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Scots trade union chief claims she faced homophobic abuse during election contest

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A gay trade union chief has claimed she was branded a “rug muncher” in a bitter contest to lead Scotland’s firefighters. Denise Christie said she was the victim of bullying and homophobia during an internal election that saw her lose to a male colleague.

She blasted: “If I was a straight man, I would not have suffered the treatment I have suffered.” As the first female Scottish Regional Secretary of the Fire Brigades Union ( FBU ), Christie has been a key figure in a male-dominated union.

She sought re-election this month but Ian Sim was declared the winner.In a Facebook post, Christie congratulated Sim but also lifted the lid on the nastiness she faced from elements inside the union.“During this election, I kept a dignified silence on the

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