queer bashing

queer bashing

slang The act of attacking someone, either physically or verbally, for being homosexual. Primarily heard in UK. How can people say such hurtful things? This queer bashing has got to stop!
See also: bash, queer
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Homosexuality is illegal and queer bashing is so prevalent and overt that a 2006 Time magazine article declared Jamaica "The Most Homophobic Place on Earth.
It's a very safe place for LGBTs, as queer bashing is unheard of.
As it is the school holidays, these young lads have clearly got together to go queer bashing.
However, this change in the law to provide anonymity is a necessary step if we are to seriously stamp out queer bashing and other forms of hate crime, which affects two out of three gay men and is a major cause of suicide.
Andy Chaffer, of the Coalition of Gay and Lesbian Rights, said: "We are used to queer bashing - but not people laying bombs.
All victims of queer bashing are unfortunate cases of mistaken identity" (n.
But in a postgay, secular city like Copenhagen, where any fundamentalist efforts at queer bashing are considered primordial and where the general infatuation with high style reads as purely homo, there isn't a dining room in town that feels unfriendly.
I first became curious about what it means to be a gay in smalltown America after a man in Piqua, Ohio, told me, "I can't say whether there are gays here, but definitely there's a lot of queer bashing.