25th February 2015
Journalist behind Cairo ‘gay bath house’ raid faces defamation charges 17
9:52 AM — A journalist who led a "sting" on 26 men she accused of "perversions" for attending what she said was a gay bath house in Cairo now faces court herself charged with defamation.
London police appeal for information in violent homophobic attempted robbery 2
9:27 AM — Police in the London borough of Kensington and Chelsea are appealing for witnesses and information in a violent attempted robbery.
24th February 2015
Man who allegedly served in Auschwitz charged with 3,681 counts of accessory to murder 10
1:04 PM — A 94-year-old man who allegedly served in Auschwitz, now faces 3,681 counts of accessory to murder.
French President calls for tougher laws on anti-gay and anti-Semitic hate speech 20
11:49 AM — French President Francois Hollande has vowed to introduce tougher penalties for racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic crimes.
Bouncer tells ‘gay’ student he should be fed to the dogs 15
10:55 AM — A student tried to report an attack that left him with a black eye to a bouncer at a Sheffield club. Instead of helping, he went into a homophobic rant against him.
23rd February 2015
Catholic priest had huge gay S&M porn collection, court hears
7:27 PM — A Catholic priest who is accused of molesting three boys had a large collection of gay porn, a court has heard.
22nd February 2015
ISIS threatens to throw gays off the Leaning Tower of ‘Pizza’ 56
5:04 PM — Islamic State militants have threatened an attack on Rome - with militants promising to throw homosexuals off the Leaning Tower of "Pizza".
Queer activists vandalise ‘GAYTM’ cash machine 48
11:51 AM — A group of queer activists have claimed responsibility for destroying a Pride-themed ATM.
21st February 2015
Comment: LGBT+ Lib Dems welcome new ‘revenge porn’ laws 1
4:36 PM — Dave Page, the Chair of LGBT+ Liberal Democrats, hails the introduction of laws criminalising 'revenge porn'.
Brother of murder victim hits out at killer’s same-sex prison wedding 16
12:47 PM — The brother of a murder victim has spoken out, after it emerged the killer will be allowed a same-sex wedding behind bars.
20th February 2015
US: New York man who lied about HIV won’t face felony charge 9
7:40 PM — A New York court has ruled that a man who knowingly exposed his partner to HIV should not face a felony charge.
Men admit homophobic attack on Glasgow gay couple 9
11:06 AM — A gay couple were left badly injured after a vicious homophobic attack in Glasgow.
19th February 2015
Grieving man forced to move home after homophobic attacks 22
6:01 PM — A man who lost his partner to cancer has been forced to move after he faced homophobic attacks.
Ghana: Celebrities condemn violent homophobic attack on music star 17
11:37 AM — The attack on Kinto has opened up a rare debate about homophobic oppression in Ghanaian society.
18th February 2015
Gay dating apps used by attackers to trap victims in Ireland 23
1:40 PM — Attackers in Cork in Ireland are using gay dating apps to lure their victims into meeting.
17th February 2015
Victim of Egyptian bathhouse raid attempts suicide 4
12:31 PM — One of 26 men who were arrested in a bathhouse in Egypt, and accused of “debauchery”, has attempted suicide.
16th February 2015
Groups launch LGBT hate crime partnership 3
2:07 PM — 31 LGBT organisations from across England and Wales are coming to together to tackle hate crime.
15th February 2015
US: Police officer admits coercing illegal immigrants into gay sex 11
5:30 PM — A Florida police officer has admitted he coerced undocumented immigrants into having sex with him.
13th February 2015
Weatherman Fred Talbot found guilty of abusing teenage boys 24
12:02 PM — Former ITV weatherman Fred Talbot has been found guilty of indecently assaulting two teenage boys.
Austria: Man arrested over murder of trans woman 3
11:48 AM — A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a trans sex worker and activist in Vienna.