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# Homophobic attack

Last year
Varadkar: 'There's a feeling in the gay community that homophobic attacks are on the rise'
A report by
Christina Finn
Speaking to The Journal in a wide-ranging interview, Varadkar said the situation is ‘extremely worrying’.
Man attacked in Dublin city says more needs to be done to tackle hate-related violence
Evan Somers was assaulted near Dame Street in the early hours of Sunday morning.
All time
'They kicked and punched me in the face': Author victim of homophobic attack in Dublin
Gavin McCrea was harassed by two boys aged around their early teens before a larger gang attacked him.
Man (24) acquitted of drawing homophobic graffiti and swastika on The George
Eoin Berkeley had pleaded not guilty to causing criminal damage.
Tel Aviv police arrest suspects over deadly 2009 attack on gay youth centre
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.
Horrific murder fuels fears of rising homophobia in Russia
The Russian authorities have been accused of stoking violent attitudes towards gay people following the torture and murder of a young gay man.
British public schoolgirl jailed for savage assault on gay man as he lay unconscious
Witnesses described the attack by 18-year-old Ruby Thomas as like a scene from A Clockwork Orange.