Posts tagged "homophobia"

Magic Johnson: Friend of the Gay Community?

Magic Johnson: Friend of the Gay Community?
Magic Johnson wants to fight homophobia- say what?!? Recently, in an interview with the Huffington Post, Johnson discussed his legacy of service to Black America from his Magic Johnson Foundation, but now he wants to focus his efforts not only towards HIV/AIDS prevention but, also, homophobia in the Black community and AIDS. In the interview... Read more »

Two NBA Raptors Players Holding Hands...Sportmanship? Or.....?

When I first saw this photo in Chicago’s “Rolling Out,” it immediately made me say ‘awwwwwww!” Leandro Barbosa of the Toronto Raptors grabbed teammate Reggie Evans’ hand as they were leaving the court on Sunday night after their 102-98 win over the Magic, inspiring hundreds of homophobic comments on a brief YouTube clip of the... Read more »

Ebony Magazine Features A Lesbian Couple On Their List of Hot Couples in 2011

Ebony, a long-standing magazine that focuses on African-American issues, features a lesbian couple in its Black Love issue this month. The special Issue, with three different Covers (Hot Couples Issues), features partners Yanette L. Freeman and Willa Walker talked about how they met through mutual friends in 1998 and how they eventually became a couple,... Read more »
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Pastor CAUGHT - Bishop Eddie Long!

Remember when Oprah pledged on her show to catch child molesters from all over the country? Well, I’m taking a page from her book and I’m pledging to put Pastors on blast when they’re CAUGHT – caught molesting kids and caught GAY (Hi Ted Haggard!), only when they’re extremely homophobic publicly. Enter Bishop Eddie Long. Recently,... Read more »

Really, Dr. Laura? Really?

  Really, Dr. Laura? You used the n-word 11 TIMES while talking to Jade, or real name Nita Hanson, which is a BLACK woman, on air? Really? I mean, did you really think she was NAACP’ing you? Really?  And, did you really think no one would find out that you said the n-word 11 TIMES?... Read more »

The Offensive Phrase: "No Homo"

Are you terrified that people may think you’re gay? No worries, hip hop has coined a phrase to get you out of the stickiest situations. Read on… I remember the first time I heard the phrase, “no homo.” I laughed and shrugged it off as ignorance, but, then, I kept hearing it from different people,... Read more »
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