6th March 2014
Ugandan newspaper claims economy will not suffer due to ‘hullabaloo’ over anti-gay law 9
7:41 PM — A writer for a Ugandan newspaper has written a column claiming that international aid cuts to Uganda will not affect the country's economy, and predicts that after the "anti-gay hullabaloo" has "died down", countries and companies will continue to invest.
NYC: Man suffers broken eye socket in Greenwich Village anti-gay attack 1
2:46 PM — Police in New York City have released an image of a suspect they are looking to trace in connection with a violent homophobic assault on a gay couple.
Nigeria: 4 men charged with breaking anti-gay laws whipped in Islamic court 14
1:46 PM — A human rights group says four men convicted of breaking anti-gay laws have been whipped publicly in an Islamic court in northern Nigeria.
UK: Crystal meth vet accused of killing man with toothbrush in ‘extreme’ S&M sex session
12:15 PM — The trial of a former vet accused of using an electric toothbrush and metal bar to kill a man as they had S&M sex is taking place in Newcastle.
5th March 2014
US: Portland taxi driver ‘violated rights’ of lesbian couple by abandoning them on motorway 7
9:08 PM — A Portland regulator has found that a taxi driver violated the civil rights of a lesbian couple, by abandoning them at the side of a motorway last year.
Brighton supporters say Dispatches programme on homophobia was ‘misleading’ 2
1:40 PM — Supporters at Brighton Albion FC have criticised a Channel 4 Dispatches programme as "misleading", saying that its portrayal of homophobic abuse in the stands does not reflect the majority of opposition supporters.
Scotland: Man pleads guilty after calling gay referee a ‘faggot’ and ‘poof’ 22
1:21 PM — An amateur footballer who shouted homophobic abuse at a gay referee has pleaded guilty in court.
Sweden cuts aid to Uganda over anti-gay legislation 9
12:55 PM — Following the lead of several countries last week, Sweden announced today that it would cut its planned aid to Uganda over recently introduced anti-gay legislation.
UK: Shocking image of teeth left smashed in homophobic teen attack 27
11:46 AM — Police are treating a violent unprovoked assault on a teenager in Preston as a homophobic crime.
4th March 2014
Kansas: Gay rights groups call to have sexual orientation added to law banning discrimination 1
7:34 PM — Following the progression of a bill to legalise anti-gay discrimination, gay rights groups are calling for sexual orientation to be added to a Kansas anti-discrimination law.
Scottish Lib Dems: ‘Worrying’ level of anti-gay attacks faced by A&E staff 3
11:45 AM — A “worrying” level of homophobic and racist abuse against NHS staff has been recorded in Scotland, the Liberal Democrat say.
3rd March 2014
Theresa May: I fear too many people are still frightened to report homophobic crime 10
2:02 PM — Home Secretary Theresa May says she fears too many people are still frightened to report homophobic crime, during a visit to Brighton’s AIDS memorial.
Robert Mugabe defends Ugandan anti-gay law by saying: It’s a ‘human right’ for men to marry women 33
12:31 PM — Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has thrown his weight behind Uganda's anti-gay legislation by saying it’s a “human right” for men to marry women.
1st March 2014
House of Commons Speaker John Bercow to visit LGBT Russians during official trip 4
3:56 PM — The Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow has promised to visit LGBT people during a trip to Russia later this year.
28th February 2014
UK: Police appeal for information over ‘nasty’ and violent attack on bi teen 14
6:41 PM — Police have launched an appeal for information over an alleged homophobic attack on a student in Preston.
This British soldier mocks a beaten gay teen in the most horrific way possible 103
4:19 PM — The British Army is investigating a series of homophobic and threatening remarks made by a soldier in response to a teenager who was subjected to a vicious homophobic attack.
Manchester Council moves towards closing off canal cruising site 3
3:35 PM — Plans to close off a cruising site in Manchester have moved a step closer following meetings between the council and emergency services.
Zimbabwe: Government case against leading gay rights group head thrown out
12:57 PM — A case brought by the Zimbabwean Government against the country's leading LGBT advocacy group has been thrown out by a magistrate.
Blackpool teen has teeth smashed and face pummelled in alleged homophobic attack 49
12:48 PM — A student from Blackpool suffered damage to his teeth and face in an assault which he claims was motivated by homophobia.
27th February 2014
United Nations: Tabloids publishing lists ‘exposing’ gay people shows danger of Uganda’s anti-gay law 4
4:44 PM — The United Nations has hit out at the publication of a list of the "200 top" gay people by a Ugandan tabloid, to say it shows the danger of a newly-introduced anti-gay law.