16th October 2014
Uganda: ‘Toxic laws’ cause surge in homophobic hate crimes 11
3:26 PM — Uganda's legislation in the past 18 months has fueled repression and abuse of LGBT people
Home Office: 54% rise in transphobic crime 11
1:00 PM — Transgender hate crime has increased by 54%, new Home Office figures show.
15th October 2014
UKIP deselects candidate over ‘cruelty to sheep’ 88
7:16 PM — UKIP, which has stood by members who made homophobic statements, has deselected a candidate over cruelty to sheep.
Philippines: US marine charged with murder of transgender woman 25
6:16 PM — A US Marine has been charged with the murder of a Filipino transgender woman in Olongapo.
Shia LaBeouf: I was arrested in a theatre because Alan Cumming is too sexy 13
5:53 PM — Troubled actor Shia LaBeouf has blamed his arrest in a New York theatre on Alan Cumming being "sexy".
Republican advisor: Gay candidate Carl DeMaio could lose election over sexual harassment claims 3
5:37 PM — A former Republican advisor has warned that sexual harassment claims could cost gay candidate Carl DeMaio a victory.
US: New York trans woman ‘in critical condition’ after brutal assault 5
2:01 PM — A transgender woman is in critical condition, after she was savagely beaten in New York this week.
Judge: Evidence that Shrien Dewani is gay or bisexual ‘doesn’t matter’
9:24 AM — The judge in the Shrien Dewani trial has said it "doesn't matter" if there is evidence that he is gay or bisexual, and questioned whether his sexuality had any impact on whether or not he was guilty.
14th October 2014
Brighton: Knife man charged with homophobic abuse at party
5:28 PM — A man has been charged over homophobic abuse at a party in Brighton and Hove and also possessing a knife.
Scotland: Gay man cleared of trying to rape woman 43
4:25 PM — A Glasgow man has been cleared of trying to rape a 49-year-old woman after telling the court he is gay.
Shrien Dewani described himself as a ‘single gay man’ on gay dating site
4:05 PM — Millionaire Shrien Dewani, who is currently on trial in South Africa in connection with the murder of his wife, described himself as a "single gay man", on dating website Gaydar.
Terror arrest medical student says England is full of ‘homosexuals’ and ‘incest’
11:55 AM — A medical student arrested on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack in London complained that incest and homosexuality are “everywhere” in England, it’s been alleged.
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 20
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'.