Ben Platt
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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.

He reportedly became upset over an LGBTQ+ person visiting their "house of God."

October 21 2021 1:09 PM

One high school had a super gross incident involving a rainbow Pride flag, and students aren't happy with the administration's sh*tty response.

October 18 2021 3:28 PM

Former wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson called his former head coach a “fraud” and a “used car salesman.”

October 14 2021 11:14 AM

The out Olympic gold medalist said the cause will be his new mission.

October 11 2021 12:10 PM

She visited her gynecologist for a menstrual condition but got an overdose of homophobia instead.

October 08 2021 11:55 AM

The actor's family didn't even know he was gay until the infamous incident with co-star Isaiah Washington went public.

October 08 2021 11:12 AM

The accused turned down a plea deal.

October 07 2021 11:36 AM
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