homophobia

The male victim testified that seven years ago when he was 15, he offered up his girlfriend sexually to Kenneth Adkins, who was 50 at the time.

Empire‘s fans have given the cast love and support since the show’s premiere last year, but Lee Daniels says some of the feedback actually hasn’t been…

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is in the hot seat this week after ousting fire chief Kelvin Cochran for handing out copies of his Christian self-help book…

Gospel singer extraordinaire Donnie McClurkin (pictured) believes he was reportedly booted from performing at a Washington, D.C., Martin Luther King Jr. memorial concert on Saturday — just one…

UPDATE: A teenager wanted by the FBI on adult charges in Atlanta is in custody after turning himself in to Erie, Pennsylvania police on Wednesday night. Dareal Demare Williams, 17, turned himself in at 10:30 a.m., according to GoErie.com. He was turned over to the FBI. The FBI said he was believed to be staying […]

Atlanta police have identified the third suspect seen in a viral online video allegedly beating and kicking a 20-year-old gay man while shouting anti-gay slurs, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Arrest warrants are being sought for all three men. Brandon White was attacked Saturday in front of a corner market at 1029 McDaniel Street in […]

A 20-year-old victim who was brutally beaten by a gang of men has spoken out about his ordeal. Brandon White, who is openly gay, says he just wants the men who attacked him to be held accountable for their actions. Footage of the homophobic assault, which was uploaded to WorldStarHipHop.com by his attackers, shows White […]

ATLANTA — A federal court has upheld a ruling that Georgia’s Augusta State University in Georgia was within its rights to require a graduate school counseling student to keep her biblical views on gays to herself. A three-judge panel recently ruled that the university was following protocol when it put Jennifer Keeton on a remediation […]

Is the pulpit brain-washing blacks against supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgendered (LGBT) people? It depends on who you ask. LGBT advocates have different perspectives on why blacks do not align themselves with gay rights causes. To varying degrees, many LGBT rights advocates say that the church is the singlemost influential factor in black opinion […]

A Christian college in Georgia is asking all employees to sign a pledge declaring their heterosexuality. Shorter University instituted the pledge in late October. If an employee decides not to sign the pledge, they are at risk of losing their job. Since Shorter University is a private college, and doesn’t receive public funds, the move […]

From the AJC.com: An interfaith prayer vigil is scheduled next week in Lithonia to honor the memories of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender teenagers who have committed suicide. Tuan N’Gai, a civil rights activist, author and founder of Silence Equals Consent, said he will pray for an end to homophobia in black churches. The vigil, […]