7th August 2014
Scott Lively ‘not unhappy’ that Uganda’s anti-gay law was struck down 19
5:25 PM — Surprisingly, anti-gay evangelist Scott Lively is "not unhappy" that Uganda's anti-gay law was struck down.
6th August 2014
US: Washington D.C. trans woman robbed at gunpoint
7:53 PM — A transgender woman was robbed at gunpoint in Washington D.C. last Saturday in a possible hate crime.
NYC: Woman slashed in face after confronting man who said ‘go back to faggotville’ 2
5:09 PM — A woman who challenged a man for using homophobic language in a New York City street has been left with a slashed face.
Australia: Victoria Police apologise for infamous 1994 gay nightclub raid 1
4:30 PM — Victoria police have issued an apology for a gay nightclub raid in which patrons were strip-searched by armed police - 20 years after the event.
US: Laverne Cox joins #StandWithMonica campaign against Phoenix ‘walking while trans’ law
1:00 PM — ‘Orange is the New Black’ star Laverne Cox has joined a campaign against a Phoenix law which unfairly targets trans women of colour (TWOC), following the conviction of activist Monica Jones.
5th August 2014
US: Man pleads not guilty to murder of 20-year-old bisexual student 3
5:03 PM — A man has pleaded not guilty to a charge of shooting and killing a bisexual 20-year-old student in California.
US: Board rules that gay bar ‘discriminated’ by refusing entry to drag queen 10
12:03 PM — A board has ruled that a Denver gay bar illegally discriminated against a drag queen, when it refused them entry.
Man left unconscious after homophobic attack at Brighton Pride 10
10:11 AM — Sussex Police are investigating a homophobic assault at Brighton Pride which left one man unconscious.
4th August 2014
Northern Ireland: Letting agent awarded £20,000 after being labelled gay online
4:56 PM — A letting agent has been awarded damages by a court, over internet posts which claimed he was gay.
US: Rainbow flags stolen from California LGBT centre
1:14 PM — Two rainbow flags were stolen from the Sacramento LGBT Community Centre in California on Friday night.
3rd August 2014
Honduras: Men caught on camera savagely beating a trans woman 1
5:01 PM — A news crew in Honduras filmed two men kicking, punching, throttling and savagely beating a trans woman.
2nd August 2014
UK: Man fined £280 after calling for gays to be ‘slaughtered’ on Facebook
12:29 PM — A man has been handed a £280 fine by a court, after leaving messages on a newspaper's Facebook page calling for gays to be "slaughtered".
1st August 2014
US: Activists call for release of trans woman following alleged rape in detention centre 1
5:25 PM — Activists have called for the immediate release of a transgender woman being held in an immigrant detention centre, following reports that she had been raped by her cellmate.
US: Judge doubles recommended sentence for Seattle gay club arsonist 4
11:55 AM — An arsonist who pleaded guilty to an arson attack on a Seattle gay nightclub has been handed a ten-year prison sentence - double the length of the sentence requested by the prosecution.
31st July 2014
US: Florida police arrest man for burning trans woman to death
11:40 AM — Florida police have arrested and charged a man for the violent murder of a trans woman in June.
30th July 2014
Televangelist Pat Robertson: Gays will make you ‘have open sex with anybody’ 42
6:50 PM — Pat Robertson, who is well-known for criticising homosexuality, has claimed that gays will force people to have sex or else lose their homes and businesses.
UK: Paramedic who pretended he was gay found guilty of raping women
6:34 PM — A male paramedic who pretended he was gay in order to get close to his female victims has been convicted of rape.
Obama urged to fight for LGBT rights in Africa 6
4:33 PM — Two human rights groups have urged President Obama to bring up LGBT rights when he attends the U.S-Africa Leaders Summit next week.
Amnesty International marks first year of Chelsea Manning’s prison sentence with new calls for release 2
1:30 PM — Amnesty International has renewed its calls for the release of Chelsea Manning from prison, one year into her 35-year sentence under the Espionage Act for disseminating classified information via WikiLeaks.
29th July 2014
Athens: 10 police officers attack men for holding hands 63
3:23 PM — Two young men have reportedly been attacked in Athens by up to 10 police officers after they were spotted holding hands.