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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Homophobia

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How a gay rights activist nearly convinced FIFA to denounce homophobia
The organiser of Berlin’s annual Gay Pride Parade managed to squeeze an informal agreement out of FIFA chiefs last month.
Column: I know how David Norris feels - I was smeared too
Accusations of ‘targeting children’ and ‘encouraging suicide’? Welcome to life as a gay figure in the media, writes BeLonG To founder Michael Barron.
Ireland criticised over legislation and education on LGBT issues
A major report by the Council of Europe both praises and criticises Ireland on various discrimination and gender issues.
Column: Football is failing its gay and lesbian fans - as well as players
Football associations have put the boot into racism. Now it’s time to tackle the rampant homophobia as well, writes’s Mick Reynolds.
Anti-homophobic bullying ad hits half-million views mark on YouTube
Group behind StandUp! campaign now speaking to Government on commitment to targeting bullying of gay, lesbian and transgender young people.
Student who filmed roommate having sex with another man faces 15 charges
The man faces charges after secretly streaming footage of his roommate sleeping with another man on the internet. His 18-year-old roommate took his own life after learning about what had happened.
Gay ex-NBA star says homophobic slurs commonplace in basketball
John Amaechi says he cannot understand the public’s surprise at Kobe Bryant’s use of the word “faggot.”
Apple criticised for allowing 'gay-cure' iPhone app
Online petition criticising Apple for “supporting homophobia” has received over 80,000 signatures so far.
Gay football fans in Poland demand separate seating at Euro 2012
Supporters group want to secure safety as fear of homophobia ahead of tournament grow.
Mel Gibson called me an "oven dodger", says Winona Ryder
The actress says that Gibson made homophobic and anti-semitic remarks to her during a party 15 years ago – including calling her an “oven dodger”, in reference to her Jewish heritage.