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February 9, 2014

Performer Rory O’Neill wants an apology from Irish network RTÉ blaming him for naming homophobes on a chat show

Irish performer Rory O’Neill, also known as drag queen Panti Bliss, has demanded an apology from Irish television network RTÉ after the fallout from his appearance on a chat show talking about homophobia.

In an interview with Miriam O’Callaghan on RTÉ Radio One (9 February), he discussed his appearance on The Saturday Night Show where he named several people who he believed to be homophobic.

February 22, 2013

'Our commitment is to defend everyone's dignity and equality'

Rafael Correa, elected to a third term as president of Ecuador this week, made a public apology to his country's LGBT citizens for past comments he has made about them.

Correa had spoken out against gay marriage in the past and had used inappropriate words offensive to LGBT groups last summer.

December 22, 2012

James Hormel has not yeat heard from Sen. Hagel.

Right now James Hormel isn't putting much stock into Chuck Hagel's apology.

In 1998 when Hormel was nominated to be the US ambassador to Luxembourg, he earned the ire of the then senator.

'Ambassadorial posts are sensitive,' Hagel said to the Omaha World Herald in 1998. 'They are representing America. They are representing our lifestyles, our values, our standards. And I think it is an inhibiting factor to be — openly aggressively gay like Mr. Hormel — to do a better job.'

October 22, 2012

Robin Tomlin, who is battling liver disease, calls it a 'happy day'

Robin Tomlin finally got his face-to-face apology.

It's been 42 years since he received his Argyle Secondary School yearbook, opened it to the page with his picture on it, and saw the one word that was printed under his name: 'Fag.'