Homophobia of the Day: Russia Removes Steve Jobs Memorial Because Tim Cook is Gay

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Homophobia of the Day: Russia Removes Steve Jobs Memorial Because Tim Cook is Gay
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Patriotic Russians are probably regretting buying that gold plated iPhone engraved with Vladimir Putin's face.

Following Tim Cook's public announcement that he is gay, a Steve Jobs memorial in St. Petersburg has been dismantled by ZEFS, the group that commissioned it, claiming that it is now considered "gay propaganda."

"After Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly called for sodomy, the monument was taken down to abide to the Russian federal law protecting children from information promoting denial of traditional family values," the group said in a statement.

The interactive memorial was erected in January 2013, to honor Jobs, who died in October 2011.

The director of ZEFS also said that Edward Snowden leaks about the NSA using Apple products to spy on people were also a factor in this decision, according to Vocativ.

The Worst Kind of Foul-Mouthed Homophobe Gets Taken Down at the Dallas International Airport

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WARNING: Extensive bigoted language and general ass-hat behavior in this video. DOUBLE WARNING: He gets his comeuppance for his terrible actions. Skip to around 0:55 for when things get heated.

Jonah Hill Apologizes for the Homophobic Slurs He Used Over the Weekend

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Jonah Hill was strongly criticized for his use of homophobic slurs in response to an antagonistic reporter over the weekend. Here he is trying to make right by his mistake by addressing the issue on The Tonight Show.

Comic Book Boycott of the Day

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Comic Book Boycott of the Day
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Conservative group One Million Moms is at it again, directing its not-quite-a-million members to boycott Marvel and DC Comics due to recent announcements from both companies about their futures of their gay characters.

DC has revealed that a major character is soon going to come out as gay, while Marvel announced the engagement of superhero Northstar to his boyfriend, Kyle.

These events don't sit will with One Million Moms, whose anti-gay agenda has also led them to protest the wedding of Archie Comics' first gay character, Kevin Keller.

"Children desire to be just like superheroes," said the group in a statement. "Children mimic superhero actions and even dress up in costumes to resemble these characters as much as possible. Can you imagine little boys saying, 'I want a boyfriend or husband like X-Men?'"

The statement goes on to accuse the publishers of trying to "indoctrate [sic] impressionable young minds."

Marvel and DC have yet to respond to the homophobic comments.

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