Topics :: anti-gay slurs

Sprint Calls Customer ’Gay Sissboy’ in Email

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
A straight married man from Chicago says he received an email from phone company Sprint that addressed him as a "gay sissyboy."

Brooklyn Server Sues Houston Rockets for Using Anti-Gay Slurs

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Apr 1, 2014
A food server from Brooklyn has filed a lawsuit against the National Basketball Association’s Houston Rockets, alleging some members from the team used anti-gay slurs towards him while he helped set up a buffet in the athletes’ locker room last year.

Isaiah Washington Returning to ’Grey’s Anatomy’ After Being Fired for Anti-Gay Slur

Friday Mar 7, 2014
ABC says Isaiah Washington will return to "Grey’s Anatomy" for a guest appearance in May, seven years after he was fired from the medical drama.

Colo. College Football Coach Suspended for Using Gay Slurs

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Dec 24, 2013
A defensive line coach for Colorado State has been slapped with a two-week suspension without pay after he was caught by ESPN’s cameras during the New Mexico Bowl hurling a gay slur.

3-Year Sentence For Hate Crime Seattle Area Cab Driver

Tuesday Dec 10, 2013
A man who attacked a turban-wearing Sikh cab driver was sentenced Tuesday in Seattle to more than three years in prison for a federal hate crime.

Alec Baldwin Discusses Canceled MSNBC Show

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Nov 27, 2013
Alec Baldwin is opening up about MSNBC officials canceling his talk show shortly after the actor came under fire for allegedly using anti-gay slurs towards a photographer.

Alec Baldwin’s Show Ending on MSNBC

By David Bauder | Tuesday Nov 26, 2013
Alec Baldwin has his Friday nights back. He and MSNBC said Tuesday they were ending his weekly talk show after the actor had been suspended for two weeks for using an anti-gay slur in a New York City street encounter.

Alec Baldwin Tries to Ease Backlash Over Gay Slur

By Michael Liedtke | Thursday Nov 21, 2013
Alec Baldwin jokingly professed his love for a man in front of a large crowd Wednesday as he tried to ease the backlash triggered by an Internet clip that captured him berating a photographer with what sounded like a gay slur.

Poll: ’Just Kidding’ No Longer Makes it OK to Text or Post Slurs

Wednesday Nov 20, 2013
In a shift in attitude, most young people now say it’s wrong to use racist or sexist slurs online, even if you’re just kidding. But when they see them, they don’t take much personal offense.

Cooper Continues to Call Out Baldwin For Anti-Gay Comments

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Nov 19, 2013
Alec Baldwin made headlines last week after hurling anti-gay slurs towards paparazzi, resulting in a temporary suspension of his talk show on MSNBC and the scrutiny and criticism of his peers in the media.