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#Homophobia

From TheJournal.ie 16-year-old admits assault after former Welsh rugby captain suffers homophobic attack Gareth Thomas

16-year-old admits assault after former Welsh rugby captain suffers homophobic attack

“I was the victim of a hate crime,” Gareth Thomas said.

From TheJournal.ie Kidnapped, robbed and killed - but Matthew Shepard is to finally be laid to rest after 20 years Homophobia

Kidnapped, robbed and killed - but Matthew Shepard is to finally be laid to rest after 20 years

He will be interred in the Washington National Cathedral.

From TheJournal.ie Maria Walsh: 'It might be a questioning glance or a curt refusal to shake my hand' Homophobia

Maria Walsh: 'It might be a questioning glance or a curt refusal to shake my hand'

On International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, we must stand in solidarity, writes Maria Walsh.

Will Young said that his label made him re-record the song 'Leave Right Now' because it sounded 'too gay'

“It’s really shaming. People don’t understand the power of language.”

From TheJournal.ie Youtuber Jack Maynard axed from I'm a Celebrity after old tweets resurface Get Me Out Of Here

Youtuber Jack Maynard axed from I'm a Celebrity after old tweets resurface

Maynard reportedly posted a series of homophobic and racist slurs and mocked people with facial deformities.

From TheJournal.ie 'Be the one to step in. It changed my life': James Kavanagh describes school bullying on Late Late Speaking Out This post contains videos

'Be the one to step in. It changed my life': James Kavanagh describes school bullying on Late Late

James Kavanagh was on the show with his brother John, who coaches Conor McGregor.

From TheJournal.ie Leicester fan who shouted homophobic abuse at football match fined Premier League

Leicester fan who shouted homophobic abuse at football match fined

Jason Holmes also attended an educational session to “understand why his actions were so unacceptable”.

From TheJournal.ie Councillor calls for action on hate crime after being sent homophobic letter Homophobia

Councillor calls for action on hate crime after being sent homophobic letter

Inside the package Francis Timmons received was a picture of Pope Benedict, a letter about World Family Day and a letter from Pope Francis.

From TheJournal.ie 'Men subjected to these gay purges have endured a gruesome ordeal in Chechnya' Human Rights

'Men subjected to these gay purges have endured a gruesome ordeal in Chechnya'

The Kremlin is said to be taking its investigation into the anti-gay “purge” seriously.

From TheJournal.ie Man (20s) arrested over homophobic graffiti chalked on walls of The George Criminal Damage

Man (20s) arrested over homophobic graffiti chalked on walls of The George

The pub’s exterior was vandalised early yesterday morning with homophobic graffiti.

Why that 'powerful' Heineken ad is just as problematic as Kendall Jenner's Pepsi ad

Beer will not unite the workers of the world.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What we know about the killing of gay men in Chechnya Abuse

Explainer: What we know about the killing of gay men in Chechnya

As reports continue to emerge, Russia has said it does not have any confirmed information about violence against gay men in the region.

From TheJournal.ie Gay men in Chechnya reportedly being sent to prison camps and killed Homophobia

Gay men in Chechnya reportedly being sent to prison camps and killed

Human rights campaigners say people are being tortured and abused.

From TheJournal.ie Russian paper says gay men are being arrested and killed in Chechnya Homophobia

Russian paper says gay men are being arrested and killed in Chechnya

The Chechen president’s spokesperson denied the report, suggesting there are no gay people in the country.

From TheJournal.ie 'It was so vicious and so quick': Rory Cowan on homophobic abuse Vile

'It was so vicious and so quick': Rory Cowan on homophobic abuse

The actor was subjected to a wave of abuse on Twitter.

From TheJournal.ie Half of all primary schools have seen homophobic bullying Homophobia

Half of all primary schools have seen homophobic bullying

In 11% of cases, principals said that they had dealt with this issue either weekly or monthly.

From The42 Chiefs lock Allardice apologises for homophobic remarks at end-of-season party Hot Water

Chiefs lock Allardice apologises for homophobic remarks at end-of-season party

The 24-year-old said: ‘there was no malicious intent in my comments – I wasn’t yelling at a stranger to inflict hurt’.

From TheJournal.ie Prince William appears on cover of Attitude magazine LGBT

Prince William appears on cover of Attitude magazine

The Duke of Cambridge spoke out against homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying.

From TheJournal.ie Guardian journalist walks off Sky News 'in disgust' over Orlando killing comments LGBT Rights

Guardian journalist walks off Sky News 'in disgust' over Orlando killing comments

Owen Jones insists the host was trying to ‘deflect’ attention from the fact that Orlando shooter Omar Mateen deliberately targeted gay people

From TheJournal.ie A French hairdresser was called 'a dirty f****t' by his boss but it 'wasn't homophobic' LGBT

A French hairdresser was called 'a dirty f****t' by his boss but it 'wasn't homophobic'

A labour tribunal found that it was acceptable because the industry employs many gay people.

From TheJournal.ie Renua candidate steps down after labelling Vatican 'the Antichrist' Renua

Renua candidate steps down after labelling Vatican 'the Antichrist'

Mary Smyth also reportedly said the Vatican was “corrupt” and “riddled with gay sex”.

From TheJournal.ie Vladimir Putin phoned Elton John, and this time it wasn't a joke Don't Hang Up

Vladimir Putin phoned Elton John, and this time it wasn't a joke

Suppose you could say they were Putin the world to rights…

From TheJournal.ie Gay scout pulled out of race for top role after receiving e-mail full of 'insinuations and threats' Homophobia

Gay scout pulled out of race for top role after receiving e-mail full of 'insinuations and threats'

Kiernan Gildea received the anonymous e-mail on the eve of the National Council in April.

From TheJournal.ie 'Deciding when or on which street I can hold my girlfriend's hand - it's a struggle' Israel

'Deciding when or on which street I can hold my girlfriend's hand - it's a struggle'

The recent stabbing of six people at a Gay Pride march in Jerusalem shows the dangerous risks faced by the city’s LBGT community.

From TheJournal.ie An evangelical Christian ministry which says gay people have "special needs" is in Dublin European Invasion This post contains videos

An evangelical Christian ministry which says gay people have "special needs" is in Dublin

Victory Outreach International are due to perform ‘Straight From The Hood’ in the Liberty Hall Theatre.

From TheJournal.ie American woman is asked to tone down her "relentlessly gay" garden, gets spectacular revenge Pride In The Name Of Love

American woman is asked to tone down her "relentlessly gay" garden, gets spectacular revenge

“I need more rainbows. Many, many more rainbows.”

A music producer was dropped from several festivals after his homophobic rant went viral

Ten Walls played in Co. Westmeath just last week.

From TheJournal.ie Where in the world is it hardest to be gay? (And what can Ireland do to help?) Beacon Of Light

Where in the world is it hardest to be gay? (And what can Ireland do to help?)

We have an awful lot of work to do…

From TheJournal.ie "In that moment, looking 'gay' no longer felt like a negative thing. It no longer felt dangerous." Opinion

"In that moment, looking 'gay' no longer felt like a negative thing. It no longer felt dangerous."

The swell of positivity towards the LGBT community is affecting all parts of my life, from how I feel walking down the street to the future I see for myself.

From TheJournal.ie Most gay sportsmen and women in Ireland 'verbally abused' on the pitch Out On The Fields

Most gay sportsmen and women in Ireland 'verbally abused' on the pitch

A worldwide survey of homophobia in sport has results on Ireland.

From The42 A Wallaby flanker made a stand against homophobic slurs at the weekend Slurs

A Wallaby flanker made a stand against homophobic slurs at the weekend

David Pocock raised the issue with referee Craig Joubert during the Brumbies clash with the Waratahs.

From TheJournal.ie I was called a child abuser for conceiving through IVF - and it hasn't ended there Opinion

I was called a child abuser for conceiving through IVF - and it hasn't ended there

Dil Wickremasinghe outlines the attacks she has suffered on social media relating to her pregnancy – and the social stigma they illustrate.

From TheJournal.ie Inside the 25-year fight to let Irish LGBT people march in New York on Paddy's Day The Battle Of Fifth Avenue

Inside the 25-year fight to let Irish LGBT people march in New York on Paddy's Day

“In their eyes, we can’t be Irish and queer. We can only be one or the other.”

From The42 'This is a momentous occasion for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender athletes' Inclusive

'This is a momentous occasion for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender athletes'

World Rugby has signed a new agreement to collaborate with International Gay Rugby.

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Flanagan will march in the New York Paddy's Day parade, despite Irish LGBT ban The Strides Of March

Charlie Flanagan will march in the New York Paddy's Day parade, despite Irish LGBT ban

Joan Burton boycotted the event last year.

From TheJournal.ie Leaflet at UKIP conference claims LGBT education is 'sexual grooming' Homophobia

Leaflet at UKIP conference claims LGBT education is 'sexual grooming'

The party has previously distanced itself from the Christian group that was handing out the leaflets.

From TheJournal.ie School that cancelled homophobic bullying workshop say it will go ahead 'at a future date' Parental Concerns

School that cancelled homophobic bullying workshop say it will go ahead 'at a future date'

Volunteers say they were told the cancellation was because “both sides of the argument should be represented”.

7 inspiring responses to homophobia in our society

7 inspiring responses to homophobia in our society

The times homophobia didn’t win.

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