12th December 2014
French Closer magazine ‘outs’ deputy leader of far-right Front National 62
4:12 PM — The French edition of Closer magazine has come under fire after it printed photos 'outing' the deputy leader of France's Front National.
EU report: Nearly half of trans people face repeated violence 2
11:42 AM — The EU has published a report uncovering some shocking statistics about the levels of transphobia in member states.
11th December 2014
Monk arrested for distributing homophobic leaflets is head of Catholic charity
6:44 PM — A monk who was earlier this week arrested for distributing leaflets across Cambridge claiming that gay people are “corrupting young children”, is the director of a Catholic charity which spends tens of thousands of pounds each year.
A year ago today India recriminalised homosexuality 9
10:35 AM — It’s exactly one year since India shocked the world by recriminalising same-sex relationships.
10th December 2014
‘Monk’ behind anti-gay leaflets taunts PinkNews: Gays are disciples of the Devil 1
7:03 PM — The man responsible for delivering leaflets across the UK claiming AIDS is "God's punishment" for gays has written to taunt PinkNews.
‘Christmas’ leaflet distributed in Cambridge claims homosexuals are like vampires 61
12:36 PM — A 'Christmas' leaflet has been distributed across Cambridge claiming that homosexuals are "like vampires".
9th December 2014
Cartoonist apologies for anti-gay tweet about Shrien Dewani
1:40 PM — A South African cartoonist has apologised for making anti-gay comments on Twitter in response to the Shrien Dewani verdict.
8th December 2014
Egypt: Dozens of men accused of ‘spreading AIDS’ arrested naked in bathhouse raid 23
2:31 PM — Dozens of men have been arrested in a raid on a bathhouse in Cairo, Egypt at the weekend, and a programme will air this week on "the dens for spreading AIDS in Egypt".
Footballer abandons appeal against ‘homophobic gesture’ conviction 2
12:58 PM — A former Blackburn Rovers player has abandoned his appeal against a conviction for making a homophobic gesture while playing against Brighton.
Shrien Dewani murder trial thrown out by judge
11:03 AM — The murder cast against Shrien Dewani has been thrown out by a judge in South Africa.
London MBE-winning police officer arrested on suspicion of dealing drugs
10:23 AM — An out, gay London police officer who was awarded an MBE for his services to diversity has been arrested on suspicion of supplying Class A drugs.
7th December 2014
US: Alaska gay couple get death threats as sign declares town a ‘fag free zone’ 20
4:51 PM — An Alaska gay couple are being targeted by homophobes, who have vandalised their property and declared the town a "fag free zone".
6th December 2014
Manchester police chief: Hate speech laws risk turning us into the ‘thought police’ 49
1:44 PM — The chief constable of Greater Manchester police has warned that broad laws banning hate speech risk a drift towards an Orwellian "thought police".
Kansas minister: I get death threats for performing same-sex weddings 6
1:02 PM — One of the first ministers in Kansas to perform same-sex weddings has revealed that she is getting frequent death threats.
US: Transgender woman shot dead in LA ‘while knocking on door for help’ 9
11:57 AM — A transgender woman has been shot and killed in Los Angeles, while pounding on the door of a house seeking help.
5th December 2014
12-year-old cheerleader takes his own life after anti-gay bullying 90
7:54 PM — A 12-year-old male cheerleader has taken his own life after horrific homophobic bullying.
US: Gay rights pioneer pleads not guilty to sex abuse charge 2
12:40 PM — An influential gay rights activist has pleaded not guilty to charges of sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy.
London GP killed himself after mother told him to ‘cure’ his homosexuality 79
12:24 PM — A London doctor killed himself after his mother pushed him to 'cure' his homosexuality, an inquest has heard.
Gay porn star jailed after trying to smuggle crystal meth in his anus 35
11:31 AM — A gay porn star has been jailed for two years - after trying to smuggle crystal meth out of the US inside his rectum.
4th December 2014
Plans to tackle hate crime in London released 4
3:11 PM — The Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime has released plans for tackling hate crime in London.