Articles Tagged with gay rights

Barbra Streisand Uses Revolting Homophobic Slur In Re-Emerged Video

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Barbra Streisand has been a gay icon for years. When footage of a gag she played with Harrison Ford on a 1980s movie set started spreading in 2011, people didn’t say much. In the video, Barbra Streisand is dressed as a dominatrix and is whipping Harrison Ford into submission. It’s all funny until Harrison Ford… Read more »

Leelah Alcorn: Gay Rights Activist Says Parents Should Be Prosecuted

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Leelah Alcorn, a 17-year-old transgender teenager from Ohio, took her own life last Sunday. She walked in front of an oncoming truck and was crushed to death. Leelah left behind a suicide note on her Tumblr blog, in which she said she had been forced by her devout Christian parents to undergo conversion therapy, which… Read more »

LGBT Rights More Important Than Culture, Tradition, Says VP Joe Biden

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In a statement that inspired pro-LGBT communities across the globe, Vice President Joe Biden declared Tuesday that gay and lesbian rights should be given more importance than national cultures and social traditions. According to Politico, Biden was speaking to a group of U.S. and international gay rights activist when he made the bold statement. Biden,… Read more »

Duck Dynasty Guys Getting Congressional Campaign Jobs?

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Earlier this month, The Inquistr reported that the nephew of Phil Robertson, one of the cast members from the reality show Duck Dynasty, would be running for a Congressional seat. Now it seems the candidate, Zach Dasher, will be giving campaign jobs to his uber-famous Duck Dynasty family members. It’s unclear whether or not Dasher… Read more »

Rick Perry: ‘We’ll Leave To Psychologists’ If Gays Are Really Like Alcoholics

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Rick Perry, the Texas governor and prospective 2016 Republican presidential candidate, faced some heat Monday from an unlikely source over his comments last week comparing gay people to alcoholics. Perry made the comparison at a Commonwealth Club appearance in San Francisco, California, last Thursday. In those comments, Perry asserted that, both excessive alcohol consumption and… Read more »

Tea Party Candidate Scott Esk Supports Stoning Gay People To Death

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A Tea Party candidate in Oklahoma is in the national political spotlight on social media, after older Facebook posts in which Scott Esk describes his approval of stoning gay people went viral this week. Scott Esk, running for Oklahoma House District 91, reportedly made the comments back in July — and a magazine in the… Read more »