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The gay couple simply asked for the woman to move her bag so they could sit down London authorities are searching for a woman who threw coffee on a gay couple, then punched one of them several times in the face. At about 7:25am on 9 August last year, two men boarded a westbound Hammersmith and City line train at Plaistow. They simply asked a woman to move her bag from the seat so they could sit down. Do you know this woman? The...
man-by-pool

A man is suing the Ritz-Carlton in downtown Los Angeles after he says homophobic abuse at the hands of a hotel pool employee caused his blood pressure to skyrocket and his kidneys to flare up. The alleged incident happened in July 2017. Angel De Los Santos says he and his boyfriend were minding their own business while relaxing by the pool when an employee approached to say “you don’t belong here” and questioned how they could afford a room at...
homophobic abuse

Video of a man shouting homophobic abuse at a lesbian couple on the street in Portland, Oregon has been making the rounds on social media. It all started when Trudy Dragoon and her wife, Wendy, found a lost dog and went door-to-door looking for its owner. How exactly things escalated is unclear, but what happened next is truly horrific. “You look like a f*cking man, let’s go,” the unidentified man says in the video, raising his fists as if preparing to...
attack

The man allegedly was calling them 'f****ts' on a busy street in Sydney A Sydney man was hospitalized after his arm was broken in an alleged homophobic attack. Adrian Kalaiziovski and his husband, Kurt Johnson, were getting out of an Uber on Monday night (29 April). They were in the inner-city suburb of Redfern when the man allegedly started hurling abuse at them. ‘He called us faggots for a good 5 minutes and continued to taunt us and antagonise us,’ Johnson wrote...
Homophobic-letter

A student was forced to leave his college home after months of homophobic abuse. The first-year Australian National University (ANU) student began receiving abuse shortly after moving into the college-owned dorm Ursula Hall, where the word ‘faggot’ was written across his door repeatedly. After approaching the head of the hall, a letter was distributed to the residents explaining that the behaviour was inappropriate and if the person was caught they would be kicked out – but that didn’t help the situation. “And...
sam-smith

Following the massive success of his second studio album The Thrill Of It All, Sam Smith kick-started his headline tour of the UK last night. The Grammy-winning star began his worldwide jaunt at the FlyDSA Arena in Sheffield, performing all of his biggest hits including I’m Not The Only One, Stay With Me, and Like I Can. However, it was during a slightly reworked rendition of new track HIM during the end of the show that Sam gave a rousing speech. “I...
pride

Volunteers who were promoting a in Stratford-upon-Avon were barraged with homophobic abuse over the weekend. Warwickshire Pride had been running a stall at the market in Stratford-upon-Avon on Saturday, sponsored by Stratford Town Trust. However, organisers say that the presence of the stall led to a string of homophobic incidents. In a statement, Warwickshire Pride said: “A member of our volunteer team, who was lone working at the time, was subjected a shocking amount of anti-LGBT+ comments and behaviours from members of...
attack

The attackers 'stamped on a victim's head' Three people have sustained serious injuries after being subjected to an unprovoked attack in Blackpool, northwest England, on the weekend. Joe Clarke, 22 and his two friends, Summer Tarrant 20 and David Westworth, 24, were viciously attacked as they made their way home from a night out. Taking place at around 5.30am GMT on Saturday (17 February), Police say the trio had homophobic abuse hurled at them before the violent attack on Topping Street. Vicious, unprovoked...
trans

Jetstar say its staff were only made aware of the abuse after the incident on the Australia flight A couple in Australia say their New Year celebrations were ruined by a fellow passenger aboard a Melbourne to Perth flight. Cat Franke, 23, and Julz Evans, 26, were on the night flight to visit family. Franke, a cosmetic tattooist and model, took to Facebook to explain what happened. She said that the man sat directly behind her transgender partner was behaving erratically. ‘The man started...
Gay-dads

Spokesperson confirms dads not in shortened version of the ad, but says it's not because of the backlash A gay family will no longer appear in a new shorter advertisement for McCain chips after hateful social media backlash. The gay couple, Lee and Mat Samuels-Camozzi, said they’ve been called perverts, ‘sick’ and pedophiles. They featured on the ad campaign, along with their 20-month-old son Carter. For a cameo of about two seconds, the family have dinner as Lee kisses Mat on the cheek,...
lesbian couple

A group of five lesbians were set upon by more than 15 men in a homophobic beating which left some missing teeth. One woman said she feared she would die from the attack, another lost seven front teeth from a single punch and a third had a fit after she was left bleeding. The women, who published photos of their injuries in The News, but said they didn’t want to be named, had left the Blue Anchor pub. After singing ‘I’m in...
yoga-kilt-naked

Finlay Wilson became an internet star when he showed off his buns while doing yoga in a kilt last month, but the increased attention has come with some negativity. The Dundee native’s revealing clip with Tristan Cameron-Harperin was viewed more than 50 million times, however he has received homophobic abuse as a result of it. A handwritten note was left on his doorstep on Tuesday, which threatened his safety, and that police are now treating as a hate crime. “I came out...
Mayor-Alex-Morse

An anonymous ‘threatening’ note and defaced campaign sign have both been widely shared and condemned on Facebook. Mayor Alex Morse of Holyoke has shared with his constituents, and by virtue of the internet the rest of world, an offensive note sent to his office which specifically targeted his sexuality in a ‘threatening’ manner. Alex, who has served as mayor of Holyoke for five years, explained on social media that the card was sent to his office anonymously. It read: “Alex, you...
Holding-Hands

A couple have been left “distressed” after experiencing homophobic abuse in central London. The two men were walking down Villiers Street in Charing Cross at around 2am on Saturday 13 August when they were approached by a man who allegedly began shouting anti-gay slurs at them. Metropolitan Police have released video footage of the man, which was filmed by one of the victims on their mobile phone, in an appeal to get more information and help find the perpetrator. The man is...

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