30th January 2015
Court says gay students kissing each other is ‘eccentric behaviour’ 34
6:30 PM — A court in Lithuania has told gay students who received a barrage of violent threats after they posted a photo of them kissing that they should have "anticipated" that they would be abused by posting such an act.
Grindr users complain that ads auto-dial £1 a second scam phone numbers 4
5:31 PM — A number of users have complained that third-party adverts on Grindr were automatically dialling scam premium rate numbers costing as much as £1 a second.
28th January 2015
Weatherman Fred Talbot accused of showing ‘gay porn’ to Stone Roses singer Ian Brown when he was 11
9:49 AM — Former weatherman Fred Talbot showed Stone Roses singer Ian Brown what was "probably a gay porn film" when he was 11, a court has heard.
27th January 2015
Nigeria: 12 arrested over ‘gay wedding’ 8
4:47 PM — Twelve men have been arrested in the Nigerian city of Kano for allegedly planning a "gay wedding".
26th January 2015
Weatherman Fred Talbot ‘propositioned’ 15-year-old after saying it’s okay to be gay
6:09 PM — Former ITV weatherman Fred Talbot propositioned a 15-year-old boy after telling him it is okay to be gay, a court heard.
Owner of Vietnamese Attitude Magazine arrested as part of gambling ring
1:48 PM — Among ten people who were arrested in Ho Chi Min suspected of running an illegal gambling ring was the owner of Attitude Magazine's Vietnamese franchise.
24th January 2015
UKIP suspends MEP over ‘extremely serious’ financial allegations 10
7:02 PM — The UK Independence Party has suspended its communities spokesman, over "extremely serious" alleged financial and employment irregularities.
Lawyer arrested after boyfriend dies of suspected drugs overdose
3:30 PM — A top London lawyer has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter, after his boyfriend died of a suspected drug overdose.
23rd January 2015
Charges dropped against ‘monk’ who delivered leaflets comparing gays to paedophiles 61
5:28 PM — The Crown Prosecution Service has dropped charges against a man who delivered homophobic leaflets while dressed as a monk.
22nd January 2015
US: Homophobic racist attack in West Hollywood 4
2:11 PM — A gay man was subjected to a racist and homophobic attack on Martin Luther King Day.
Homophobic graffiti targets lesbian couple and child days after their house was flooded 5
10:12 AM — A lesbian couple and their teenage daughter in Tasmania were targeted by hateful homophobic graffiti just days after evacuating their home due to flooding.
21st January 2015
France: Twitter users fined for hashtags saying gay people should be burned 9
6:10 PM — For the first time a French court fined several Twitter users for using hashtags which called for gay people to be killed.
McDonald’s apologises after men ordered to stop kissing 25
1:17 PM — A McDonald's branch in Leicester has suspended a security guard - after he demanded two men stop kissing.
Gay porn star Johnny Rapid arrested after alleged fight with girlfriend over threesome 3
12:17 AM — Johnny Rapid was arrested after an allegedly choking, hitting and pushing his girlfriend, after it is claimed attempting, to arrange a threesome with a 14-year-old girl.
19th January 2015
New Zealand: Campaign seeks to expunge historic gay sex convictions 2
4:54 PM — A campaign is under way to have historic gay sex convictions for men in New Zealand expunged.
18th January 2015
Family Court magistrate suspended after objecting to gay parents 67
1:39 PM — A magistrate has been suspended - after he objected to a gay couple being permitted to adopt a child.
17th January 2015
London: Holocaust memorial posters defaced with ‘lies’ graffiti 118
4:18 PM — A number of posters advertising a Holocaust memorial event in East London have been defaced.
15th January 2015
Manchester Police deny ‘ill informed’ canals serial killer rumours 4
6:14 PM — Greater Manchester Police have denied speculation that a serial killer has dumped dozens of bodies in a canal in the city's gay village.
Domestic violence helpline facing closure
12:30 PM — LGBT domestic violence charity Broken Rainbow's helpline may close after failing to secure government funding.
14th January 2015
Dead woman found inside iconic Hampstead gay pub 6
7:18 PM — Police are investigating, after a dead body was found inside iconic Hampstead pub, King William IV.