27th November 2014
Over half of UK police forces have seen a rise in violent homophobic crimes this year 13
6:40 PM — New crime figures released as part of a report this week show a rise in the number of homophobic offences in over half of UK police forces.
26th November 2014
Gay rights pioneer ‘takes leave’ from Human Rights Campaign after sex abuse arrest 2
5:50 PM — A gay rights pioneer who co-founded the Human Rights Campaign is taking a "leave of absence" from the group, after he was arrested over sex abuse claims.
United Nations urges Kytgyz Parliament to withdraw ‘gay propaganda’ law
4:24 PM — A group of experts from the United Nations (UN) have urged the Kyrgyz Parliament to withdraw an anti-gay bill.
Homophobe who smashed gay flatmate with hammer gets increased jail sentence 17
2:54 PM — A homophobe who left his gay flatmate with brain damage after hitting him with a claw hammer has had his sentence increased.
Homophobic hate crimes on the rise in the UK 6
1:35 PM — The number of homophobic hate crimes in the UK recorded by police has risen over the past year.
25th November 2014
Report: IS stones 2 ‘gay men’ to death in Syria 27
4:44 PM — Islamic State (IS) has stoned two men to death after claiming they were gay, reports out of Syria say.
Uganda to host 2017 World Cross Country Championships despite anti-gay laws 12
4:13 PM — Adding to the list of countries with anti-gay laws allowed to host professional athletics events, Uganda will be hosting the 2017 World Cross Country Championships.
Guide launched for lesbians who have been affected by sexual violence 1
3:46 PM — A guide has been launched for lesbian and bisexual women who have been affected by sexual violence.
UK: Man who falsely accused gay men of rape jailed for six years 3
12:27 PM — A Herefordshire man who falsely claimed he was raped by four gay men has been jailed for six years.
Brighton: Three men jailed over homophobic attack on gay man in St James’s Street 12
10:30 AM — Three men have been jailed after being found guilty of a vicious homophobic assault and a racially motivated attack in Brighton.
24th November 2014
Iconic London drag venue Madame JoJo’s closes after losing license 16
5:33 PM — London drag and cabaret club Madame JoJo's has possibly closed for good - after its license was revoked following a "serious incident of disorder".
US: Trans woman to appeal against ‘manifesting prostitution’ charge 2
5:05 PM — A Phoenix trans woman who has found support from TV star Laverne Cox, has said she will appeal against a prostitution-related charge she was found guilty of earlier this year.
Exclusive: Man arrested in Brighton for distributing homophobic leaflets 26
4:45 PM — Exclusive. A man has been arrested in Brighton for allegedly distributing homophobic leaflets.
22nd November 2014
US: Minnesota man jailed for 6 months after shooting gays with BB gun 9
8:42 PM — A Christian man in Minnesota has been jailed for six months, after he opened fire on a gay couple with a high-powered BB gun.
Parents of murdered gay man Matthew Shepard to speak in Russia 15
3:48 PM — The parents of murdered gay man Matthew Shepard have travelled to Russia to speak to the local gay community.
Gay murderers suing for right to date each other behind bars 27
1:46 PM — Two gay men jailed for murder are suing the Scottish government for their right to see each other behind bars.
US: Gay rights pioneer arrested over sex abuse allegations
12:25 PM — A high-profile Democratic gay rights campaigner has been arrested over allegations he sexually abused a 15-year-old.
Former Mr Gay UK suspended as police officer after ‘headbutting men’ in toilets
11:52 AM — A former winner of Mr Gay UK has been suspended from his job as a police officer, after he was convicted of head-butting men in a gay club's toilets.
21st November 2014
Ugandan lawmaker: New anti-gay law could be ‘Christmas gift’ 16
1:16 PM — A Ugandan lawmaker wants the new anti-gay law to be passed swiftly, as a "Christmas gift" to the nation.
US: New York prison opens specialised transgender wing 1
12:29 PM — A prison in New York City has opened a specialised wing to house transgender inmates.