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Homophobia still lurks at every turn. While it may be tempting to laugh off antigay bigots like Kim Davis, Pat Robertson, and Michele Bachmann, it's important to remember that some homophobes are extremely dangerous and have far-reaching power. Zimbabwe's aging dictator, Robert Mugabe, said gay people are “worse than pigs and dogs.” Ronald Reagan ignored the AIDS epidemic throughout the entirety of his presidency, neglecting to even speak about it until 1987, after thousands had died. And while Russian president Vladimir Putin may not have personally ordered neo-Nazi groups to hunt and torture LGBT Russians, his so-called "anti-propaganda" laws have created an extremely hostile environment for queer people living there. All over the world, homophobia continues to breed hate and antigay violence.

“No one is taking this seriously,” State Senator Jacob Candelaria tells Out

October 26 2020 1:36 PM

“We are not going to try to be a gay bar to keep our business up.”

October 22 2020 12:17 PM

They are part of a well-funded and targeted campaign against LGBTQ+ congressional candidates.

October 21 2020 1:13 PM

Some residents complained the rainbow Pride banners adorning lampposts on Main Street didn't represent the values of their community.

October 14 2020 3:50 PM

Racism, transphobia, and the virus at the center of the ongoing pandemic are out too.

October 14 2020 10:47 AM

Michael Abenante is suing his former employer who he says hurled homophobic slurs at him while chasing him around the restaurant.

October 13 2020 12:54 PM

Junior “Flemmo” Flemmings was accused of using homophobic language towards Collin Martin, a gay player.

October 08 2020 11:05 AM
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