Spain: LGBT people disproportionally affected by hate crime 6
5:26 PM — The majority of the hate crime in Spain so far this year has been motivated by sexual orientation or gender identity.
UK: Prison officials concerned inmates may be identifying as transgender for ‘a soft life’ 4
4:40 PM — Prison officials have reportedly expressed concerns that prisoners may be falsely declaring themselves transgender, out of a belief that they will be given access to privileges and separate facilities, and have prompted a review of current policy.
27th July 2014
Concerns raised that Belarus may enact anti-gay law similar to Russia’s 15
9:57 PM — Concerns have been raised by the Equal Rights Trust (ERT), that Belarus may enact a similar law to that passed in Russia last year banning the "promotion of non-traditional sexual relations."
US: Police chief admits signing Tea Party leader up to gay dating and porn sites 3
8:48 PM — A police chief in the US state of Wisconsin has pleaded no contest to charges of signing a local Tea Party leader up to gay porn and dating sites.
26th July 2014
US: Florida man stabbed during gay hookup in cemetery 22
12:18 PM — A Florida man was stabbed five times during sex, while hooking up with a man in a cemetery.
X-Men director Bryan Singer dismissed from sex abuse lawsuit 5
11:40 AM — One of two sex abuse lawsuits targeting X-Men director Bryan Singer has dropped the charges against him.
25th July 2014
Michele Bachmann: Gay people want to legalise child molestation 75
7:21 PM — Michele Bachmann, who is famed for her homophobic views, has said that gay people want to sexually abuse children.
Pensioner jailed for repeated for homophobic abuse of gay neigbours 21
3:43 PM — A pensioner in Plymouth has found himself back behind bars, after breaching the terms of a suspended sentence handed down after he continually hurled abuse at his gay neighbours.
24th July 2014
Crime survey: Third of gay and bisexual men took illegal drugs last year 39
5:49 PM — A third of gay and bisexual men took illegal drugs over the last year, the Crime Survey of England and Wales has found.
23rd July 2014
Saudi man jailed and to receive 450 lashes over Twitter ‘homosexual contacts’ 49
3:04 PM — A man in Saudi Arabia has been jailed for three years and will receive 450 lashes for using his Twitter account to promote “homosexual contacts”.
Police force gay porn star to undergo enema to remove Crystal Meth from anus 52
2:03 PM — Porn star Bruno Knight has been arrested in California, after attempting to smuggle crystal meth into the UK.
22nd July 2014
US: Man suspected of killing two gay men arrested after police chase 1
6:48 PM — A man suspected of killing two gay men, and who was being hunted by Seattle police, has been arrested in the state of New Jersey.
Comment: Why we still need to fight against hate and intolerance 8
4:32 PM — Patrick Cash writes on being the victim of a hate crime in London, and why we still need to fight against intolerance.
Man pretended to be lesbian online using stolen Facebook photos 1
2:33 PM — A man has been found guilty for posing as a lesbian online, in a bid to meet up with women.
Commons Speaker John Bercow: The Commonwealth must do more to support LGBT rights 27
2:06 PM — Ahead of the start of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow tomorrow, House of Commons Speaker John Bercow said it is sad that some athletes will not be able to compete because they are LGBT.
Indian Government to wait for Supreme Court decision over anti-gay law 6
12:44 PM — India will take no decision on amending a law banning same-sex sexual activity until the Supreme Court rules, a government minister says.
Government rejects calls to posthumously pardon men convicted of homosexuality 50
11:34 AM — The government has rejected calls for convictions for homosexual acts to be posthumously disregarded.
21st July 2014
Guyana: Two stabbed to death by ‘jilted lover’ 1
6:56 PM — Two people from the LGBT community were stabbed to death in Guyana in the early hours of yesterday morning.
Lesbians told to ‘move or die’ following Michigan break-in 6
6:50 PM — Following a break-in during which their wedding photographs were destroyed, a lesbian couple were told to "move or die", in letters scrawled across a wall.
20th July 2014
US: Suspect wanted over Seattle gay murders arrested in New Jersey 5
11:36 AM — A man who is wanted in connection with the murder of two gay men in Seattle has finally been arrested in New Jersey.