Tag Archives: homophobia

In Defense of Disco

At its height, the “Disco Sucks” movement drew fifty-nine thousand people to a Chicago stadium to watch a shock jock explode LPs, inciting a full-on riot of mostly white dudes. WTF? Our Robert Burke Warren, who became enamored of disco in the lusty confines of a Catholic school broom closet, writes about the music that arrived at the same time as his teens, and how it inspired him. Continue reading

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Bye Bye Bachmann: A Homophobe Steps Down

Homosexuality is not an abomination. But Michele Bachmann is. Continue reading

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To Die For: The Rise In Antigay Violence

A man was killed last Friday night. A gay man in the West Village. Jeff Nishball writes about Mark Carson’s murder and the state of homophobia today. Continue reading

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