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Cricketer Shannon Gabriel banned for four one day internationals

Cricketer Shannon Gabriel banned for four one day internationals

West Indies cricketer Shannon Gabriel has been banned from playing the first four one day international matches against England. Gabriel accepted the International Cricket Council’s charge of using inappropriate language during the third test against England in St Lucia. The television cameras did not pickup what language Gabriel used, but they did hear the reaction […]

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Héctor Bellerín says soccer is not ready for a gay player

Héctor Bellerín says soccer is not ready for a gay player

Soccer player Héctor Bellerín says the sport is not yet ready for a gay player at the professional level. The Arsenal player recently quit social media because he was receiving too much online abuse, but speaking to The Times he said the abuse is heard from the crowd at games as well. Bellerín said soccer fans had […]

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Cricketer Ben Stokes says he was protecting gay couple during brawl

Cricketer Ben Stokes says he was protecting gay couple during brawl

English cricketer Ben Stokes has given evidence in his trial over a violent altercation telling the court the incident occurred because he was protecting a gay couple. The former Vice Captain of the English team is currently on trial in a British Court where he is charged with affray. It is alleged that the all-rounder […]

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Gay army veteran stops homophobic attack on London bus

Gay army veteran stops homophobic attack on London bus

A brave gay Army veteran has stepped in and stopped a homophobic attack on London’s public transport system. Footage that has just come to light shows an incident back in March where a man attacked a gay passenger on a London bus, luckily another man – who is a decorated soldier stepped in and put […]

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Blue Power Ranger David Yost talks about his experiences of homophobia

Blue Power Ranger David Yost talks about his experiences of homophobia

In 1993 the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers were launched upon the world and created a pop culture phenomenon that had pre-teens across the globe addicted on the daily. For David Yost, the man inside the blue Power Ranger suit, keeping his sexuality a secret proved more constricting than his spandex onesie. When Breaking Bad star […]

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Jazz festival boss fired over homophobic comments

Jazz festival boss fired over homophobic comments

The Pori Jazz Festival in Finland has fired it’s new boss Aki Ruotsala because of comments he’s made about homosexuality. Ruotsala was due to take up his position as CEO in August, but the festival has pulled his appointment after a series of homophobic comments he’d previously made were highlighted in the media, and artists threatened […]

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Nick Bertke, aka Pogo, posts vile homophobic video

Nick Bertke, aka Pogo, posts vile homophobic video

Perth based electronic musician Nick Bertke, aka Pogo, has posted a video to Facebook outlining his hatred of gay people. Betke has amassed more than 110 million views on YouTube with his compositions that sample sounds from film and television programs, but his latest video has very different content. As a teenager when he first […]

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Smashby returns with ‘Wild One’

Smashby returns with ‘Wild One’

Queer British artist Smashby has a brand new tune and video. Wild One deals with themes of homophobia, bullying and acceptance and encourages the ‘wild ones’ to stand up. The young artist from Yorkshire first got our attention last year with his tune Birthday Suit. Smashby says he wrote the tune after hearing lots of people’s experiences of […]

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How has homophobia changed over the decades?

How has homophobia changed over the decades?

This year International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia embraces the theme of ‘Alliances for Solidarity’ OUTinPerth Managing Editor Graeme Watson spoke at an IDAHOBIT Day event at the Australian Taxation Office, here is a summary of what he said at the event this morning.   One of the first times I encountered homophobia […]

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Shocking homophobic note left for Brisbane couple

Shocking homophobic note left for Brisbane couple

Queensland police are investigating an incident where a Brisbane couple were left a shocking homophobic note in their letterbox and had their car’s tyre slashed. The ABC has reported that the lesbian couple discovered the note in their letterbox last week, at the same time they realised their car had also been vandalised. “Lesbianism is […]

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