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The Texas-based gay adult studio ChaosMen recently featured Basil, a solo performer who has a confederate flag tattoo on his right arm (link NSFW). Since confederate flags are hate symbols flown by states that fought for the right to own black people as slaves, perhaps gay adult studios can just just choose performers who don’t have them on their body? How about that? It almost makes you wonder whether ChaosMen chose Basil with the hope that his tattoo might generate...

John Waters/Trump – Pink Flamingos – Promo Anyone who knows the movies of legendary John Waters knows that he is passionate about his hometown of Baltimore, Maryland. Waters is among the city’s most famous native sons with a decade’s long career that spawned vast cult classic cult films. Polyester and Hairspray (starring the otherworldly, Divine) are among his masterpieces as well Cry Baby, Serial Mom, and more. A common thread in nearly every John Waters film is that they are often...

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...

It’s hard being a cisgender heterosexual conservative in Trump’s America. Just ask Kathy Zhu. The 20-year-old pageant queen was stripped of her Miss Michigan title after a string of racist tweets she wrote in 2017 and 2018 resurfaced. Now, she says “coming out as conservative is harder than coming out as gay.” After it was learned that Zhu had posted offensive musings on her social media accounts, including attacking women who wear hijabs and saying Black people have lower IQs, officials from...

Michael Johnson (a.k.a. “Tiger Mandingo”), the college wrestler who was sentenced to 30 years behind bars for allegedly not disclosing his HIV status to his sexual partners, is speaking out for the first time since being released from prison earlier this month. In 2015, Johnson was found guilty of “recklessly infecting” multiple male partners with HIV while he was a student at Lindenwood University in Missouri. He was sentenced to 30 years in prison by a jury pool stacked with...

(Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana - whose campaign has been dogged by accusations of systemic racism in his city as he struggles to gain support from African-American voters - on Thursday announced a plan to battle racial inequality in America. Buttigieg, who is white and has seen issues of race flare up in South Bend after the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer last month, unveiled...

A man in San Francisco calls the police on an innocent black man who is waiting on a friend (images via screen capture) This story, currently trending on Twitter, is yet another reminder of how even so-called ‘liberal’ cities like San Francisco can harbor haters. Wesly Michel, a 35-year-old software engineer, was waiting for a friend at their apartment building in San Francisco on July 4, when he encountered a racist who decided he needed to call the police because Michel...

Image via Instagram @hallexchloe tl;dr: No, not everyone’s a racist for not being happy. But yes, everything’s about race. The Ariel Debate Yes, yet another writer is posting an article about the current Ariel debate. Which let’s be honest, has just devolved into a grudge match about race. But many are sidestepping discussion on the complexities of race and how it affects this situation and all others. So, I’m attempting to do so. When I first heard the news that Halle Bailey was...

Halle Bailey Instagram / Ariel – The Little Mermaid Screen Capture Two days ago, Walt Disney Pictures unleashed the apocalypse by announcing they were making a live-action movie of their hit, animated film, ‘The Little Mermaid.’ The public backlash began with slight grumblings against the casting of Melissa McCarthy as the larger-than-life, evil villain, Ursula. Scores of ‘Mermaid’ fans took to Twitter with their impassioned cries of bad casting. Whereas most agreed that McCarthy is a terrific actress, some people found...

Conservative blogger (circled) posed racially-charged question at Buttigieg campaign event (screen capture) Speaking to voters in Iowa during an Independence Day event, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg clapped back at an attendee for making a racially-charged comment about black Americans. Due to the recent police shooting of an African American man in his hometown, Mayor Pete has encountered questions and scrutiny on matters related to race on the campaign trail. “Mayor Pete, there has been some controversy in South Bend between the...

Nick Starr-Street records a black woman he confronted for playing music loudly at an apartment complex poolA gay white man who became infamous last month when a video of him repeatedly harassing a black woman at a pool went viral has now claimed that his racism is caused by his autism. And here’s the thing — he might be telling the truth, at least according to one autism researcher. The man in question, Nick Starr-Street, confronted two black women, Felecia...

The team behind the upcoming Broadway musical adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ blockbuster hit The Notebook say they are “encouraged” by the author’s “strong statement of support of the LGBTQ+ community” after leaked emails exposed him as a total bigot. As for his racism. Well, they’re turning a blind eye to that. Just to recap: Last week, a series of leaked emails showed that in 2013, Sparks ordered administrators at the Epiphany School of Global Studies, a faith-based prep school he founded...

Bestselling author Nicholas Sparks is fielding a public relations nightmare and it doesn’t show signs of letting up anytime soon. It all started last week when Saul Benjamin, the former headmaster at the Epiphany School of Global Studies, a faith-based prep school founded by the Sparks in 2006, accused the author of trying to ban an LGBTQ student group. A series of leaked emails showed that in 2013, Sparks ordered Benjamin to break up the group and threatened at least two...

In a message posted to his official Facebook Page this morning, bestselling author Nicholas Sparks said he’s really, really, really sorry for those homophobic emails that were leaked to the media last week. It all started when Saul Benjamin, a former headmaster at the Epiphany School, accused Sparks of trying to ban an LGBTQ group from the Epiphany School of Global Studies, a faith-based prep school founded by the author in 2006. Leaked emails showed that in 2013, a group of...

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