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#Homophobia

# homophobia - Sunday 23 August, 2020

‘When the word lesbian was iterated on the podium, I heard laughter in the audience’
# Homophobia
From The42
# Homophobia

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

Aug 23rd 2020, 9:00 AM 11,455 Views 1 Comment

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

# homophobia - Sunday 9 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 9th 2020, 1:11 PM 93,115 Views 40 Comments

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

# homophobia - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

'We didn't want to shout it from the rooftops' - Folau's unveiling at French club reportedly cancelled
# Low Key
From The42
# 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 9,242 Views 7 Comments

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

# homophobia - Sunday 22 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 22nd 2019, 12:00 PM 15,532 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
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

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

Dec 22nd 2019, 10:42 AM 20,880 Views 68 Comments

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

# homophobia - Thursday 19 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 19th 2019, 3:12 PM 38,187 Views 0 Comments

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

# homophobia - Thursday 28 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 28th 2019, 6:02 PM 11,471 Views 0 Comments

The incident took place in May this year.

# homophobia - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 12th 2019, 6:45 AM 20,095 Views 125 Comments

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

# homophobia - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 6th 2019, 4:32 PM 33,848 Views 137 Comments

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

# homophobia - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 26th 2019, 7:05 PM 16,393 Views 31 Comments

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

# homophobia - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Fine Gael complains to Facebook over ads for website targeting Maria Walsh and 'the homosexual lifestyle'
# Ep2019
# Ep2019

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

May 22nd 2019, 11:07 PM 43,021 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.

# homophobia - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Rothen files complaint against Evra after 'salty pr*ck' rant
# Outburst
From The42
# Outburst

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

Apr 3rd 2019, 11:05 AM 5,016 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.

# homophobia - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 30th 2019, 3:19 PM 5,009 Views 4 Comments

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

# homophobia - Monday 7 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 7th 2019, 2:34 PM 5,996 Views 2 Comments

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

# homophobia - Monday 10 December, 2018

Here's why it doesn't make sense that Nick Cannon's calling out homophobic celebs on Twitter to defend Kevin Hart
# Nick Cannon
From The Daily Edge
# 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 8,448 Views 0 Comments

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

# homophobia - Sunday 18 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 18th 2018, 5:56 PM 86,997 Views 60 Comments

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

# homophobia - Sunday 14 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 14th 2018, 10:00 PM 45,964 Views 16 Comments

He will be interred in the Washington National Cathedral.

# homophobia - Thursday 17 May, 2018

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

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

May 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 42,120 Views 19 Comments

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

# homophobia - Friday 23 March, 2018

Will Young said that his label made him re-record the song 'Leave Right Now' because it sounded 'too gay'
# Will Young
From The Daily Edge
# 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 4,395 Views 0 Comments

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

# homophobia - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Youtuber Jack Maynard axed from I'm a Celebrity after old tweets resurface
# Get Me Out Of Here
# Get Me Out Of Here

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

Nov 22nd 2017, 1:28 PM 58,485 Views 58 Comments

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

# homophobia - Saturday 7 October, 2017

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

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

Oct 7th 2017, 11:59 AM 41,899 Views 22 Comments

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

# homophobia - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Leicester fan who shouted homophobic abuse at football match fined
# Premier League
# Premier League

Leicester fan who shouted homophobic abuse at football match fined

Sep 14th 2017, 1:14 PM 11,672 Views 65 Comments

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

# homophobia - Friday 14 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 14th 2017, 6:05 AM 24,343 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.

# homophobia - Friday 26 May, 2017

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

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

May 26th 2017, 8:43 AM 13,391 Views 70 Comments

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

# homophobia - Sunday 21 May, 2017

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

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

May 21st 2017, 2:45 PM 60,052 Views 75 Comments

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

# homophobia - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Why that 'powerful' Heineken ad is just as problematic as Kendall Jenner's Pepsi ad
# The Other Side
From The Daily Edge
# The Other Side

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

Apr 27th 2017, 1:31 PM 15,460 Views 25 Comments

Beer will not unite the workers of the world.

# homophobia - Friday 14 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 14th 2017, 7:34 PM 13,969 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.

# homophobia - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 11th 2017, 2:08 PM 27,834 Views 97 Comments

Human rights campaigners say people are being tortured and abused.

# homophobia - Sunday 2 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 2nd 2017, 3:30 PM 25,247 Views 48 Comments

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

# homophobia - Thursday 29 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 29th 2016, 12:25 PM 42,800 Views 67 Comments

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

# homophobia - Monday 14 November, 2016

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

Half of all primary schools have seen homophobic bullying

Nov 14th 2016, 10:45 AM 9,999 Views 233 Comments

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

# homophobia - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 2nd 2016, 10:26 AM 8,194 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’.

# homophobia - Thursday 16 June, 2016

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

Prince William appears on cover of Attitude magazine

Jun 16th 2016, 2:01 PM 17,089 Views 62 Comments

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

# homophobia - Monday 13 June, 2016

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

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

Jun 13th 2016, 5:16 PM 59,421 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

# homophobia - Friday 8 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 8th 2016, 1:32 PM 25,892 Views 85 Comments

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

# homophobia - Monday 4 April, 2016

This teen is going viral for spectacularly shutting down her homophobic aunt
# Aunt Marie
From The Daily Edge
# Aunt Marie

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

Apr 4th 2016, 7:48 AM 20,935 Views 12 Comments

Ooof.

# homophobia - Monday 15 February, 2016

Adidas perfectly shut down homophobic comments on their Instagram yesterday
# Love Is Love
From The Daily Edge
# Love Is Love

Adidas perfectly shut down homophobic comments on their Instagram yesterday

Feb 15th 2016, 11:14 AM 11,526 Views 6 Comments

Well played.

# homophobia - Sunday 13 December, 2015

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

Renua candidate steps down after labelling Vatican 'the Antichrist'

Dec 13th 2015, 1:59 PM 34,517 Views 82 Comments

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

# homophobia - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Vladimir Putin phoned Elton John, and this time it wasn't a joke
# Don't Hang Up
# Don't Hang Up

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

Sep 24th 2015, 10:12 PM 22,148 Views 24 Comments

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

# homophobia - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 19th 2015, 3:02 PM 16,871 Views 153 Comments

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

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