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#Homophobia

# homophobia - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Column: Living for love, dying because of hate – the rising tide of homophobia in Africa
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Living for love, dying because of hate – the rising tide of homophobia in Africa

Jan 18th 2014, 12:00 PM 84 Views 63 Comments

Jean-Claude Roger Mbebe died an untimely death last week, after his family allegedly prevented him from receiving necessary medical treatment. He had been previously been convicted of “homosexuality and attempted homosexuality” and imprisoned.

# homophobia - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Former Vikings kicker claims he was cut by 'bigot' coach for supporting gay rights
# NFL
From The42
# NFL

Former Vikings kicker claims he was cut by 'bigot' coach for supporting gay rights

Jan 2nd 2014, 9:05 PM 4,381 Views 1 Comment

Chris Kluwe unveiled the revelations in an article on Deadspin.

# homophobia - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Viral 'homophobic' receipt is a fake, say the people alleged to have written it
# Whodunnit?
From The Daily Edge
# Whodunnit?

Viral 'homophobic' receipt is a fake, say the people alleged to have written it

Nov 26th 2013, 11:26 AM 6,018 Views 1 Comment

So who wrote the note? Hmm.

# homophobia - Monday 4 November, 2013

Column: Boycotting the Olympics would make things more difficult for Russia's LGBT people
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Boycotting the Olympics would make things more difficult for Russia's LGBT people

Nov 4th 2013, 7:30 PM 28 Views 44 Comments

International support is necessary, but ultimately the change to Russia’s attitudes to LGBT people can’t come from a foreign country – it has to come from a grass-roots movement within Russia itself, writes Igor Yassin.

# homophobia - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Twitter introduces new 'report tweet' button
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

Twitter introduces new 'report tweet' button

Aug 29th 2013, 9:16 AM 3,492 Views 15 Comments

The move comes after a number of high-profile women said they had received abusive messages on the social networking site.

# homophobia - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

'No place' for sexism in Australia, says Rudd
# Australia
# Australia

'No place' for sexism in Australia, says Rudd

Aug 14th 2013, 10:44 AM 5,003 Views 26 Comments

The country’s prime minister made the comment after his election rival touted a candidate’s sex appeal.

# homophobia - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Gay rights group files homophobia complaint against Twitter
# France
# France

Gay rights group files homophobia complaint against Twitter

Aug 13th 2013, 9:45 PM 10,110 Views 22 Comments

Group claims Twitter “allowed a homophobic atmosphere to develop” on the social media site in France – and is filing a complaint for incitement to hatred.

# homophobia - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Putin signs new law punishing people for 'homosexual propaganda'
# Russia
# Russia

Putin signs new law punishing people for 'homosexual propaganda'

Jun 30th 2013, 2:01 PM 14,877 Views 119 Comments

The new law introduces fines for anyone who disseminates information which suggests that gay and heterosexual relations are “socially equivalent”.

# homophobia - Monday 17 June, 2013

Column: There is a glass ceiling of homophobia in Irish sport
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: There is a glass ceiling of homophobia in Irish sport

Jun 17th 2013, 7:30 PM 21 Views 35 Comments

Social inclusion and sport go hand-in-hand – but, within Irish games, there remains two distinct playing fields: one for LGBT people and one for straight people. The time has come to change this, writes Phil Prendergast MEP.

# homophobia - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Tel Aviv police arrest suspects over deadly 2009 attack on gay youth centre
# Attack
# Attack

Tel Aviv police arrest suspects over deadly 2009 attack on gay youth centre

Jun 5th 2013, 8:36 PM 5,822 Views 10 Comments

Two people were killed when a gunman opened fire on a group of young gay people outside a youth centre in Tel Aviv five years ago.

# homophobia - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Ukraine gay rights activists hold first ever march
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

Ukraine gay rights activists hold first ever march

May 25th 2013, 1:52 PM 6,216 Views 38 Comments

Around one hundred gay rights activists marched in Ukraine today despite fears of violence and a court ban – marking the first gay pride event in the ex-Soviet country.

# homophobia - Friday 17 May, 2013

Most LGBT Europeans still afraid and threatened: report
# Homophobia
# Homophobia

Most LGBT Europeans still afraid and threatened: report

May 17th 2013, 7:26 AM 5,093 Views 79 Comments

Transgender people suffered particularly badly, with 28 per cent saying they had been attacked of threatened because of their sexuality.

# homophobia - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Horrific murder fuels fears of rising homophobia in Russia
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

Horrific murder fuels fears of rising homophobia in Russia

May 14th 2013, 10:47 AM 15,887 Views 97 Comments

The Russian authorities have been accused of stoking violent attitudes towards gay people following the torture and murder of a young gay man.

# homophobia - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Ruairí Quinn: Even conservative groups know homophobic bullying is a problem
# Ruairí Quinn
# Ruairí Quinn

Ruairí Quinn: Even conservative groups know homophobic bullying is a problem

Apr 27th 2013, 8:15 AM 4,647 Views 22 Comments

In a recent interview with TheJournal.ie, the Minister for Education outlined concerns about homophobic bullying and the bullying of the ‘bright, pretty young person’ in the classroom.

# homophobia - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

France to approve gay marriage but debate to rumble on
# Same-Sex Marriage
# Same-Sex Marriage

France to approve gay marriage but debate to rumble on

Apr 23rd 2013, 10:43 AM 3,955 Views 59 Comments

The bill to legalise same-sex marriage is expected to be comfortably carried, which will make France the 14th country in the world to legalise marriage equality.

# homophobia - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Spar investigates alleged homophobic incident at Dame Street store
# Investigation
# Investigation

Spar investigates alleged homophobic incident at Dame Street store

Jan 29th 2013, 11:04 AM 41,699 Views 188 Comments

Two men have claimed they were abused after kissing in the shop over the weekend.

# homophobia - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

GAA hits back at MEP's 'over the top' homophobia claims
# Homophobia
From The42
# Homophobia

GAA hits back at MEP's 'over the top' homophobia claims

Aug 28th 2012, 7:30 AM 11,277 Views 68 Comments

Phil Prendergast MEP called on the GAA to take a tougher stance on homophobic abuse following comments made by Cork’s Dónal Óg Cusack last week.

# homophobia - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Labour TD 'taken aback' by homophobic email
# Homophobia
# Homophobia

Labour TD 'taken aback' by homophobic email

Jul 3rd 2012, 4:44 PM 14,022 Views 98 Comments

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin published the mail on his blog today to highlight that there are still some people “stuck in a different time zone”.

# homophobia - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Moscow police detain 40 during push for gay pride parade
# Gay Pride
# Gay Pride

Moscow police detain 40 during push for gay pride parade

May 27th 2012, 4:32 PM 2,862 Views 23 Comments

Activists tried to hold two demonstrations in Moscow to demand the right to hold a gay pride parade, but they were blocked first by Orthodox Christian opponents and then by police.

# homophobia - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Unexpected Ministerial Balloon Photoshoot of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

Unexpected Ministerial Balloon Photoshoot of the Day

May 17th 2012, 11:39 AM 1,967 Views 14 Comments

No comment.

# homophobia - Friday 13 April, 2012

London mayor bans anti-gay ads from city buses
# London
# London

London mayor bans anti-gay ads from city buses

Apr 13th 2012, 4:14 PM 5,875 Views 72 Comments

Boris Johnson intervenes to stop the ‘Core Values Trust’ from taking out ads advocating therapy for homosexuals.

# homophobia - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Quinn confirms anti-bullying forum to take place in May
# Bullying
# Bullying

Quinn confirms anti-bullying forum to take place in May

Apr 8th 2012, 1:58 PM 1,828 Views 15 Comments

The forum will be established alongside a working group on tackling homophobic, racist and cyber-bullying.

# homophobia - Thursday 5 April, 2012

Michael D Higgins hits out at racism and homophobia
# Prejudice
# Prejudice

Michael D Higgins hits out at racism and homophobia

Apr 5th 2012, 8:35 AM 3,234 Views 31 Comments

The President said the problems can cause violence and even lead to suicide among young people.

# homophobia - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Column: It's time to end the casual use of homophobic language in Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: It's time to end the casual use of homophobic language in Ireland

Feb 22nd 2012, 7:30 AM 1,648 Views 251 Comments

Excusing homophobia by saying it’s ‘just a joke’ is no excuse and it’s not funny, writes Rory Geraghty.

# homophobia - Monday 16 January, 2012

Column: Let the extremists speak - if only so we can fight back
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Let the extremists speak - if only so we can fight back

Jan 16th 2012, 7:30 AM 37 Views 17 Comments

This week, TheJournal.ie regular columnist Lisa McInerney argues that everyone is entitled to their opinion – because it gives us a chance to stand up against odious claptrap.

# homophobia - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

Column: Homophobic bullying is taking young lives, yet it’s treated as harmless
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Homophobic bullying is taking young lives, yet it’s treated as harmless

Dec 27th 2011, 8:45 AM 80 Views 40 Comments

Most adults in Ireland can now be openly gay, writes Michael Barron – but the reality for young people is very different.

# homophobia - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

# homophobia - Monday 14 November, 2011

American football coach resigns after the most ill-advised 'joke' survey ever
# Bad Call
From The42
# Bad Call

American football coach resigns after the most ill-advised 'joke' survey ever

Nov 14th 2011, 3:33 PM 805 Views 2 Comments

Another bizarre tale from the mad, mad world of American high school football…

# homophobia - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Column: Eamon Delaney’s attack on gay people is full of all the oldest tricks
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Eamon Delaney’s attack on gay people is full of all the oldest tricks

Nov 2nd 2011, 8:30 PM 561 Views 83 Comments

Journalist Eamon Delaney may claim to stand for equality – but his assertions are nothing but the usual homophobic bullying, writes GCN editor Brian Finnegan.

UFC president: 'If there’s a gay fighter, I wish he would come out'
# UFC
From The42
# UFC

UFC president: 'If there’s a gay fighter, I wish he would come out'

Nov 2nd 2011, 3:50 PM 350 Views 1 Comment

Dana White says that he wouldn’t be surprised to learn that several of his fighters are homosexual.

# homophobia - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

US military to officially repeal ban on openly gay personnel
# Military
# Military

US military to officially repeal ban on openly gay personnel

Sep 20th 2011, 8:08 AM 611 Views 11 Comments

The Pentagon says it is ready for the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy concerning gays serving openly in the military, which has been in place for almost two decades, to come to an end.

# homophobia - Thursday 1 September, 2011

# homophobia - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

Cork bar 'meant no offence whatsoever' in asking gay couple to leave
# LGBT
# LGBT

Cork bar 'meant no offence whatsoever' in asking gay couple to leave

Aug 23rd 2011, 8:37 PM 2,766 Views 59 Comments

The Old Oak bar, and the gay couple asked to leave it after kissing there on Friday, issue a joint statement after meeting today.

Cork bar accused of kicking gay couple out for kissing
# Cork
# Cork

Cork bar accused of kicking gay couple out for kissing

Aug 23rd 2011, 7:38 AM 5,496 Views 112 Comments

A bouncer at the Old Oak Bar in Cork reportedly asked a gay couple to leave after they kissed during a night out.

# homophobia - Saturday 16 July, 2011

'Thousands of fans' details' stolen from Lady Gaga website
# Going Gaga
From The Daily Edge
# Going Gaga

'Thousands of fans' details' stolen from Lady Gaga website

Jul 16th 2011, 11:50 AM 266 Views 1 Comment

The singer’s UK fan site is hacked by ‘SwagSec’, with names and email addresses of thousands of fans copied.

# homophobia - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

How a gay rights activist nearly convinced FIFA to denounce homophobia
# So Close
From The42
# So Close

How a gay rights activist nearly convinced FIFA to denounce homophobia

Jul 6th 2011, 12:11 PM 180 Views 0 Comments

The organiser of Berlin’s annual Gay Pride Parade managed to squeeze an informal agreement out of FIFA chiefs last month.

# homophobia - Friday 24 June, 2011

Column: I know how David Norris feels - I was smeared too
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I know how David Norris feels - I was smeared too

Jun 24th 2011, 9:42 AM 229 Views 21 Comments

Accusations of ‘targeting children’ and ‘encouraging suicide’? Welcome to life as a gay figure in the media, writes BeLonG To founder Michael Barron.

# homophobia - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Ireland criticised over legislation and education on LGBT issues
# Equality
# Equality

Ireland criticised over legislation and education on LGBT issues

Jun 23rd 2011, 4:34 PM 1,303 Views 12 Comments

A major report by the Council of Europe both praises and criticises Ireland on various discrimination and gender issues.