Category Archives: Homophobia

Scary Republicans Part 1 – comparing pregnancy from rape to having a child out of wedlock

As the Republicans gather in Florida for their Convention, they are all madly trying to make it sound as though they really aren’t as bad as Todd Akin, the Missouri senate candidate whose assertion that you can’t get pregnant from … Continue reading

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Out for Sport – a research project on homophobia and transphobia in sport

Scotland’s Equality Network, building on the success of its Equal Marriage campaign is now setting about tackling homophobia and transphobia in sport. It pains me to think that there are some LGBT people who feel that they either can’t participate … Continue reading

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>The horror of homophobia

>I’ve been shaken today by this Sunday Herald report which tells of the rise in incidents of so called “corrective” rape and often murder of lesbians in South Africa. Coming on top of the reports of the hate filled murder … Continue reading

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>Homophobic Bigots to descend on Scotland

>This Sunday sees the International Day Against Homophobia and events are planned across the UK to raise awareness of those who are fighting against persecution of the LGBT community across the world and of the problems this can cause. You … Continue reading

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