Articles tagged with: Homophobia

Mar13

People would yell homophobic slurs at me: Ian Thorpe

POSTED ON // Monday, 13 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

People would yell homophobic slurs at me: Ian Thorpe

Olympic champion Ian Thorpe ha revealed he was the victim of homophobic bullying before he came out.

Feb02

Only a degenerate culture would stand for same-sex marriage says One Nation candidate

POSTED ON // Thursday, 02 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Only a degenerate culture would stand for same-sex marriage says One Nation candidate

He’s already shown he’s no friend to single mothers with comments labeling them as “too lazy to attract and hold a man”, and now One Nation candidate David Archibald has proved he doesn’t think much of the LGBTI community either.

Jan25

Student’s petition to take same-sex partner to formal garners thousands of signatures

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 25 January 2017 Written by // Samuel Leighton-Dore

Student’s petition to take same-sex partner to formal garners thousands of signatures

A WA student's online petition calling for same-sex partners be allowed to attend Catholic school Year 12 balls has recieved thousands of signatures, writes Samuel Leighton-Dore. 

Jan08

Good riddance Shan Ju Lin, the One Nation candidate who said ‘gays need treatment’

POSTED ON // Sunday, 08 January 2017 Written by // Reg Domingo

Good riddance Shan Ju Lin, the One Nation candidate who said ‘gays need treatment’

One Nation candidate Shan Ju Lin has been dumped by her party for making homophobic statements on social media.

Jan07

Gays ‘abnormal, ‘should be treated as patients’, ‘need treatments’: One Nation candidate

POSTED ON // Saturday, 07 January 2017 Written by // Reg Domingo

Gays ‘abnormal, ‘should be treated as patients’, ‘need treatments’: One Nation candidate

A candidate for Pauline Hanson’s One Nation party has branded gay people “abnormal”, saying they “need to receive treatments”.

Dec29

Social media takes Richard Hammond to task over ‘ice-cream is gay’ comments

POSTED ON // Thursday, 29 December 2016 Written by // GayNewsNetwork

Social media takes Richard Hammond to task over ‘ice-cream is gay’ comments

People have taken to social media to lampoon TV presenter Richard Hammond after suggesting only gay people eat ice cream.

Dec05

Neo Nazi group runs blitz campaign of homophobic, transphobic and racist posters across Sydney and Melbourne campuses

POSTED ON // Monday, 05 December 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Neo Nazi group runs blitz campaign of homophobic, transphobic and racist posters across Sydney and Melbourne campuses

Neo Nazi group Antipodean Resistance who first made headlines in October after pasting up over 200 homophobic posters at Swinburne Uni calling for ‘Sodomite Filth’ to get off the street, are at it again.

Nov25

Teen's suicide highlights need for Safe Schools

POSTED ON // Friday, 25 November 2016

Teen's suicide highlights need for Safe Schools

The death of a 13-year-old Queensland boy who was subjected to years of bullying because of his sexuality has highlighted again why vulnerable queer youth need Safe Schools.

Nov24

Learn how to protect yourself from danger at free LGBTI self-defence class

POSTED ON // Thursday, 24 November 2016 Written by // Reg Domingo

Learn how to protect yourself from danger at free LGBTI self-defence class

A free self defence course in Sydney's inner west aims to teach LGBTI people strategies on dealing with anti-gay violence and harrasment. Reg Domingo reports.

Nov24

Watch: London tube riders say no to homophobia in viral video

POSTED ON // Thursday, 24 November 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Watch: London tube riders say no to homophobia in viral video

Brit Julius Dein took to the underground to gauge Londoner’s reactions to two men holding hands and kissing. The result was surprisingly heartwarming.