13th October 2014
US: High school football players charged with sexual assault over ‘hazing’ ritual 35
7:49 PM — Seven members of a high school American football team have been charged with sex crimes - for involvement in a 'hazing' ritual which allegedly saw men penetrated against their will.
12th October 2014
Philippines: Trans woman found murdered in Olongapo 9
3:10 PM — A transgender woman has been found murdered in the city of Olongapo.
10th October 2014
Trans prison project champion wins civil service diversity award 1
6:06 PM — A project run by an HM Prison Service civil servant, Sharon Drewell won the award for ‘Leading, Championing and Role Modelling’ for making a “massive difference” to transgender prisoners lives. The Civil Service held its eighth Diversity and Equality award ceremony today at the Ministry of Justice (MoJ). There were 153 strong nominations in 6 […]
Paul Gambaccini will not face charges over alleged sexual offences 6
3:36 PM — Paul Gambaccini, the gay radio and television presenter who faced allegations of historic sexual offences, will face no charges, prosecutors have said.
9th October 2014
Shrien Dewani described himself as ‘submissive, filthy minded and perverted’ on gay dating site
4:55 PM — Millionaire Shrien Dewani, who is currently on trial in South Africa in connection with the murder of his wife, previously described himself as "submissive, filthy minded and perverted" on a gay dating website.
Release of Moroccan friend of Brit jailed for ‘homosexual acts’ confirmed 5
1:51 PM — It has been confirmed that the Moroccan man jailed alongside Ray Cole in Marrakech for "homosexual acts" has also been freed.
Reports: Moroccan man jailed with Ray Cole for ‘homosexual acts’ released on bail 19
9:56 AM — The Moroccan friend who was jailed alongside British gay man Ray Cole for "homosexual acts" appears to have been released, but may still face jail.
8th October 2014
MP Nigel Evans: I’m gay, but I’d go back to Morocco tomorrow 34
6:50 PM — Tory MP Nigel Evans has said he would be happy to travel to Morocco, after helping to secure the release of a British man jailed for 'homosexual acts'.
Parliamentary aide to testify that he had sex with Shrien Dewani in trial
4:33 PM — During the trial of Shrien Dewani, a British parliamentary aide who claimed to have had sex with the suspect is expected to give evidence as a prosecution witness.
Tory MP warns anti-terrorist laws could be use to target Christians opposing equal marriage 29
2:01 PM — Tory MP Dominic Raab has warned that plans to bolster the UK's anti-extremism laws could be 'abused' to target Christians opposing same-sex marriage.
Man pleads guilty to kissing woman’s naked bum when she was asleep at a party 7
12:30 PM — A man has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a woman by licking and kissing her bare behind when she was "unconscious" at a party.
Released British gay man Ray Cole describes Moroccan jail as ‘a concentration camp’ 35
9:16 AM — The British man arrested in Morocco and charged with committing homosexual acts has described the conditions of being in a Moroccan jail as "a concentration camp".
7th October 2014
Moroccan Embassy: Tourists who have ‘unnatural’ gay sex risk jail 148
7:13 PM — The Moroccan Government has defended its tough stance against homosexuality - as gay British man Ray Cole is released from prison pending an appeal.
British gay man released from Moroccan jail pending appeal 9
6:15 PM — A gay British man arrested in Morocco and charged with committing homosexual acts has been granted conditional release.
Sharing a naked photo of your ex could lead to 14 years in jail 9
5:56 PM — Posting revenge pornography online could lead to a jail term of up to 14 years, the CPS says.
European Parliament President to write to Morocco over arrested gay tourist Ray Cole 6
4:10 PM — The President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz has today confirmed that he will write to Morocco over the issues faced by imprisoned gay tourist Ray Cole.
Police Commissioner praises courage of Manchester Village Angel 3
3:54 PM — The bravery of a volunteer who was attacked while helping vulnerable people in Manchester’s Gay Village has been commended by Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd.
Australia: Newspaper faces backlash for describing trans murder victim as ‘she-male’ 13
11:58 AM — A newspaper in Australia has come under heavy criticism for describing the transgender victim of a brutal murder as "she-male".
6th October 2014
US: Pennsylvania hate crime bill advances to full House 1
5:41 PM — A bill which would ban hate crimes based on sexual orientation and gender identity, has passed a vote at the Philadelphia House Judiciary committee and will now advance to the full House.
Shrien Dewani tells court he is bisexual in honeymoon murder trial 17
12:21 PM — British millionaire Shrien Dewani today stands trial in South Africa, accused of arranging a plot to kill his wife during their honeymoon, as the court heard that he is bisexual and slept with male prostitutes.