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Mexican Boxer Dario Larralde Agrees With Hitler: ‘Gays Are a Plague’

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  Mexican boxer Dario Larralde is making headlines for all the wrong reasons. The fighter is facing some serious backlash over a video he posted to Twitter earlier this month. In the video, Larralde goes on a long-winded homophobic rant. “F**king gays, I have a f**king phobia… everywhere I go, every day, there’s always a […]

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Kevin Hart’s Homophobic Remarks Cost Him the Oscars

A photo of comedian Kevin Hart at the Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Ceremony in Los Angeles, CA, on October 10, 2016.

  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has a message for Kevin Hart: it will not tolerate homophobia. Hart, who was recently selected to host the 2019 Oscars, was forced to step down from the role after refusing to apologize for homophobic remarks he made in the past. The comedian said the Academy […]

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Politician Comes Out on International Day Against Homophobia

A photo of Mounir Mahjoubi, France's Secretary of State for Digital Affairs.

  Mounir Mahjoubi, 34, is a part of the new generation of politicians in the European Union. The son of Moroccans who immigrated to France in the 1970s, Mahjoubi was born in Paris and was raised to pursue his talents. He became a young tech entrepreneur and union lobbyist before he entered politics in 2006, […]

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Texas Men Used Grindr to Target Gay Men for Hate Crimes

Two men from Texas have pleaded guilty to hate crimes; they used Grindr to target gay men, then assault and rob them.

Two men from Dallas, Texas, have pleaded guilty to the hate crimes of targeting gay men to rob and assault in a chain of home invasions. The perpetrators, four in total (two are still awaiting trial) used the queer-oriented dating app Grindr to select and contact victims. In four incidents with separate victims, pretending to […]

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Oprah Gives Homophobe His Own TV Show

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  The newest Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) television series is finally here. It’s called The Book of John Gray. The reality show will document the life of Houston pastor John Gray, who leads the largest church congregation in the U.S. There’s just one small problem… Gray is a homophobe. It’s a bit shocking that Oprah would […]

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Chechnya Rounds Up Gay Men

A young man with handcuffs on.

The Chechan Republic, a small republic inside Russia’s current borders near the Caspian Sea, is a deeply unstable region, having gone through two violent civil wars since the ’91 dissolution of the Soviet Union. As a result, the area is fairly opaque to the outside world, with news emerging only erratically. Even the population of […]

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It Turns Out the Pastor Who Said Pulse Nightclub Shooting Victims Got ‘What They Deserve’ Is a Child Molester

A photo of a protestor holding a sign that reads, "We stand with Orlando. Defend LGBT lives."

  On Monday, April 10, 2017, 57-year-old Kenneth Adkins was found guilty on eight charges of child molestation. If that name sounds familiar, it’s because Adkins has been in the news before. Shortly after the Pulse Nightclub massacre in June 2016, Adkins tweeted, “I don’t see none of them as victims. I see them as […]

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Why You Should Treat Bigotry With Kindness

An old scroll that reads, "Kindness is ever the begetter of kindness."

  It sounds like an oxymoron, but responding to bigotry with kindness can actually inspire the kind of change you want to see in the world. Case in point: Natalie Elle Woods. Woods made headlines when she decided to pick up the tab for a homophobic family. Woods, who is a lesbian, was eating dinner […]

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Bomb Attack on Gay-Run Newspaper

An image of a rainbow with the words "stop homophobia" written on it.

  The explosion in the small hours of Tuesday morning, August 23rd, injured or killed no one. The only victim was a newspaper box, blown to bits. But the Salem Police Chief is certain all the same that the nuisance bombing was a targeted hate crime. The newspaper box belonged to The Rainbow Times, the […]

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