homophobia

NBA referee Bill Kennedy announced today that he is gay following the suspension of Sacremento Kings guard, Rajon Rondo. Back on Dec. 3, Rondo was ejected from a game by Kennedy and allegedly used homophobic slurs while physically approaching the official. Kennedy, 49, is an 18-year veteran of the NBA referee corps. No stranger to […]

Andrew Caldwell has apparently learned the lesson that, well, you can’t pray away the gay, as the saying goes. You may recall the story of…

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is in the hot seat this week after ousting fire chief Kelvin Cochran for handing out copies of his Christian self-help book…

A woman in Nigeria’s Nasarawa State is disowning her cat for reportedly practicing what she believes is homosexual behavior, the Leadership reports. RELATED: Nigeria’s President…

ABUJA, Nigeria — Nigeria’s president (pictured) has signed a law that bans same-sex marriage and criminalizes homosexual associations, societies, and meetings, with penalties of up…

In June 2012, fast-food chain Chick-fil-A was placed in an extremely unfavorable light following a series of public comments made by its chief operating officer…

The gay rights group Gay Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) is demanding the resignation of news show host and CNN analyst Roland Martin, after tweeting during a sexy David Beckham Super Bowl underwear commercial that people should “smack the ish out” of male fans who like the ad. RELATED: Did M.I.A. Go Too Far With The Bird Flip? Martin was reportedly […]

A Christian college in Georgia is asking all employees to sign a pledge declaring their heterosexuality. Also read: New Documentary Takes Closer Look At Fatherlessness In Black America Also read: Packing Playlist: California Shorter University instituted the pledge in late October. If an employee decides not to sign the pledge, they are at risk of […]

Ever since the new contestants from ‘Dancing with the Stars’ were announced, there’s been drama surrounding the show’s new season scheduled to begin September 19th. If you’ve been living under a rock or you’ve promised yourself to not get addicted to the show this season, you might not know just who the contestants are or […]

“The Breakfast Club,” a popular New York urban radio station show on 105.1 FM aired a homophobic spoof of singer Miguel’s song “Sure Thing” early Wednesday morning. As the station played the Billboard #1 single, its lyric “You can bet that, you don’t have to sweat that” was replaced with “You can bet that, Miguel […]

An article on The Root discusses how Black men like CNN News anchor Don Lemon, and Georgia State Rep. Rashad Taylor have recently come out and announced they are gay. The article claims that both men point to the overwhelming hostility of homophobic environments as reasons for not having said anything sooner, but yet make […]

Kobe Bryant and Joakim Noah were fined for something that happens on every ball court in America, from the streetball courts of New York to the barnyard hoops in Indiana. Calling them homophobic would be like calling a wigger who uses the n-word while listening to hip hop racist. Neither Kobe nor Joakim knew a […]