2nd August 2014
Australia: Liberal candidate resigns after claiming ‘shirts are for faggots’ 12
12:51 PM — A Liberal party candidate in Australia has resigned, after it had emerged that he posted a series of homophobic tweets.
11th July 2014
Vine star Nash Grier kisses male fan after calling HIV a ‘fag’ disease 40
6:58 PM — A Vine star has kissed a male fan as an apology after he claimed that HIV was a "fag" disease.
9th July 2014
Use of homophobic slurs on Reddit in ‘sharp decline’ 4
6:56 PM — The use of homophobic slurs on Reddit have sharply declined, according to a study.
Vine’s most popular user apologises for calling HIV a ‘fag’ disease 40
11:34 AM — A popular user of social video Vine has apologised, after he insisted HIV was a "gay thing" and screamed the homophobic slur "fag".
8th July 2014
Vine’s most followed tells 8.7 million: HIV is a ‘fag’ disease, no need to get tested 67
6:14 PM — The most followed contributor to video-sharing website Vine, 16-year-old Nash Grier, has come under fire for a video in which he insisted that HIV is “a gay thing” and shouted the homophobic slur “fag”.
29th June 2014
Gary Oldman: I’m an A-hole for defending homophobic rant 17
6:19 PM — Gary Oldman has conceded that he is an "A-hole" for defending the use of homophobic slurs.
27th June 2014
Shia LeBeouf calls police officer ‘f*g’ during ‘Cabaret’ theatre arrest 15
12:50 PM — Actor Shia LaBeouf reportedly hurled an anti-gay slur at a police officer, after being arrested for disorderly conduct in a Broadway theatre.
7th June 2014
Channing Tatum: Jonah Hill ‘really means’ his apology after anti-gay slur 23
2:28 PM — Channing Tatum has defended Jonah Hill, claiming his co-star "really means" his apology after calling a photographer a "faggot".
4th June 2014
Jonah Hill vows to ‘never ever use that word again’ after calling photographer ‘faggot’ 15
9:00 PM — Wolf of Wall Street star Jonah Hill has apologised again for yelling homophobic slurs at a photographer, and vowed to never use the word "faggot" again.
3rd June 2014
Jonah Hill: It was disgusting and hurtful for me to call photographer ‘faggot’ 46
3:54 PM — Wolf of Wall Street star Jonah Hill has said he is "heartbroken" after a clip of him calling a photographer a "faggot" appeared online.
31st May 2014
‘God Hates Fags’ church releases homophobic Frozen ‘Let It Go’ cover 36
7:42 PM — The anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church has released a homophobic cover version of 'Let It Go'.
US: Reviewers pretend ‘we don’t serve fags’ restaurant is a cruising hotspot 6
3:15 PM — Reviewers are mocking a restaurant accused of refusing to serve a gay couple, by reviewing it as if it were a gay cruising hotspot.
30th May 2014
US: Gay Republican candidate receives hate letter branding him a ‘n***** fag’ 13
6:06 PM — An openly gay Republican council candidate in DC has recieved a letter branding him a "n***** fag", warning "we know where you live".
Texas couple says waitress told them: ‘We don’t serve fags here’ 19
12:41 PM — A couple from the US state of Texas have said they were told "we don't serve fags here" whilst leaving a local restaurant.
3rd December 2013
Six of the most hideous reactions to Tom Daley’s coming out video 75
1:30 PM — As countless social media users around the globe celebrated and congratulated Tom Daley for coming out yesterday (some fans commiserated that he is in a relationship), sadly some took to Twitter to vent their homophobic views.
14th November 2013
University of Sussex LGBTQ society removes the word ‘dyke’ over safe space policy 10
3:22 PM — The University of Sussex LGBTQ society has sparked controversy recently, after it asked local lesbian artists to remove the word "dyke" from an advertisement posted onto its Facebook page due to a recent "safe space" policy change.
25th October 2013
US: Waiter receives anti-gay message on Christian couple’s bill – ‘Your fag choices made you lose out’ 77
6:10 PM — A Christian couple in Missouri have stirred up controversy recently, when instead of providing a tip for a gay waiter's "excellent service," they left him a homophobic note on their bill, which condemned his "lifestyle choices" and called him a "fag."
4th July 2013
US: CBS condemns homophobic language used by Big Brother housemates 3
2:13 PM — US television network CBS has condemned abusive language, including homophobia, used by housemates in the Big Brother House, but has not suggested that anyone will be evicted for using such language.
17th June 2013
New Zealand: Rugby star apologises after tweeting the word ‘fag’ 21
1:30 AM — An All Blacks rugby star in New Zealand has quickly apologised after tweeting that a fellow player was a "fag", following his team's victory on Saturday over France.
24th May 2013
UK: Card Factory accused of homophobia for selling offensive ‘fag’ birthday card 162
1:54 PM — The mother of a PinkNews.co.uk reader has spoken of her disgust after coming across an allegedly homophobic greeting card sold in a branch of Card Factory in Essex.