bravely.

Jan Moir Column On Stephen Gately Death Sparks Row In British Papers Over Homophobia

Huffington Post | Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The tragic death of former pop-star Stephen Gately has brought two of Britain's most polarized papers to verbal blows this week, as a column by the of...

In Defense of Bruno

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Emma Ruby-Sachs

Bruno documents the real hatred and craziness gripping many corners of this country. Sacha Baron Cohen pushes people to confront homosexuality, and he exposes violent and shocking intolerance.

Joining Together Those Whose Love Dare Not Speak its Name

Jane Minogue | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jane Minogue

The irrationality and endurance of the intolerance of homosexuality really defies precise explanation, as does intolerance of Jews.

71% Say Newsom Beating Gallagher in Gay Marriage Debate

Joel B. Schwartzberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joel B. Schwartzberg

The California Supreme Court may have just weighed in on gay marriage, but participants in the NOW on PBS gay marriage interactive debate are still having their say.

Homophobia Is Killing Our Youth

Jason Mannino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jason Mannino

While our youth silently protest violent homophobia, I implore you to take a moments to ask the tough questions: "Where in my own life do I harbor hatred, fear, anger, and what steps can I take to begin to resolve it?"

Cuba Launches Anti-Homophobia Campaign

Inter Press Service | Patricia Grogg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HAVANA, Mar 30 (IPS) - You could hear a pin drop and uncomfortable glances went round the room when the moderator of the debate invited contribution...

Barney Frank Calls Scalia A 'Homophobe' (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO WASHINGTON — Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank called Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia a "homophobe" in a recent interv...

Mickey Rourke: Sean Penn A "Homophobe" And "Average" Actor

Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

In a private text message obtained by The Daily Beast, Mickey Rourke bashes Sean Penn--his chief rival in the Oscar race--as a "homophobe" and an "ave...

Lindsay Lohan And Sam Ronson Criticize Sarah Palin: "Narrow Minded, Media Obsessed Homophobe"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Lindsay Lohan has joined Matt Damon and Pam Anderson criticizing VP candidate Sarah Palin, this time as a "narrow minded, media obsessed homophobe." O...