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.
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”.
30th June 2014
Anti-gay slurs broadcast again as Mexico knocked out of World Cup 12
12:42 PM — Anti-gay slurs were broadcast yet again during Mexico's World Cup match against the Netherlands, as the team were finally knocked out of the tournament.
25th June 2014
Anti-gay slurs ‘still clearly audible’ during Mexico World Cup match 7
1:55 PM — Anti-gay slurs could be heard during Mexico's World Cup match against Croatia, despite broadcasters pledging to mute the crowd audio.
20th June 2014
Mexico coach defends homophobic chants at World Cup: ‘It’s not that bad’ 27
6:19 PM — The coach of the Mexican national football squad has defended fans following the announcement of a FIFA investigation into the use of a homophobic slur at World Cup matches.
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
UK: Protest planned against ex-UKIP ‘f**k the poofters’ councillor 9
6:03 PM — A protest is planned against a councillor who refuses to resign, after being thrown out of UKIP for referring to gay people as “poofs”, “dykes” and “perverts”.
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.
30th May 2014
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.