Tag Archive for 'Homophobia'

RIP: Exodus International

by Jason Stotts I never thought I’d see the day when a christian group as ignorant and bigoted as Exodus International would close its doors.  But, happily, today is that day: The leader of a large Christian ministry that claims to offer a “cure” for homosexuality apologized to the LGBT community and announced on Wednesday that the […]

News and Other Interesting Things

by Jason Stotts 1. Recently Prof. Jean-Denis Rouillon, from the University of Besançon,  was in the news for a recent study that seemed to indicate that bras make breasts saggier.  Apparently he’s pretty surprised by the media coverage and gave a more nuanced statement, suggesting that more research was needed. 2. Another anti-gay activist caught up […]

On Homophobia

by Jason Stotts I think the topic of homophobia is fascinating, because I think all too many people misunderstand what homophobia means.  Most dictionary and common-use definitions consider “homophobia” to be a fear of, or aversion to, homosexuals.  I, however, don’t think that’s quite right. I think the term “homophobia” is great.  It is a […]