4th August 2014
Northern Ireland: Letting agent awarded £20,000 after being labelled gay online
4:56 PM — A letting agent has been awarded damages by a court, over internet posts which claimed he was gay.
US: Rainbow flags stolen from California LGBT centre
1:14 PM — Two rainbow flags were stolen from the Sacramento LGBT Community Centre in California on Friday night.
3rd August 2014
Honduras: Men caught on camera savagely beating a trans woman 1
5:01 PM — A news crew in Honduras filmed two men kicking, punching, throttling and savagely beating a trans woman.
2nd August 2014
UK: Man fined £280 after calling for gays to be ‘slaughtered’ on Facebook
12:29 PM — A man has been handed a £280 fine by a court, after leaving messages on a newspaper's Facebook page calling for gays to be "slaughtered".
1st August 2014
US: Activists call for release of trans woman following alleged rape in detention centre 1
5:25 PM — Activists have called for the immediate release of a transgender woman being held in an immigrant detention centre, following reports that she had been raped by her cellmate.
US: Judge doubles recommended sentence for Seattle gay club arsonist 4
11:55 AM — An arsonist who pleaded guilty to an arson attack on a Seattle gay nightclub has been handed a ten-year prison sentence - double the length of the sentence requested by the prosecution.
31st July 2014
US: Florida police arrest man for burning trans woman to death
11:40 AM — Florida police have arrested and charged a man for the violent murder of a trans woman in June.
30th July 2014
Televangelist Pat Robertson: Gays will make you ‘have open sex with anybody’ 42
6:50 PM — Pat Robertson, who is well-known for criticising homosexuality, has claimed that gays will force people to have sex or else lose their homes and businesses.
UK: Paramedic who pretended he was gay found guilty of raping women
6:34 PM — A male paramedic who pretended he was gay in order to get close to his female victims has been convicted of rape.
Obama urged to fight for LGBT rights in Africa 6
4:33 PM — Two human rights groups have urged President Obama to bring up LGBT rights when he attends the U.S-Africa Leaders Summit next week.
Amnesty International marks first year of Chelsea Manning’s prison sentence with new calls for release 2
1:30 PM — Amnesty International has renewed its calls for the release of Chelsea Manning from prison, one year into her 35-year sentence under the Espionage Act for disseminating classified information via WikiLeaks.
29th July 2014
Athens: 10 police officers attack men for holding hands 63
3:23 PM — Two young men have reportedly been attacked in Athens by up to 10 police officers after they were spotted holding hands.
28th July 2014
Spain: LGBT people disproportionally affected by hate crime 14
5:26 PM — The majority of the hate crime in Spain so far this year has been motivated by sexual orientation or gender identity.
UK: Prison officials concerned inmates may be identifying as transgender for ‘a soft life’ 9
4:40 PM — Prison officials have reportedly expressed concerns that prisoners may be falsely declaring themselves transgender, out of a belief that they will be given access to privileges and separate facilities, and have prompted a review of current policy.
27th July 2014
Concerns raised that Belarus may enact anti-gay law similar to Russia’s 17
9:57 PM — Concerns have been raised by the Equal Rights Trust (ERT), that Belarus may enact a similar law to that passed in Russia last year banning the "promotion of non-traditional sexual relations."
US: Police chief admits signing Tea Party leader up to gay dating and porn sites 4
8:48 PM — A police chief in the US state of Wisconsin has pleaded no contest to charges of signing a local Tea Party leader up to gay porn and dating sites.
26th July 2014
US: Florida man stabbed during gay hookup in cemetery 22
12:18 PM — A Florida man was stabbed five times during sex, while hooking up with a man in a cemetery.
X-Men director Bryan Singer dismissed from sex abuse lawsuit 5
11:40 AM — One of two sex abuse lawsuits targeting X-Men director Bryan Singer has dropped the charges against him.
25th July 2014
Michele Bachmann: Gay people want to legalise child molestation 79
7:21 PM — Michele Bachmann, who is famed for her homophobic views, has said that gay people want to sexually abuse children.
Pensioner jailed for repeated for homophobic abuse of gay neigbours 25
3:43 PM — A pensioner in Plymouth has found himself back behind bars, after breaching the terms of a suspended sentence handed down after he continually hurled abuse at his gay neighbours.