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#Homophobia

# 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 11,537 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 34,625 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 22,183 Views 25 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 16,995 Views 153 Comments

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

# homophobia - Sunday 9 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 9th 2015, 11:15 AM 22,422 Views 24 Comments

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

# homophobia - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 4th 2015, 3:16 PM 25,387 Views 160 Comments

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

# homophobia - Thursday 18 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 18th 2015, 11:53 PM 57,360 Views 102 Comments

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

# homophobia - Monday 8 June, 2015

A music producer was dropped from several festivals after his homophobic rant went viral
# Ten Walls
From The Daily Edge
# Ten Walls

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

Jun 8th 2015, 8:08 PM 4,566 Views 1 Comment

Ten Walls played in Co. Westmeath just last week.

# homophobia - Monday 1 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 1st 2015, 10:00 PM 65,392 Views 116 Comments

We have an awful lot of work to do…

# homophobia - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

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

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

May 26th 2015, 8:00 AM 108 Views 79 Comments

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.

# homophobia - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Most gay sportsmen and women in Ireland 'verbally abused' on the pitch
# Out On The Fields
# Out On The Fields

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

May 10th 2015, 5:48 PM 16,882 Views 98 Comments

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

# homophobia - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 24th 2015, 8:50 AM 14,286 Views 14 Comments

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

# homophobia - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 11th 2015, 5:30 AM 763 Views 114 Comments

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

# homophobia - Sunday 8 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 8th 2015, 10:00 AM 13,646 Views 133 Comments

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

# homophobia - Friday 6 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 6th 2015, 3:00 PM 11,719 Views 41 Comments

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

# homophobia - Monday 2 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 2nd 2015, 10:48 PM 15,659 Views 106 Comments

Joan Burton boycotted the event last year.

# homophobia - Saturday 28 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 28th 2015, 3:37 PM 9,781 Views 71 Comments

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

# homophobia - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 28th 2015, 11:50 AM 14,422 Views 111 Comments

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 From The Daily Edge

7 inspiring responses to homophobia in our society

Jan 28th 2015, 11:18 AM 7,301 Views 3 Comments

The times homophobia didn’t win.

# homophobia - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Students to protest over school's cancellation of homophobic bullying workshop
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

Students to protest over school's cancellation of homophobic bullying workshop

Jan 27th 2015, 10:38 PM 97,538 Views 434 Comments

Transition year students at Coláiste Eoin in Dublin are planning to wear rainbow flags on their school crests.

# homophobia - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Opinion: Hold hands or hide? I'm going to stop adjusting my life to suit everyone else
# I Wanna Hold Your Hand
# I Wanna Hold Your Hand

Opinion: Hold hands or hide? I'm going to stop adjusting my life to suit everyone else

Jan 22nd 2015, 8:00 AM 3,876 Views 101 Comments

I am fed up with being worried about other people’s reactions. My new year’s resolution is to hold my boyfriend’s hand when we walk down the street.

# homophobia - Monday 5 January, 2015

Opinion: Sexism and homophobia will be big issues for the beautiful game in 2015
# Not So Beautiful
# Not So Beautiful

Opinion: Sexism and homophobia will be big issues for the beautiful game in 2015

Jan 5th 2015, 8:00 PM 163 Views 49 Comments

Professional football has certainly become more tolerant regarding race, but I genuinely believe that sexism and other forms of intolerance are getting worse.

# homophobia - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Derren Brown shuts down homophobic abuse in a really excellent way
# Step Off
From The Daily Edge
# Step Off

Derren Brown shuts down homophobic abuse in a really excellent way

Dec 30th 2014, 9:59 AM 5,423 Views 2 Comments

Bravo.

# homophobia - Sunday 7 December, 2014

This Irish student's heartfelt essay about the effects of homophobia is going super viral
# Humans Of Homophobia
From The Daily Edge
# Humans Of Homophobia

This Irish student's heartfelt essay about the effects of homophobia is going super viral

Dec 7th 2014, 3:33 PM 5,548 Views 1 Comment

The powerful piece was picked up by the Huffington Post.

# homophobia - Monday 24 November, 2014

The man behind the 'Spar Guy' Facebook status has spoken out
# Spar Guy
# Spar Guy

The man behind the 'Spar Guy' Facebook status has spoken out

Nov 24th 2014, 7:25 PM 62,980 Views 148 Comments

He said the post was never meant to be seen by the public.

This brilliant story about a kind Dublin shop worker is going super viral
# Spar Guy
From The Daily Edge
# Spar Guy

This brilliant story about a kind Dublin shop worker is going super viral

Nov 24th 2014, 7:20 AM 36,747 Views 81 Comments

All hail #SparGuy.

# homophobia - Thursday 30 October, 2014

"Schools are not data-processing centres": Irish bishops want 'balance' in discrimination debate
# Section 37
# Section 37

"Schools are not data-processing centres": Irish bishops want 'balance' in discrimination debate

Oct 30th 2014, 6:47 PM 9,906 Views 84 Comments

Aodhán Ó’Ríordáin has promised to amend Section 37.

# homophobia - Monday 20 October, 2014

Gay couple claim they were threatened by bus driver for kissing
# On The Buses
# On The Buses

Gay couple claim they were threatened by bus driver for kissing

Oct 20th 2014, 2:19 PM 18,813 Views 124 Comments

‘[I]t’s my bus it is my rules and I don’t want to watch that, it’s disgusting, get off the bus.’

# homophobia - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Panti Bliss was celebrated by Graham Norton and Jonathan Ross last night
# Pantigate
From The Daily Edge
# Pantigate

Panti Bliss was celebrated by Graham Norton and Jonathan Ross last night

Oct 14th 2014, 10:53 AM 3,730 Views 3 Comments

Among other people. She won an award for her anti-homophobia activism during Pantigate.

# homophobia - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Brendan Courtney receives outpouring of support after homophobic abuse on Dublin street
# Speaking Out
From The Daily Edge
# Speaking Out

Brendan Courtney receives outpouring of support after homophobic abuse on Dublin street

Oct 9th 2014, 10:23 AM 4,673 Views 2 Comments

The TV presenter received verbal abuse.

# homophobia - Friday 3 October, 2014

Landlord refuses to rent to gay couple, wants 'regular couple' instead
# Renting
From The Daily Edge
# Renting

Landlord refuses to rent to gay couple, wants 'regular couple' instead

Oct 3rd 2014, 2:57 PM 8,051 Views 8 Comments

“Hi guys, sorry but we are looking for a regular couple.”

# homophobia - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Facebook to drag queens: 'Sorry for forcing you to use your real names'
# Dislike
# Dislike

Facebook to drag queens: 'Sorry for forcing you to use your real names'

Oct 2nd 2014, 10:45 AM 7,991 Views 23 Comments

“By forcing us to use our ‘real’ names, it opens the door to abuse and violence.”

# homophobia - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Here's how police and the public can use social media to solve a crime in a few hours
# Brotherly Love
# Brotherly Love

Here's how police and the public can use social media to solve a crime in a few hours

Sep 17th 2014, 12:15 PM 21,832 Views 23 Comments

Twitter users teamed up last night to catch suspects in a homophobic attack in Philadelphia

# homophobia - Sunday 14 September, 2014

In Your Words: Being a gay teacher in Ireland
# Over To You
# Over To You

In Your Words: Being a gay teacher in Ireland

Sep 14th 2014, 10:15 AM 82,636 Views 223 Comments

Experiencing homophobia in all forms, while being in fear of their work, job and career. These five teachers tell their stories…

Gay rights group gives cautious welcome to change in discrimination laws
# Section 37
# Section 37

Gay rights group gives cautious welcome to change in discrimination laws

Sep 14th 2014, 8:45 AM 7,347 Views 65 Comments

Section 37 could be scrapped soon, allowing gay teachers to live open lives.

# homophobia - Friday 5 September, 2014

Opinion: Marriage equality isn't a foregone conclusion – there's no room for complacency
# Equality
# Equality

Opinion: Marriage equality isn't a foregone conclusion – there's no room for complacency

Sep 5th 2014, 1:00 PM 174 Views 236 Comments

Opinion polls may show increasing support for marriage equality, but I still regularly observe open, brutal and honest homophobia.

# homophobia - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

"They picked the wrong drag queen": The power of Panti's call
# Crowdfunding
# Crowdfunding

"They picked the wrong drag queen": The power of Panti's call

Sep 2nd 2014, 10:34 AM 14,963 Views 57 Comments

New trailer from The Queen of Ireland doc shows how Rory O’Neill as Panti “spoke the truth above the heads of the political classes, straight to the people of Ireland”.

# homophobia - Friday 29 August, 2014

The internet just raised €35,000 to help a gay teen who was disowned by his parents
# Disowned
From The Daily Edge
# Disowned

The internet just raised €35,000 to help a gay teen who was disowned by his parents

Aug 29th 2014, 9:07 AM 5,507 Views 11 Comments

A video of Daniel Pierce’s confrontation with his parents has clocked up hundreds of thousands of views.

# homophobia - Friday 15 August, 2014

Gallery denies anti-gay discrimination over McGuinness-Robinson 'gay kiss' warning
# Pucker Up
# Pucker Up

Gallery denies anti-gay discrimination over McGuinness-Robinson 'gay kiss' warning

Aug 15th 2014, 4:53 PM 17,259 Views 23 Comments

“If it was a man and woman kissing there wouldn’t have been an issue.”

# homophobia - Monday 14 July, 2014

Thorpe's gay revelations earn praise, support
# Fair Play
From The42
# Fair Play

Thorpe's gay revelations earn praise, support

Jul 14th 2014, 11:43 AM 3,512 Views 4 Comments

Olympic gold medallist and Australian diver Matthew Mitcham said the revelations were an important development.