Homophobia

Kirk Franklin Issues Apology To LGBT Community For Homophobia In The Black Church

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Grammy Award winning Gospel Artist Kirk Franklin issued an apology to the LGBT community during an interview with The Grio recently, in addition to discussing his return to the music scene with his ninth studio album interestingly titled Losing My Religion. “I want to apologize...

Watch An 11-Year-Old Girl Shut Down One Million Homophobic Moms

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And she only needed five words.

Kerry Washington Schools The Black Community On Homophobia

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Last weekend, Kerry Washington was presented with the Vanguard Award at the 2015 GLAAD Media Awards. Washington’s riveting acceptance speech was received with two standing ovations, as the actress touched upon homophobia in the black community as well as all people fighting for equal rights...

Madonna Thinks Ageism is Worse Than Racism and Homophobia

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Madonna, who is 56 years-old,  is upset that she’s aging and said her age is being used against her. But Madonna also thinks that ageism is worse than racism and homophobia. Let me remind you that Madonna is the mother to two black children and...

Open Thread: Is The NFL Ready for Michael Sam?

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Over the weekend, Michael Sam became the first openly gay man to be drafted by the NFL. Although he wasn’t in one of the top rounds, the St. Louis Rams still found potential in him. But not everyone was too happy about him being drafted,...

Do Negative Views About Sexuality Get Challenged, While Racism Goes Unchecked?

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In a piece for the New York Times, sports journalist William C. Rhoden wonders why our society seems more apt to punish people for their homophobic, but give them a pass for racialized opinions. Rhoden uses the events of the past few weeks—Richard Sherman being...