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  • 20th December 2011

    Caution follows further homophobic taunts at Brighton football match 10

    Brighton and Hove Albion fans enjoy a good relationship with the gay community

    12:16 PM — A London football fan who shouted homophobic abuse at a Brighton football match has been formally cautioned after discussing the incident in an online forum. The 18-year-old was warned verbally by Sussex Police after he shouted abuse at Brighton and Hove Albion fans following a match on 6 November.

  • 16th December 2011

    Christopher Hitchens dies after cancer battle, aged 62 38

    Christopher Hitchens before his diagnoses with oesophageal cancer (Photo: Densceptico)

    1:21 PM — Atheist author and journalist Christopher Hitchens died last night, aged 62, at a hospital in Texas after suffering from pneumonia brought on by oesophageal cancer. In 2009, Hitchens, a vocal supporter of gay rights, revealed in his memoirs he had gay liaisons at Oxford with men who later became Tory politicians.

  • 5th December 2011

    Southampton FC fan receives three-year ban and a fine after homophobic chant 19

    The Southampton fan was one of two who were arrested at the game for homophobic chants

    12:01 PM — A Southampton supporter who chanted homophobic abuse has received a three-year football banning order. He was given a £100 fine and ordered to pay £100 costs.

  • 7th September 2011

    Kristen Chenoweth on being a Christian and a gay rights supporter 47

    Kristen Chenoweth says she is a liberal Christian

    4:50 PM — US singer and actress Kristen Chenoweth has described how she balances her Christian faith with support for gay rights. The West Wing and Wicked star has been praised for supporting equality and last year, defended her Promises, Promises co-star Sean Hayes after an article said he couldn't play a straight man.

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