20th November 2014
Lord Fowler calls for decriminalisation of homosexuality around globe to fight AIDS 8
11:55 AM — Former Thatcher Cabinet Minister Lord Fowler, has called for efforts to ensure homosexuality is decriminalised around the world, to help in the fight against HIV and AIDS.
Transgender Day of Remembrance held to remember all killed by transphobic violence 12
9:39 AM — Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) is taking place today with vigils and memorial events around the world.
19th November 2014
Comment: Uganda’s LGBT community is in limbo pending a new anti-gay bill 4
2:28 PM — Tony Kitara writes for PinkNews on why the LGBT community in Uganda is "in limbo", pending the introduction of a new, even harsher anti-gay bill.
18th November 2014
British man jailed for ‘homosexual acts': I don’t support a travel boycott against Morocco 29
5:50 PM — A gay British man who was previously jailed in Morocco for "homosexual acts" during a visit to a friend has said he has reconsidered his stance, and no longer supports a travel boycott against the country.
Peter Tatchell withdraws holiday auction to country where gays are imprisoned 8
1:01 PM — Following reports citing safety concerns for gay travellers, the Peter Tatchell Foundation has withdrawn its auction of a holiday to Morocco.
17th November 2014
Morocco drops all charges against British tourist jailed for ‘homosexual acts’ 26
11:44 PM — Morocco has formally dropped the charges against British tourist Ray Cole and his partner, who were jailed this summer for 'homosexual acts'.
16th November 2014
US: Noth Carolina man dies after being set on fire by gay hook-up 7
1:27 PM — A man from North Carolina has passed away, after he was set on fire by a man he met in a gay club.
15th November 2014
Saudi Arabia: Gay man jailed for three years over naked photos 18
3:43 PM — A gay man in Saudi Arabia has been jailed for three years, for engaging in 'immoral acts' by taking naked photos of himself.
Cambridge police: Leaflets claiming AIDS is God’s punishment for gays are ‘not a crime’ 19
12:17 PM — Cambridgeshire police have said that leaflets claiming that homosexuality is linked to paedophilia "fall short of any criminality".
14th November 2014
US: North Carolina man ‘in critical condition’ after his gay hook-up set him on fire 11
5:35 PM — A man is in critical condition with severe burns in North Carolina - after he was set on fire by a man he met in a gay bar.
12th November 2014
Police appeal for help finding thug who robbed victim he met in a club 15
3:01 PM — Camden police have appealed for help finding a robber who savagely attacked a man in his home, after they met in a club.
Vigils to be held across the world next week for transgender murder victims 8
1:59 PM — Events will be held around the world next week to mark the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
Russia: Ringleader of gang that ‘hunts’ gay people has prison sentence reduced 11
12:44 PM — The leader of a Russian gang which hunts, tortures and humiliates gay men has had his prison sentence reduced by a court.
10th November 2014
US: No hate crime charge for man caught on camera attacking ‘queers’ 7
7:15 PM — A man who was caught on camera attacking "queers" in Dallas Fort Worth airport is facing two minor misdemeanour charges.
US: Man arrested over vicious attack on Ohio trans activist 3
12:33 PM — One man has been arrested over a brutal assault which left an Ohio trans woman with her jaw shattered.
9th November 2014
British man charged with anti-gay hate crime kills eight in Iraq suicide bombing 114
11:49 AM — A British man who was charged with a hate crime for handing out anti-gay leaflets has reportedly killed himself in a suicide bombing in Iraq.
8th November 2014
This student’s response to being attacked for kissing his boyfriend is truly inspiring 14
7:20 PM — A student who was the victim of a homophobic attack has been praised for a defiant message he posted after the incident.
7th November 2014
Police appeal for help after spate of homophobic attacks on Clapham Common
6:19 PM — Police in the London borough of Lambeth have appealed for victims and witnesses to come forward, after three attacks on Clapham Common thought to be motivated by homophobia.
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.