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‘When the word lesbian was iterated on the podium, I heard laughter in the audience’
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‘When the word lesbian was iterated on the podium, I heard laughter in the audience’

Aug 23rd 2020, 9:00 AM 11,345 Views 1 Comment

Dr Linda Greene on elite lesbian athletes in Ireland and the invisibility they have historically endured.

'A historic day': Switzerland votes to back new anti-homophobia law
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# Projection

'A historic day': Switzerland votes to back new anti-homophobia law

Feb 9th 2020, 1:11 PM 93,094 Views 40 Comments

Critics who believe the law will end up censoring free speech had forced a referendum on the issue.

'We didn't want to shout it from the rooftops' - Folau's unveiling at French club reportedly cancelled
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# Low Key

'We didn't want to shout it from the rooftops' - Folau's unveiling at French club reportedly cancelled

Feb 4th 2020, 1:44 PM 9,239 Views 7 Comments

The controversial ex-Wallabies star has linked up with rugby league outfit, the Catalans Dragons.

Brazilian president apologises for telling reporter he had the 'face of a homosexual'
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Brazilian president apologises for telling reporter he had the 'face of a homosexual'

Dec 22nd 2019, 12:00 PM 15,523 Views 20 Comments

It sparked outrage among media outlets in Brazil.

Varadkar says he is 'thankful' he hasn't had much experiences of homophobia or racism
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Varadkar says he is 'thankful' he hasn't had much experiences of homophobia or racism

Dec 22nd 2019, 10:42 AM 20,870 Views 69 Comments

He said he has been subjected to name-calling but never anything violent.

Teenager who harassed women after they refused to kiss on London bus has sentence increased
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Teenager who harassed women after they refused to kiss on London bus has sentence increased

Dec 19th 2019, 3:12 PM 38,175 Views 0 Comments

The boy was given eight-month youth referral order due to the homophobic nature of the attack.

Three teens plead guilty after homophobic attack against two women on London bus
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# Hate Crime

Three teens plead guilty after homophobic attack against two women on London bus

Nov 28th 2019, 6:02 PM 11,468 Views 0 Comments

The incident took place in May this year.

Half of LGBT+ students have heard homophobic or transphobic comments from staff members at school
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Half of LGBT+ students have heard homophobic or transphobic comments from staff members at school

Nov 12th 2019, 6:45 AM 19,885 Views 125 Comments

73% of LGBT+ students surveyed said they feel unsafe at school.

LGBT couples stage 'kissing protest' outside Dáil to demand hate crime legislation
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# Shift The Hate Away

LGBT couples stage 'kissing protest' outside Dáil to demand hate crime legislation

Nov 6th 2019, 4:32 PM 33,746 Views 137 Comments

The government said that it was looking at legislative options to address hate crime.

UK police arrest 12-year boy over 'homophobic' attack in Liverpool
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# Knife Attack

UK police arrest 12-year boy over 'homophobic' attack in Liverpool

Jun 26th 2019, 7:05 PM 16,389 Views 31 Comments

Merseyside Police said the boy was held on suspicion of homophobic aggravated assault.

Fine Gael complains to Facebook over ads for website targeting Maria Walsh and 'the homosexual lifestyle'
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Fine Gael complains to Facebook over ads for website targeting Maria Walsh and 'the homosexual lifestyle'

May 22nd 2019, 11:07 PM 43,002 Views 104 Comments

The website is designed to look like a campaign site in favour of the Walsh’s candidacy but instead casts her in a negative light.

Rothen files complaint against Evra after 'salty pr*ck' rant
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# Outburst

Rothen files complaint against Evra after 'salty pr*ck' rant

Apr 3rd 2019, 11:05 AM 5,015 Views 1 Comment

The former Man United defender posted a number of videos online following his old team’s Champions League win over Paris Saint-Germain.

The horrific attack on Jussie Smollett has reignited the discussion on race and sexuality
# Justice For Jussie
# Justice For Jussie

The horrific attack on Jussie Smollett has reignited the discussion on race and sexuality

Jan 30th 2019, 3:19 PM 4,968 Views 4 Comments

The actor was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack this week.

Well, it looks like Kevin Hart actually never even apologised for those homophobic jokes
# Kevin Hart
# Kevin Hart

Well, it looks like Kevin Hart actually never even apologised for those homophobic jokes

Jan 7th 2019, 2:34 PM 5,971 Views 2 Comments

Kevin refused to apologise, claiming he had done so too many times before.

Here's why it doesn't make sense that Nick Cannon's calling out homophobic celebs on Twitter to defend Kevin Hart
# Nick Cannon
# Nick Cannon

Here's why it doesn't make sense that Nick Cannon's calling out homophobic celebs on Twitter to defend Kevin Hart

Dec 10th 2018, 10:55 AM 8,442 Views 0 Comments

Kevin Hart lost his job hosting the Oscars because he refused to apologise for old tweets.

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

Nov 18th 2018, 5:56 PM 86,983 Views 60 Comments

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

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

Oct 14th 2018, 10:00 PM 45,960 Views 16 Comments

He will be interred in the Washington National Cathedral.

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

May 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 42,117 Views 20 Comments

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'
# Will Young
# Will Young

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

Mar 23rd 2018, 2:12 PM 4,394 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Nov 22nd 2017, 1:28 PM 58,472 Views 60 Comments

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

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

Oct 7th 2017, 11:59 AM 41,849 Views 22 Comments

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

Leicester fan who shouted homophobic abuse at football match fined
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Leicester fan who shouted homophobic abuse at football match fined

Sep 14th 2017, 1:14 PM 11,653 Views 65 Comments

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

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

Jul 14th 2017, 6:05 AM 24,341 Views 29 Comments

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

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

May 26th 2017, 8:43 AM 13,385 Views 70 Comments

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

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

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

May 21st 2017, 2:45 PM 60,033 Views 75 Comments

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
# The Other Side
# The Other Side

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

Apr 27th 2017, 1:31 PM 15,416 Views 25 Comments

Beer will not unite the workers of the world.

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

Apr 14th 2017, 7:34 PM 13,950 Views 46 Comments

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

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

Apr 11th 2017, 2:08 PM 27,831 Views 97 Comments

Human rights campaigners say people are being tortured and abused.

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

Apr 2nd 2017, 3:30 PM 25,236 Views 48 Comments

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

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

Dec 29th 2016, 12:25 PM 42,787 Views 67 Comments

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

Half of all primary schools have seen homophobic bullying
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Half of all primary schools have seen homophobic bullying

Nov 14th 2016, 10:45 AM 9,985 Views 233 Comments

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

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

Aug 2nd 2016, 10:26 AM 8,192 Views 17 Comments

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

Prince William appears on cover of Attitude magazine
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Prince William appears on cover of Attitude magazine

Jun 16th 2016, 2:01 PM 17,087 Views 62 Comments

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

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

Jun 13th 2016, 5:16 PM 59,407 Views 136 Comments

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

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

Apr 8th 2016, 1:32 PM 25,886 Views 85 Comments

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

This teen is going viral for spectacularly shutting down her homophobic aunt
# Aunt Marie
# Aunt Marie

This teen is going viral for spectacularly shutting down her homophobic aunt

Apr 4th 2016, 7:48 AM 20,933 Views 12 Comments

Ooof.

Adidas perfectly shut down homophobic comments on their Instagram yesterday
# Love Is Love
# Love Is Love

Adidas perfectly shut down homophobic comments on their Instagram yesterday

Feb 15th 2016, 11:14 AM 11,524 Views 6 Comments

Well played.

Renua candidate steps down after labelling Vatican 'the Antichrist'
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Renua candidate steps down after labelling Vatican 'the Antichrist'

Dec 13th 2015, 1:59 PM 34,505 Views 82 Comments

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

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

Sep 24th 2015, 10:12 PM 22,147 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Aug 19th 2015, 3:02 PM 16,857 Views 153 Comments

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

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