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The Case of the Not-So-Sweet Cake

One of the most common examples given of LGBT rights infringing upon religious freedom is that of the Kleins, owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa, because of their refusal to bake a cake for a lesbian couple’s wedding.  566 more words

2015

Will and Grace star Leslie Jordan took down these homophobes in the best way (VIDEO)

Will and Grace star Leslie Jordan has been celebrated after he took on three guys who were using anti-gay slurs in a branch of Starbucks. 115 more words

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Misogyny and homophobia: patriarchy, gender policing, and the male gaze

First published by Open Democracy, 29th July 2015

It’s 2014 and I’m in a quiet bar with my then-girlfriend. We’re enjoying our evening, being affectionate towards each other, and playing pool. 1,762 more words

2015

Homophobia at the workplace

I am a lesbian in a women’s organisation. I have to put up with a homophobic colleague. She constantly dismisses masculine women, jokes about security masculine women feeling her up while doing their job, and jokes about fancying women. 189 more words

Bullying

Whoops, I Think You Are In The Wrong State

Iowa couple Betty and Dick Odgaard are using their non-profit ministry to launch 1,000 anti-gay billboards.  The couple are the former owners of Iowa’s Gortz Haus Gallery.   204 more words

Activism

Leslie Jordan Throws Coffee At Men Screaming Antigay Slurs Inside West Hollywood Starbucks

A trio of homophobes learned the hard way this week why you should never enter a West Hollywood Starbucks and start hurling antigay slurs at customers. 477 more words

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Gay CIA contractor says he was harassed by team members.

Since I am a heterosexual male, I have to admit that the issues of gay people were not of my utmost concern when I was growing up. 517 more words

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