24th August 2014
US: Seattle man allegedly murdered gay couple as ‘vengeance’ for Middle East 129
4:34 PM — A Seattle man murdered a gay couple as "vengeance" for US intervention in the Middle East, prosecutors claim.
UK: Police appeal for help after lesbian attacked by homophobic thugs in Leicestershire 3
12:57 PM — Police have appealed for help finding the men who brutally attacked a lesbian hear her home in Leicestershire.
22nd August 2014
UK: Woman left living in fear after homophobic attack 38
7:30 PM — A woman from Oakham in Rutland has said she is living in fear after she was subjected to a homophobic attack.
US: Police appeal for help finding man after San Francisco killing 1
6:40 PM — Police have appealed for help finding a person of interest, after a gay activist was killed in San Francisco.
US: Chelsea Manning still not allowed gender reassignment
4:31 PM — Chelsea Manning is still being denied access to gender reassignment, despite pledges that she would be allowed to transition behind bars.
London hate crime victim: I’m feel more inclined to be open about my sexuality now 2
1:56 PM — The victim in a homophobic hate crime says he feels more likely to be open about his sexuality in public following the attack.
21st August 2014
Subway customer launched into homophobic tirade over sandwich he didn’t like 19
6:59 PM — Police are seeking a customer of Subway in Liverpool who launched into a homophobic rant as he did not like the sandwich he ordered, and threatened violence against staff.
US researcher: People are gay due to sexual abuse 57
6:32 PM — A US researcher has claimed that people become homosexual due to sexual abuse.
Tony Perkins: Gay rights activists will attempt Christian Holocaust 54
5:49 PM — Tony Perkins has claimed that those who support gay rights will attempt a genocide of Christians.
20th August 2014
US: Parents beat 8-year-old to death because he played with dolls 59
7:32 PM — The parents of an eight-year-old beat "every inch" of him, until he was dead, because he played with dolls, a court heard.
US reality star: Trans people ‘endanger’ children 19
4:11 PM — A US reality star has voiced her opposition to a bill that would grant trans people more rights.
US: Memorial to be held for gay activist killed in San Francisco attack
1:13 PM — A memorial is to be held for a gay activist who died after an attack earlier this month in San Francisco.
UK: Campaign started to stop deportation of Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker 9
12:44 PM — A campaign has been started to halt the deportation of a Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker who was told she could no longer work with children when she came out as gay.
US: Anti-gay governor Rick Perry appears in court for mugshot over abuse of power charge 7
12:43 PM — Notoriously anti-gay Texas governor Rick Perry had his mugshot taken in an Austin courthouse yesterday, after being indicted on an abuse of power charge.
Home Secretary Theresa May considers plans to implement new domestic abuse crime 5
12:19 PM — Home Secretary Theresa May is consulting on creating a new office to cover domestic abuse.
19th August 2014
Police officers investigated for anti-gay or racist social media posts 14
3:14 PM — Hundreds of police officers and civilian staff have been investigated for homophobic, racist and threatening messages on social media, research shows.
Tory MP Nigel Evans calls for anonymity for suspects after Cliff Richard search
12:35 PM — Nigel Evans has renewed calls for suspects in sex offence cases to remain anonymous until they are found guilty following a search of pop star Sir Cliff Richard's home.
18th August 2014
Russia: Anti-gay extremist sentenced to five years in a penal colony 13
6:30 PM — A Russian extremist whose whose gang was alleged to have tortured gay teenagers and forced them to come out, has been sentenced to five years in a penal colony.
Woman said having a gay husband led her to illegally claim £17,000 in benefits
5:13 PM — A woman illegally claimed more than £17,000 in benefits by saying she was not married, and gave her reason as being because her husband was gay.
South Africa: Teenage ‘corrective rape’ victim found murdered 3
4:42 PM — An eighteen-year-old lesbian was the victim of "corrective rape", before she was murdered, according to reports.