Results tagged “Homophobia” from Last Word

New study: homophobic people die earlier

Posted by Rhuaridh Marr
February 20, 2014 6:48 PM |
"Anti-gay prejudice is associated with elevated mortality risk among heterosexuals, over and above multiple established risk factors for mortality." -- The findings of a study called "Anti-Gay Prejudice and All-Cause Mortality Among Heterosexuals in the United States", led by Mark L. Hatzenbuehler of Columbia University, in the February issue of the American Journal of Public Health. The study included 20,226 respondents ... [Read]

"It seems like, to me, a vagina -- as a man -- would be more desirable than a man's anus. That's just me. I'm just thinking: There's more there! She's got more to offer. I mean, come on, dudes! You know what I'm saying? But hey, sin: It's not logical, my man. It's just not logical." Phil Robertson, the ... [Read]

Actor and MSNBC talk show host Alec Baldwin spoke with Gothamist about recent events in which he allegedly used a gay slur against paparazi. In a video posted to TMZ on Nov. 14, he was shown in an agitated state, telling a photographer to get away from his wife and daughter. Circling around his car, Baldwin threatened a videographer to ... [Read]

  "NBCUniversal has taken quick and strong action regarding this matter and also started a productive dialogue around future 'Bill & Ted' programming to ensure that all park visitors can have an enjoyable experience. This decision falls in line with NBCUniversal's history of including groundbreaking and positive depictions of LGBT people across its brands."   GLAAD Spokesperson Wilson Cruz, ... [Read]

  "I am a white heterosexual male. This trifecta of privilege means that I'm not routinely subjected to prejudice. But for a few minutes I got to walk in the shoes of a gay person in a public place.... I was degraded. I was shamed. I was humiliated."   An anonymous passenger, writing on his personal blog, after Jetstar ... [Read]

"Man, I will say this, the funniest joke I ever heard Tracy [Morgan] say during a stand-up was, 'C'mon man, I think gay people are too sensitive. If you can take a dick, you can take a joke.' [Cracks up laughing.] That shit was funny to me. And it's kind of true…. [Gays are] like, 'If you have an opinion ... [Read]