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# Homophobia

    # Inquiry
    Three men arrested over alleged homophobic chanting at Liverpool v Chelsea game
    Two arrests took place outside the stadium on Anfield Road with the other inside the arena itself.
    # Homophobia
    LGBT+ groups set to meet with gardaí over recent homophobic attacks in Dublin
    With Pride taking place in two weeks, the groups want to ensure that safety of people is paramount.
    # Sligo
    Thousands attend vigils in memory of men killed in Sligo
    Vigils are taking place across Ireland over the long weekend.
    # inclusivity
    Liverpool addressing homophobia issues after club fans condemned for chants
    Twice within a fortnight in August Reds supporters were criticised by the club for homophobic chants.
    # Vatican
    Vatican challenges Italian homophobia law in 'unprecedented' move
    The Vatican argues the anti-homophobia law violates a treaty between Rome and the Holy See.
    Covid-19 and restrictions have had 'devastating impact' on mental health of LGBTI+ young people in Ireland
    A new report provides insight into what life is like for LGBTI+ young people.
    # Homophobia
    ‘When the word lesbian was iterated on the podium, I heard laughter in the audience’
    Dr Linda Greene on elite lesbian athletes in Ireland and the invisibility they have historically endured.
    # projection
    'A historic day': Switzerland votes to back new anti-homophobia law
    Critics who believe the law will end up censoring free speech had forced a referendum on the issue.
    # low key
    'We didn't want to shout it from the rooftops' - Folau's unveiling at French club reportedly cancelled
    The controversial ex-Wallabies star has linked up with rugby league outfit, the Catalans Dragons.
    # Bolsonaro
    Brazilian president apologises for telling reporter he had the 'face of a homosexual'
    It sparked outrage among media outlets in Brazil.
    # Discrimination
    Varadkar says he is 'thankful' he hasn't had much experiences of homophobia or racism
    He said he has been subjected to name-calling but never anything violent.
    # Homophobia
    Teenager who harassed women after they refused to kiss on London bus has sentence increased
    The boy was given eight-month youth referral order due to the homophobic nature of the attack.
    # hate crime
    Three teens plead guilty after homophobic attack against two women on London bus
    The incident took place in May this year.
    # LGBT survey
    Half of LGBT+ students have heard homophobic or transphobic comments from staff members at school
    73% of LGBT+ students surveyed said they feel unsafe at school.
    # Shift the hate away
    LGBT couples stage 'kissing protest' outside Dáil to demand hate crime legislation
    The government said that it was looking at legislative options to address hate crime.
    # Knife Attack
    UK police arrest 12-year boy over 'homophobic' attack in Liverpool
    Merseyside Police said the boy was held on suspicion of homophobic aggravated assault.
    # ep2019
    Fine Gael complains to Facebook over ads for website targeting Maria Walsh and 'the homosexual lifestyle'
    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.
    # Outburst
    Rothen files complaint against Evra after 'salty pr*ck' rant
    The former Man United defender posted a number of videos online following his old team’s Champions League win over Paris Saint-Germain.
    # kevin hart
    Well, it looks like Kevin Hart actually never even apologised for those homophobic jokes
    Kevin refused to apologise, claiming he had done so too many times before.
    # Nick Cannon
    Here's why it doesn't make sense that Nick Cannon's calling out homophobic celebs on Twitter to defend Kevin Hart
    Kevin Hart lost his job hosting the Oscars because he refused to apologise for old tweets.
    # 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.
    # 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.
    Voices
    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
    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.”
    # 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.
    # Speaking out
    '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.
    # 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”.
    # 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.
    # 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.
    # 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.
    # The other Side
    Why that 'powerful' Heineken ad is just as problematic as Kendall Jenner's Pepsi ad
    Beer will not unite the workers of the world.
    # 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.
    # Homophobia
    Gay men in Chechnya reportedly being sent to prison camps and killed
    Human rights campaigners say people are being tortured and abused.
    # 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.
    # Vile
    'It was so vicious and so quick': Rory Cowan on homophobic abuse
    The actor was subjected to a wave of abuse on Twitter.
    # 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.
    # 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’.
    # LGBT
    Prince William appears on cover of Attitude magazine
    The Duke of Cambridge spoke out against homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying.
    # 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
    # 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.
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