15th April 2014
Minister’s plan to segregate gay prisoners in Turkish jails alarms human rights activists 4
5:03 PM — Human rights activists have expressed alarm at the announcement of plans to build separate prisons for gay prisoners in Turkey.
Northern Ireland: Gay rights campaigner in fatal overdose hours after homophobic assault 24
4:01 PM — An inquest has heard police took three hours to gain entry to a flat where a gay man had taken an overdose.
UN condemns Brunei over new law allowing gays to be stoned to death 165
12:25 PM — The UN has condemned Brunei for adopting a new penal code that calls for death by stoning for same-sex sexual activity.
14th April 2014
UK: Teen found guilty of stabbing gay man in heart 6
10:44 AM — A teenager on trial for the attempted murder of a 35-year-old gay man has been found guilty.
13th April 2014
US: Arizona trans woman convicted of ‘manifesting prostitution’ charge 8
4:01 PM — A Phoenix trans woman has been found guilty of a prostitution-related charge, after speaking out against a Bible-based 'rehabilitation' programme.
12th April 2014
US: Police identify suspect in ‘Grindr rape and robbery’ case 10
8:49 PM — Police have released a photo of a man suspected of holding at gunpoint, sexually assaulting and robbing a man he met on Grindr.
UK: ‘Sinister monk’ delivers leaflets in Cambridge comparing gays to paedophiles 26
3:31 PM — Police are investigating homophobic leaflets delivered in Cambridge, which state that homosexuality is 'rebellion against nature' and will lead to paedophilia and the 'disintegration of family life'.
11th April 2014
US: Man held at gunpoint, robbed and raped during Grindr hookup 24
8:57 PM — A 34-year-old Canadian was robbed, held at gunpoint and raped by a man he had arranged to meet on Grindr.
Anti-gay protests planned in Ethiopia by religious groups claiming ‘gays rape children’ 18
7:00 PM — An anti-gay demonstration will be held in Ethiopia later in April by two groups which deem being gay "dangerous", and claim that gay people "rape children".
UK: Gay man murdered wife with vacuum cleaner pipe in order to hide sexuality 17
5:17 PM — A former Royal Bank of Scotland employee has been sentenced to life for murdering his wife and incinerating her body to stop her revealing his sexuality.
Former Stonewall CEO: ‘Sexual harassment part of the culture of Westminster’ 5
3:41 PM — The former chief executive of Stonewall claims to have heard of “dozens of cases from men and women” of alleged sexual harassment at Westminster.
UK: Church claims blind bisexual asylum seeker was beaten and assaulted by deportation staff 12
12:25 PM — A bisexual blind asylum seeker from Cameroon was beaten by immigration staff in an attempt to deport him last weekend, campaigners have alleged.
10th April 2014
US: Dallas gay man found murdered, naked and wrapped in sheet
9:54 PM — A gay man from Dallas has been found murdered, naked and wrapped in a sheet in the backseat of his car.
Ugandan police admit ‘infiltrating’ US-funded HIV project accused of ‘training gays’ 2
7:46 PM — Police in Uganda have admitted that they "infiltrated" a US-funded HIV project accused of attempting to "recruit" gay people.
Gay lawyer in Nigel Evans trial referred to Attorney General by judge for contempt of court 7
6:49 PM — A barrister friend of Nigel Evans allegedly jeopardised his trial with an "irresponsible" blog on the internet.
MP Nigel Evans cleared of rape and sexual assault charges 1
2:34 PM — Former Commons deputy speaker Nigel Evans has been cleared of rape and all other sexual assault charges.
UK: Teen on trial for attempted murder denies stabbing gay man in chest
1:18 PM — A teenager on trial for the attempted murder of a 35-year-old gay man denies he is homophobic and says cocaine makes him “stupid not aggressive”.
Jury in Nigel Evans sex abuse trial sent out to consider verdict
12:10 PM — The jury in the sex abuse trial of former Commons deputy speaker Nigel Evans has retired to consider its verdict.
UK: Police ask gay community for help after man found dead with sock in mouth 2
11:31 AM — Police have appealed to the gay community for help over the death of a man in Cornwall.
9th April 2014
Chile: Gay man dies of injuries after homophobic attack 10
9:26 PM — A gay Chilean man who was left comatose by a homophobic attack has died of his injuries.