During a search for a page on facebook, 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, as hate speech is against
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.
STOP Homophobia 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.
The most important part of STOP Homophobia is the membership,
those people who click to report, share stories and help to build community spirit, they are what