Five teenagers have been arrested for allegedly attacking and robbing a lesbian couple who said they were the victims of a vicious homophobic assault on a London bus after refusing demands the pair kiss. Both women, Melania Geymonat and her girlfriend, Chris, were left bruised and covered in blood, a photo Geymonat posted on her Facebook page shows. Geymonat said in her post that she and Chris were on a night bus May 29 — days before LGBTQ Pride Month began — traveling to Camden Town when a group of at least four guys insisted they kiss "so they could enjoy watching. The teens also started "describing sexual positions" and tossed coins at the women, Geymonat wrote.
An American woman who was left with a broken jaw after she and her girlfriend were punched and robbed by a gang of men on a London bus for refusing to kiss has spoken out following the ordeal, defiantly saying 'we are not scared to be visibly queer. Melania Geymonat, 28, and her American partner Chris, 29, were left bloodied and bruised after being attacked following an evening out in West Hampstead, north west London, in the early hours of May Chris has now revealed in shocking detail the vile attack the pair were subjected to, describing how a gang of young men saw they were a couple - as they were holding hands - and started to demand they kiss while making crude sexual gestures. She told BBC London News: 'They got up out of their seats and walked over to where we were and started very aggressively harassing us. One of them stayed a couple of rows behind and was throwing coins at us.
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