12th November 2014
Vigils to be held across the world next week for transgender murder victims 8
1:59 PM — Events will be held around the world next week to mark the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
Russia: Ringleader of gang that ‘hunts’ gay people has prison sentence reduced 11
12:44 PM — The leader of a Russian gang which hunts, tortures and humiliates gay men has had his prison sentence reduced by a court.
10th November 2014
US: No hate crime charge for man caught on camera attacking ‘queers’ 7
7:15 PM — A man who was caught on camera attacking "queers" in Dallas Fort Worth airport is facing two minor misdemeanour charges.
US: Man arrested over vicious attack on Ohio trans activist 3
12:33 PM — One man has been arrested over a brutal assault which left an Ohio trans woman with her jaw shattered.
9th November 2014
British man charged with anti-gay hate crime kills eight in Iraq suicide bombing 112
11:49 AM — A British man who was charged with a hate crime for handing out anti-gay leaflets has reportedly killed himself in a suicide bombing in Iraq.
8th November 2014
This student’s response to being attacked for kissing his boyfriend is truly inspiring 14
7:20 PM — A student who was the victim of a homophobic attack has been praised for a defiant message he posted after the incident.
7th November 2014
Police appeal for help after spate of homophobic attacks on Clapham Common
6:19 PM — Police in the London borough of Lambeth have appealed for victims and witnesses to come forward, after three attacks on Clapham Common thought to be motivated by homophobia.
5th November 2014
Eric Pickles orders takeover of Tower Hamlets council which ‘allowed homophobia to fester’ 17
2:54 PM — Tory minister Eric Pickles has ordered the takeover of Tower Hamlets council, which he says "allowed homophobia and antisemitism to fester".
Gay choir to take over Manchester trams following brutal homophobic attack 10
12:47 AM — A gay and lesbian choir has announced that it will take over Manchester's Metrolink with performances on the trains following a homophobic attack in the city.
3rd November 2014
Amnesty International condemns Egypt for ‘shameful’ jailing of men over gay wedding video 5
7:14 PM — Amnesty International has condemned the jailing of eight men in Egypt over a video which appeared to show a mock same-sex wedding.
Men ‘dressed as fairies’ carry out vicious anti-gay attack in London 17
2:05 PM — Police are looking for two men who carried out a homophobic attack on Halloween - while dressed as fairies.
US: Republican Carl DeMaio hit with more sexual harassment claims 2
1:07 PM — Republican Carl DeMaio - who was on track to become the party's first ever openly gay congressman - has been hit with allegations of sexual harassment from a second man.
2nd November 2014
Manchester: Man ‘scarred for life’ by brutal attack for singing songs from Wicked 19
7:47 PM — Two men were savagely beaten in Manchester this weekend - because they were singing songs from the musical Wicked.
1st November 2014
US: Philadelphia city council unanimously passes hate crime law after gay bashing 8
6:19 PM — Philadelphia City Council has unanimously passed a hate crime law, protecting sexuality and gender identity for the first time.
Funeral held for transgender woman murdered by husband in Australia 4
5:41 PM — An Indonesian transgender woman who was brutally murdered and dismembered by her own husband has finally been laid to rest.
Canada: Anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera stands trial on mischief charge 21
5:12 PM — US anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera is standing trial in Canada, for refusing to leave a university where he was distributing 'graphic' homophobic leaflets.
Egypt: Eight men jailed over ‘gay wedding’ video 12
12:56 PM — Eight men have been jailed for three years in Egypt, over a video which purportedly showed a mock same-sex wedding.
31st October 2014
Russia 2018 World Cup logo announced despite calls for boycott over anti-gay law 11
6:16 PM — Despite calls for the competition to be removed from Russia due to the country's anti-gay laws, the 2018 FIFA World Cup logo has been announced.
Drag artist ‘punched to floor’ in brutal Soho attack 33
5:57 PM — A gay drag artist has alleged he was attacked outside a nightclub in London because of his sexuality.
29th October 2014
India: Man charged under anti-gay law after wife discovered affair with spy camera 21
2:24 PM — A man has been charged with a homosexual offenses under India's colonial-era anti-gay law, after his wife secretly filmed him having gay sex with a spy camera.