homophobia Archive

Spar to take action against ‘gay rape’ hate speech employee: A Western Cape man is in hot water with his employer, Spar, after posting a hate speech comment on his Facebook profile about raping gay men instead of women.
Homophobic jeweller Craig Marks threatens legal action against LGBTQ backlash: Craig Marks,  a defiant Cape Town jeweller who's refused to make an engagement ring for a same-sex couple, says that it's become the victim of hate speech from the LGBTQ community.
Is Uganda’s anti-gay law about to return?: There are fresh reports that Uganda's reviled 2014 anti-gay law will be reintroduced into the country's parliament.
Daveyton man queer-bashed for using women’s bathroom: A young LGBTQ man says he was beaten unconscious after using the women's bathroom at his longtime local tavern in Daveyton, on Johannesburg's East Rand.
Poland | Catholic Church warns of “rainbow plague”: As a court orders a newspaper to stop distributing anti-LGBT stickers, the Catholic Church in Poland is adding to a growing wave of intolerance.
Man who killed lesbian woman gets effective 8 years in jail: Lives are cheap in South Africa, it seems, after the man found guilty of stabbing lesbian Noxolo Mabona Klaas (also known as Noxie) to death was sentenced to an effective eight years in jail.
SA rapper Riky Rick slams anti-gay troll: South African rapper Riky Rick has hit back at a Twitter troll who asked if he was gay for liking a picture of a male fashion model.
Senegal | Two jailed over gay sex video: At least two people have received jail sentences in Senegal after a woman uploaded a six second video of a gay male couple having sex without their permission.
Wits Pride week launch marred by hateful queerphobic graffiti: This week, Wits University kicked off its four-day Gay Pride celebration Wits Pride, says that the university still has a long way to go in its aim of being inclusive of all its student body.
Britney Spears bashed by both LGBTQ community and homophobes: Britney Spears is accused of exploiting the LGBTQ community to sell her new perfume while also being criticised by bigots for "promoting" homosexuality.