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10 most satisfying clapbacks at homophobes in internet history

1. Satisfaction Guaranteed. 2. Some kind of magic. 3. What’s in a name? 4. Learn how to look, my dude. 5. “Theatre without gays is like cooking without spices.” 6.

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DEAR STRAIGHT PEOPLE (Episode 2)

Dear Straight People If Only You Could Open The Window To Your Heart. Let’s go on a journey, an exposition of some sort, on the life of a hypothetical gay

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“You Are a Gift to the World.” Tim Cook to LGBT Youth

Tim Cook delivered a heartfelt message at LoveLoud, a music festival helmed by Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds that benefits LGBT youth. “I stand before you tonight as an uncle,

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MORE RANTINGS OF A RANDOM (Gay) NIGERIAN (Entry 4)

I have been called “heterophobic” more times that I can remember, mostly from straight people whom I have the misfortune of working closely together with. These “allies”, most of whom

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Ghana pushes Antigay Bill after Theresa May urges for the Decriminalization of Homosexuality

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s plea for Commonwealth nations to decriminalize homosexuality was met with major backlash among the African commonwealth nations, especially Ghana. And now, lawmakers in the conservative

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“It’s Never Too Late To Live.” – Kenny Brandmuse

I’ve been seeing many same-gender loving men getting married to women on my Facebook timeline of late. Like one every other week. Congratulations, guys! I recalled how I used to

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LETTER TO MY HOMOPHOBIC EX-FRIEND

Dear Former Friend I had actually blocked you here on Facebook but I had to unblock you just to tell you something. I have often wondered why judgmental homophobic people

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#FineQueerCouples: LGBT couples in Africa celebrate love online with trending hashtag

It may still a taboo topic in most African nations, but same sex love is gaining grounds despite the risk to life and intolerance of LGBT rights. South Africa is

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FROM WITHIN, INSIDE THE CLOSET

The greatest challenge for us, LGBT folks fighting for our rights, in Invisibility. It is not like being black or female where you are seen, where you have always been

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You Ask Me: “Who Do You Think You Are?”

The essence of life Of the life we claim to hold dear Lies in our conformity In our ability to shrink ourselves Become less of who we are Morph into