Topic archives: homophobic violence

Abbott reckons Yes voters are the real bigots and thugs. The evidence suggests otherwise.

September 28, 2017 22

Is it really violence committed by, and behalf of, LGBTI Australians that has stained life in Australia in the weeks since the postal vote took centre stage?

Violent homophobia is a disease, but ‘love’ is no prophylactic

June 16, 2016 17

You can’t make people love and you can’t meaningfully legislate for its absence.

Let’s be clear: Orlando was an attack on gay people at a gay club because they were gay

June 14, 2016 20

This was an act of extreme and violent homophobia. Claiming otherwise is an insult to LGBTI people.

Victims of ’78 Mardi Gras violence finally get their apology

February 24, 2016 2

The NSW government will finally apologise to those who were beaten by police in the 1978 Mardi Gras parade. But many say it's not enough, writes freelance journalist Serkan Ozturk.

US gay rights fight: more to do at home than abroad

US gay rights fight: more to do at home than abroad

October 16, 2012 2

Barack Obama's support for gay marriage sparked a diplomatic effort overseas. But it's at home where homophobia remains rampant, writes student journalist and broadcaster Squirrel Main.

Jamaican me crazy: gays pray in the closet

September 23, 2009

Jamaica has an unfortunate reputation as one of the least gay friendly countries, with wide reports of homophobic violence and killings. But a secret church aims to break down the closet door.