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West Mids bus company to investigate homophobic incident

In News on 09/28/2016 at 10:18
YouTuber Luke Williams was verbally abused and called a "queer" as he walked in Dudley Road (Image: OfficialLukeVlogs)

YouTuber Luke Williams was verbally abused and called a “queer” as he walked in Dudley Road (Image: OfficialLukeVlogs)

A young man from Oldbury in the West Midlands who claimed a bus driver had allegedly directed homophobic comments towards him, has been reassured by the Diamond bus company that abusive behaviour from their staff is unacceptable, after he reportedly filmed the driver calling him a “queer”.

30-year-old Luke Williams was exposed to the drive-by homophobia last earlier this month on September 15, as he was walking in Dudley Road.  Avid YouTuber Luke, who was filming himself at the time of the incident, was left shocked and disturbed after reviewing his footage to discover the driver of a Diamond service bus appeared to have hurled the slur. Read the rest of this entry »

Gay vlogger claims West Midlands bus driver called him “queer”

In News, Videos on 09/19/2016 at 17:58
YouTuber Luke Williams was verbally abused and called a "queer" as he walked in Dudley Road (Image: OfficialLukeVlogs)

YouTuber Luke Williams was verbally abused and called a “queer” as he walked in Dudley Road (Image: OfficialLukeVlogs)

A young man from Oldbury in the West Midlands has expressed shock and anger after claiming to have been verbally abused by a ‘bus driver’ who allegedly directed homophobic comments towards him, reportedly calling him a “queer”.

30-year-old Luke Williams was exposed to the drive-by homophobia last Thursday (September 15) as he was walking in Dudley Road.  Avid YouTuber Luke, who was filming himself at the time of the incident, was left shocked and disturbed after reviewing his footage to discover the driver of a Diamond service bus appeared to have hurled the slur. Read the rest of this entry »