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August 2017

Judge Says Richard Simmons Can’t Sue Over Enquirer’s Transgender Claim News item summary US (CA) 30 AUG
• Opinion: Richard Simmons v. American Media, Inc., et al No. BC660633 HTML 30 AUG 17
StarDutch MPs vote to keep ban on hate speech News item summary NL 16 DEC 16

November 2017

StarCalling someone gay 'not an insult' News item summary IT 29 NOV
• Judgment (in Italian): Sentenza No. 50659/2017 PDF 1.79MB 29 NOV 16
StarIn A National First, LGBT Advocates Sue Utah Schools Over 'Anti-Gay' Laws News item summaryUS (UT) 07 NOV
• Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief: Equality Utah et al v. Utah State Board of Education et al. 2:16-cv-01081-BCW PDF 93.80kb 21 OCT 16
StarCalling a homophobe a homophobe is 'defamation', France rules News item summary FR 03 NOV

October 2017

StarCourt finds 'f--- Fred Nile' not offensive language at marriage equality rally News item summary AU (NSW) 26 OCT

April 2017

StarGay slur aimed at hairdresser 'not homophobic' - French ruling News item summary FR 08 APR

February 2017

StarJudge slashes the amount CBC has to pay for defaming anti-gay crusader to 1/30th the original sum News item summary CA (SK) 26 FEB
• Judgment: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation v. William Gary Whatcott 2017 SKCA 17 (CanLII) PDF 269.63kb 10 FEB 16

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