Tag Archives: homophobia

Florida Shooter Spewed Racist, Anti-Gay, Anti-Semitic Views In Private Chat Group, Called For Murdering Gays

CNN reports: In a private Instagram group chat, confessed school shooter Nikolas Cruz repeatedly espoused racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic views and displayed an obsession with violence and guns.  CNN, investigating comments the shooter may have left on a now-deleted YouTube channel, was added to the private Instagram group by one of the active members in it. The responding group members, ...

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Multiple Senate Republicans Laughably Claim To Know Nothing Of Roy Moore’s Long History Of Batshittery

Despite weeks and weeks of nonstop national headlines, many Senate Republicans are claiming that they hardly know anything about Roy Moore.   What about Moore’s history of racially insensitive comments? Haven’t heard anything. Homophobic remarks? Nada. Moore’s claim that some American communities are living under Sharia law? Crickets. Moore’s statement that 9/11 happened “because we’ve distanced ourselves from God”? Nothing for ...

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Video Appears To Show Accused Nazi Terrorist James Alex Fields Taking Part In “Fuck You, Faggots!” Chant

JMG reader Devin writes to tip us to a much longer video of the now-infamous “Fuck you, faggots!” chant just before Saturday’s terror attack in Charlottesville. Devin notes that accused terrorist James Alex Fields can be seen taking part in the chant and he points out that the “extreme anti-gay” aspect of the Nazi rally has been largely overlooked by ...

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ILLINOIS: GOP Governor Fires Just-Hired “Body Man” After Racist And Homophobic Tweets Are Exposed

The Chicago Sun-Times reports: Gov. Bruce Rauner’s “body man” — a hand-picked assistant chosen to travel with him — was terminated on his first day of the job after a series of homophobic and racially insensitive comments were found on his Twitter page. The exit is one of at least 20 since last week — when Rauner began a rash ...

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NEW ZEALAND: MP Stuns Parliament With Revelation That Her Uncle Had Murdered A Gay Man [VIDEO]

The New Zealand Herald reports: Green MP Marama Davidson used a harrowing example of the impact on her family of homophobia, remembering a young gay man who was killed by Davidson’s uncle in the 1980s. Her voice breaking, Marama spoke of the man during Parliament’s formal apology to the men convicted for consensual acts at a time homosexuality was illegal. ...

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US Soccer Teams To Don Rainbow Jerseys For Pride

USA Today reports: The U.S. men’s and women’s national soccer teams plan to sport rainbow-themed numbers on their uniforms during June contests to support LGBT Pride Month as part of a collaborative initiative between U.S. Soccer and You Can Play— an organization dedicated to eradicating homophobia and transphobia through the sports world. The men’s team members will wear the rainbow ...

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Breitbart Filed To Trademark “Big Gay Hate Machine” While Under Leadership Of Trump Advisor Steve Bannon

The New York Daily News reports: Alt-right news website Breitbart, under the leadership of Stephen Bannon, filed to acquire the trademark rights to the term “Big Gay Hate Machine,” documents obtained by the Daily News show. Breitbart News filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to trademark the offensive term on May 20, 2015, according to records from the ...

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Kim Burrell Dropped From Gospel Honors Events

The Associated Press reports: The performing rights organization BMI is the latest group to distance itself from gospel singer Kim Burrell after video surfaced of her referring to gays and lesbians as perverted. A statement from BMI released Friday said Burrell will no longer be honored and she was pulled from their annual BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music event scheduled ...

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Pharrell Talks About Kim Burrell To Ellen: There’s No Room For Any Kind Of Prejudice In 2017 [VIDEO]

From the Hollywood Reporter: Pharrell Williams and Ellen DeGeneres discussed the absence of gospel singer and pastor Kim Burrell and her remarks against the LGBT community during Thursday’s The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Burrell and Williams had planned on singing “I See Victory” from the Hidden Figures soundtrack. “She said some very not nice things to say about homosexuals so I ...

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HOUSTON: Radio Station Dumps Kim Burrell’s Show After Homophobic Rant, TV Show Possibly Canceled Too

The Houston Chronicle reports: The fallout over Houston gospel star Kim Burrell’s anti-gay comments is showing no signs of letting up anytime soon. A day after Ellen DeGeneres tweeted that Burrell will not be appearing on the talk-show host’s popular daytime show this week, KTRK reported on Wednesday that Texas Southern University has pulled the plug on Burrell’s radio show. ...

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Ellen DeGeneres Disinvites Homophobic Gospel Singer

Deadline reports: Ellen DeGeneres announced via Twitter that she has uninvited gospel singer Kim Burrell from performing on her daytime talk show after video began circulating online of an anti-gay sermon Burrell delivered at a Houston TX church. Burrell had been scheduled to sing the soundtrack song “I See A Victory” with Pharrell Williams, on DeGeneres show this Thursday; Williams ...

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Gospel Star Kim Burrell Goes On Wild Homophobic Rant Days Before Appearance On Ellen DeGeneres [VIDEO]

BET reports: Kim Burrell is featured on the soundtrack to one of the most uplifting and inspiring movies of the year, Hidden Figures, which focuses on a group of incredible Black women who strive to make change and spread positivity along that journey. Contrarily, her latest comments about another marginalized group of people don’t follow that thread of positivity as ...

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British TV Host: Eating Ice Cream Is Gay [VIDEO]

The Guardian reports: Richard Hammond has been criticised for linking eating ice-cream with being gay on the latest episode of The Grand Tour, the TV motoring show he co-hosts with Jeremy Clarkson and James May. The exchange occurred on Happy Finnish Christmas, the sixth episode of the first season of the show, which was released on Amazon Prime on 23 ...

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Right Wing Radio Station Fires Brady Bunch Actress Susan “Cindy” Olsen After Homophobic Facebook Rant

Gay Star News reports: Brady Bunch actress Susan Olsen has been fired from LA Talk Radio for her using anti-gay slurs against a gay actor in a Facebook message made public. The politically conservative Olsen, who played Cindy Brady on the classic sitcom, was incensed when out actor Leon Acord called for her to be fired from the radio show ...

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On Masculinity And Homophobia [SHORT FILM]

The Huffington Post reports: A riveting new short film is taking a gripping and unfiltered look at the effects of masculine ideals on both American culture and the actions and development of men who may be attracted to men. “American Male” is the winner of MTV’s Look Different Creator Competition, which invited up-and-coming filmmakers to create work surrounding the topic ...

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STUDY: Male Homophobes Secretly Like The Menz

Yet another study has concluded that men who openly say they are homophobic give themselves away under the unblinking eye of science. Literally unblinking, in their case. Mic reports: Researchers at the University of Geneva tested 38 heterosexual male subjects by having them first rate their levels of “homonegativity” to determine how antigay each of them were. Then the men ...

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Panti Bliss On Orlando And Homophobia [VIDEO]

JMG reader Gerard tips us to the below speech from legendary Irish activist Panti Bliss, who this week headlined ILGA-Europe’s Equality Gala in Brussels. Watch as Panti speaks stirringly about homophobia and the Orlando massacre. A key quote: “I’ve never been to Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, but that doesn’t matter because I know it like the back of my ...

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Homophobia Experiment On London’s Tube [VIDEO]

Pink News sets up the clip: Tube passengers stepped up to challenge a homophobe laying into a gay couple – as part of a social experiment. Internet prankster Julius Dein decided to stage the experiment on the London Underground, with two friends playing a gay couple. Meanwhile, Dein was pretending to be a homophobe who attacked the pair for cuddling ...

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BRITAIN: Gay Journo Walks Off Set When Hosts Won’t Acknowledge Homophobia As Root Of Attack [VIDEO]

The Independent reports: Journalist Owen Jones stormed out of a live television interview about the mass killing in Orlando in protest at his interviewer’s refusal to name the shooting an attack on LGBT people. “At the end of the day this was a homophobic hate crime, as well as terrorism and it has to be called out, as I have ...

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Obama Marks International Day Against Homophobia And Transphobia: LGBT Rights Are Human Rights

President Obama today issued a statement marking the International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia, which was launched in 2004 on the anniversary of the World Health Organization’s 1990 declassification of homosexuality as a mental illness. Obama’s message declares that “LGBT rights are human rights” and that the United States honors the work of activists and will continue to “support their ...

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