31st August 2014
US: Tributes paid to LGBT activist gunned down days before wedding 7
1:56 PM — Tributes have been paid to a Minneapolis LGBT activist who was gunned down this month, shortly before he was set to marry his same-sex partner.
30th August 2014
Mississippi man: I was raped during ‘gay cure’ sessions 12
4:43 PM — A Mississippi man is claiming that he was repeatedly raped as a teen to try and 'cure' his homosexuality .
US: New Jersey man suing Grindr for negligence after hooking up with 13-year-old 14
1:31 PM — A New Jersey man is suing Grindr, claiming the app's lack of age verification led him to hook up with a 13-year-old.
Manchester lesbian activist held captive in Congo to ‘cure her of gayness’ 8
12:06 PM — A Manchester-based rights campaigner is on her way back to the UK, after being held against her will in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
29th August 2014
US: Detroit man arrested in shooting death of his partner 8
9:46 PM — Detroit Police have arrested a man suspected of shooting his partner and burning down their home to hide the evidence.
Lesbian brutally attacked near her home to attend pride event despite injuries 2
10:23 AM — A woman who was brutally attacked near her home for being gay, has said she will attend Pride in Leicester alongside police.
New Zealand: Arrest warrant issued after straight panic bar attacker fails to attend court
8:55 AM — A warrant has been issued to arrest a man charged with assaulting the manager of a gay bar after he realised he was surrounded by gay customers, because he did not turn up in court.
28th August 2014
US: California bill outlawing trans and gay panic defenses headed to governor 8
5:21 PM — A California bill looking to ban gay and transgender "panic” defenses in court is headed to the governor.
Man who sprayed bleach at Vauxhall gay bar punters gets two-and-half-year sentence 19
1:22 PM — A man has been jailed for spraying bleach at six people outside a gay bar in south London.
27th August 2014
New Zealand: Bar manager injured in attack by surprised straight drinkers 16
6:33 PM — A bar manager from Wellington was attacked by a group of straight punters who hadn't realised their were in a gay bar.
‘Sinister monk’ now delivering leaflets in Leicester comparing gays to paedophiles 25
6:03 PM — A homophobic monk has been caught delivering anti-gay leaflets in Leicestershire.
California: Man charged with infecting former partner with HIV 38
5:12 PM — A California man has been charged with infecting a former male partner with HIV.
Man faces jail for spraying six people with ‘noxious substance’ in homophobic attack
2:02 PM — A man who sprayed six people with a "noxious substance" in a homophobic attack outside a London gay club is expected to face jail.
26th August 2014
South Wales: Increase in reporting of LGBT hate crime
3:42 PM — More people are reporting homophobic and transgender hate crime in South Wales, figures show.
London: Police release image of man accused of making anti-gay slurs at victim in street
11:07 AM — Police have released an image of a man they are looking to trace in connection with several homophobic incidents in London.
25th August 2014
US: Michigan Police investigate Detroit attacks against LGBT people
7:32 PM — Michigan police are investigating three attacks against LGBT people in Detroit's Palmer Park.
Greece: Athens gay couple attacked by homophobic mob 21
1:13 PM — A gay couple in Athens have been brutally assaulted by a homophobic mob.
24th August 2014
US: Seattle man allegedly murdered gay couple as ‘vengeance’ for Middle East 129
4:34 PM — A Seattle man murdered a gay couple as "vengeance" for US intervention in the Middle East, prosecutors claim.
UK: Police appeal for help after lesbian attacked by homophobic thugs in Leicestershire 3
12:57 PM — Police have appealed for help finding the men who brutally attacked a lesbian hear her home in Leicestershire.
22nd August 2014
UK: Woman left living in fear after homophobic attack 38
7:30 PM — A woman from Oakham in Rutland has said she is living in fear after she was subjected to a homophobic attack.