17th April 2014
Norway: Plumber stabs workmate ten times after being called ‘grumpy little gay’ 1
10:12 PM — A Norway plumber has been acquitted from a charge of attempted murder on the grounds of insanity, after stabbing his workmate ten times for being labelled a 'grumpy little gay'.
Two Ugandan men could be jailed for life if convicted in homosexuality trial 4
5:26 PM — Two Ugandan men will go on trial next month charged with breaking the country’s anti-gay laws.
Gay X-Men director Bryan Singer denies raping 17-year-old boy 23
1:43 PM — Bryan Singer, the director of the X-Men films, has denied raping a 17-year-old boy and forcing him to take cocaine.
UK: Judges criticised for refusing to deport Jamaican killer over claims he’s gay 14
12:04 PM — The Court of Appeal has been criticised for refusing to allow the Home Secretary to deport a Jamaican killer on the basis of his sexual orientation.
Australia: Man found guilty of killing partner after victim tells him he’s HIV positive 5
11:03 AM — A man in Sydney has been convicted of killing and raping his male partner after he was told of his HIV status.
16th April 2014
Anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera leaves Canada after homophobic leaflet arrest 15
9:32 PM — Anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera has finally left Canada, after an arrest for handing out 'graphic' homophobic leaflets on Monday.
Gay former Co-op Bank chairman Paul Flowers charged with possession of cocaine and ketamine
11:57 AM — Former Co-op Bank chairman Paul Flowers has been charged with drug possession.
15th April 2014
Watch: Anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera arrested in Canada for homophobic leaflets 32
10:42 PM — Anti-gay activists Peter LaBarbera and Bill Whatcott have been arrested in Canada for distributing homophobic leaflets, days after LaBarbera was detained at the border.
US: Man jailed for 30 months for beating disabled brother to ‘push the gay out of him’ 13
9:16 PM — An Ohio man has been sentenced to two and a half years in jail, after he tried to 'push the gay out of' his disabled brother by beating him.
Minister’s plan to segregate gay prisoners in Turkish jails alarms human rights activists 4
5:03 PM — Human rights activists have expressed alarm at the announcement of plans to build separate prisons for gay prisoners in Turkey.
Northern Ireland: Gay rights campaigner in fatal overdose hours after homophobic assault 24
4:01 PM — An inquest has heard police took three hours to gain entry to a flat where a gay man had taken an overdose.
UN condemns Brunei over new law allowing gays to be stoned to death 130
12:25 PM — The UN has condemned Brunei for adopting a new penal code that calls for death by stoning for same-sex sexual activity.
14th April 2014
UK: Teen found guilty of stabbing gay man in heart 6
10:44 AM — A teenager on trial for the attempted murder of a 35-year-old gay man has been found guilty.
13th April 2014
US: Arizona trans woman convicted of ‘manifesting prostitution’ charge 8
4:01 PM — A Phoenix trans woman has been found guilty of a prostitution-related charge, after speaking out against a Bible-based 'rehabilitation' programme.
12th April 2014
US: Police identify suspect in ‘Grindr rape and robbery’ case 10
8:49 PM — Police have released a photo of a man suspected of holding at gunpoint, sexually assaulting and robbing a man he met on Grindr.
UK: ‘Sinister monk’ delivers leaflets in Cambridge comparing gays to paedophiles 26
3:31 PM — Police are investigating homophobic leaflets delivered in Cambridge, which state that homosexuality is 'rebellion against nature' and will lead to paedophilia and the 'disintegration of family life'.
11th April 2014
US: Man held at gunpoint, robbed and raped during Grindr hookup 24
8:57 PM — A 34-year-old Canadian was robbed, held at gunpoint and raped by a man he had arranged to meet on Grindr.
Anti-gay protests planned in Ethiopia by religious groups claiming ‘gays rape children’ 18
7:00 PM — An anti-gay demonstration will be held in Ethiopia later in April by two groups which deem being gay "dangerous", and claim that gay people "rape children".
UK: Gay man murdered wife with vacuum cleaner pipe in order to hide sexuality 17
5:17 PM — A former Royal Bank of Scotland employee has been sentenced to life for murdering his wife and incinerating her body to stop her revealing his sexuality.
Former Stonewall CEO: ‘Sexual harassment part of the culture of Westminster’ 5
3:41 PM — The former chief executive of Stonewall claims to have heard of “dozens of cases from men and women” of alleged sexual harassment at Westminster.