Topics :: anti-gay tweets

Hacker Takes Over Popular Factoid Twitter, Sends Anti-Gay Tweets

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday May 22, 2014
The hugely popular factoid Twitter account UberFacts was hacked Wednesday evening and the person behind the cyber attack sent out a series of strange, racist and anti-gay tweets, including a White House petition to "deport the gays."

Dolphins Safety Calls Rams’ Drafting of Michael Sam ’Horrible’ in Tweet

Sunday May 11, 2014
A negative one-word tweet from Miami Dolphins safety Don Jones about the drafting of Michael Sam drew a rebuke from the team.

Ellen Page Slams Anti-Gay Pastor

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Mar 24, 2014
Ellen Page responded to an alleged message sent her by a pastor on Twitter, complaining about her sexuality.

Murdoch Twitter Rant: Boycott Guinness Over LGBT Support

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Mar 17, 2014
Good old cranky Rupert Murdoch is no stranger to lashing out on Twitter and on Monday the media magnate voiced his disproval of Irish beer producer Guinness’ decision to pull out of NYC’s St. Pat’s Day Parade.

Actor Adam Baldwin Goes on Anti-Gay Twitter Rant

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Feb 24, 2014
Actor Adam Baldwin, best known for his role as Animal Mother in "Full Metal Jacket" and appearing on Fox’s "Firefly" series, went on a Twitter rant last week, comparing gay marriage to incest.

Miss. College Football Player: ’I Look Down on Gay Football Players’

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Feb 14, 2014
A football player for Mississippi State University made himself the subject of headlines this week after tweeting some incensed comments about National Football League draft prospect Michael Sam, who came out Sunday.

Canadian Football League Players Fined for Posts About Michael Sam

Wednesday Feb 12, 2014
The Canadian Football League fined two players Tuesday for making inappropriate comments about openly gay football player Michael Sam.

Kent State Suspends Wrestler Indefinitely for Anti-Gay Tweets About Michael Sam

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Feb 11, 2014
Officials from Kent State University suspended a member of the school’s wrestling team indefinitely for an anti-gay tirade he tweeted Monday about Michael Same -- the football player who made international headlines for coming out Sunday.

French Gay Rights Group Takes on Twitter Over Anti-Gay Hashtag

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Aug 13, 2013
A French LGBT group filed a lawsuit against Twitter after anti-gay hashtags trended over the weekend.

Alec Baldwin Uses Anti-Gay Slurs in Twitter Rant

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Jun 28, 2013
In another public outburst, Alec Baldwin went off in a rant against a British writer who claimed Baldwin’s wife tweeted during James Gandolfini’s funeral. The actor made threats towards the writer and used anti-gay slurs.