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#Homophobia

# homophobia - Sunday 23 August, 2020

From The42 ‘When the word lesbian was iterated on the podium, I heard laughter in the audience’ Homophobia

‘When the word lesbian was iterated on the podium, I heard laughter in the audience’

Dr Linda Greene on elite lesbian athletes in Ireland and the invisibility they have historically endured.

# homophobia - Sunday 9 February, 2020

'A historic day': Switzerland votes to back new anti-homophobia law

Critics who believe the law will end up censoring free speech had forced a referendum on the issue.

# homophobia - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

From The42 'We didn't want to shout it from the rooftops' - Folau's unveiling at French club reportedly cancelled Low Key

'We didn't want to shout it from the rooftops' - Folau's unveiling at French club reportedly cancelled

The controversial ex-Wallabies star has linked up with rugby league outfit, the Catalans Dragons.

# homophobia - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Brazilian president apologises for telling reporter he had the 'face of a homosexual'

It sparked outrage among media outlets in Brazil.

Varadkar says he is 'thankful' he hasn't had much experiences of homophobia or racism

He said he has been subjected to name-calling but never anything violent.

# homophobia - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Teenager who harassed women after they refused to kiss on London bus has sentence increased

The boy was given eight-month youth referral order due to the homophobic nature of the attack.

# homophobia - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Three teens plead guilty after homophobic attack against two women on London bus

The incident took place in May this year.

# homophobia - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Half of LGBT+ students have heard homophobic or transphobic comments from staff members at school

73% of LGBT+ students surveyed said they feel unsafe at school.

# homophobia - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

LGBT couples stage 'kissing protest' outside Dáil to demand hate crime legislation

The government said that it was looking at legislative options to address hate crime.

# homophobia - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

UK police arrest 12-year boy over 'homophobic' attack in Liverpool

Merseyside Police said the boy was held on suspicion of homophobic aggravated assault.

# homophobia - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Fine Gael complains to Facebook over ads for website targeting Maria Walsh and 'the homosexual lifestyle'

The website is designed to look like a campaign site in favour of the Walsh’s candidacy but instead casts her in a negative light.

# homophobia - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

From The42 Rothen files complaint against Evra after 'salty pr*ck' rant Outburst

Rothen files complaint against Evra after 'salty pr*ck' rant

The former Man United defender posted a number of videos online following his old team’s Champions League win over Paris Saint-Germain.

# homophobia - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

From The Daily Edge The horrific attack on Jussie Smollett has reignited the discussion on race and sexuality Justice For Jussie

The horrific attack on Jussie Smollett has reignited the discussion on race and sexuality

The actor was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack this week.

# homophobia - Monday 7 January, 2019

From The Daily Edge Well, it looks like Kevin Hart actually never even apologised for those homophobic jokes Kevin Hart

Well, it looks like Kevin Hart actually never even apologised for those homophobic jokes

Kevin refused to apologise, claiming he had done so too many times before.

# homophobia - Monday 10 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge Here's why it doesn't make sense that Nick Cannon's calling out homophobic celebs on Twitter to defend Kevin Hart Nick Cannon

Here's why it doesn't make sense that Nick Cannon's calling out homophobic celebs on Twitter to defend Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart lost his job hosting the Oscars because he refused to apologise for old tweets.

# homophobia - Sunday 18 November, 2018

16-year-old admits assault after former Welsh rugby captain suffers homophobic attack

“I was the victim of a hate crime,” Gareth Thomas said.

# homophobia - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Kidnapped, robbed and killed - but Matthew Shepard is to finally be laid to rest after 20 years

He will be interred in the Washington National Cathedral.

# homophobia - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Maria Walsh: 'It might be a questioning glance or a curt refusal to shake my hand'

On International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, we must stand in solidarity, writes Maria Walsh.

# homophobia - Friday 23 March, 2018

From The Daily Edge Will Young said that his label made him re-record the song 'Leave Right Now' because it sounded 'too gay' Will Young

Will Young said that his label made him re-record the song 'Leave Right Now' because it sounded 'too gay'

“It’s really shaming. People don’t understand the power of language.”

# homophobia - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Youtuber Jack Maynard axed from I'm a Celebrity after old tweets resurface

Maynard reportedly posted a series of homophobic and racist slurs and mocked people with facial deformities.

# homophobia - Saturday 7 October, 2017

'Be the one to step in. It changed my life': James Kavanagh describes school bullying on Late Late Speaking Out This post contains videos

'Be the one to step in. It changed my life': James Kavanagh describes school bullying on Late Late

James Kavanagh was on the show with his brother John, who coaches Conor McGregor.

# homophobia - Thursday 14 September, 2017

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”.

# homophobia - Friday 14 July, 2017

Councillor calls for action on hate crime after being sent homophobic letter

Inside the package Francis Timmons received was a picture of Pope Benedict, a letter about World Family Day and a letter from Pope Francis.

# homophobia - Friday 26 May, 2017

'Men subjected to these gay purges have endured a gruesome ordeal in Chechnya'

The Kremlin is said to be taking its investigation into the anti-gay “purge” seriously.

# homophobia - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Man (20s) arrested over homophobic graffiti chalked on walls of The George

The pub’s exterior was vandalised early yesterday morning with homophobic graffiti.

# homophobia - Thursday 27 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge Why that 'powerful' Heineken ad is just as problematic as Kendall Jenner's Pepsi ad The Other Side

Why that 'powerful' Heineken ad is just as problematic as Kendall Jenner's Pepsi ad

Beer will not unite the workers of the world.

# homophobia - Friday 14 April, 2017

Explainer: What we know about the killing of gay men in Chechnya

As reports continue to emerge, Russia has said it does not have any confirmed information about violence against gay men in the region.

# homophobia - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Gay men in Chechnya reportedly being sent to prison camps and killed

Human rights campaigners say people are being tortured and abused.

# homophobia - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Russian paper says gay men are being arrested and killed in Chechnya

The Chechen president’s spokesperson denied the report, suggesting there are no gay people in the country.

# homophobia - Thursday 29 December, 2016

'It was so vicious and so quick': Rory Cowan on homophobic abuse

The actor was subjected to a wave of abuse on Twitter.

# homophobia - Monday 14 November, 2016

Half of all primary schools have seen homophobic bullying

In 11% of cases, principals said that they had dealt with this issue either weekly or monthly.

# homophobia - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

From The42 Chiefs lock Allardice apologises for homophobic remarks at end-of-season party 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’.

# homophobia - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Prince William appears on cover of Attitude magazine

The Duke of Cambridge spoke out against homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying.

# homophobia - Monday 13 June, 2016

Guardian journalist walks off Sky News 'in disgust' over Orlando killing comments

Owen Jones insists the host was trying to ‘deflect’ attention from the fact that Orlando shooter Omar Mateen deliberately targeted gay people

# homophobia - Friday 8 April, 2016

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.

# homophobia - Monday 4 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge This teen is going viral for spectacularly shutting down her homophobic aunt Aunt Marie

# homophobia - Monday 15 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge Adidas perfectly shut down homophobic comments on their Instagram yesterday Love Is Love

# homophobia - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Renua candidate steps down after labelling Vatican 'the Antichrist'

Mary Smyth also reportedly said the Vatican was “corrupt” and “riddled with gay sex”.

# homophobia - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Vladimir Putin phoned Elton John, and this time it wasn't a joke

Suppose you could say they were Putin the world to rights…

# homophobia - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Gay scout pulled out of race for top role after receiving e-mail full of 'insinuations and threats'

Kiernan Gildea received the anonymous e-mail on the eve of the National Council in April.

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