19th March 2014
Scotland: Mother fined £200 for punching gay son and calling him a ‘dirty queer’ 23
5:21 PM — A mother who punched her son in the face after he came out as gay has been fined £200 by a court in Perth.
Stephen Fry named presenter of the year for global homophobia documentary 13
2:35 PM — Actor, presenter and journalist Stephen Fry has been honoured with an award as presenter of the year for a BBC series which saw him travel around the world looking at homophobia.
18th March 2014
Philadelphia man uses gay sex ad to blackmail victim 9
12:05 PM — A man in the US city of Philadelphia faces five years in jail for blackmailing a man who responded to the offer of sex in an online advert.
17th March 2014
Russia: Moscow’s largest gay club closes after string of vigilante attacks 9
8:33 PM — Moscow's largest gay club will soon close its doors for good, after a string of vigilante attacks, including shootings, violent assaults and the release of poison gas.
US reverend: Obama should be more like Putin in tackling gay issues 5
8:05 PM — A US evangelist has made the claim that Obama should look to Russian President Vladimir Putin for inspiration with how to handle gay rights.
Author of Russian anti-gay law sanctioned by US over role in Ukraine crisis 2
7:54 PM — The Russian politician who wrote and sponsored the country's widely condemned anti-gay law is among various political figures to be subjected to sanctions because of their role in the Ukraine crisis.
Homophobic pastor claims Ugandan President will join procession in celebration of anti-gay law 4
6:46 PM — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, is set to join a procession celebrating the implementation of a law harshening punishments for those found guilty of homosexuality, an adamantly homophobic pastor has claimed.
Tory Vice Chair: Sexual assault allegations against Nigel Evans were ‘out of character’
5:04 PM — Conservative Party Vice Chairman Michael Fabricant has described sexual assault allegations against MP Nigel Evans as "out of character".
Bodyguard of BNP leader Nick Griffin arrested over allegations of anti-gay abuse
10:52 AM — The bodyguard of BNP leader Nick Griffin has been arrested on suspicion of directing homophobic abuse at a woman near a party fundraiser in Merseyside.
15th March 2014
Texas man killed his daughter and girlfriend because they were gay, claims mother 9
1:49 PM — A father from Texas killed his daughter and her girlfriend because he was disgusted with the former being a lesbian, her mother has claimed.
14th March 2014
Swedish couple consider leaving home town over third homophobic attack 7
5:58 PM — A gay couple in rural Sweden have said they have considered leaving town after they were subjected to a third allegedly homophobic attack this week.
13th March 2014
Court told man woke up to find MP Nigel Evans’ hands ‘all over him’
4:13 PM — A man woke up to find MP Nigel Evans' "hands all over him", a court has heard.
Surrey Police investigating homophobic baseball bat assault on man
11:51 AM — Police have launched an investigation after a man suffered homophobic abuse before being hit with a baseball bat in Horley.
12th March 2014
Blackpool teen: I haven’t lied about homophobic attack, I didn’t know I just fell over 24
9:08 PM — A Blackpool teenager who was thought to be a victim of a homophobic attack has denied making it up, after police unearthed evidence that he injured himself by falling over.
Zimbabwe: Gay rights activists arrested in police raid at hotel
5:40 PM — Two gay rights campaigners in Zimbabwe have been arrested for allegedly convening a public meeting without authorisation.
Orange pledges to offer support for gay employees based in Uganda 3
4:07 PM — Orange telecoms has pledged to support any LGBT employees working in Uganda on the back of an anti-gay law passed last month in the country.
Tory MP Conor Burns told Nigel Evans to spend less time with Commons researchers
2:25 PM — Conor Burns has become the first MP to give evidence for the prosecution in the trial of MP Nigel Evans.
Police: Blackpool teen who claimed homophobic assault actually just fell over 46
12:11 PM — A Blackpool teenager, who claimed he was the victim of a violent homophobic attack, had in fact fallen over and injured himself, police have revealed.
11th March 2014
US: Arizona Governor’s office worked on gay discrimination legislation before she vetoed it
7:29 PM — Despite condemning and vetoing a bill which would have given Arizona business owners the right to discriminate against gay couples, the state's Governor actually had her office work on the legislation.
Man claims MP Nigel Evans placed hand down trousers in ‘drunken over-familiarity’ in Soho pub
3:59 PM — A man who alleges he was indecently assaulted by Nigel Evans told a court the MP put his hand down his trousers twice during a night out in Soho.