Topic / Homophobia

Texas editor Phillip Hamilton exposed as a hateful bigot

Back in 2015 a local Texas newspaper, The Olton Enterprise run by Phillip Hamilton and his wife Ursula, was named Business of the Year by the Olton Chamber of Commerce. It was reported at the time that the newspaper: Has served the community since Feb. 19, 1926. Through the years it has chronicled the best […]

‘Gay cure’ therapist guilty of having sex with male patients

Toronto psychiatrist Dr Melvyn Iscove, 72, who believes homosexuality is a ‘sexual disorder’ that can be cured, has been found guilty by Ontario’s medical regulator of sexually abusing two of his male patients. According to this report, Iscove was described in a decision of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario’s discipline committee as […]

Homosexuality ‘mandatory’ for UK gays, Christian complains

The fundamentalist Christian head of a quack ‘gay cure’ outfit – Dr Mike Davidson, above – is furious that a second venue has banned the Core Issues Trust‘s anti-gay propaganda film, Voices of the Silenced. According to this report, after the Queen’s University in Belfast refused to screen the film, Davidson said: Clearly in Northern Ireland, […]

South Africa’s new President spells bad news for this man

The man pictured above is Errol Naidoo, an aggressively anti-LGBT evangelical who heads an outfit called the Family Policy Institute (FPI). Last year, according to this report, Naidoo – a fervent opponent of reproductive choice and LGBT rights – travelled to Budapest, Hungary for the 2017 World Congress of Families summit of ultra-conservative movements. There, […]

Time running out for Australia’s devoutly Catholic Deputy PM

Barnaby Joyce, Australia’s staunchly Catholic Deputy Prime Minister, could be ‘rolled out of office like a dangerously bulging tin of deeply dodgy potted meat’ by the end of this week, according to John Birmingham, writing for The Sydney Morning Herald. And if he is, there will be jubilation among the country’s LGBT communities. For Joyce, […]

Catholic school feels parents’ wrath for sacking gay teacher

Shortly after teacher Jocelyn Morffi married Natasha Hass at the beginning of February, Miami’s Sts Peter and Paul Catholic School sacked her – then, in a letter to parents, asked them to pray for the school. Instead, according to this report, about a dozen angry parents showed up at the school the next day, demanding an […]

Christian Legal Centre steps in after British Scouts ditch bigot

Bristol Christian Brian Walker, above, is being helped by the Christian Legal Centre to challenge the Scout Association which allegedly booted him out because of his faith. According to this report, Walker, 62, says his membership was unfairly taken away after he expressed fears the organisation was increasingly promoting Islam and homosexuality and moving away […]

Dangerous Danish cult recruits ‘world famous’ singer Lou Bega

The photo above shows Lou Bega, right, praying with Torben Sondergaard, leader of ‘a really dangerous’ cult called The Last Reformation, based in Denmark. The picture was taken from a recent The Last Reformation promotional video on YouTube in which Bega speaks of finding Jesus and dragging his family into the cult, which says: Lou […]

Christian bigots force Bermuda to abandon same-sex marriage

IN AN astonishing about-turn, Bermuda – a British Overseas Territory – voted last December 13 to reverse gay marriage legislation just six months after the Supreme Court ordered the introduction same-sex unions. The Government replaced it with a Domestic Partnership Bill. Reporting on this reversal for  the winter issue of the Pink Humanist, I pointed […]

Banned ‘gay cure’ propaganda: Christian Legal Centre steps in

The man pictured above is Dr Peter May, a retired Christian GP who features in a ‘gay-to-straight’ film that  was banned this week by a London cinema. May, a member of the Anglican General Synod between 1985 and 2010, is among a number of “experts” who appear in a film entitled Voices of the Silenced: […]