Homophobia

Censor board not homophobic, says Pahlaj Nihalani

Censor board not homophobic, says Pahlaj Nihalani

A hue and cry was raised over a newly-released gay music video entitled Miss You by Sharif D. Rangnekar.

Nov 03, 2016, 16:44 PM IST

Homophobia up in Mexico after gay marriage push: NGO

Alejandro Brito, head of the Citizen Commission against Homophonic Hate Crimes, said there was a "defamation campaign" against gays.

Jul 13, 2016, 04:12 AM IST
LGBT rights are human rights: Barack Obama

LGBT rights are human rights: Barack Obama

He also lauded the efforts the US made in recent years in marriage equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community.

May 18, 2016, 00:43 AM IST

Psychoticism and immature defense mechanisms associated with homophobia

 A new study has identified the psychological traits associated with homophobia.

Sep 09, 2015, 21:08 PM IST

Stephen Fry's honeymoon ruined by 'homophobia'

British comedian Stephen Fry's partner Elliot Spencer says their honeymoon was ruined by "homophobia".

Jun 15, 2015, 10:47 AM IST

Here's how 'homophobia' affects your health

In a new study, researchers have looked into how homophobia affects the heath of gay people.

Jun 09, 2015, 15:56 PM IST
US sports rank most homophobic among six English-speaking countries: Survey

US sports rank most homophobic among six English-speaking countries: Survey

Homophobia in sports is worse in the United States than in other English-speaking countries and globally is more acute in team sports than other parts of society, according to a survey released on Saturday.

May 09, 2015, 17:45 PM IST
Benedict Cumberbatch finds homophobia displeasing

Benedict Cumberbatch finds homophobia displeasing

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch believes homophobia is "medieval" and says he would fight anti-gay extremists “to the death”.

Oct 15, 2014, 17:50 PM IST

`Chronic stress leads gay teenagers to binge drinking`

Chronic stress caused by difficult social situations, including discrimination, victimisation and homophobia, leads to higher rates of binge drinking among lesbian and gay adolescents compared to their heterosexual peers, a study showed.

May 04, 2014, 13:44 PM IST

Cricket Australia pledges to eliminate homophobia from sport

Cricket Australia (CA) joined the Australian Football League, Australia Rugby Union, National Rugby League and Football Federation of Australia at a historic event Wednesday to commit to eliminating homophobia from sport.

Apr 09, 2014, 15:47 PM IST

Amnesty Brazil blasts Russian "homophobia"

Brazil`s branch of Amnesty International on Sunday held a rally in Rio to protest what it termed Russia`s "homophobia".

Feb 03, 2014, 04:25 AM IST

Homophobia came into India, not homosexuality, says Vikram Seth

Vikram Seth said political parties that favour this ruling should know that homophobia came into India and not homosexuality.

Dec 18, 2013, 09:31 AM IST

Russian anti-gay bill passes, protesters detained

The bill stigmatises Russia`s gay community and bans the distribution of information about homosexuality to children.

Jun 11, 2013, 22:34 PM IST

Paris Hilton denies homophobia after `gay guys are disgusting` comment

Paris Hilton has come under fire for her alleged sickening homophobic comments that she is heard saying in a recorded tape.

Sep 21, 2012, 13:54 PM IST