Posts Tagged ‘homophobia’

Sex, Poop, and Homophobia: When Public Officials Meddle With Concerts

Friday, the Washington Post's Bill Turque picked up on a story that had been developing for a few weeks: Local activists were gearing up to protest an August show by Mexican band Molotov (shown above) at Fillmore Silver Spring, citing the band's apparently homophobic lyrics. Activists took issue with a particular song from its 1997 album, which seemed [...]

“People Don’t See the Forest Because of the Ts”: Hugh Hefner on His New Documentary

Love him or hate him, Hugh Hefner is a cultural force. His magazine played an undeniable role in the sexual revolution, and his early legal battles helped to break through puritanical obscenity laws. In her new documentary Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel, Brigitte Berman explores the socially progressive side of the Hef. His TV [...]