13th August 2014
Edinburgh couple forced to leave home following months of homophobic abuse 29
4:33 PM — A gay couple from Edinburgh have spoken of feeling like they had no option but to leave their home of years following months of homophobic abuse.
11th August 2014
Man spared jail after assaulting friend who disowned him for coming out as gay 14
7:02 PM — A man who assaulted a former friend who disowned him after he came out as gay, has avoided time in jail.
Iran chief justice: It’s a lie to say we execute homosexuals 72
5:56 PM — Iran's chief justice has claimed it is a 'lie' to say the country condemns homosexuals to death.
Ugandan President to meet with caucus to discuss invalidated anti-gay law 2
4:08 PM — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is set today to meet with the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Parliamentary caucus today to discuss the recently nullified Anti-Homosexuality Act.
London: Police appeal for information following violent homophobic train attack 10
1:31 PM — Police are seeking a suspect in a homophobic attack on a train in London during which a man was punched and kicked.
10th August 2014
Somerset man accused of beating his wife after she came out as gay
3:59 PM — A Somerset man has appeared in court after allegedly assaulting his wife after she told him she was gay.
8th August 2014
Kray family express anger over film depicting one twin as gay 8
2:09 PM — Relatives of the infamous Kray twins have expressed anger after hearing that a new film about them implies married Reggie Kray was in fact gay.
US: Baptist church leader arrested after trying to have sex with dog 36
1:54 PM — A Baptist church leader has been arrested after attempting to solicit sex with a dog.
7th August 2014
Scott Lively ‘not unhappy’ that Uganda’s anti-gay law was struck down 19
5:25 PM — Surprisingly, anti-gay evangelist Scott Lively is "not unhappy" that Uganda's anti-gay law was struck down.
6th August 2014
US: Washington D.C. trans woman robbed at gunpoint
7:53 PM — A transgender woman was robbed at gunpoint in Washington D.C. last Saturday in a possible hate crime.
NYC: Woman slashed in face after confronting man who said ‘go back to faggotville’ 2
5:09 PM — A woman who challenged a man for using homophobic language in a New York City street has been left with a slashed face.
Australia: Victoria Police apologise for infamous 1994 gay nightclub raid 1
4:30 PM — Victoria police have issued an apology for a gay nightclub raid in which patrons were strip-searched by armed police - 20 years after the event.
US: Laverne Cox joins #StandWithMonica campaign against Phoenix ‘walking while trans’ law
1:00 PM — ‘Orange is the New Black’ star Laverne Cox has joined a campaign against a Phoenix law which unfairly targets trans women of colour (TWOC), following the conviction of activist Monica Jones.
5th August 2014
US: Man pleads not guilty to murder of 20-year-old bisexual student 3
5:03 PM — A man has pleaded not guilty to a charge of shooting and killing a bisexual 20-year-old student in California.
US: Board rules that gay bar ‘discriminated’ by refusing entry to drag queen 10
12:03 PM — A board has ruled that a Denver gay bar illegally discriminated against a drag queen, when it refused them entry.
Man left unconscious after homophobic attack at Brighton Pride 10
10:11 AM — Sussex Police are investigating a homophobic assault at Brighton Pride which left one man unconscious.
4th August 2014
Northern Ireland: Letting agent awarded £20,000 after being labelled gay online
4:56 PM — A letting agent has been awarded damages by a court, over internet posts which claimed he was gay.
US: Rainbow flags stolen from California LGBT centre
1:14 PM — Two rainbow flags were stolen from the Sacramento LGBT Community Centre in California on Friday night.
3rd August 2014
Honduras: Men caught on camera savagely beating a trans woman 1
5:01 PM — A news crew in Honduras filmed two men kicking, punching, throttling and savagely beating a trans woman.
2nd August 2014
UK: Man fined £280 after calling for gays to be ‘slaughtered’ on Facebook
12:29 PM — A man has been handed a £280 fine by a court, after leaving messages on a newspaper's Facebook page calling for gays to be "slaughtered".