Topics :: anti-gay slurs

Teen Allegedly Forced to Wear 'Gaytard' Tag Files Complaint

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Sep 26, 2014
An openly gay teen from Yankton, South Dakota, filed a discrimination complaint this week against the fast food restaurant where he worked, after officials allegedly forced him to wear a nametag that said "gayatard."

Queer Apple Customer Finds 'F@G' Written on His Receipt

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Aug 15, 2014
A queer Apple customer was shocked to find a homophobic slur printed on his receipt after a recent visit to a Portland, Oregon, Apple store.

Man Yelling Anti-Gay Slurs Charged With Hate Crime After Slashing Woman's Face

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Aug 5, 2014
Police say a woman in New York City was cut in the face after she confronted a man who was hurling anti-gay slurs.

Blatter: FIFA Must Do More Against Racism

Monday Jul 14, 2014
FIFA President Sepp Blatter has criticized the way discrimination incidents were dealt with at World Cup matches.

Anti-Gay Reddit Comments on the Decline

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Jul 10, 2014
It may not be shocking to see anti-gay language peppered throughout comments when perusing the popular social media community site Reddit but a new study by the website revealed that homophobic language is on a "sharp decline."

Mexico Coach Defends Gay Slur Chant by Crowd

By Carlos Rodriguez | Monday Jun 23, 2014
Mexico coach Miguel Herrera has defended World Cup fans chanting a gay slur which is under investigation by the sport’s international governing body.

FIFA Urged to Show Leadership on Discrimination

By Graham Dunbar | Monday Jun 23, 2014
A monitoring group has challenged FIFA to show leadership in tackling discrimination after the sport’s world governing body dropped an investigation of Mexico fans chanting an alleged gay slur.

Tim Gunn Reveals Latest Anti-Gay Rant by Carriage Driver, Asks Mayor When Horses Will Be Retired

By EDGE | Monday Jun 23, 2014
As NYC Pride week starts, PETA releases new video showing more hate speech spewed by carriage drivers.

FIFA Investigates Mexico for Anti-Gay Slurs at World Cup

Thursday Jun 19, 2014
The FIFA (International Federation of Association Football) is investigating claims that Mexico fans chanted anti-gay slurs during its opening match against Cameroon.

Jogger Who Used Anti-Gay Slurs in Attack Turns Himself In

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Jun 5, 2014
An Atlanta man accused of attacking a cyclist, shouting anti-gay slurs, turned himself to authorities Wednesday.