13th September 2014
Kazakhstani politician: You can identify gays with an easy blood test 33
2:43 PM — A Kazakhstani politician has come up with an 'easy' method to identify gays.
India: Court drops all charges against female athlete accused of being male 3
1:54 PM — A female athlete who was arrested after she was accused of being male has had all charges against her dropped.
Photos: Firearms cops wear Rainbow Laces 13
12:31 PM — The Rainbow Laces campaign has found support from a team more used to riot gear than football gear.
12th September 2014
US: Male security guard accused of sexting under-age girls, but partner says he’s gay 14
3:40 PM — A gay security guard at a Denver school has been accused of sending explicit texts to under-age girls.
11th September 2014
Police tell men using Brighton cruising spot to ‘#zipitup’ 22
5:23 PM — Sussex Police have increased patrols at a popular cruising spot in Brighton.
Greece: Human rights groups call for stronger LGBT discrimination protections 2
4:00 PM — Human rights groups in Greece are calling for comprehensive discrimination protections as racist and homophobic incidents have rapidly increased in the country.
Report: 38 men are sexually assaulted each day in the US military – wrong to assume perpetrators are gay 27
12:27 PM — Figures show 38 men are sexually assaulted every single day in the US military – and it’s a myth to assume most of the perpetrators are gay – a leading clinician says.
UK: Man may face charges for distributing ‘vile’ homophobic leaflets 127
9:23 AM — A 53-year-old man has been spoken to by police in Stoke-on-Trent for distributing leaflets door-to-door which claimed that homosexuality is "not natural", and that it is a "rebellion against nature".
10th September 2014
Amnesty urges Gambian President to reject anti-gay law 1
4:47 PM — Amnesty International has criticised a Gambian law which would make "aggravated homosexuality" publishable by life imprisonment.
Egypt: Men arrested over same-sex wedding ‘test negative’ for homosexuality 20
11:22 AM — Men arrested for taking part in a mock same-sex wedding in Egypt have 'tested negative' for homosexuality.
9th September 2014
Human rights group: Gambian bill to jail gays is ‘devastating’ 7
3:19 PM — The director of a human rights organisation has slammed a Gambian bill which will make "aggravated homosexuality" punishable by life imprisonment, saying it will have a "devastating impact" on LGBT Gambians.
Gambia: Bill passed to allow life imprisonment for gays 44
8:47 AM — A Gambian politician has said the country is soon to adopt a law which allows life imprisonment for those found guilty of crimes linked to being gay.
8th September 2014
Homophobe jailed for 14 years after attacking gay flatmate with hammer 44
5:13 PM — A man who left his gay flatmate with brain damage after attacking him with a claw hammer has been jailed for 14 years.
7th September 2014
US: Transgender woman murdered in Memphis 7
3:27 PM — A transgender woman has been found murdered in Memphis, Tennessee.
6th September 2014
Hertfordshire teacher jailed over affair with 15-year-old student 6
5:01 PM — A Hertfordshire PE teacher has been handed a 15 month jail sentence, after having an affair with a student.
Men jailed for four years over Grindr blackmail 8
4:30 PM — Two men have been jailed for four years each, after using Grindr to blackmail gay men into paying large sums of money.
5th September 2014
US: San Diego judge bans man from using Grindr 5
5:01 PM — A judge has banned a man from using Grindr, because he is accused of intentionally spreading HIV.
UK: Paramedic who pretended to be gay jailed for raping women 3
4:44 PM — A male paramedic who pretended he was gay in order to get close to his female victims has been jailed for 12 years.
4th September 2014
Bahamas pride weekend cut short following death threats 1
1:59 PM — Pride weekend in the Bahamas was cut short after a series of death threats.
3rd September 2014
Crimea ‘does not need gays’, says most senior politician 35
12:13 PM — The top official in Crimea has said that gay people "have no chance" there, and that the peninsula does "not need such people."