Hate speech against LGBTI
When it can be difficult, humour is also often the best response. It doesn’t always advance the conversation, but it relieves it tremendously.
For people in the LGBTI community hate speech often extends widely into private life. Personal violation often has the goal of silencing those affected. The Amadeu Antonio Stiftung recommends, for example, bringing the denigration into the spotlight : “Do you speak to everyone like this?”