Tag Archives: homophobia

School bans boy from using My Little Pony bag because it’s a “trigger for bullying”

TweetThis story is totally enraging. It’s almost funny but it’s heart-breaking. It’s the story about a school which overtly sanctions bullying and punishes the student who gets bullied; a school which condones violence but prohibits the use of a My Little Pony bag. It’s a story of official and institutionalized victim-blaming, gender-policing, cowardice and cruelty. [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet “Marriage was a marker of historically anti-gay and anti-feminist normalcy“. Ann Friedman on believing Dylan Farrow, and why who you believe depends on which story you recognize. On the role of bystander intervention in preventing sexual assaults. Why the absence of biracial representation in the media matters. 10 Years after Dove’s “Campaign for Real [...]
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Photo(s) of the Day: Gay activists in Russia

TweetHead over to Mother Jones to check out these photos of gay activists in Russia by Danish photographer Mads Nissen. Tweet
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Chart of the Day: Sochi mayor claims there are no gay people in his town

TweetAccording to the mayor of Sochi, which will soon play host to the Olympics, there are no gay people in his town. Yet there are thriving gay nightclubs. How can gay people be invisible all the time except for during the night, when they come out in droves? It must be sorcery. Tweet
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Britain posthumously pardons scientist it chemically castrated

TweetAlan Turing was a genius, a brilliant mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, and considered the father of computer science and artificial intelligence. He helped crack the Enigma Code used by Nazis and, many historians argue, is responsible for shortening World War Two by two years, saving countless lives and ensuring victory for the Allies. So, why was this [...]
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