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The meaning of "queer bashing"

" Queer bashing "
Making an unprovoked physical or verbal attack on homosexuals.
Since the skinheads have moved out of the area and it's become more cosmopolitan there has been a marked reduction in the instances of queer-bashing.
Where did it originate?:
Britain - 1970s.
Where is it used?:
Worldwide, but more common in Britain than elsewhere.
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