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.
28th October 2014
Gay violence charity issues warning over hookup murders 1
5:34 PM — A violence charity has warned men using hookup apps to exercise caution, after a spate of killings.
Amnesty: ‘The EU must step up and strengthen its standards on hate crime’ 2
3:25 PM — The European Union and its member states must urgently act to prevent and prosecute homophobic and transphobic crime, Amnesty International says.
‘Sinister monk’ spotted again delivering leaflets claiming AIDS is God’s punishment for gays 111
11:33 AM — A man wearing a monk's robe has been spotted again delivering leaflets which compare gay people to paedophiles.
27th October 2014
No, actor Paul Rudd didn’t help stop a gay-basher at a Dallas airport 3
8:19 PM — Anchorman star Paul Rudd is rumoured to be one of the people caught on video tackling a homophobe who lashed out at "queers" in a Dallas airport.
Is this the man who delivered leaflets comparing gays to paedophiles? 59
5:08 PM — This is allegedly the man who distributed leaflets in Cambridge comparing gay people to paedophiles, and claiming trans people are possessed by demons.
Leaflets delivered in Cambridge: AIDS is God’s punishment for gays, and trans people are possessed by demons 44
1:50 PM — Leaflets have been delivered in Cambridge claiming that homosexuality is linked to paedophilia, and that transgender people need to be exorcised.
Gay prostitute barred from giving evidence in Shrien Dewani murder trial 10
1:09 PM — A gay male escort has been stopped from giving evidence in the murder trial of British millionaire Shrien Dewani.