A local group is calling for more tolerance in the Isle of Man as the island celebrates an international day against homophobia.
Lee Clarke, chairman of the the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender group (LGBT), claims homophobic abuse is ongoing.
He said many people still feel they cannot be open about their sexuality.
"People feel they cannot come out to family and work members because of isolation and homophobic comments," he added.
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