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# Homophobic

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# hate crime
Three teens plead guilty after homophobic attack against two women on London bus
The incident took place in May this year.
# Coolock
Gardaí investigating suspected homophobic attack on man (50s) in Dublin
The assault happened at around 10.30pm yesterday near the Malahide Road in Coolock.
# hate
PSG game halted over homophobic banner
Referee Frank Schneider stopped play briefly after 20 minutes.
# Camden
'A disgusting attack': Five teens arrested after homophobic assault and robbery on London bus
The young men – aged between 15 and 18 – were arrested yesterday and today following the incident last week.
# Controversy
Patrice Evra faces legal challenge over 'homophobic' abuse
The 37-year-old defended himself on social media after the incident, saying that “he loved everyone”.
# Academy Awards
Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after criticism for past homophobic tweets
When given the ultimatum between apologising for the tweets or withdrawing as Oscars host, the comedian chose the latter.
# 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.
# Homophobic
Tánaiste calls Tanzania's plans to target and arrest LGBT people 'shocking'
Amnesty International have said the so-called taskforce must be immediately disbanded.
# no defence
Toulon back Bastareaud after homophobic slur that could see France centre miss Six Nations
The 29-year-old was picked up on camera calling Treviso’s Sebastian Negri a ‘f**king f**got’ in the European Champions Cup yesterday.
# 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”.
# Discrimination
Dublin gay bar The George vandalised with homophobic, Nazi graffiti
The graffiti was first reported just after 10am this morning.
# do it now vlad
Putin backs probe into violence against gay men in Chechnya after Merkel pressure
The German Chancellor confronted her Russian counterpart on the issue earlier this week.
# Homophobic
Dublin protest against anti-gay violence in Chechnya as Russia seeks to play down controversy
Russia has labelled the claims of homophobic violence as “phantom complaints”.
# 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’.
# unfair
Gay cashier heard joking about homophobia dismissed after customer complaint
Conor was made to stop his work placement after a customer overheard him talking with a co-worker.
# hate crime
Sectarian and homophobic slurs sprayed on homes in Derry
Police are treating the incidents as hate crimes.
# love is love
A little girl defiantly held a rainbow flag throughout a preacher's anti-gay rant
And now she’s going viral.
# Homophobic
"This is about fear...": Renua candidate's poster defaced with anti-gay slurs
Paddy McKee, a Kilkenny councillor who is openly gay, quit Fianna Fáil earlier this year to run for Lucinda Creighton’s party.
# low note
Soprano sacked from opera for posting anti-gay comments on her Facebook page
She blames her husband for posting the comments.
# Pantigate
Panti: Call me anything under the sun, I won’t be running to my lawyer’s skirts
In an interview with Channel 4 this evening, the drag queen said it was painful to be told his relationships were worth less.
# LGBT
LGBT rights group to hold 'kiss-in' for equality
LGBT Noise has also expressed concern over a recent homophobic attack on a well-known Dublin nightclub promoter.
# Homophobic
'I've had enough' - Dublin victim speaks out after homophobic assault
Dublin nightclub promoter Buzz O’Neill was attacked by four men outside The George in Dublin on Thursday.
# Gay Marriage
Homophobic assaults surge in France amid gay marriage debate
Senators and members of parliament who support the bill have also been targeted.
# Sticky Situation
'I don't have anything against homosexuals' says suspended baseball star Escobar
The Toronto Blue Jays short-stop will sit out the next three MLB games after sticking a homophobic phrase to his face.
# cuban crisis
Toronto Blue Jays baseball star in hot water over homophobic slur
The offensive phrase ‘TU ERE MARICON’ was stuck to the Cuban’s face in an MLB game against the Red Sox.
# Group C
Contrition: Cassano apologises for homophobic remarks
Along with a sincere apology he also intimated that he’s not that type of player.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Thursday
Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
# Bullying
New figures on homophobic bullying 'not surprising'
A new study has found that two thirds of young gay men have experienced homophobic bullying in secondary school, while young gay women are more likely to be bullied than their non-gay peers.