Egypt: Men accused of ‘spreading AIDS’ in bathhouse to go to trial 3
4:12 PM — Dozens of men who were recently arrested in a raid on a bathhouse in Cairo, Egypt went to trial this week accused of "debauchery".
Plans to tackle under-reporting of LGBT hate crime 3
12:02 PM — The Equality and Human Rights Commission has launched a new project to tackle under-reporting of LGBT hate crime.
16th December 2014
US: Appeals court overturns ruling that trans inmate must have gender reassignment surgery 24
6:49 PM — In a blow for a trans inmate, an appeals court has overturned a previous ruling which said she should be given gender reassignment surgey whilst in prison.
Café manager shot dead in Sydney siege hailed as hero 52
12:41 PM — The parents of the 34-year-old Lindt café manager who was taken hostage and killed during the 16-hour siege in Sydney have paid tribute to their son.
15th December 2014
Russian politician stalks local gay clubs to crack down on ‘gay sex on stage’ 18
6:06 PM — A Russian politician has spearheaded a raid on a gay club allegedly because a number of parents said their teenagers were trapped inside.
Watch: Russian gays reveal harrowing stories of vigilante violence 17
5:41 PM — Human Rights Watch has published a report on homophobic violence in Russia.
Spain: Gay couple hospitalised after ‘Neo-Nazi’ attack 2
11:55 AM — A gay couple in Madrid were attacked by a group for "Neo-Nazis" on Friday, and one of them hospitalised.
Murder charges filed against US marine in death of transgender woman 4
10:22 AM — Murder charges were filed on Monday by prosecutors in the Philippines against a US marine in the death of a transgender woman.
14th December 2014
US: Woman arrested for dressing her son in girl’s clothing ‘as a punishment’ 25
2:20 PM — A woman has been arrested for dressing her 10-year-old son in girl's clothing, allegedly as a "punishment" for bad behaviour.
12th December 2014
French Closer magazine ‘outs’ deputy leader of far-right Front National 62
4:12 PM — The French edition of Closer magazine has come under fire after it printed photos 'outing' the deputy leader of France's Front National.
EU report: Nearly half of trans people face repeated violence 2
11:42 AM — The EU has published a report uncovering some shocking statistics about the levels of transphobia in member states.
11th December 2014
Monk arrested for distributing homophobic leaflets is head of Catholic charity
6:44 PM — A monk who was earlier this week arrested for distributing leaflets across Cambridge claiming that gay people are “corrupting young children”, is the director of a Catholic charity which spends tens of thousands of pounds each year.
A year ago today India recriminalised homosexuality 9
10:35 AM — It’s exactly one year since India shocked the world by recriminalising same-sex relationships.
10th December 2014
‘Monk’ behind anti-gay leaflets taunts PinkNews: Gays are disciples of the Devil 1
7:03 PM — The man responsible for delivering leaflets across the UK claiming AIDS is "God's punishment" for gays has written to taunt PinkNews.
‘Christmas’ leaflet distributed in Cambridge claims homosexuals are like vampires 61
12:36 PM — A 'Christmas' leaflet has been distributed across Cambridge claiming that homosexuals are "like vampires".
9th December 2014
Cartoonist apologies for anti-gay tweet about Shrien Dewani
1:40 PM — A South African cartoonist has apologised for making anti-gay comments on Twitter in response to the Shrien Dewani verdict.
8th December 2014
Egypt: Dozens of men accused of ‘spreading AIDS’ arrested naked in bathhouse raid 23
2:31 PM — Dozens of men have been arrested in a raid on a bathhouse in Cairo, Egypt at the weekend, and a programme will air this week on "the dens for spreading AIDS in Egypt".
Footballer abandons appeal against ‘homophobic gesture’ conviction 2
12:58 PM — A former Blackburn Rovers player has abandoned his appeal against a conviction for making a homophobic gesture while playing against Brighton.
Shrien Dewani murder trial thrown out by judge
11:03 AM — The murder cast against Shrien Dewani has been thrown out by a judge in South Africa.
London MBE-winning police officer arrested on suspicion of dealing drugs
10:23 AM — An out, gay London police officer who was awarded an MBE for his services to diversity has been arrested on suspicion of supplying Class A drugs.