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Homophobia

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  • For Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, liberal causes are no joke

    SAN FRANCISCO — Tom Ammiano used to tell a joke about blood. This was in the early 1980s, years before he became a politician, and AIDS was just beginning to terrorize San Francisco. Ammiano, then a gay activist and stand-up comic, riffed off...
  • Review: 'The New Black' and homophobia among African Americans

    Review: 'The New Black' and homophobia among African Americans
    When California voters passed Prop. 8 in 2008 outlawing same-sex marriage, Robin Tyler — one-half of Los Angeles' first legally married gay couple — and many others rushed to cast blame on African Americans. That indictment was the catalyst...
  • Alec Baldwin rails at media, says his MSNBC show may not come back

    Alec Baldwin rails at media, says his MSNBC show may not come back
    Alec Baldwin says his suspended MSNBC show is in serious jeopardy -- and for that, he's blaming mainly the "tabloid media." "Whether the show comes back at all is at issue right now," the former "30 Rock" star wrote in a blog post Saturday,...
  • 'The Dallas Buyers Club,' the AIDS film no one wanted to make

     'The Dallas Buyers Club,' the AIDS film no one wanted to make
    METAIRIE, La. — In the summer of 1992, an aspiring filmmaker named Craig Borten drove from Los Angeles to Dallas to see a man named Ron Woodroof. Borten was just a few years out of Syracuse University and didn't know what kind of movies he wanted to...
  • O.C. high school drama teacher who fought to stage 'Rent' resigns

    A drama teacher at Corona del Mar High School who was placed on leave in June after a student accused him of battery has resigned. Ron Martin, who won accolades from free-speech advocates for fighting to stage a campus production of "Rent," confirmed...
  • Alec Baldwin gets away with a lot. But is he another Paula Deen?

    Alec Baldwin gets away with a lot. But is he another Paula Deen?
    I think it’s for the best that the enraged, engaging Alec Baldwin, who seems never to have acquired the ability to control his volcanic temper despite multiple public embarrassments over the years, has decided to quit Twitter. Again. As you&...
  • Alec Baldwin loses it in Twitter rant, hurls homophobic slurs

    Alec Baldwin loses it in Twitter rant, hurls homophobic slurs
    Alec Baldwin went on a homophobic, profanity-laden online rant Thursday before shutting down his Alec Baldwin Foundation Twitter account, all in defense of his pregnant wife Hilaria, whom a Daily Mail reporter had apparently errantly accused of tweeting...
  • Aaryn Gries' mom apologizes for 'Big Brother' slurs

    Aaryn Gries' mom apologizes for 'Big Brother' slurs
    "Big Brother" contestant Aaryn Gries, whose racial and homophobic slurs have sparked a firestorm — and high ratings — for the CBS reality show, has at least one ally — her mother. Just days after Gries was evicted from the "Big...
  • Putin promises no discrimination against gays at Russia Olympics

    Putin promises no discrimination against gays at Russia Olympics
    MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin is attempting to allay fears about Russia’s new anti-gay law, saying there will be no discrimination during the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in the Black Sea resort of Sochi. “We can be absolutely sure...
  • On Russia's anti-gay laws, Elton John to the rescue? He'll try.

    On Russia's anti-gay laws, Elton John to the rescue? He'll try.
    What’s the best way for celebrities to take a stand against Russia’s anti-gay regime and its homophobic disciples? Should they take actor Wentworth Miller’s approach and forgo any appearances in Russia until the country has done away...
  • Alec Baldwin apologizes, shares his definition of 'queen'

    Alec Baldwin apologizes, shares his definition of 'queen'
    In more measured tones than he'd used Thursday to criticize a reporter who wrote about his wife, Alec Baldwin apologized Friday for the outburst in which he called the reporter a "toxic little queen," threatened to hunt him down and mess him up, and...