Posts tagged "homophobia"

President Obama Does The “It Gets Better” Project — But He Needs To Do More

President Obama is the latest public person to contribute to Dan Savage’s “It Gets Better Campaign,” on the heels of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. In the video…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 22, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Vince Vaughn Wants To Keep Gay Joke In Movie

Last week, Anderson Cooper expressed disapproval over a gay slur included in a trailer (watch above) for a new Vince Vaughn movie. Universal has since agreed to remove the…

Wendy Atterberry | October 15, 2010 - 11:40 am

Girl On Girl: I Remembered That Some People Still Hate Us

This month, the world went crazy. I don’t know if you noticed it where you live, but in my corner of the world—New York City—gay bashing and hate crime violence…

Nikki Dowling | October 14, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Quickies: Perez Hilton Is Changing His Gay Bullying Ways & Gavin Rossdale Confesses To Gay Affair

In the wake of the suicides by gay teens tormented by bullies, Perez Hilton, who is both gay and a bully, says he will be changing his approach…

Annika Harris | October 13, 2010 - 9:00 pm

Attention, Bullies: It Gets Worse

By now, most of us have seen recent videos telling GLBT teens “It Gets Better.” We’ve posted a video by Dan Savage and his husband, Terry, as well as…

Wendy Atterberry | October 12, 2010 - 11:40 am

Today’s Lady News: Texas Preschool Won’t Admit Girl With Lesbian Parents

Olivia Harrison has two mommies. Therefore, St. Vincent’s Cathedral School in Bedford, Texas, will not admit the 4-year-old girl to its preschool. Apparently, the school was fine during the application…

Jessica Wakeman | August 24, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Girl On Girl: An Open Letter To Elisabeth Hasselbeck

Dear Elisabeth Hasselbeck,

I have to say, you truly enlightened me last week when you opened your trap on “The View” and said that women who turn gay later…

Nikki Dowling | August 5, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Rachel Maddow Ridiculed On Radio By Louisiana Senator

Speaking on a radio show this morning, Louisiana Senator David Vitter made a joke about how MSNBC host Rachel Maddow looked like a woman “a long time ago.” (Maddow…

Jessica Wakeman | July 16, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Quotable: Sam Ronson Isn’t Gay, Calls Perez Hilton “Homophobic”

“The fact that Perez Hilton calls me ‘Saman’ — it’s the most homophobic thing ever. The perpetuation of [the idea that I’m] the man in the relationship! OK, yeah, my…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 7, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Turns Out You Can’t Fire Someone For Getting A Sex Change

A judge has ruled on behalf of a transgendered woman who claims she was fired when she told her employer she would soon be coming to work dressed as…

Jessica Wakeman | July 6, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Mind Of Man: Why Men Use The “G” Word

I recently made a gay joke, and I should know better. Actually, I made two, and one of the jokes backfired. For guys, the term “gay” is an adjective that…

John DeVore | June 23, 2010 - 2:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Tennessee Church Kicks Lesbian Softball Coach Out Of The League

Hmm, what do you think God would say about this? A lesbian softball coach says her team was kicked out of a church league because of her sexuality. Jana Jacobson…

Jessica Wakeman | June 18, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Sean Hayes Gives Kristin Chenoweth The Best Hetero Kiss Of Her Life

When I heard actor Sean Hayes was going to host last night’s Tony Awards, I wondered whether he would address that homophobic Newsweek article, which claimed that gay actors…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 14, 2010 - 11:50 am

Frisky Rant: Newsweek’s Article About Gay Actors Is Way Off Base

A recent Newsweek article called “Straight Jacket,” about how gay actors can’t pull off straight roles, is causing mega-nega-buzz on the interwebs. Kristin Chenowith was the first to blast the…

Ami Angelowicz | May 12, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Oh, Canada: Vancouver School Asks Lesbian Teacher To Stop Coming In

A lesbian teacher at a Catholic high school in Vancouver was told not to come to work because the school claims parents were concerned about her influence on students, a…

Jessica Wakeman | April 30, 2010 - 6:10 pm

Homophobic Church To Picket Lesbian Student’s Graduation

Westboro Baptist Church, the Kansas-based church famous for their “God Hates Fags” demonstrations outside the funerals for dead soldiers, has announced it will picket lesbian student Constance McMillen’s graduation. McMillen…

Jessica Wakeman | April 28, 2010 - 11:10 am

Why Isn’t Johnny Weir “Family Friendly”?

The Stars On Ice Tour will hit rinks on April 1 and stars like Evan Lysacek and Sasha Cohen will triple-axle their way across 40 cities in the U.S. But…

Jessica Wakeman | March 12, 2010 - 2:10 pm

Quotable: Johnny Weir Responds To Homophobic Haters

“Every little boy should be so lucky as to turn into me. And that’s all I have to say.”– Ice skater Johnny Weir’s response to homophobic haters in an…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 26, 2010 - 12:20 pm

Frisky Rant: Figure Skater Johnny Weir Was Robbed!

Have you seen “Be Good Johnny Weir,” the new Sundance reality show about the figure skating phenom who can do Lady Gaga and Victor Petrenko justice? Well, if your answer…

Simcha | February 19, 2010 - 1:30 pm

Gaga Haters Butcher “Poker Face”

The Westboro Baptist Church has temporarily turned their attention away from hating f*gs to hating Lady Gaga. First, they issued a missive claiming that God hates the current Queen of

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 5, 2010 - 2:40 pm
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