Topic / Homophobia

Turkish authorities have just ramped up their war on gays

In June this year Turkish police viciously attacked participants at a gay pride march on Istanbul. And today it’s reported that authorities in Turkey have ramped up their opposition to all things gay by outlawing events organised by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights groups in its capital city, Ankara. The ban has been imposed […]

Nasty Coalition for Marriage group criticises Theresa May

Prime Minister Theresa May this week urged the Australian Government to introduce same-sex marriage “very soon” – and by doing do has annoyed Thomas Pascoe, above, Campaign Director for the UK’s Coalition for Marriage (C4M). During Prime Minister’s Questions on Wednesday, May was asked by gay MP Iain Stewart if she welcomed the Australian postal […]

Ohio ‘family values’ politician resigns over gay sex episode

Republican state representative Wes Goodman, above, who has consistently stood for faith, family and his opposition to gay rights, resigned this week after he was spotted having sex in his office  – with a man. According to Newsweek, Goodman, who is married, was reportedly seen by someone who is not a staffer having sex with a […]

Australia overwhelming says ‘Yes’ to same-sex marriage

Following the result of controversial postal ballot, Australia could have same-sex marriage by Christmas – and enjoy a massive financial windfall in the immediate aftermath. According to this report, gay marriage would provide an estimated cash injection of nearly $1 billion into the Australian economy over the first three years. That’s the “conservative” estimate economists […]

Virginia’s ‘chief homophobe’ ousted by trangender woman

A significant blow against bigotry occurred yesterday when a devout Catholic, Bob G Marshall, who described himself as Virginia’s ‘chief homophobe’, lost his seat in the House of Delegates to Democrat Danica Roem, a 33-year-old former local news reporter who is openly transgender. Cosmopolitan reports that she soundly defeated 25-year incumbent Republican, “a social conservative […]

Bigoted artists to appeal Phoenix gay wedding ruling

Artists Joanna Duka, left, and Breanna Koski run a company called Brush & Nib. But because they are evangelical Christians they won’t create invitations for gay weddings. This put them at odds with a Phoenix, Arizona, anti-discrimination ordinance, which they challenged in court – and lost. Failure to comply with the law can lead to […]

Woman gets religion, sets out to sabotage pet expo company

Amazing Pet Expos, a company that hosts events in centres around the US, was reportedly sabotaged by a female employee who got religion and began a hate campaign against the ‘satanic’ Chief Operating Office and gay staff employed by the head of the enterprise, Sheila Rilenge, above. News of the problem emerged after it was reported […]

Kenyan censor appalled by photograph of ‘crazy gay lions’

When Ezekiel Mutua, the head of the Kenya Film Classification Board, saw a photo of two male lions apparently having sex, he instantly blamed gays whom he suggested might have influenced the animals. He is quoted here as saying: These animals need counseling, because probably they have been influenced by gays who have gone to […]

Catholic diocese calls ‘foul’ over petition against bishop

Earlier this month we carried a report that said Catholic priests in Wisconsin were warned to be wary of conducting funerals for homosexuals who were known to be in a same-sex marriages or civil partnerships. Well, the shit’s hit the fan big time. According to this report,  an online petition is accusing Bishop Robert Morlino,  […]

Warning: godlessness and ruin faces NZ under its new PM

No mention was made of God, and there wasn’t a Bible in sight when Jacinda Ardern, a former Mormon, this week became New Zealand’s 40th Prime Minister. Her strictly secular inauguration will no doubt add to the concerns of people like Christopher Eames, who writes for a “prophetic” news magazine called the Trumpet, which: Seeks […]