A student was punched in the face and subjected to a tirade of abuse in an attack that police are treating as a homophobic hate crime. He was left with a swollen eye and reported the attack to police. I now fear to show any signs of my sexuality or take gay friends in or near the pub and surrounding area in fear of further homophobic attacks. A Scotland Yard spokesman confirmed detectives were treating the assault on August 18 as a hate crime. The year-old victim was dining at approximately 11pm on August 18 when he overheard three people — a man and two women — making homophobic and racist comments.
Student punched in face 'for wearing LGBT wristband' in vile homophobic attack at Wetherspoon pub
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Were these people Heroes? Or were they just normal people, in some cases just doing their jobs? Abraham Lincoln February 12, — April 15, was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March until his assassination in April Lincoln led the United States through its greatest constitutional, military, and moral crises—the American Civil War—preserving the Union, abolishing slavery, strengthening the national government and modernizing the economy. Reared in a poor family on the western frontier, Lincoln was self-educated, and became a country lawyer, a Whig Party leader, Illinois state legislator during the s, and a one-term member of the United States House of Representatives during the s. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela born 18 July is a South African politician who was the President of South Africa from to , the first ever to be elected in a fully representative and multi-racial election.
A Tanzanian official is threatening to launch a round-up of homosexuals starting next week. By Lydia Smith. Hundreds of gay men are being abducted, tortured and killed in an anti-LGBT purge in the conservative republic. It also makes it a crime not to report gay people — in effect making it impossible to live as openly gay. The bill originally proposed the death penalty for some homosexual acts, but that was later removed amid international criticism.