Homophobia LGBT 

McCains advert causes backlash!

Who would have thought something as innocent as chips would cause such mayhem? Well is has, and thats because there are is a gay couple, comprised to 2 men playing the Dads. Obviously that child is traumatised by the whole experience… The couple in the video have spoken out since the advert hit our tv’s, saying they have received all kinds of abuse because of it. Lee and Mat Samuels-Camozzi agreed to star in the advert after a model agency run by a friend’s mum got in contact. They hoped…

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Homophobia LGBT Politics & News 

Is this bus driver actually serious?!

So this bus driver has clearly lost his mind ! After an openly gay student boarded the school bus, the part-time driver decided to use the PA system on the vehicle to make a string of anti-gay slurs. “No faggot activity will be permitted on this bus” is one of the apparent statments he made accroding to the Facebook post by the Nicholas County Democrats. Another was “In my Bible it states that ‘faggots will burn in hell’ and i will not condone it” The driver is apparently also a West Virginia…

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Homophobia LGBT Politics & News 

Same Sex Marriage Means Kids Can’t Say Mum and Dad…

So the stupidity of people really has no bounds. And this time its an Australian senator who has made the clearly bizarre claims. Pauline Hanson, who is the leader of the far-right party One Nation, explained that she was going to outright ignore the majority Yes vote and has accused gay people of trying to “take the word marriage” from straight people. “Have we considered the children” she asked, sounding like the hysterical Helen Lovejoy from the popular tv show The Simpson. “What may come of this, is that kids…

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Coming Out Homophobia LGBT 

Homophobia on Facebook: Bible Bashers and Best Comebacks

It doesn’t take long for you to see homophobia on Facebook. Simply scrolling through the newsfeed and reading comments on LGBT related posts highlights this. We’re not sure why the bible-bashers and homophobes spend their time watching LGBT related posts – maybe the secretly love a bit of gay news? Recently, a video of a conversation between a 13 year old boy and elderly man was uploaded. The two talked about the differences when growing up, the law and attitudes. Here are some of the ridiculous comments and saviours who…

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Homophobia LGBT Politics & News 

Trans Soldier Ban: U.S Displays It’s Lack of Social Superpower Status

The U.S has had a terrible week for LGBT+ rights this week. Firstly, the U.S. appointed an anti-LGBT ambassador to the Netherlands, the first nation to legalise same-sex marriage and one of the most tolerant countries in the world. President Donald Trump has further announced that transgender individuals will no longer be able to serve in any capacity within the U.S. military. The responses were varied. Log Cabin Republicans President Gregory T. Angelo said: “This smacks of politics, pure and simple. The United States military already includes transgender individuals who…

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Homophobia LGBT Politics & News 

Conservatives the New LGBT Ally? Social Media Says No!

Pink News CEO, Benjamin Cohen,  has recently defended the choice to award previous Conservative Prime Minister, David Cameron, with the title of ally of the year. The Marriage Act 2013 was still strongly opposed by Conservatives, with the majority voting against. The votes against totalled to 136 Conservatives, 22 Labour, 4 Liberal Democrats, 8 DUP and 2 independents. The votes for totalled to 127 Conservatives, 217 Labour, 44 Liberal Democrats and 8 others. Benjamin Cohen stated that: “It’s pretty simple that the previous winners of this award have been Ed…

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Film/TV Homophobia LGBT Pop Culture 

Beauty and the Beast Controversy?

With the release of the highly anticipated live action Beauty and the Beast, there was always bound to be some kind of controversy, I mean, when isn’t there? Well this time, the reason for this was the gay scene that appears in the film, as well as the suggestions that the character LeFou is gay throughout the film. After the news that the films release would be postponed due to these scenes in places such as Malaysia where homosexuality is still illegal. But of course, Disney being Disney, they refused…

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Homophobia LGBT Politics & News 

Chechnya100 – We Exist

In this day and age, you would think that this would be a thing of the past, but in a self- governing Russia, men aged 16 – 50 are being targeted. Why? Well because they are homosexual. This monstrosity of an event is happening in South Russia, Chechnya to be exact, a predominantly conservative and Muslim region. The police are targeting those who are or suspected to be of a homosexual nature. Arthur who was aware of a change in December where men were starting to be rounded up, but…

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