Topic: gay

Lesbian Kicked Out Of University For Being Gay Now Owes Thousands To School

Lesbian Kicked Out Of University For Being Gay Now Owes Thousands To School

The idea of being removed from any situation or location because of your sexuality is repugnant; to be taken out of a place you’ve applied to and are paying money for is absolutely absurd. However, that’s exactly what happened to Danielle Powell, a lesbian kicked out of Grace University in Omaha, Nebraska, simply for being gay — but that’s not even the worst part of this story. More »

Guys, Jodie Foster Already Came Out In 2007

Guys, Jodie Foster Already Came Out In 2007

Guys, I know we are excited that Jodie Foster supposedly came out at the Golden Globes, but she already came out in 2007. She actually gave a moving tribute to her girlfriend. It was a whole thing. It was a whole thing that Jodie Foster came out and revealed her over decade long relationship with her girlfriend Cyndey Bernard in 2007 during a a Women in Entertainment breakfast. That was five years ago, in case people were keeping track. More »

The New Normalcy: Do We Need More TV Shows To Try To End Heteronormativity?

The New Normalcy: Do We Need More TV Shows To Try To End Heteronormativity?

When it comes to homophobia, television is no longer a place where likable characters can be outright prejudiced (thank goodness). You won’t hear the main character of a show yelling “faggot!” unless there will be some negative consequences later, nor will you the protagonists actually dislike gays unless that is seen as a major character flaw (…which it is). But the lack of obviousness and brazen anti-gay attitudes doesn’t mean the prejudice doesn’t exist on television still; instead, they’re just more subtle. More »