Alone In The Game : a new look at homophobia in Sports

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  Sport is still one of the last bastions of homophobia.  For every brave gay man or woman who dares to stick their head over the parapet and publicly ‘come out,’  there are thousands of professional athletes and sportsmen and women who are scared rigid about all the negative consequences that come with revealing their sexuality.   There have … Continue reading

Can the LGBTQ community ever get over Mark Wahlberg (past?) homophobia to enjoy his latest perfomance?

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  Roadside Attractions are very excited about their latest new movie JOE BELL, which is released in movie theatres on July 23rd.  Written by Diana Ossana & Larry McMurtry (Brokeback Mountain) and directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green (Monsters and Men) it’s based on an intimate and emotional true story.   An Oregonian father decides to pay … Continue reading

Hollywood Must Do Better

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In a new report out the LGBT advocacy group GLAAD claims that most major Hollywood studio films either totally avoid our community or they ensure that LGBT figures are simply the butts of jokes or putdowns.  In 2014, for example, only 17 of more than 100 studio releases included lesbian, gay or bisexual characters, and … Continue reading

Reclaiming the Pink Triangle

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  To mark this year’s International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, Vangardist Magazine has teamed up with Mauthausen Memorial and Serviceplan Group to pay attention to the little-known history of what went on in this Nazi concentration camp in Austria. Mauthausen was specifically built to imprison and murder anyone the Nazis deemed undesirable, including homosexual men, … Continue reading

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