homophobia Articles

Review: We Won’t Fall

Review: We Won’t Fall

Alexia Pieretti reviews We Won’t Fall at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation
Opinion: Tyson Fury is no hero

Opinion: Tyson Fury is no hero

Fury needs to properly acknowledge his past derogatory comments before he can be treated as a sports hero, argues Kate Jackson
Review: Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Review: Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Alana Cook and Jess Johnstone review Priscilla Queen of the Desert, starring Joe McFadden, at the Palace Theatre
Opinion: More must be done to tackle homophobia in sport

Opinion: More must be done to tackle homophobia in sport

With the latest ‘Rainbow Laces Campaign’ on the horizon, more must be done to tackle the problem of homophobia in the world of sport
Unfollow: A look into Westboro Baptist Church

Unfollow: A look into Westboro Baptist Church

To mark the release of her new autobiography, Unfollow, Megan Phelps-Roper gave a talk on growing up in the Westboro Baptist Church
The Funeral Director

The Funeral Director

Alexia Pieretti reviews The Funeral Director on its visit to HOME
A fight for equality has no room for hypocrisy

A fight for equality has no room for hypocrisy

Jay Darcy writes about the need for campaigns for equality with regards to oppressed or minority groups either in race, gender or sexuality to recognise their overlapping aims.
Review: Hope Theatre Company’s OutStageUs

Review: Hope Theatre Company’s OutStageUs

Libby reviews the annual LGBTQ+ comedy and drama night organised Hope Theatre Company

Anti-Semitic tweets force resignation of Labour Students Co-Chair

The newly elected Manchester Metropolitan Co-Chair of Manchester Labour Students, Tayyib Nawaz, has been forced to resign after the uncovering of Anti-Semitic and homophobic tweets

LGBT History Month: Street Harassment

In the first of a four-part series on the continuing relevance of LGBT History Month, Michael Petch discusses the progress that the needs to be made on the street

Homophobic Richard Hammond takes ignorance to a new level

Richard Hammond’s comments about homosexuality reveal a worrying underbelly of prejudice that still pervades popular culture

Homophobic Facebook post leads Sheffield University to expel student

Christian social work student expelled from University after he posted his views on same sex marriage on his personal Facebook account

Piggate and the darker side to university initiations

Following the recent ‘Piggate’ allegations, Jack Howell reports on the prevailing and dangerous phenomenon of initiation ceremonies at UK universities

All-male Oxford drinking society condemned for “homophobic” behaviour

The Abbotts, a secret black tie drinking society, was accused of tearing down LGBT+ pride flags from the walls of Corpus Christi JCR, and their behaviour has been described as “unacceptable.”

Homophobia, the church, the mosque, and the synagogue

It’s not too late for religions to shed their homophobic and socially irrelevant image—they just need to take a more positive, metaphorical, and liberal approach

Political Correctness doesn’t exist

Opinions Editor Marcus Johns rants about the subjective (and non-existent) concept of political correctness

LGBT Choir stand united in the face of homophobic attacks

MGLC stood in solidarity with victims of a homophobic attack in a mass sing-along on the city’s Metrolink

If Russia is ‘anti-gay’ then so is America

Lauren Gorton questions why the media have overlooked discrimatory legislation in the USA but damned Russia for its ‘anti-propaganda’ bill

‘Poo-Poo-Putin!’

Jessie Cohen explores theatrical spectatorship in Queer Theatre – is it a step towards political activism or a force for perpetuating passivity?

Manchester Wetherspoons in homophobia row

The popular pub chain has been accused of discriminating against three homosexual men

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