We Asked People Who Used to Make Homophobic Comments What Their Turning Point Was
It’s wild to look back at early 2000s media. Some of the most celebrated movies of the time are riddled with homophobic language and themes. Meanwhile, in schoolyards and worksites, words like “gay” and “fag” were thrown around like they were just normal parts of everyday vernacular.
Society as a whole has progressed a great deal in just a couple of decades, but there’s still a long road ahead to eradicate harmful behaviour and language.