Homophobia

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Homophobia
First reported 34 mins ago - Updated 34 mins ago - 1 reports

Where is the world’s most gay-friendly place?

Denmark’s capital city of Copenhagen has been named the world’s most gay-friendly place.The city – which has a population of just under 2 million – was named as the most “progressive, inclusive and accepting” place for LGBT people, by travel guide Lonely ... [Published Pink News - 34 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Watch: Bystanders break up homophobic attack at Dallas airport

[embedded content](Warning – strong language) A video has emerged which appears to show a man tackled to the floor by bystanders after attempting a homophobic assault.The clip, which surfaced online yesterday, was filmed in Dallas-Fort Worth Airport.It ... [Published Pink News - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Brighton Sainsbury’s in the midst of discrimination controversy

Recently a gay couple in Brighton were asked to leave a Sainsbury’s store for kissing after a complaint from a customer. Here, Joe Shrimpton puts his hometown of Brighton under the microscope, and considers the role of the media in LGBTQ+ issues.“Gay ... [Published X-Media Online - 5 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Young girls cursing for a cause

[embedded content]WARNING: This is NOT exactly safe for work - you'll need headphones at the very least.This controversial video comes from the people at FCKH8.com , a website aimed at advocating for equality in various forms, including the fighting homophobia, ... [Published ABC Action News - 20 hours ago]
Entities: Sexism, Homophobia, Feminism
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 4 reports

Glasgow City Council SNP deputy leader suspended from party following alleged anti-gay outburst

COUNCILLOR Billy McAllister, 60, has been reported to the procurator fiscal for the alleged homophobic breach of the peace.THE Deputy leader of Glasgow City Council’s SNP group has been suspended from the party following an alleged anti-gay outburst.Councillor ... [Published Daily Record - 21 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

5 Things You Need to Know About LGBT Human Rights in Jamaica

This week, a leading international human rights group issued an eye-opening report into the violence and persecution LGBT people in Jamaica face, as well as making recommendations on how to fix what has been a problem for far too long now.Being gay is ... [Published Care2 - 23 hours ago]
Entities: Jamaica, LGBT, anti-lgbt
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Op-ed: There's No Christian Case for Raising Cash for Homophobes

Conservative Christians have reached an all-time high in portraying themselves as victims of persecution. Let’s call it “self-persecution.” Even the antigay bakers who refused to bake a cake for a same-sex couple’s wedding were shown in a video crying ... [Published Gay.com - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Internalised homophobia

It acts as our internal editor, vetting and judging our behaviours and mannerisms and it holds us back from truly loving ourselves for who we are.I’m talking about internalised phobia. And just like the external variety LGBTI people face from others in ... [Published Gay News Network - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

More NZ women needed for sports study

The voicesof New Zealand women are urgently needed for a first-ever world study ofhomophobia in sport, which closes on Monday.The study isopen to everyone, regardless sexuality or whether they play sport.Fill it outhere nowNearly 9,000people have participated ... [Published Gay NZ - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Short tackling homophobia in football looks for funds

Wonderkid , an LGBT short film aiming to tackle homophobia in the world of football, is currently in the midst of a fundraising campaign . The film follows a young professional footballer coming to terms with his sexuality and searching for acceptance ... [Published So So Gay - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Seoul: Korea University student council bans anti-gay discrimination on campus

In a first for a South Korean university, students at the Korea University in Seoul have revised their council’s rules to ban anti-gay discrimination on campus.Speaking to the Korea Herald , council head Choi Jong-un said concerns about homophobia on ... [Published Pink News - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Police: Man arrested for caning another man who used a homophobic slur in Eastlake

Police arrested a man Tuesday night caught on surveillance footage whacking another man with his cane – but he told police the whackee used a homophobic slur and he deserved it.Officers were called to a housing complex for homeless people suffering alcohol ... [Published seattlepi.com - Oct 23 2014]

Quotes

"We hope that he was under the influence of some kind of substance because if he wasn't and that's his true personality, then he's going to have a long road in front of him."
...Souljah , he says, "is the exact opposite and repudiation of Heart of Darkness narratives which 'other' those who commit such acts." He adds:
JW: She's comparing herself to a classic movie star, I think. "I got that red lip classic thing that you like."

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Mayoral candidate Doug Ford's cozy domestic side [Published Toronto Star Online - 14 hours ago]
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The Maverick Genius of John R. Gordon [Published Huffington Post - 15 hours ago]
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The Courts’ Baffling New Math [Published Slate Magazine - 16 hours ago]
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Taylor Swift's New Album "1989" Just Leaked. He... [Published Mother Jones - 17 hours ago]
'Whiplash' Is The Best Homoerotic S&M Film Abou... [Published International Business Times - 18 hours ago]
Mongolian LGBT People Face Social Stigma and Vi... [Published US Aid - 18 hours ago]
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Reagan: The Country [Published Examiner.com - 19 hours ago]
Council candidates signs vandalized with sexist... [Published Daily Xtra - 19 hours ago]
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I Can’t Even… [Published Balloon Juice - 18 hours ago]
I’ve not bothered with Andrew Sullivan for a long time. His schtick — the reasonable man, “of no clique or party”–  just doesn’t work for me.  I’ve seen too much of his thumb on the scale in his sweet reason, for one thing, and for another, the real ...
Kyrgyzstan Ready to Adopt Gay Propaganda Law [Published Global Voices Online - 22 hours ago]
LGBT groups are under attack in Kyrgyzstan. Creative commons image. A law with negative implications for Kyrgyzstan's repressed Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) communities is cruising through the national parliament, raising fears that ...
Concerns that Asylum Seekers Are Pretending to ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 24 2014]
A third of asylum seekers who claim to be gay fail to mention their sexuality for “months or years after arrival in the UK, often following a refusal of leave on other grounds” according to a new report. The Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, ...
Journalist takes audience inside Putin's war on... [Published Cornell Science and Technology News - Oct 23 2014]
Russian-American journalist and LGBT activist Masha Gessen spoke on campus Oct. 22 about Vladimir Putin's use of homophobia to retain control of Russia. ...
Vice Writer Apparently Surprised that ‘Gay’ Is ... [Published Hit & Run - Oct 23 2014]
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Conchita Wurst fights against homophobia [Published Reuters Video: Entertainment - Oct 08 2014]
Mike and Mike on Michael Sam [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 30 2014]
Jolie hits China, Hill apologizes for slur [Published Reuters Video: Entertainment - Jun 03 2014]
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