Tag Archives: homophobia

Dennis Prager: Most Gays Can’t “Think As A Person”

Media Matters has the transcript: DENNIS PRAGER (HOST): Reflecting on the story of the five members of the major league baseball team, the Tampa Bay Rays, who — the only ones in baseball, apparently, of what I assume are 750 players — who refused to wear the LGBTQI+ patches and hats during this LGBTQIA+ month, Pride Month. CALLER: I am …

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Man Charged In Anti-Gay Assault Of Flight Attendant

The Daily Beast reports: A first-class passenger flying home from Atlanta became enraged with a flight attendant who refused to continue serving the man alcohol, calling him a “fag” and a “queer” before throwing a glass of ice at him and hitting him with an onboard telephone, according to an FBI affidavit obtained first by The Daily Beast. Christopher Alexander …

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Police: Brutal Beating That Left Florida Gay Man Blind Came Because Victim Was Dating Family’s Son [VIDEO]

Miami’s ABC News affiliate reports: Members of a Ukrainian refugee family appeared in a South Florida courtroom on Wednesday. That’s where they are facing hate crime and attempted murder charges for an alleged family ambush. Police say Oleh Makarenko was in a nine-month homosexual relationship, which would end with his lover being beaten so badly by Makarenko’s family that the …

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Carlson Ridicules Pete Buttigieg For Taking Paternity Leave: He’s “Trying To Figure Out How To Breastfeed”

“Pete Buttigieg has been on leave from his job since August after adopting a child – paternity leave, they call it – trying to figure out how to breastfeed. No word on how that went. But now he’s back in office as the Transportation Secretary and he’s deeply amused, he says, to see that dozens of container ships can’t get …

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Erick Erickson: Cancel Culture Took Down NFL Coach

Via email from right wing commentator Erick Erickson: Regardless of what Gruden said, they were in private emails to friends. They were uncovered because they went not to personal email accounts, but to corporate accounts or personal accounts subject to search. Gruden said in private what other people might say, including referring to Joe Biden in 2012 as a “nervous …

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Florida Students Hurl Anti-LGBT Abuse At Classmates

Jacksonville’s NBC News affiliate reports: A troubling series of videos posted to social media this week appears to show a group of students hurling hate speech at other students at a St. Johns County high school. Students can be heard using homophobic slurs in the videos, which have been edited by News4Jax to shield the identities of students. Parents told …

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Homophobic Snickers Ad Pulled In Spain After Outcry

The BBC reports: Snickers in Spain has pulled a controversial TV advert that was heavily criticised for being homophobic. The 20-second commercial shows Spanish influencer Aless Gibaja transform into a bearded man with a low voice after eating a Snickers ice cream. The video went viral this week, with some calling for a boycott of Snickers. The chocolate brand has …

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Woman Ejected From Flight In Anti-Gay Tirade [VIDEO]

The Dallas Morning News reports: A woman making homophobic remarks was apparently removed from a flight bound for DFW International Airport, according to a video posted to YouTube Monday. The 46-second video, made of two screen-recorded Snapchat videos, shows a woman following the rest of her travel party through the aisle with her mask around her chin while arguing with …

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Wyoming Bar Sells “Shoot Fuck’n Faggots” Shirt

The Casper Star-Tribune reports: The discovery that a Cheyenne bar was selling a violent, homophobic T-shirt drew a strong rebuke Monday from community and state leaders. Wyoming Equality, a prominent LGBTQ rights group, released a statement Monday afternoon calling attention to bar, which it did not identify out of fear that doing so may bring more business to the establishment. …

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“Racist Karen” Defaces TN Teens’ Pride Mural [VIDEO]

Boing Boing reports: While two Tennessee teens were painting a mural to celebrate Pride Month, a homophobic – and racist (of course) – Marjorie Taylor Greene clone marched over with paint cans in her arms. “I’m comin’ over here to paint over your shit,” she said. “I’m sick of hearing all of you. I’m sick of hearing all of you.” …

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Victim In Anti-Gay Hotel Pool Incident Speaks Out

Sacramento’s CBS News affiliate reports: A relaxing day at the pool took an ugly turn. A heated argument caught on camera started when two women claim they were harassed for kissing each other at the Kimpton Sawyer pool. Domonique Veasley tells me the encounter took her by surprise. She believes if she were straight, this wouldn’t have happened. “This is …

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Sportscaster Quits After Gay Slur Caught On Hot Mic

The New York Daily News reports: Thom Brennaman won’t be back next year with the Reds, as the longtime play-by-play announcer said Friday he was quitting. He was suspended for booming “one of the f– capitals of the world” into a hot mic during a Reds-Royals doubleheader last month. Brennaman never really copped to being the type of person who …

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ISRAEL: Jerusalem Greenlights Homophobic Billboards

Haaretz reports: The Jerusalem municipality has announced that it is embracing the position of Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit and will now allow signs sporting homophobic messages, which it had previously removed. The municipality stated its position at a hearing in the Jerusalem District Court over a petition filed by a religious Zionist group called Hazon (“vision” in Hebrew), which is …

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PUERTO RICO: Massive Protests Against Gov Continue

The Associated Press reports: Waving flags, chanting and banging pots and pans, tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans jammed a highway Monday to demand the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló in a crisis triggered by a leak of offensive, obscenity-laden chat messages between him and his advisers. The demonstration appeared to be the biggest protest on the island in nearly …

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PUERTO RICO: Governor Under Fire To Resign After Leaked Chat Shows Homophobic Slurs, Death Threat

CBS News reports: There are new calls this morning for the governor of Puerto Rico to resign, after leaked conversations reveal his part in a profane and derogatory group chat. The island has struggled to recover from Hurricane Maria in 2017, and Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s administration has been plagued by scandals involving funding. Two of Rosselló’s top officials stepped down …

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NYPD: Rapinoe Posters Defaced With Anti-Gay Slurs

USA Today reports: Eight posters featuring U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe were vandalized with derogatory slurs at a New York City subway station Monday, the New York Police Department confirmed to USA TODAY Sports on Wednesday. NYPD detective Hubert Reyes said the department’s hate crimes task force has opened up an investigation into one suspect who allegedly marked the …

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BRITAIN: Parliament To Consider Petition From Gay Reality Star Calling For Outlawing Online Homophobia

Gay Star News reports: Members of Parliament (MPs) in the UK will debate whether to make online homophobia a specific criminal offence. MPs will debate the issue on 1 July after a petition to them received more than 152,000 signatures. Reality TV star, Bobby Norris, started the petition after years of online abuse. The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE) star …

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Chicago White Sox To Celebrate 40th Anniversary Of Homophobic And Racist “Disco Demolition” [VIDEO]

Music site 5Mag reports: “There’s an undercurrent of hatred for disco,” said the much-despised shock jock Steve Dahl, infamous for starting Chicago’s Disco Demolition in Comiskey Park. In a publicity stunt concocted the summer of 1979 during a Chicago White Sox game against the Detroit Tigers, Steve Dahl encouraged everyone to bring their Disco records in order to destroy them. …

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Pro Boxer Threatens To Shoot Gay Men After Getting Messaged By “I’m Not Gay No More” Ex-Gay Nutjob

The Root reports: Looks like boxer Adrien Broner’s masculinity is so fragile that he had to go on a caveman-esque, homophobic disturbing rant that he titled a “PSA” to gay men who might be interested in him. “If any fag, punk ass nigga come run up on me, trying to touch me on all that gay shit, I’m letting you …

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Kevin Hart: No Oscars For Me, I’m Over It [VIDEO]

Deadline Hollywood reports: “I’m over it,” Kevin Hart told Good Morning America multiple times when asked about the Oscar-hosting controversy that has dominated headlines for weeks. Hart appeared on ABC  to talk about his new movie The Upside, but, given that ABC broadcasts the ceremony, took more questions about being offered the Oscar job, then stepping away when homophobic remarks …

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