While the altercation seemed to be over the victim’s hairstyle, the assailants also made a number of homophobic remarks.
The ruling by a tribunal found that Paul Taufaao committed unlawful homosexual vilification.
Tony Overheu faces multiple charges after the incident at a business breakfast last week.
“I am scared but I also need to stand up because it’s not just about me, it’s about our community”
A man was allegedly punched in the face after confronting a man using homophobic slurs.
Our reporter responds to the criticism of her column on women being sexually assaulted in gay bars.
Homophobia-fuelled attacks in Sydney over the weekend concern police in the lead-up to the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade.