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Homophobic Actress, Seyi Omooba, after getting dropped from The Color Purple, now plans to sue

Actress Oluwaseyi (Seyi) Omooba is suing for religious discrimination after she was dropped from the production of The Color Purple in March for a 2014 social media post she made

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Eddie Murphy talks about regretting his ‘ignorant’ old jokes about AIDS and homosexuality

Eddie Murphy has said he now ‘cringes’ at his old anti-gay jokes. The comic had a decidedly homophobic start in comedy, with his 1983 special, Delirious, opening with a five-minute

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Homophobe claims Homosexuality can’t be loving because anal sex is painful, and gets shut down by Twitter

Logging onto Twitter and seeing a homophobe on your timeline is almost par for the course these days, but one bigot got schooled after she said homosexuality isn’t loving because

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Lil Nas X says he was scared of losing fans by coming out as gay but was ‘pushed by the universe’

Lil Nas X said in a recent interview that he didn’t initially plan to come out as gay, in part due to his fear of alienating some of his fans.

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BBC’s LGBT correspondent Ben Hunte reveals the homophobic abuse he receives

The BBC‘s LGBT+ correspondent Ben Hunte has revealed some of the homophobic messages he’s received after his personal phone number was leaked. Hunte, 27, is a gay journalist who became

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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