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Homophobia

Homophobia encompasses a range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). It can be expressed as antipathy, contempt, prejudice, aversion, or hatred, and may be based on irrational fear. [ Wikipedia → ]

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Suspect in North Carolina shooting says he’s a neo-Nazi who hates gays ‘with a passion’

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Kenneth Morgan Stancil III
The man charged with killing a print shop employee at a North Carolina community college says he's a neo-Nazi who hates gay people. [...]

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7 lies about LGBT musicians we need to stop telling immediately

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Sam Smith accepts the award for best new artist at the 57th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, in Los Angeles.
When Sam Smith offhandedly told a U.K. tabloid that he doesn't like Tinder or Grindr as a way to meet men, the media wrecked him. Gawker came to the absurd conclusion, via thinly veiled homophobia, that since he doesn't personally use those apps, Smith's gay conservatism is a clever ruse [...]

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Pat Robertson: No gay marriage because no one ever conceived a child through anal intercourse

Monday, April 6, 2015
Pat Robertson
Today on “The 700 Club,” Pat Robertson went on one of his patented rants about anal sex, arguing that he will never change his mind about gay marriage until someone proves that anal sex can lead to pregnancy. [...]

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Mike Huckabee: Gay community won’t rest until ‘there are no more churches’

Friday, April 3, 2015
Susan Walsh, APFormer Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks at the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference in National Harbor, Md., Friday, March 7, 2014.
Mike Huckabee says the gay community has turned the controversies surrounding “religious freedom” legislation in Arkansas and Indiana into a “phony crisis.” [...]

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Rand Paul: Same-sex marriage is the result of a ‘moral crisis’ in America

Friday, March 27, 2015
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.)
“Don’t always look to Washington to solve anything. In fact, the moral crisis we have in our country, there is a role for us trying to figure out things like marriage..." [...]

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California AG moves to block ‘shoot the gays’ ballot initiative from going forward

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Attorney General Kamala Harris (D-Calif.)
California Attorney General Kamala Harris has moved to block a proposed ballot initiative that seeks to amend the California penal code to make gay or lesbian sex a capital offense punishable by "bullets to the head or by any other convenient method." [...]

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Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart defend ‘Get Hard’ after critics label it racist, homophobic

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Kevin Hart, top, and Will Ferrell appear in a scene from "Get Hard."
In the annals of film festival flops - from unexpected boos to red-carpet gaffes - the premiere of the Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart comedy "Get Hard" will go down as a doozy. [...]

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American Family Association reminds Supreme Court whose idea marriage was ‘in the first place’

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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The American Family Association on Tuesday published a full-page advertisement in The Washington Post to remind U.S. Supreme Court justices that "only God can define marriage." [...]

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Ex-Bob Jones president apologizes for 1980 call for stoning gays, then calls them sinners

Monday, March 23, 2015
Bob Jones III
The former president of Bob Jones University has apologized for saying in 1980 that gays should be stoned, and that he no longer condones "the stoning of sinners." [...]

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Ted Cruz, who wants a federal ban on same-sex marriage, to launch presidential bid

Sunday, March 22, 2015
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)
Sen. Ted Cruz, who has called for sweeping legislation to undo federal recognition of marriage equality and modify the U.S. Constitution to block same-sex marriage, will announce a presidential run on Monday. [...]

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