Homophobia

Venezuelan PSA uses fun message to challenge homophobia

A great new PSA by Fundacion Reflejos in Venezuela uses a fun message to challenge homophobia. The video and related hashtag #Nosoydistint@ (#Iamnodifferent) are designed to remind viewers that people should not be treated differently because they are LGBT.
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Deadly homophobia and transphobia take victims in Peru and Brazil

Advocates in Peru and Brazil have shared information about the impact of homophobia and transphobia in their respective countries. The Brazilian group released a report with statistics for 2014 showing an increase in violence. The Peruvian group reacted to the suicide of a 12 year old boy who was being bullied for being gay by both his stepfather and classmates.

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Beating bullying: How England and Wales are combating LGBT hate crimes in schools

Yesterday was the launch of a new campaign designed to tackle homophobic and transphobic abuse in schools in England and Wales.

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The United Nations wants to hear from YOU for #IDAHOT

To mark the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, the United Nations is soliciting stories from you.

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Join LGBT advocates around the world for the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia

This Saturday, people in countries around the world will participate in the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (“IDAHOT”). Several events will take place to spread awareness of the unequal treatment that plagues the LGBT community.

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Study: Gay and lesbian teachers fear retaliation in face of homophobia at school

According to a recent study, LGBT teachers are less likely to intervene when they encounter homophobia in the classroom or staff rooms - often in fear of losing their jobs.

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Kenneth Faried highlights roadblock to LGBT inclusion in sports

Denver Nuggets star Kenneth Faried discusses the implications of an NBA player coming out as gay while simultaneously exposing the culture of locker room homophobia that still permeates most locker rooms
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