This morning, diving star Tom Daley revealed that he is in a relationship with a man.
His announcement was greeted with widespread support. Unfortunately, some of the reaction provided a grim reminder of how much anti-gay hate is still rife. Here are some of the most disturbing.
1. The f-word was used a lot.
10. The hate speech was not limited to “fag” either.
12. Some people were weirdly creative about it.
18. Some people were shocking in their directness.
22. Where we still are in 2013:
This post has been updated.