26th October 2014
Home Office will ‘make changes’ to gay asylum process 13
4:07 PM — The Home Office has agreed to make a number of changes to the way that asylum claims from gay people are handled, after a report exposed several shortcomings.
25th October 2014
US: ‘No charges’ against gay Republican accused of sexually harassing male staffer 2
2:37 PM — No criminal charges will be filed against a Republican candidate who has been accused of sexually harassing and groping a male staff member.
Watch: Bystanders break up homophobic attack at Dallas airport 54
2:15 PM — A video has emerged which appears to show a man tackled to the floor by bystanders after attempting a homophobic assault.
24th October 2014
Pope to investigate ‘playboy priests’ who posted nudes on gay websites 5
11:55 AM — The Pope is to send a representative to investigate allegations that a diocese in northern Italy includes priests who posted naked photos on gay websites.
23rd October 2014
Video released of cattle-prod wielding attackers of Londoner they met on Grindr 5
2:09 PM — Police have issued new CCTV foota of two men they seek to identify, after a man was assaulted and robbed in his home by two men, one of who he met on Grindr.
Police: Man burgled by cattle prod-wielding assailants he met on Grindr 10
10:13 AM — Police have issued CCTV images of two men they seek to identify, after a man was assaulted and robbed in his home by two men, one of who he met on Grindr.
Sodomy charges against two Ugandans dropped 6
8:21 AM — A court in Uganda has dropped sodomy charges against two LGBT Ugandans arrested in January.
22nd October 2014
Alan Cumming: Shia LaBeouf was ‘messed up’ when he grabbed me for being ‘too sexy’ 4
3:36 PM — Alan Cumming has reacted to Shia LaBeouf's claim that he was only arrested in a New York theatre because of Cumming being "sexy".
21st October 2014
Report documents widespread anti-LGBT violence in Jamaica 21
7:00 PM — A report by Human Rights Watch has documented widespread discrimination against Jamaica’s LGBT community.
Paul Gambaccini to return to BBC Radio in November 7
5:39 PM — The BBC’s Paul Gambaccini is to return to the airwaves next month after a year away from broadcasting following his arrest over allegations of historic sex crimes.
20th October 2014
House of Lords agrees to make revenge porn a criminal offence 2
11:11 PM — The Lords agreed that sharing naked photographs of ex-partners should be a criminal offence.
UK: Slovakian woman ‘on the run’ after sham same-sex marriage conviction 5
7:44 PM — A Slovakian woman has reportedly gone on the run, after failing to attend her own sentencing for involvement in a sham same-sex wedding scam.
Anti-gay group protests to ban straight shirtless boy band in stilettos 12
4:42 PM — An anti-gay group has protested to block a boy band from performing in Kyrgyzstan despite that it currently has no gay members.
London: Bus driver tells gay couple to stop kissing or get off 66
8:30 AM — Transport for London are investigating after a gay couple said they were told to stop kissing or get off the bus after a homophobic rant by its driver.
19th October 2014
US: Hate crime charges dropped against teen who set agender student on fire 10
5:44 PM — Hate crime charges have been dropped against a teenager who set a gender non-confirming student on fire, as part of a plea deal.
18th October 2014
France: Artist punched in face over giant inflatable Christmas tree that looks like sex toy 24
5:28 PM — The artist behind an inflatable Christmas tree in Paris that like a sex toy has been punched in the face, after anti-gay groups stirred objections to the piece.
Giant inflatable Christmas tree that looks like sex toy destroyed by vandals 18
1:18 PM — An inflatable Christmas tree in Paris, that upset anti-gay groups because it looks like a sex toy, has been destroyed by vandals.
Philippines: US ‘will ensure justice is served’ after Marine charged with murder of trans woman 1
11:54 AM — The US Military says it will comply with a subpoena, after a Marine was charged with the murder of a transgender woman.
17th October 2014
EXCLUSIVE Crime Minister: Police haven’t paid enough attention to homophobia and transphobia 22
4:50 PM — Crime Prevention Minister Norman Baker has spoken to PinkNews about how he thinks hate crimes are under-reported, and that anti-gay and anti-trans crimes have "not been given the rigorous attention" they need by police.
France: Plaque unveiled for last men executed for being gay 13
4:30 PM — A memorial plaque has been unveiled for the last men executed in France for homosexuality.