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Kim Rocco Shields Imagines World Where Gay is Norm

MOVIES | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 11
Imagine a world where being gay was the norm. This is the world that up and coming young director Kim Rocco Shields has created in her new feature film.

Nigeria Says 'Gay Cross-Dresser' Led Bombing Attack That Kills 80

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 28
Nigeria's State Security Service arrested a "clearly homosexual cross-dresser" as the suspected mastermind behind the attempted suicide bombing attack on former dictator Major General Muhammadu Buhari.

Miss Gay Nicaragua to Fight Homophobia

Carlos Castro hugged his mother and wept after the announcer named him Miss Gay Nicaragua 2014. It was the culmination of a lot of work by the 19-year-old agronomy student and the beginning of a lot more.

May 17 is International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | May 17
On May 17, LGBT groups across the world will observe International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia, with this year’s theme being the Freedom of Expression.

Arkansas Judge Apologizes for Racist, Homophobic Posts

NATIONAL | By Jill Bleed | Mar 8
Responding to a story about a woman who was arrested for allegedly having sex with a dog, "geauxjudge" wrote that it was "just a small step" from having "TGGLBS" sex, an apparent reference to transgender, gay, lesbian or bisexual sex.

Alabama Rep. Busted for Homophobic Remarks at Conference

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 3
An Alabama gay rights group and local realtors have accused Rep. Mike Rogers of making homophobic groups while speaking to a realtors group in Montgomery.

Kirk Cameron Slams Grammys, Plugs New Movie

Former "Growing Pains" star Kirk Cameron took to social media stir up a little hatred after Sunday’s Grammy Award wedding ceremony while plugging his upcoming direct to video film "Mercy Rule."

Coca-Cola Under Fire for Removing Gay Couple From Irish Ad

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 30
Coca-Cola has pulled depictions of gay couples in Ireland’s version of their new "Reasons to Believe" ad campaign.

Aussie Airline Apologizes For ’I Am Gay’ Sticker on Luggage

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 15
An Australian-based airline has apologized to a stay-at-home dad and are investigating the incident where its employees taped "I am gay" in stickers on his suitcase.

Standing Ovation for McConaughey’s HIV-Positive Cowboy

MOVIES | By Jake Coyle | Sep 12
The Toronto International Film Festival greeted Matthew McConaughey’s performance as a hard-drinking, homophobic rodeo cowboy whose illness changes him in many ways for the better.

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