It is Satisfaction Month, which is superb. Nonetheless, up to now yr, there’s been unprecedented discrimination and prejudice in opposition to LGBTQ folks and an alarming quantity of anti-LGBTQ laws.
It is also surprisingly been a yr of shifting backward when it involves celebs supporting the LGTBQ group, so it is vital to comprehend that homophobia and transphobia are nonetheless sadly alive.
Listed below are 13 occasions celebs had been homophobic or transphobic up to now yr:
In The Nearer, Chappelle additionally did an entire anti-trans bit about Caitlyn Jenner successful Girl of the Yr:
Boosie did not apologize, however Lil Nas X did deal with the rant with joke tweet:
And he did a bizarre bit about how “superb” AIDS is and the way God despatched it to Africa as a result of “they’re dying anyway”:
GLAAD vehemently condemned the particular in a thread on Twitter:
Child Rock tweeted this in regards to the f-slur:
Kendrick Lamar’s music “Auntie Diaries” garnered controversy after Kendrick — who identifies as straight — stated the f-slur a number of occasions:
Matt Damon not too long ago admitted he JUST stopped utilizing the f-slur due to his daughter (like woman, you are simply stopping now??):
Whereas criticizing Pete Buttigieg’s run as mayor of South Bend, conservative pundit Tucker Carlson went on a bizarre, anti-gay rant about him taking paternity go away:
Pete responded to the rant. “Nicely, look, in his case, I suppose he simply doesn’t perceive the idea of bottle feeding, not to mention the idea of paternity go away.”