Tag "Homophobia"

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THE NAME OF MY GIRLFRIEND

Perhaps I was the one who made the mistake of linking my brother to my friend. Not like there had been a lot of options at the time: the family

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Lil Nas X responds to the homophobic reactions to his coming out

Hip hop star Lil Nas X took to Twitter on Sunday to make a revelation that nobody saw coming. Although the 20-year-old didn’t specifically say ‘I’m gay’, he asked fans

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Facebook Gets Messy With One Man’s Hypocrisy

Every now and then, a person with social media influence of Facebook – i.e., a Facebook celebrity, defined as someone with many followers, many likes with each post he makes,

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THINKING ABOUT GOD, THOSE WHO WORSHIP HIM AND THE OTHERS

For the longest time, even when I was a growing child, I never really understood why people felt so negatively toward gay people. I always wondered why people had so

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HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE TESS?

Over time, I have come to realize that I love being around tomboys, and even having them as friends. Typically-feminine girls are not at all my fancy, because I was

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A CRASH COURSE ON WHAT IT MEANS TO BE GAY (Education For Those Who The Shoe Fits)

It started with the viewing of an IGTV video. A 3-minute clip of Ireti Bakare-Yusuf (@sisiogelagos) talking about LGBT Pride, which I found both startling and pleasing, because it seemed

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Romance novelist, Nicholas Sparks, exposed in leaked emails as antigay and racist

In 2006, Nicholas Sparks, the prolific romance writer best known for The Notebook and A Walk to Remember, helped co-found a prep school in New Bern, North Carolina, called the

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“The Bible is not homophobic.” Kirk Franklin tackles homosexuality and abortion at The Breakfast Club

Gospel icon Kirk Franklin visited popular syndicated radio show, The Breakfast Club, where he discussed his new album and his position on the hot button issues of homosexuality and abortion.

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Juliet Ibrahim and IK Ogbonna respond to Tonto Dikeh, as the controversial actress continues to show off her homophobia

Ghanaian actress, Juliet Ibrahim, was among those that Tonto Dikeh called out when she went on an instagram rant about entertainers who shouldn’t dare approach her mystery new man for

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“Being LGBT Leaves You Susceptible To HIV/AIDS.” Reno Omokri Proves Himself To Be An Idiot

It was only a matter of time before homophobes would crawl out of the woodworks to use Binyavanga Wainaina’s death as a talking point on how homosexuality is abominable. Considering