Homophobia

The Australian debate show Q+A was targeted for its pro-LGBT+ coverage (YouTube/Sky News Australia) A charity worker has been sentenced after threatening to kill the staff of an Australian talkshow that supported LGBT+ people. David William Wonnocott, 47, pled guilty to making threats to kill the employees behind ABC’s panel debate show Q+A over its supportive
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Bryan Furze and LeeMichael McLean were the target of a bizarre homophobic campaign (Facebook/LeeMichael McLean) A gay couple who were harassed with homophobic magazine subscriptions found a way to put the abuse to good use with the help of their local community. For five years, Massachusetts couple Bryan Furze and LeeMichael McLean endured a bizarre
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Michael Lee Mason is “a dad who doesn’t like the devil”. (Facebook/ Michael Lee Mason) A Christian tech startup is offering an internet filter to block websites related to the “dangerous LGBT+ cult”, to make the web a “safer place for souls”. FreeFiltering was recently launched by “a dad who doesn’t like the devil”, named Michael Lee
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Labour Party leader Keir Starmer. (Ian Forsyth/Getty Images) Labour Party leader Keir Starmer apologised Monday evening (5 April) for visiting an anti-LGBT+ church called Jesus House and the response was, well, mixed. The apology tweet, sent at 9:09pm three days after the visit to London’s Jesus House, affirmed Starmer’s support for queer rights as he
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Keir Starmer made a now-infamous visit to homophobic church Jesus House for Easter. (PinkNews) Labour leader Keir Starmer has finally apologised after making an Easter visit to notoriously homophobic church Jesus House in London. The leader of the opposition has faced blistering criticism since sharing a social media video of his visit to the Barnet-based
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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (L) and his husband Chasten Buttigieg (R) wave during a campaign town hall event at Washington Liberty High School 23 February 2020 in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Teacher and LGBT+ rights advocate Chasten Buttigieg has shared a horrifying experience of being confronted by a manager about his
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An anti-LGBT+ bishop from Nigeria has suggested that if Joe Biden wants the country to decriminalise homosexuality, he should take a Nigerian man as his “second wife”. The angry tirade comes after Biden vowed to advance the cause of LGBT+ rights around the world, threatening financial sanctions on regimes deemed to have infringed on the
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Yoweri Museveni, president of Uganda, branded LGBT+ people as “deviants”. (Jack Taylor/Getty) The incumbent president of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni, has won his sixth consecutive term after an election campaign marred by aggressive homophobic rhetoric. On Saturday (16 January) Museveni was once again declared the winner of the presidential election with 58.64 percent of the vote.
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Archaeologists discovered paintings, food residue, animal bones, skeletons of victims of the volcanic eruption and, surprisingly, some homophobic graffiti. (Pompeii Sites) Archaeologists who have been excavating an Ancient Roman snack bar in Pompeii, Italy, have discovered “homophobic” graffiti scrawled on the walls. According to a press release from Pompeii Sites, the colourful Thermopolium of Regio V
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Robert Brissette, an ardent Trump support, coughed at Black Lives Matter protesters while hurling homophobic insults. (Screen captures via YouTube) A Donald Trump supporter once again proved that the president’s fans are the pinnacle of grace and decorum by… taunting Black Lives Matter supporters with homophobic slurs before violently coughing on them. While pumping gas
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Friedrich Merz, a member of the German Christian Democrats (CDU), is vying for the leadership of the party and with it a possible chancellor candidacy.(Lukas Schulze/Getty Images) German politician Friedrich Merz has said he “regrets” offending people after suggesting homosexuality is fine if it “does not affect children”. Merz, a candidate seeking to become chair
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The red area shows the municipalities in Poland that have signed the ‘LGBT-free’ pledge. (Atlas of Hate) In a narrow vote, councillors in Kraśnik, in eastern Poland, voted Tuesday (22 September) to keep their municipality an “LGBT-free zone” in an open challenge to the scores of European Union pressure to undo such patches of open
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Caroline Farrow. (Good Morning Britain/ YouTube) Anti-trans, anti-gay and anti-abortion activist and Catholic apologist Caroline Farrow was invited to Exeter University to debate sex work, before being uninvited over of her anti-LGBT+ views, and then re-invited against the wishes of the debate society. On Friday (18 September) the University of Exeter debate society is set
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US secretary of state Mike Pompeo is expected to push his extreme anti-LGBT+ views onto the international diplomatic community at an upcoming UN general assembly. On 16 September Pompeo reportedly plans to present the findings of his ‘Commission on Unalienable Rights’, a report which describes abortion and same-sex marriage as “divisive social and political controversies”.
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Lasizwe during the 2019 Feather Awards held at Fox Junction on October 17, 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The annual Feather Awards event, aims to highlight LGBTI issues and challenges in South Africa. (Oupa Bopape/Gallo Images via Getty) South African YouTuber and gay reality TV star Lasizwe caused a Twitter storm when he tweeted that
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Two former news anchors have accused a network news director of fatphobia, homophobia and racism in a federal lawsuit. Ex-Telemundo Denver news anchor Miguel Bedoy claims that he was fired after being subjected to labour exploitation, homophobia and racism by his former boss Griselle Sierra. Bedoy filed a lawsuit Monday (August 24) against Sierra, a
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17-year-old TikToker Cash Baker insisted all LGBT+ people are sinners who will “burn in hell for the rest of eternity”. (cashbaker/ Instagram) Christian TikTok star Cash Baker has lost “thousands” of followers after insisting that all LGBT+ people are sinners, but he really wants you to know that he doesn’t hate the queer community. Cash
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‘Resolution revoked!’ A court has annulled the ‘LGBT-free’ pledge made by the town of Klwów in Poland (Facebook/Bart Staszewski) A second so-called ‘LGBT-free’ zone in Poland has been annulled as the courts begin a crackdown on institutionalised homophobia. The ‘LGBT-free’ zone of Klwów in east-central Poland was declared to be unconstitutional on Wednesday (15 July),
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President of Poland, Andrzej Duda (Filip Radwanski/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) President of Poland Andrzej Duda has narrowly secured re-election, after an ugly election campaign that saw him resort to homophobic dog whistles. According to preliminary results from Sunday’s run-off vote, the ultra-conservative Duda received 10,394,843 votes (51.22 per cent), giving him a wafer-thin margin
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