Is It Reasonable to Get Fined If You Call Your Neighbor a ‘Fag’?

It it totally awesome, or a worrisome free speech infringement, that a Polish woman was fined £3,100 for referring to her neighbor as a “fag”? A judge sided with the Ryszard Giersz, who claimed verbal abuse. The judgment did not include forcing the defendant to trim Giersz’s rose bushes.