Topics :: homophobic

J.K. Rowling Squashes Homophobic Twitter User

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 9, 2014
J.K. Rowling shut down a homophobic Twitter user this week with just a few well-chosen words.

Irish Journalist Plays Victim Card on ’Pantigate’ Scandal

By EDGE | Monday Apr 14, 2014
Citing weight loss, insomnia and being ostracized by media colleagues, one of the alleged anti-gay journalists at the center of the "Pantigate" scandal in Ireland is serving up enough w(h)ine to put Napa Valley to shame.

Radio Show Hosts Suspended Over Birthday Hoax

By EDGE | Monday Feb 17, 2014
Long Island radio show hosts Steve Harper and Leeana Karlson of the Steve & Leeana Show have been suspended by radio station K-98.3 over a radio hoax concerning a homophobic mother’s response to her son’s invitation to a fictitious 7-year-old’s birthday

Homophobic Birthday Party RSVP a Hoax

By EDGE | Sunday Feb 16, 2014
Long Island radio personalities Steve Harper and Leena Karlson apologized Friday for perpetrating a hoax about a seven-year-old birthday party invitation and a fabricated homophobic response written by a bogus parent.

Okla. Restaurateur Faces Social Media Backlash for Anti-Gay, Racist Remarks

By Bobby McGuire | Monday Feb 10, 2014
Enid Oklahoma; sounds like a drag name, no? Yet this small city of less than 50,000 inhabitants has found itself in the spotlight thanks to the racist and anti-gay rhetoric of a local restauranteur.

’Duck Dynasty’ Couple to Guest on Fox News Special

Tuesday Dec 31, 2013
"Duck Dynasty" star Willie Robertson will talk about his outspoken father as he helps Fox News Channel ring in the new year.

Universal Studios Shuts Down Controversial ’Gay Superman’ Show

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Oct 24, 2013
Officials from Universal Studios have shut down the "Bill and Ted’s Excellent Halloween Adventure" show just a few days after reports surfaced, claiming the show was homophobic for depicting Superman as an extremely flamboyant gay stereotype.

GOP Senate Rival And Social Media Followers Comment on Booker’s Gay Quote

By Bobby McGuire | Wednesday Aug 28, 2013
In an interview yesterday, US Senate hopeful Cory Booker opened a proverbial "can of worms" when making mention of gay rumors that have dogged him for years. His rival in the senate race and followers on social media wasted no time weighing in.

Gastonia Churches Drop Boy Scouts Over Gay Policy

Monday Aug 26, 2013
A Gastonia, South Carolina church is choosing not to renew its charter with the Boy Scouts of America after the organization announced this year that it would no longer deny membership to gay people.

NM Shuttle Firm: Sorry For Treatment of Gay Couple

Tuesday Aug 6, 2013
The company that runs the shuttle service to the Albuquerque airport’s rental-car center is apologizing after a driver allegedly ordered a gay couple to sit in the back of the shuttle bus.