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# Slur

Last year
Lizzo removes offensive lyric from new song after criticism
The artist announced that she has removed the derogatory lyric in a written public apology.
All time
Facebook Nazi meme deleted as YFG calls on Ógra Shinn Féin to apologise
Young Fine Gael and Ógra Shinn Féin are at odds after the latter compared Fine Gael to the Nazis.
Senior Netflix executive fired for using the N-word
The head of communications announced his departure after being reprimanded for a second time for using the racial slur.
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.
'It's the equivalent of racism and sexism' - Kevin Kilbane hits out at David Haye for 'retards' slur
The ex-Ireland international criticised the boxing star for calling fans the derogatory term.
A French hairdresser was called 'a dirty f****t' by his boss but it 'wasn't homophobic'
A labour tribunal found that it was acceptable because the industry employs many gay people.
Column: ‘You f**king n*gger’, I hear it every week
A victim of racism speaks about his experiences as a major anti-racism awareness campaign is launched today.
Chiles 'building work' jibe sparks Polish anger
“Be careful.”
All Black in homophobic tweet storm
Israel Dagg is under fire for his choice of words in the wake of the 30-0 win over France.
'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.
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.
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.”