Posts tagged "homophobia"

Corduroy Skirts Are A Sin!

The photo alone is funny, but here’s the background story. Chris Pesto (the guy holding the “cord skirts are a sin” sign) is a student at Syracuse University and noticed two people holding “Homosexuality Is A Sin” signs on campus. Though he supports their right to express their, uh, opinion, Pesto — who is gay…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 30, 2009

Is Adam Lambert The Victim Of A Double Standard?

As we mentioned yesterday, after his AMA performance in which he kissed a guy and simulated oral sex, Adam Lambert‘s performance on “Good Morning America” this morning was swiftly canceled. Instead, Lambert was interviewed on the CBS morning show, “The Early Show” (who scooped him up to perform after ABC gave him the boot)…

By: Wendy Atterberry / November 25, 2009

Boys In Skirts, Girls In Tuxes—What’s A High School Principal To Do?

Depending on what kind of high school you attended and what part of the country you grew up in, you’re probably well aware of school dress codes: no miniskirts, no baseball hats, no gang colors, etc. But some kids who are challenging their dress code aren’t just trying to flash a skimpy thong to get…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 9, 2009

Quickies!: Steve-O Has Relationship Advice?

We’ve all heard some kind of relationship excuse at some point, but did we know what they actually meant? Steve-O has the answer. [Lemondrop] — Yes, I said Steve-O. He’s much more than a prankster, you know.
Daniel Radclife appeared on the cover of the gay U.K. magazine Attitude, and explained that he “loathes” homophobia…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / July 24, 2009

Gay, Feminist, & Erotica Writers Get Deranked On Amazon

Oh Amazon, how you’ve failed us. The online retailer came under fire this weekend for deranking a long list of books they’ve suddenly deemed “adult” material. Among the books deemed too adult to appear on searches and best seller lists on the site? Hundreds of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender books, including Gay Life And

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 13, 2009

Shhh! It’s The National Day Of Silence!

Today is the National Day Of Silence, which brings attention to anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools. This year’s event is being held in memory of Lawrence King, a California 8th-grader who was shot and killed by a classmate because of his sexual orientation. Though we can’t literally keep our…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 25, 2008

Campus Confidential: College Lesbians

Tila Tequila came out of the closet wearing a sexy black bathing suit bound to leave a silly tan line. Standing before her contestants, she finally confessed, “I’ve never, ever told anyone this before… but I want to let you all know that… I’m a bisexual!” From the first episode, it was painful to watch…

By: Aurora Wells / February 7, 2008
1 ... 3 4 5 6