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  1. News - World

    US economist Lee Badgett shows the costs of homophobia

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 11:57pm by BLOOM

    ... pick out their favourite myth about gay people LEE BADGETT The World Bank is collaborating with Badgett to analyse homophobia as a hurdle to development in emerging markets. She's been ... to India in a case study presented at the bank in March. Preliminary findings showed that discrimination related to homophobia lead to less education, lower earnings, poorer health and shorter ...

  2. Sport - Soccer

    Fifa's anti-discrimination recruit Lucio is accused of homophobia

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 10:47pm by Reuters

    ... recruit Lucio 'is homophobic' Former Brazil captain Lucio, who has been accused of homophobia after allegedly taunting a rival as being "gay" in a Brazilian first division ... of the few players to take a stand on homophobia by posting an Instagram photo of him kissing a friend in a Sao Paulo restaurant. He said he was not gay and the closed-lips peck was more fun than ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - Street art

    Victims of homophobia plant pansies at sites of abuse as part of street art project

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 10:53am by DARREN WEE

    ... Darren Wee darren.wee@scmp.com Pansies will be planted around the city this week as part of a British street artist’s global project to raise awareness of homophobia. Paul Harfleet started ... Kong part of the project, Henness Wong Hing-garm, said, “Homophobia in Hong Kong does not involve physical violence in most cases. A lot of the time it happens institutionally.” As such, Wong ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Free speech and homophobia

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Jason Wordie tells how he witnessed first-hand 'free speech' being used by Christian fundamentalists to stir up prejudices such as homophobia Do no harm ... by the legendarily right-wing, openly avowed Christian fundamentalist politician, premier Joh Bjelke-Petersen. Institutionalised, religiously justified homophobia was simply another toxic aspect of life. ...

  5. News - China

    LGBT activists detained during celebrations of International Day Against Homophobia

    Posted May 18th 2013, 01:10pm by Amy Li

    ... Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates across China took to the street to celebrate International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) ... to the street to celebrate International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) on Friday. Yang Dai, an activist in Guangzhou, said about two dozen volunteers were passing out ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - RIGHTS

    Christian groups sign 'gays are welcome' charter

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Christian groups sign 'gays are welcome' charter About 9,000 Christians and 90 Christian groups have signed a declaration to show their acceptance of homosexuality. A coalition of campaigners for homosexual rights we ...

  7. 500 attend rally against homophobia

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Gays, lesbians and transgender people gathered in Central for an anti-discrimination rally yesterday, days after US president Barack Obama made a landmark statement in support of same-sex marriage. Celebrities and politicians also attended the two-hour event at Chater Garden to mark International Day Against Homophobia. Many were dressed in black, ...

  8. March against homophobia set for Sunday

    Posted May 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A coalition of human rights groups will rally on Sunday to mark International Day Against Homophobia, with the aim of urging religious groups to treat homosexuality with a more open mind. About 400 people are expected to march starting at 3pm from East Point Road in Causeway Bay to the Legco building with the theme 'Legislation is the best education'. ...

  9. A march for those keen to fight homophobia

    Posted May 17th 2006, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans It's a march for everyone, whatever their sexual orientation, says lesbian activist Yeo Wai-wai about the 2nd International Day Against Homophobia Hong Kong Parade, ... and others have spent weeks organising Sunday's anti-homophobia march. Last year they organised the march two weeks after the Society for Truth and Light produced a petition with nearly 10,000 ...




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