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The troubling return of British homophobia

Rising hate crimes and spiralling mental distress are just some of the results from the anti-woke backlash of this year. We should be worried

By Caspar Salmon  

Last week the drag queen Crystal, a former contestant on RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, announced that she would be suing Laurence Fox, a scion of the Fox acting dynasty, for his “damaging” tweets in which he labelled her a “paedophile” (the tweets have since been deleted.) It has become customary to paint Fox as an…

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