Topics :: anti-gay media depictions

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Aussie Paper Criticized for Headline About 'Shemale' Murder Victim

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 7
An Australia newspaper has gone 'down-under,' hitting below the belt with by referring to a murdered transgender woman as a 'she-male' and a 'ladyboy,' causing a wave of outrage from readers.

Media Taken in By Dutch "Gay-Only" Village Hoax

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 20
Dutch and foreign media were taken in by an elaborate hoax regarding the construction of a "gay-only" village outside of Tilburg.

Is This Universal Studios’ Show Homophobic?

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 21
Universal Studios Hollywood has come under fire for a live action show in which Superman is depicted as a campy gay man.

Radio Host Says Government-Engineered Juice Boxes are Making People Gay

POLITICS | By Sergio N. Candido | Jan 25
The orange juice you drink in the morning is probably the reason why you’re gay, says radio host and Second Amendment champion Alex Jones.

The Battle of the Boycott

NATIONAL | By Tim Curran | Jan 15
Do they work? Are they still relevant?

Mike Wallace’s Death Brings Back a Notorious CBS Anti-Gay Documentary

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 12
Although many are celebrating Mike Wallace’s career after he died at 93 last weekend, some gay activists are rehashing an anti-gay documentary that aired on CBS in the late 60s entitled "The Homosexuals."

Lesson Not Learned? Another Comic Makes Anti-Gay Cracks

CELEBRITIES | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 17
It may be hard to credit after the flap comic Tracy Morgan’s anti-gay riffs caused earlier this summer, but another comedian has crossed a line and sparked outrage over anti-gay jokes.

Tracy Morgan Apologizes for Crude Gay Jibes

CELEBRITIES | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 10
Comic Tracy Morgan apologized for remarks that he made at a Nashville, Tennessee, venue in which he allegedly claimed that homosexuality is a choice and said that he would stab his own son to death if he came out as gay.

Spanish-Language Talk Show Slammed for Homophobic Content

TELEVISION | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 7
A talk show that has been described as "a Spanish-language version of Jerry Springer" has sparked a push for channels and advertisers to drop the program, and the pressure seems to be working.

Uganda court rules media cannot ’out’ gay Ugandans

NATIONAL | By Godfrey Olukya | Jan 4
Uganda’s High Court has ruled that the media should not publish the names and photos of gay Ugandans following a vitriolic campaign in the east African country which urged citizens to hang those featured.

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