Topic: homophobia

Let Me Catch You Up On This Ender’s Game Anti-Gay Controversy

Let Me Catch You Up On This Ender's Game Anti-Gay Controversy

Up until today, I’d heard little bits and pieces about this Ender’s Game controversy, but nothing ever struck my ear enough to encourage me to get super-invested. My knowledge of the situation so far had just been that Orson Scott Card, the writer of the book from which the movie is adapted, is a pretty big homophobe, and he don’t care who knows it! And it turns out that that’s true, but there are a few more layers of complexity to it than that. So let’s catch up! More »

The Seven Best Things To Come Out Of The Chik-Fil-A Homophobia Controversy Thus Far

The Seven Best Things To Come Out Of The Chik-Fil-A Homophobia Controversy Thus Far

Over the past few weeks, America has been saddened to learn that one of its most beloved fast food chains donates millions of dollars a year to anti-gay causes. But despite how frustrating it is that such primitive bigotry still exists in 2012, a few good things have come out of this kerfuffle: dialogue, backlash, and lots and lots of anti-homphobia satire. Here are a few of my favorite things that the Chik-Fil-A controversy has given us so far. More »

Crushable Quoteable: Brett Ratner Apoligizes For Homophobic Comment, Waxes Poetic About Storytelling

Crushable Quoteable: Brett Ratner Apoligizes For Homophobic Comment, Waxes Poetic About Storytelling

It’s been quite an for our pal Brett Ratner. To recap: last week, he claimed a grease-soaked affair with Olivia Munn, but it turns out that was a lie. And on Sunday at a Tower Heist screening, he offered the delightful astute and tolerant comment, “Rehearsing is for fags.” Brett has now come forward to apologize for that homophobic remark: More »

Crushable Quoteable: Kellan Lutz Addresses Gay Rumors

Crushable Quoteable: Kellan Lutz Addresses Gay Rumors

Twilight actor/shirtless wonder Kellan Lutz appeals to ladies and men alike — how could he not with pectoral muscles like that (don’t you love it when I get all clinical-sounding?). Kellan’s been surrounded by gay rumors for a while, and it’s probably because he has no problem with his spoke with male fans. Kellan spoke with The Advocate about feeling the support of his gay fan base: More »