International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

I just remembered that today is May 17th which means that it is International Day Against Homophobia Transphobia and Biphobia, This is a worldwide celebration of sexual and gender diversities and a chance to show solidarity against bigotry and intolerance.

A video circulating today on social media in Ireland showing a teenager being beaten up because he is gay reminds us that we need this now more than ever; there’s a news report here. I hope the culprits are brought to justice. The rising tide of violence and discrimination against LGBTQI+ individuals is encouraged by those who spread poisonous rhetoric in the media and online.

One Response to “International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia”

  1. […] few days ago I mentioned on this blog the case of a gay teenager in Navan being beaten up by boys from the same school; […]

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