Tag Archives: slurs

On Taking The Sting Out of Slurs by Using Them as Empowerment.

I’ve always enjoyed taking the power of slurs away from homophobes and transphobes by turning around and using them myself. I think that is why I embraced the use of “queer” so quickly. Very early in the nineties I participated … Continue reading

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Reaction To Two Men Holding Hands In Jerusalem

Another two men holding hands experiment has occurred again. First Moscow then Kiev and now Jerusalem. As you can see, hear or read in the subtitles, homophobia is quite prevalent in Jerusalem.

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Don’t Say “Tranny”

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We Don’t Say

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Don’t Say “No Homo”

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Trans Identities and Concerns

The caption has the credit for the original source, but I don’t know if that person is also the artist. If you designed this let me know so I can credit you. I corrected the graphic as I explain below. … Continue reading

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Words Can Hurt! Spread Love Not Hate! – #IDAHOT2015

Welcome, take a look at all my International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Posts. Visit The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Website.

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Jason Collins allegedly receives gay taunts from fellow NBA player | theGrio

It was only a matter of time before some hothead spouted of about Jason Collins sexual orientation. Sports are infamous for taunts and slurs being hurled about. So it seems the inevitable has happened… According to the New York Daily News, … Continue reading

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Will Young: Educating teachers on homophobic language is a ‘priority’ · PinkNews.co.uk

I agree with Will on this… Singer Will Young has claimed that schools are still not doing enough to curb children’s use of “gay” as an insult, saying that teachers should be the “priority” when it comes to educating what … Continue reading

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Queer activists and community complaints, a tale of three activists and the one who completely lost it.

I need to let you know that I have Jewish ancestry that I am proud of, my grandmother’s maiden name was Levy, can’t get more Jewish than that. I have had many Jewish friends and colleague’s over the years including … Continue reading

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A Critical Response to ‘Faggot’-Calling Culture | Lucas Waldron

Great piece from Huffington Post Gay Voices. Here’s an excerpt: Well, homophobia doesnʼt disappear just because youʼre OK with gay people getting married. Homophobia disappears when people with privilege recognize their privilege and actively choose not to use degrading language … Continue reading

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Catholic cardinal sparks fury after calling US diplomat ‘faggot’

Yet another person in the hierarchy of the Catholic Church has exhibited homophobic behavior. Here is a segment of the Gay Star News report: Roman Catholic Church cardinal has caused controversy by referring to gay people as ‘faggots’ during an … Continue reading

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