Homophobia

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Homophobia
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 9

1. Vine star Nash Grier, who has 8.7 million followers on the video sharing service, along with 2.7 million Twitter followers, is under fire for posting a homophobic video . The video starts with a clip from an HIV testing commercial, saying, “Testing ... [Published Thegavoice.com - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Gay, LGBT, HIV/AIDS, George Takei
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 6 reports

Mayor Ford’s WorldPride snub speaks louder than homophobia denials

Mayor Rob Ford says it was the disease of addiction talking when he made all those racist, sexist and homophobic remarks. While a person is under the influence, he told an interviewer after returning from rehab last month, “You do things, you say things ... [Published Globe and Mail - 2 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Mayor Ford criticized for not standing to applaud city staff work at World Pride

Toronto Council rose Wednesday morning to applaud the work of city staff in bringing World Pride to Toronto last month — with one notable exception.Mayor Rob Ford, who the previous week told interviewers that homophobic remarks he was recorded saying ... [Published Inside Toronto - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Rob Ford says he’s not homophobic, won’t answer questions on his refusal to congratulate Pride workers

After his latest slight against the Pride festival, Mayor Rob Ford claimed he was not homophobic but refused to answer why he was the only person in city council not to participate in a standing ovation for city staff for their work on the World Pride ... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - 8 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Andrew Asks Anything: Matthew Vines

A little while back, I got to meet Matthew Vines and have a sprawling, intensely honest conversation about being gay and Christian, about Biblical inerrancy and whether those who oppose marriage equality can all be described as bigots (they can’t). Subscribers ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - 9 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Members accused of being homophobic swung the gay marriage vote

GAY marriage campaigners shot themselves in the foot yesterday by labelling those who expressed doubt about full equality as homophobic, says Senator Philip Ozouf.Speaking after the States voted to put off a decision on introducing same-sex marriage for ... [Published Jersey Evening Post - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Concerns and hopes of west's young revealed

Western Sydney youth have compiled a report that aims to improve the future for the western suburbs.YOUNG people from across the western Sydney region have looked into their hearts and minds to compile a report that aims to improve the western suburbs ... [Published Parramatta Sun - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 11 reports

Vine Star Nash Grier Apologizes for Homophobic Slur

YouTube and Vine personality Nash Grier arrives at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 18, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.Image: Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage Nash Grier, the most followed person on Vine[1] with 8.7 million followers[2], ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

MP breaks 'sledge pledge'

It seems Labour leader David Cunliffe's "sledge pledge", in which he promised a "positive" election campaign, hasn't got through to Dunedin South MP Clare Curran.Curran has branded rival MPs in an interview with a student newspaper.The article was published ... [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 3 reports

The U.N. Now Recognizes Same-Sex Marriages For All Of Its Staffers

“I am proud to stand for greater equality for all staff,” U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said in a statement accompanying the announcement. AP Photo/Sarah Bentham The United Nations is now providing full benefits to all staffers in legal same-sex ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

FIFA ADMITS FOOTBALL HOMOPHOBIA FEARS FOR RUSSIA WORLD CUP

Jeffrey Webb, Chairman of the FIFA Anti-Discrimination TaskforceThe head of FIFA’s anti-discrimination team has admitted that football homophobia is a serious concern with regard to Russia, the host of the 2018 World Cup.The statement comes amidst criticism ... [Published Mambaonline - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

Booklet on Anti-Gay Propaganda Tells Story Religious Right Wants You to Forget

Former Congressman Barney Frank has his copy of ‘How They See Us.’ What are you waiting for? As the Fourth of July holiday weekend comes to an end, I thought I would talk about something near and dear to my heart. For over a year, I have driven ... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 08 2014]

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...This raised further questions about whether the mayor is homophobic. "You guys have asked me this question for 14 years, OK? And you know the answer"
"The case re-opens the debate about how exactly religious belief is respected within the United Kingdom and the need for someone's conscience to be protected whilst ensuring that discrimination does not occur" , Mr Dodds argued
"You can't run to 'mother integrity commission' every time someone says something nasty" he said
"I really hope the report changes the stigma and the negative stereotypes about western Sydney" Ms Zhang said

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Ford sits during Pride standing ovation [Published Timmins Times - 7 hours ago]
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Rob Ford stays seated during standing ovation f... [Published 610 CKTB - 8 hours ago]
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Andrew Coyne: Rob Ford learned an important les... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - 2 hours ago]
Apparently all did not go quite according to plan during Rob Ford’s stint in rehab. The Toronto Star, quoting sources at the GreeneStone facility north of Toronto, reports His Worship spent most of his time there alone in his room watching TV. Group ...
Dissent Of The Day, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 3 hours ago]
A reader writes: Your reader’s “ Dissent of the Day ” quoting Vaughan Roberts is maddening. It’s also horrible theology. Basically, the idea seems to be that “a seemingly intractable attraction to the same sex” is a natural disaster, to be ranked with ...
You have to invite everbody: Council bans selec... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - 3 hours ago]
City Council approved a new policy Wednesday that will bar invite-only press events on city property. The motion, introduced by Councillor Paula Fletcher, was a direct response to a speech held in Mayor Rob Ford’s office on June 30. The mayor’s staff ...
Further thoughts on whether one must be radical... [Published AMERICAblog News| A great nation deserves the t ... - 7 hours ago]
John wrote the other day about an article by Julie Bindel, expressing concern that the modern gay rights movement, with marriage equality at the forefront, has grown too conservative, and thus strayed from gay liberation’s historical radical roots. ...
Rob Ford says he’s not homophobic, won’t answer... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - 8 hours ago]
After his latest slight against the Pride festival, Mayor Rob Ford claimed he was not homophobic but refused to answer why he was the only person in city council not to participate in a standing ovation for city staff for their work on the World Pride ...
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Jolie hits China, Hill apologizes for slur [Published Reuters Video: Entertainment - Jun 03 2014]
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