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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.

The San Diego Loyal gave up a probable slot in the playoffs to stand in opposition to on-field homophobia.

October 01 2020 12:43 PM

The move comes after last week’s headline making exchange between a queer council member and a homophobic constituent.

September 24 2020 10:55 AM

The Illinois state representative was recorded saying her opponent was afraid to come into his district because he's "all LGBTQ."

September 22 2020 12:12 PM

The spot has been in contention over the past year due to the fast food chain's history of donations to anti LGBTQ+ organizations.

September 15 2020 12:24 PM

“If you’re not aware, and I think a lot of people in this room are not aware ... I am proudly the first openly elected lesbian in North Dakota, so that is why I'm not paying any heed to your crap.”

September 14 2020 10:34 AM

The torch of bigotry has been passed to a new generation.

August 26 2020 10:23 AM

A hot mic caught veteran Reds announcer Thom Brennaman making the comment during a break in play.

August 20 2020 10:33 AM
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