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17 May, the International Day against Homophobia

On the International Day against Homophobia (or IDAHO), I'd like to share this with you:


I actually took this picture from their facebook page Wipeout Homophobia on Facebook. They're a good group, sometimes report pages with hateful content and ask other to report them too. A big step to clean the Internet from irrational hatred.

There are actually some good photos on there against homophobia. You can check out their website too.

Kevin O'Neil, the founder of this webpage says:
WHOF, all started on the 9th May 2010. During a search for a gay group I found two hate pages. They only had a few members , but all I could think was what if one of my family found this page and read  the hate speech.I decided to"report" both pages. Hate speech is illegal in most of the free world and is also against Facebook's own terms of use. I sent links to the pages to some friends so they too could report them, they replied  with links to others  I thought that rather than 30 of us sending each other messages, I would collate the links on one Facebook page. An hour later there were hundreds of members and by the end of the day a thousand had joined.WHOF has become a huge gathering of LGBT support from all over the world. We educate each other. We have a lot of "straight" supporters who learn a lot about us too. This is community engagement, resource sharing, discussion, encouragement, on a global scale.

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