10th February 2012
Elton John and David Furnish fear gay dad ‘stigma’ for son 50
5:04 PM — Elton John and David Furnish have spoken of fears their son will suffer stigma for having famous gay parents.
Street preacher cleared of anti-gay verbal abuse charge 248
3:42 PM — A street preacher in Somerset has been cleared over charges he verbally abused a gay couple in a town centre.
Jail for gay hate leaflet men 248
3:09 PM — Three Muslim men from Derby have been jailed for distributing leaflets intended to stir up hatred against gays.
Ken Livingstone: A gay banker would have his penis cut off in Dubai 90
2:47 PM — The 2012 London mayoral hopeful had almost been clear of controversy for the week when he suggested gay bankers would be mutilated in the emirate of Dubai.
Trial begins for ‘gays burn in hell’ street preacher
2:17 PM — A street preacher has appeared in court in Somerset on charges of verbally abusing a gay couple. Michael Overd, 47, from Creech St Michael in Somerset, allegedly told Craig Manning and Craig Nichol that they were “evil” and would “burn in hell”.
Video: Turkish parents’ appeal for anti-homophobia film 2
1:55 PM — A support group for the families of gay and trans people in Turkey is appealing for funds to finish a documentary on the experiences of parents.
Report: The Schools OUT conference 2012 (part one)
1:52 PM — The first in a two-part report of the 2012 Schools OUT conference, Educating OUT Prejudice through the LGBT Lens.
Gay cure columnist ‘denied free speech’ 70
1:20 PM — The columnist behind a piece on 'gay cure' in a regional Jewish newspaper has said the widespread anger at her column shows the gay community is denying her the right to free speech.
Group apologises for ‘undesirable gays’ at Olympics comment 9
1:03 PM — The Friends of Clapham Common have apologised for saying the gay Olympics events at Pride House would draw "undesirable elements" of the community.
Prison for anti-gay Kent bathroom attacker 4
12:06 PM — A man has been jailed after he climbed up a drainpipe and into a gay man's bathroom to attack him.
Christian hoteliers lose gay room ban appeal 273
10:46 AM — The Court of Appeal has today upheld a landmark court ruling in favour of a gay couple refused a room by the religious owners of Cornwall hotel.
Gay hate leaflet men to be sentenced today 16
9:47 AM — Three men found guilty of stirring up hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation are expected to be sentenced today in Derby.
Westboro to picket boys’ funeral over gay marriage law 69
9:26 AM — The homophobic Westboro Baptist Church has said it will picket the funeral of two young boys who were killed by their father at the weekend after the Washington state legislature voted in favour of gay marriage.