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Boris Johnson just won the Conservative Party’s leadership contest and will be the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. But LGBTQ activists are already asking him for apologize for his long history of homophobic comments. The organization LGBT+ Conservatives has called on Johnson to apologize for using the phrase “tank-topped bumboys” to insinuate that a political rival is gay in a 1998 Telegraph column. “As a journalist he used some distinctly hurtful and unhelpful language, and that has dented the confidence...

Boris JohnsonBoris Johnson, the man recently chosen to serve as Britain’s new Prime Minister, is known for sticking his foot in his mouth and making sexist, racist and homophobic comments, according to Business Insider. In a 1998 Telegraph column, he referred to some gay men as “tank-topped bumboys;” in  a 2000 column in The Spectator, Johnson called “the teaching of homosexuality in schools” an “appalling agenda;” and in his 2001 book Friends, Voters, Countrymen he compared same-sex marriage to beastiality...
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Deeply homophobic comments from old columns by the UK’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson have come to light. Mr Johnson, the former editor of the right-wing Spectator magazine, earlier this week jumped to the defence of Spectator columnist Toby Young when he was handed a job by the government. The politician dismissed outrage over Mr Young’s use of homophobic slurs, attacking the “ridiculous outcry” about him using the terms “hard-core dykes” and “queer as a coot”.. But now Mr Johnson’s own deeply homophobic...
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British politician Boris Johnson is defending a government regulator appointee who has a history of making controversial comments. This same guy was also a judge on a popular cooking show here in the states as well. The UK government this week appointed right-wing spectator columnist and conservative supporter Toby Young to the board of the new Office for Students, which will be handed vast powers to regulate and punish universities. Toby was also a judge on the Emmy-award winning Top...
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London Mayor Boris Johnson says he's out and proud about his desire to leave Europe. London Mayor and Conservative MP Boris Johnson has already made headlines for taking a public stance against Prime Minister David Cameron and campaigning for the UK to vote to exit the European Union when the nation holds a referendum on 23 June. Yesterday evening, his campaigning extended to calling upon LGBT people vote to leave the EU. Johnson filmed a video message for campaigning group Out and...

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Today this video blog became viral. John Barrowman, a star of “Doctor Who”, “Torchwood” and  TV’s Arrow, shot his daily video blog near the swimming pool. His...

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