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Boycotting Chick-fil-A? Here Are 243 Other Companies You Might Want to Avoid

You know how your friends are always annoying you by sharing links from years ago as if they are new stories? That’s what I thought […]

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Anti-LGBTQ Talk by Nation of Islam Minister Canceled at Philly Charter School

Controversial self-proclaimed “phenomenal young scholar” Dr. Wesley Muhammad was scheduled to give a lecture in Philly on Saturday that he markets online as being “the […]

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Philly Actor Sues Loco Pez Over Homophobic Slurs

Fishtown taco bar Loco Pez is a gritty and quirky spot, the kind of place where it’s not unusual to hear the kitchen cursing up […]

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Want to Solve the Mummers’ Diversity Problem? Just Call It “The White Heritage Parade”

It’s a new year, and the older I get, the more I have begun to realize that some stuff won’t change because it really doesn’t […]

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NATIONAL NEWS: NYC Mayor Calls for Boycott of Chick-fil-A

Mayor Bill de Blaso does not endorse Chick-fil-A’s stance against same-sex marriage. New York City mayor Bill de Blasio is urging residents to refrain from […]

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OPINION: Dispelling the Big Black Homophobia Myth

It’s horrible when people, especially professors, tell you how to think. It’s even worse when they try to explain why. “I can only imagine how […]

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Daily News Editorial on Gay Scouting is So Out of Touch, It’s Gone With the Wind

Christine Flowers, a writer over at the Daily News, must have watched one too many movies from the late ’30s (and had one too many boxes […]

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College Professor Fired After Saying “Queers” Should be “Hung” on Facebook

  A professor at St. Lawrence College has been fired after he took to Facebook to post some rather homophobic commentary on the rainbow flag, according to […]

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Do You Forgive Jonah Hill After Apology On Jimmy Fallon?

Tuesday night on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, an emotional Jonah Hill gave what seemed to be a pretty heartfelt and sincere apology for […]

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Here’s A Gay Pasta Ad Guido Barilla Would Love

Guido Barilla is my hero. Guido said last week on Italian radio that he would never market his company’s pasta to same-sex families, and if […]

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Soccer Toughens Up Over Homophobia

Gay slurs may be going the way of the Dodo in the soccer world. After a Seattle player was fined for dropping the “f” bomb […]

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Homophobia Drives Kids From Sports

A new report says that bullying, homophobia and transphobia are driving young people away from team sports.

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Was Honey Boo Boo’s Uncle Poodle Gay Bashed?

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’s Uncle Poodle talks about growing up gay in the South, how he was gay bashed and bullied as a kid and why his family’s support got him through the tough times.

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Was Honey Boo Boo’s Uncle Poodle Gay Bashed?

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’s Uncle Poodle talks about growing up gay in the South, how he was gay bashed and bullied as a kid and why his family’s support got him through the tough times.

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The Boy Scouts Need to Go

If you’ve been following our coverage of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) – both the dust up over the city trying to evict the […]