All I could think was, "Did you have to explain the first black person they saw?" Which, in Provincetown, it was. So what
One thing I never thought I'd be called, however, is a homophobe. Sort of an oxymoron, I think, considering that I'm an unabashedly homosexual guy who wouldn't trade who I am for anything.
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.
A 19-year-old Wisconsin Republican running for state assembly dropped out of his race after admitting to using offensive language on social media.
In brief, Kenny Kramer may have lost on the facts, but the judge seemed to recognize that, under different circumstances, false accusations of homophobia can indeed be defamatory.
Here's a funny thing about politics: people assume that "right-wing conservative" translates to gun-toting, anti-abortion, intolerant, bigoted, sexist homophobe
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lorence said Howell's dismissal is one of an increasing number of cases where conservative professors have been penalized
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.
Charlie Brooker, who verges on household name levels of fame in the UK for his media-based columns in the Guardian, hit back
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.
The irrationality and endurance of the intolerance of homosexuality really defies precise explanation, as does intolerance of Jews.
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.
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?"
"The work that we are doing will help to ease the prejudices behind these processes," she said. Perhaps unintentionally, the
The last remaining argument for the military's gay ban -- that young men in the nation's heartland could never accept serving alongside gays -- has been totally dismantled.