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A “martial arts master” who called a gay trustee of her apartment block a “f***ing old queen” during a fight over birds will have to cough up R25 000.

Elvira Oelofse, of Killarney in Johannesburg, will also have to take an anger management course and apologise for her hate speech in writing, the equality court in Johannesburg ruled on Monday.

Timothy Trengrove-Jones, a retired University of the Witwatersrand lecturer, lodged a complaint against his neighbour at the equality court after the incident on July 1 last year.

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