24th April 2015
Gay McDonald’s customer served hamburger ‘seeping with blood’ 17
12:49 PM — A customer in McDonald's in the state of Washington has said he was served a "bloody" hamburger after a staff member called him a "faggot" within earshot.
22nd April 2015
Nearly half of young people still think it’s okay to say ‘that’s so gay’ 19
8:03 AM — Almost half of people aged 18-29 still think it is acceptable to use the phrase "that's gay", as a pejorative term.
20th April 2015
Sam Smith: I’m more affected by being called ‘fat’ than being called a ‘faggot’ 1
7:36 AM — Pop star Sam Smith has opened up about his relationship with food, saying he would be more affected by derogatory comments about his weight, than about his sexuality.
9th March 2015
Australian cricketer branded a ‘fag’ at Sri Lanka cricket match 47
5:06 PM — A Sri Lankan cricket fan waved a sign branding Australian cricketer Glen Maxwell a 'fag' during yesterday's Cricket World Cup match.
2nd March 2015
RuPaul’s Drag Race axes ‘You’ve Got She-Mail’ catchphrase 8
2:29 PM — The latest season of RuPaul's Drag Race does not feature the phrase 'You've Got She-Mail' - after a row over transgender slurs.
13th January 2015
Tesco manager to meet with lesbians who were told ‘gay people shouldn’t have babies’ 33
3:46 PM — The store manager of a branch of Tesco has offered to meet with a lesbian couple who were told by a staff member that "gay people shouldn't have babies".
2nd January 2015
Daily Mail angry that children are disciplined for homophobia 44
5:22 PM — The Daily Mail appears riled by reports that "thousands of children" are being reported to authorities for using homophobic and racist slurs, and calling each others names like "faggot".
27th December 2014
Gay couple offer excellent retort after ‘faggot’ carved into their door 3
9:23 PM — After the word "faggot" was carved into the door of a gay couple below their Christmas wreath, their response was brilliant.
19th December 2014
Ex-UKIP candidate: There is a witch hunt against working class people who say ‘poofter’ and ‘chinky’ 74
7:56 PM — A former UKIP candidate who stepped down after being criticised for using the word "poofters" to describe gay people has said this week has proven that there is "a witch hunt against working class people," who use such words.
2nd December 2014
Football pundit Stan Collymore slammed for ‘homophobic’ tweet 31
9:55 AM — Former footballer turned pundit Stan Collymore has been criticised by anti-homophobia groups for a tweet in which he used the word "fairies" to describe players who dive.
7th November 2014
US: Golfer Patrick Reed apologises for swearing and saying ‘faggot’ on the course 4
1:00 PM — Golfer Patrick Reed, who is currently playing the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai, has apologised after he was caught using homophobic language after three-putting his shot on Thursday.
27th October 2014
Australian newspaper makes second apology attempt after calling murdered trans woman ‘she-male’ 9
11:21 AM — A newspaper in Australia which came under heavy criticism for describing the transgender victim of a brutal murder as “she-male” has once again attempted to apologise.
24th September 2014
Norwich City FC launches probe into homophobic abuse at match
12:23 PM — Norwich City Football Club has launched a probe into allegations of homophobic abuse at the team's match against Birmingham City on Saturday.
23rd September 2014
US: Gay couple’s wedding ruined by shouts of ‘go home fag’ 15
6:32 PM — A gay couple in the US had their wedding day ruined after a passer by shouted homophobic slurs during the ceremony.
19th September 2014
US: NFL coach suspended over anti-gay slur ‘a better man’ after sensitivity training
5:58 PM — An NFL coach who was suspended for three games for using an anti-gay slur says he is "a better man" after undergoing sensitivity training.
US: Catholic high school coach linked to homophobic beating resigns 29
8:57 AM — A Catholic high school assistant coach has resigned over his part in an attack which injured two gay men.
15th September 2014
Rugby League star accused for a second time of homophobia wants situation dealt with 17
5:20 PM — The Rugby League star who is being investigated for allegedly using a homophobic slur against another player, following a suspension for the same thing, has addressed the incident.
Snoop Dogg under fire for labelling fan a ‘fag’ on Instagram 13
1:30 PM — Rapper Snoop Dogg is facing backlash after calling a fan a 'fag' on Instagram
3rd September 2014
Leeds Rhinos exec claims homophobic slur investigation is a ‘witch hunt’ 16
7:40 PM — A Leeds Rhinos exec has claimed that a second investigation into the alleged use of homophobic slurs by one of his players is a "witch hunt".
2nd September 2014
Rugby League player may face second ban after allegations of homophobic abuse 28
11:48 AM — A Rugby League player previously banned for a homophobic slur, will be investigated following another accusation of anti-gay abuse.