Tag: homophobia

US venue cites Christian ‘beliefs’ in refusing mixed race wedding

An event venue in the southern United States refused to host a mixed race couple's wedding, stating that the union went against its "Christian beliefs," in a viral video that has drawn a barrage of criticism. The husband-and-wife-to-be -- he black and she white --...

Brazil’s president says criminalizing homophobia could ‘hurt’ gays

Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday criticized the Supreme Court's decision to criminalize homophobia, saying it could "hurt" gays by deterring companies from hiring them. Bolsonaro, who has a history of homophobic remarks -- he once declared he would rather his son die than...

EDITORIAL: Singapore is not safe so long as govt condones homophobia

The shooting in the packed gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida is a great tragedy. 50 people have died and many more injured in a crime which has homophobia at its roots. It is now being described as the deadliest mass shooting in the U.S. Deputy Prime...