These are external links and will open in a new window. A Twitter account, purportedly from a Championship footballer who intended to come out as gay, has been deleted. Its first tweet claimed the account holder was a professional footballer who had come out to his family and would "reveal his identity soon". But a day before the supposed announcement, the account tweeted: "I thought I was stronger. I was wrong", before being deleted. The player would have made history, becoming the first active professional footballer since to come out as gay while playing in the top four divisions of the English game.
Police have arrested four male teenagers after a lesbian couple were beaten on a bus after refusing to kiss for them. The attack on Melania Geymonat, 28, and her girlfriend Chris, happened on the top of a double-decker London N31 bus as they were travelling to Camden Town in the early hours of May Met Police said the suspects are aged between 15 to 18 and were arrested on Friday on suspicion of robbery and aggravated GBH. The incident occurred at around 2. A group of young men began harassing them when they discovered they were a couple, asking them to kiss while making sexual gestures. DS Cox said CCTV footage from the attack is being reviewed by detectives as the force continue to appeal for further information to trace other suspects involved. Our efforts to trace all the suspects involved and bring them in for questioning will be relentless.
Four teenagers, aged 15 to 18, arrested over homophobic bus attack
Gay is a term that primarily refers to a homosexual person or the trait of being homosexual. The term was originally used to mean "carefree", "cheerful", or "bright and showy". The term's use as a reference to homosexuality may date as early as the late 19th century, but its use gradually increased in the midth century.
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