23rd January 2015
Charges dropped against ‘monk’ who delivered leaflets comparing gays to paedophiles 61
5:28 PM — The Crown Prosecution Service has dropped charges against a man who delivered homophobic leaflets while dressed as a monk.
22nd January 2015
US: Homophobic racist attack in West Hollywood 5
2:11 PM — A gay man was subjected to a racist and homophobic attack on Martin Luther King Day.
Homophobic graffiti targets lesbian couple and child days after their house was flooded 5
10:12 AM — A lesbian couple and their teenage daughter in Tasmania were targeted by hateful homophobic graffiti just days after evacuating their home due to flooding.
21st January 2015
France: Twitter users fined for hashtags saying gay people should be burned 9
6:10 PM — For the first time a French court fined several Twitter users for using hashtags which called for gay people to be killed.
McDonald’s apologises after men ordered to stop kissing 25
1:17 PM — A McDonald's branch in Leicester has suspended a security guard - after he demanded two men stop kissing.
Gay porn star Johnny Rapid arrested after alleged fight with girlfriend over threesome 3
12:17 AM — Johnny Rapid was arrested after an allegedly choking, hitting and pushing his girlfriend, after it is claimed attempting, to arrange a threesome with a 14-year-old girl.
19th January 2015
New Zealand: Campaign seeks to expunge historic gay sex convictions 2
4:54 PM — A campaign is under way to have historic gay sex convictions for men in New Zealand expunged.
18th January 2015
Family Court magistrate suspended after objecting to gay parents 67
1:39 PM — A magistrate has been suspended - after he objected to a gay couple being permitted to adopt a child.
17th January 2015
London: Holocaust memorial posters defaced with ‘lies’ graffiti 119
4:18 PM — A number of posters advertising a Holocaust memorial event in East London have been defaced.
15th January 2015
Manchester Police deny ‘ill informed’ canals serial killer rumours 4
6:14 PM — Greater Manchester Police have denied speculation that a serial killer has dumped dozens of bodies in a canal in the city's gay village.
Domestic violence helpline facing closure
12:30 PM — LGBT domestic violence charity Broken Rainbow's helpline may close after failing to secure government funding.
14th January 2015
Dead woman found inside iconic Hampstead gay pub 6
7:18 PM — Police are investigating, after a dead body was found inside iconic Hampstead pub, King William IV.
Trans group reaches out to man who attacked trans woman 3
12:32 PM — A Liverpool organisation for trans people has offered to speak with a man recently jailed for attacking a trans woman.
13th January 2015
Council considers closing domestic violence shelter for gay men 12
5:34 PM — Hammersmith and Fulham council is considering closing London's only domestic violence shelter for gay and bisexual men.
Man jailed for transphobic attack in Liverpool 11
2:47 PM — 20-year-old Ryan Kenny from Wirral has been jailed for 20 months for a transphobic attack in Liverpool.
12th January 2015
Homophobic ‘ambush’ on Charlton Athletic fans was a hoax 9
1:55 PM — A widely reported homophobic "ambush" against a group of gay football fans has turned out to be a hoax perpetrated by an online troll.
11th January 2015
Australian: ACT to expunge historic gay sex convictions 7
4:31 PM — The Australian Capital Territory is to expunge the records for historic gay sex convictions.
Thousands rally in Paris and London after Charlie Hebdo killings 4
2:44 PM — Thousands of people are today attending rallies in Paris and London, after 17 people were killed across three days of terrorist attacks in France.
Soldier in Queen’s Guard makes homophobic bullying complaint 6
1:36 PM — A member of the Queen's Household Cavalry has made a formal complaint after suffering years of vicious homophobic bullying.
9th January 2015
Police kill two top suspects in Charlie Hebdo shootings 33
4:39 PM — French police have stormed two sites at which hostages were being held, and two suspects in the Charlie Hebdo shootings this week are believed to have been killed.