41 Faces Of Homophobia Around The World – Featuring Alvin Brown

Do these people know how ridiculous they look? – Who’s that bringing up the rear of this parade of ASSHOLES?
1.

Members of religious groups campaigning against homosexuality hold placards during a rally in Kampala, Uganda in 2007.

Source: Reuters
2.

Belgrade, 2010.

(Reuters / MARKO DJURICA)
3.

Israeli right wing activists hold banners protesting against the gay parade in Jerusalem in 2010.

(AP / Bernat Armangue)
4.

Anti-gay activists shout slogans as gay rights campaigners held their first-ever rally in Lithuania on May 8, 2010.

(Getty Images / PETRAS MALUKAS)
5.

An anti-gay activist shouts during the Baltic Pride march in 2010.

(Reuters / INTS KALNINS)
6.

Latvia, 2010.

(Getty Images / ILMARS ZNOTINS)
7.

Mike Gaspers, of Danbury, Iowa, embraces his daughter Lara during an anti-gay marriage rally in 2009.

(AP / Charlie Neibergall)
8.

Supporters of Proposition 8 cheer during a ‘Yes on 8 bus tour’ stop at St. Frances X Cabrini Church on October 24, 2008 in Los Angeles, California.

9.

Anti-gay activists protest as the Gay Pride rally took place in Latvia in 2008.

10.

Anti-gay activists hang a doll with a sign reading ‘Shame on you to allow these people march on the 11th November shoreline’ during a protest against the Gay Pride rally in Latvia.

11.

Latvia, 2009.

(Getty Images / ILMARS ZNOTINS)
12.

A nun takes part in an anti-gay marriage protest alongside people holding banners that read “family equals man and woman” in Madrid on June 18, 2005.

13.

A Serb boy holds a banner, reading: ‘I don’t want to have daddy and daddy,’ during a protest in the center of Belgrade on October 9, 2010 against a Gay Pride parade planned for October 10.

(Getty Images / ANDREJ ISAKOVIC)
14.

Members of religious organizations rally against gay marriages in front of the old Congress building in Asuncion, Paraguay in 2010. The banner reads “We want father and mother”.

(Reuters / JORGE ADORNO)
15.

Indonesian Muslims shout anti-gay slogans during a protest against Q! Film Festival in Jakarta, Indonesia. Dozens of Islamic hard-liners protested against the annual gay film festival in 2010, forcing the cancellation of several screenings.

(AP / Irwin Fedriansyah)
16.

Indonesia, 2010.

(Reuters / DADANG TRI)
17.

Protesters watch as they demonstrate against the Euro Pride gay parade in Warsaw, Poland on July 17, 2010.

(Getty Images / JANEK SKARZYNSKI)
18.

Brian Brown, president of the National Organization for Marriage, speaks at a rally for opponents of same-sex marriage, in Augusta, Maine. NOM is the leading national organization opposing same-sex marriage. Recently it was discovered that the organization sought to split the Democratic Party base by pitting African-Americans and Hispanics against gay-rights groups.

(AP / Robert F. Bukaty)
19.

A woman holds a banner in front of the Congress building in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

(Getty Images / JUAN MABROMATA)
20.

A member of the far-right group Noua Dreapta (New Right) shouts anti-gay slogans during a march against the GayFest parade in Bucharest, Hungary.

(Reuters / RADU SIGHETI)
21.

Hungary, 2010.

(Getty Images / DANIEL MIHAILESCU)
22.

Indonesian Muslim protestors of Muslim organization ‘Hizbuth Tahrir’ hold a banner reading, ‘Forbidden, Crime and Disgusting’ refering to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transexual associations during a protest against an eventual meeting on the issue in Surabaya in 2010.

23.

Anti-gay activists protest against India ruling gay sex was not a crime in 2009.

(Reuters / PUNIT PARANJPE)
24.

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man protests against the 8th Jerusalem Gay Pride parade in 2009.

(Getty Images / GALI TIBBON)
25.

An Israeli man holds a banner protesting against the gay parade in Jerusalem.

(AP / BERNAT ARMANGUE)
26.

Another woman protests the Jerusalem pride parade in 2009.

(Reuters / BAZ RATNER)
27.

Romanian members of the far-right organization ‘Noua Dreapta’ (The New Right) march with signs reading: ‘NO to homosexual marriages and adoptions,’ in Bucharest on May 23, 2009. Hundreds of members of ‘Noua Dreapta’ marched in Bucharest to protest against a ‘Gay Parade’ scheduled on that same day.

(Getty Images / DANIEL MIHAILESCU)
28.

Miss California Carrie Prejean waves as she comes on stage at the Rock Church during services in San Diego. Prejean drew attention in 2009 for her comments against gay marriage at the Miss USA pageant.

(AP / Denis Poroy)
29.

Burundians take part in an anti-gay demonstration in 2009 demanding the outlawing of homosexuality. Up to 20,000 people turned out for the government-planned protest.

(Getty Images / ESDRAS NDIKUMANA)
30.

An anti-gay demonstrator tries to push down a retaining fence in Budapest Hungary during the annual Gay Pride march in 2008. Hungarian riot police later used water canons and tear gas against far-right radicals who threw petrol bombs, stones and eggs.

31.

John Bassette of Hartland, Vermont stands on the steps of the Statehouse in Montpelier, Vt. before a march against same sex marriage in 2000.

32.

An anti-gay rights activist shows a badge during a flash mob organised by gay rights protesters in St.Petersburg

Source: Reuters
33.

Members of the Westboro Baptist Church hold anti-gay signs at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia

Source: Reuters
34.

Malaysian Muslims hold signs against homosexuality in Kuala Lumpur.

Source: Reuters
35.

A Malaysian Muslim student holds up placards to protest against U.S. glam rocker Adam Lambert’s concert.

Source: Reuters
36.

Demonstrators shout slogans during an anti-homosexuality protest outside Dakar

Source: Reuters
37.

Proposition 8 supporter Mark Wassberg carries a sign during the opening day of the Prop 8 trial in 2010.

Source: Reuters
38.

Ugandan activists hold signs and chant slogans during an anti-homosexuality protest rally in 2010.

Source: Reuters
39.

Activists shout slogans during an anti-gay protest in New Delhi in 2009.

Source: Reuters
40.

Right-wing protesters salute during a rally opposing a planned Gay Pride parade in Moscow in 2007.

41.

Mayor of Jacksonville, Florida, Alvin Brown bows to church pressure (presumably) and refuses to support a proposed amendment to the city’s Human Rights Ordinance, which would protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation. Almost all local business leaders and political leaders have signed petitions supporting the ordinance, yet Brown has avoided it like my dog when it’s bath time. Welcome to the club, Alvin.

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One thought on “41 Faces Of Homophobia Around The World – Featuring Alvin Brown

  1. R.I.P. says:

    When he got elected the question was who is this guy and howd he do that? all is becoming clearer…
    Also I watched the Crying Game on Netflix instant last night cuz i was like 8 when it came out. those dream visions of ghost dog in the cricket outfit are ridiculous!!! My favorite was the one right after the dude realizes he was hanging out with a dude sexually and ghost dog was all in vision format looking at the other dude nodding like yeah this was my girl I loved her. then the ira dudes all like dont call me baby but we can make out if you let me cut your hair.

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