Topics :: anti-gay censorship

Anti-Bully Film Costs Florida Teacher His Job

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sunday Jun 29, 2014
Jeremy Rhoden, gay a teacher in Polatka, Fla., screened an anti-bullying film to his students at a February 20 school assembly. Parents and clergy condemned the film for attempting to "indoctrinate" children, and of "offending" God.

Stonewall National Museum and Archives Opens Its Wilton Drive Space

By Mike Halterman | Saturday Jun 14, 2014
The Stonewall National Museum and Archives celebrates the grand opening of its new gallery space at 2157 Wilton Drive in Wilton Manors with a new exhibit, "Days Without Sunshine: Anita Bryant’s Anti-Gay Crusade."

Nigerian Woman Disowns Her Gay Pussy

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jan 24, 2014
A middle-aged Nigerian woman has reportedly disowned her male cat of seven years after the male cat displayed "unnatural sexual behavior."

Au Bon Pain Apologizes for Blocking LGBT Sites, Blames Wi-Fi Provider

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Jan 16, 2014
Officials from Au Bon Pain took to the fast-casual chain’s Tumblr Wednesday to apologize for blocking its Wi-Fi users from accessing pro-choice and LGBT sites, like EDGE.

Au Bon Pain Blocks EDGE, Other LGBT News Content on Free WiFi

By EDGE | Wednesday Jan 15, 2014
If you’re looking to catch up with the latest news from EDGE on your laptop while enjoying a croissant and hearty corn chowder, you may want to bypass national eatery Au Bon Pain.

Malaysia Bans Gay Characters From TV

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Apr 9, 2012
Last week Malaysia’s government announced that it would ban gay characters from state television programs and radio shows.

Mo. School District Ordered to Replace Web Filter That Blocks Pro-Gay Sites

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Mar 28, 2012
A judge has ruled that a Missouri school district must replace its Internet filter because it blocks several pro-gay websites but allows students to access anti-gay pages.

Toys ’R’ Us Targeted for Displaying Same-Sex Marriage Archie Comic

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Feb 29, 2012
The anti-gay group One Million Moms is demanding Toys ’R’ Us remove an Archie comic book from its shelves which features a gay character getting married to his partner. The group previously attacked JC Penney for hiring Ellen DeGeneres as its spokeswoman.

ACLU Continues Push Against Anti-Gay Filters on School Computers

By Kilian Melloy | Thursday May 26, 2011
The ACLU has intervened at a California school where students were blocked from accessing sites addressing GLBT issues, while filters continued to allow access to sites that condemned gays or said they could be "cured."

ACLU Demands That Schools Stop Filtering LGBT Content

Thursday Mar 31, 2011
The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Michigan and the ACLU of Kansas and Western Missouri sent letters to public high schools today demanding that the schools stop viewpoint-based censorship of LGBT web content.