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News Brief Man Left Battered and Bloody after Violent Homophobic Attack in Chile

News Brief: Man Left Battered and Bloody after Violent Homophobic Attack in Chile

by Aaron Shepard

News Brief Man Left Battered and Bloody after Violent Homophobic Attack in Chile

News Brief:  Man Left Battered and Bloody after Violent Homophobic Attack in Chile

A gay man in Chile was left with severe cuts over his body and face after being viciously attacked with a piece of broken glass.  Patricio Díaz Bravo, who works as an animator, needed 15 stitches in his face to mend the damage done in the attack.

An LGBT organization in Chile, Movilh, has reported that a woman was responsible for the attack, which began with her verbally harassing him.  She reportedly called him “colipato” and “maricon,” both of which are Spanish slang words for queer and faggot. 

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