22nd June 2014
US: Man pleads guilty to brutal homophobic kidnapping, hate crime charge dropped 27
7:05 PM — Prosecutors have dropped a hate crime charge against a man who brutally assaulted a victim he found on a gay hookup app, after he plead guilty to kidnapping.
US: Man finally arrested over shooting of teen lesbian couple 1
1:10 PM — A man has finally been arrested for the alleged shooting a teenage lesbian couple, after a two-year manhunt.
21st June 2014
US: 16-year-old charged with assault over brutal attack at Detroit pride event
6:59 PM — A 16-year-old has appeared in court charged with assault, following a violent attack at Motor City Pride in Detroit.
Australia: Opera singer blames husband for rant calling gay people ‘faecal masses’ 46
12:06 PM — An opera singer has claimed her husband was responsible for a homophobic rant on her Facebook page which labelled gay people "faecal masses".
19th June 2014
US to announce new measures against Uganda following introduction of anti-gay law 12
5:45 PM — The US will today announce new measures against Uganda, following the introduction of a new anti-gay law introduced earlier this year.
18th June 2014
Ireland urged to adopt hate crime legislation in fight against transphobic crime 4
5:46 PM — A report designed to improve the reporting of hate crimes against trans people in Ireland has been launched.
US: $11,000 raised after ‘suspicious’ death of trans activist 1
3:13 PM — Over $11,000 has been raised towards the funeral costs of a trans activist whose body was found behind a Dairy Queen in Anaheim.
17th June 2014
Gay MEP attacked with acid: I am now more determined than ever to end hate-mongering 4
3:30 PM — An Austrian MEP who was attacked with acid whilst making a speech at Vienna Pride last weekend, has responded to say the attack has made her more determined to end hate-mongering.
16th June 2014
US: Officer suspended from active duty after violent Pittsburgh pride arrest 69
7:53 PM — A police officer has been suspended from active duty, after a clip of a violent arrest at Pittsburgh Pride surfaced online.
US: Trans Pride LA evacuated due to bomb threat 5
6:09 PM — 200 people were evacuated from the Los Angeles Trans Pride festival on Saturday night, due to a bomb threat.
Austria: Gay MEP attacked with acid at Vienna pride parade 12
2:51 PM — Austria's first openly gay MEP has been attacked with acid during Vienna's pride parade.
UK: Charges against preacher arrested for ‘homophobic remarks’ dropped 21
1:35 PM — A preacher who was arrested in Dundee for making homophobic remarks has had the case against him dropped.
Jamaica: Man attacked by homophobic mob for ‘wearing lipstick’ 6
12:43 PM — Jamaican police have been forced to rescue a gay man, after he was besieged by a homophobic mob for wearing lipstick
King’s College London Student Union to vote on stripping anti-gay Sultan of honours 13
11:14 AM — A motion has been filed to the King’s College London Student Union calling for the removal of the honorary doctorate presented to the Sultan of Brunei.
15th June 2014
US: Waitress fired after calling group ‘gay bitches’ on receipt 19
4:12 PM — A waitress who labelled a group of customers 'gay bitches' has been fired for doing so.
14th June 2014
US: Teenager arrested over violent attack at Detroit pride event 2
3:52 PM — Police have made an arrest in connection with a brutal assault at a pride parade in Detroit.
13th June 2014
US study shows 21% increase in anti-LGBT physical violence 3
5:46 PM — A US study has found a marked increase in anti-LGBT physical violence, and a disproportionate rise in anti-trans violence.
UK: Homophobic hate crimes increase by 22% in Scotland 6
4:45 PM — Hate crimes based on sexual orientation have surged by 22% in the past year in Scotland.
US: Utah police officer resigns after objecting to Pride parade assignment 5
2:55 PM — A Utah police officer has resigned from his post, after he was put on leave for allegedly refusing to work at a Pride parade.
Sergeant Major jailed for sexually assaulting lesbian soldier 8
12:49 PM — Former Sergeant Major Timothy Jones has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail, after sexually assaulting a lesbian soldier at a party.