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There Must Be No Homophobic Churches

“O my people, they which lead thee cause thee to err, and destroy the way of thy paths.” (Isaiah 3:12) “… he looked for judgment, but behold oppression; for righteousness, but behold a cry.” (Isaiah 5:7) About twenty years ago, I was asked by a

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The Non-End of Homophobia

2012 ended with the Associated Press publishing a new stylebook for journalists that bans the use of the words “homophobia” and “Islamophobia.” The AP argues that “phobia” describes an illness or mental disability and, thus, isn’t accurate in “political or social” reporting. As Michelangelo Signorile

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Leave Homophobia and Move to Higher Ground

Over many years, ample evidence has been presented that homophobia that is linked with many clergy’s interpretation of selected Bible verses that has been enmeshed, if not fused, with their views of Christianity and “morality,” is not going to be swayed or altered by appeals

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The Media, Suicide and Homophobia

What can clearly be referred to as a continuing epidemic, within only the past few weeks, a number of gay young men have taken their lives by all indications as a result of the unrelenting homophobic taunts, harassment, and attacks they had to endure by