19th December 2014
Police search for woman in ‘unprovoked homophobic tirade’ on London Underground 11
11:17 AM — Police have released CCTV images of a woman they wish to speak to in connection with a "prolonged verbal tirade" of "homophobic abuse" on the London Underground.
18th December 2014
UK: Man jailed for five years over clingfilm bondage death 4
6:13 PM — A man has been jailed for five years over the death of a man covered in clingfilm during a sex game.
UK: Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker released from detention 2
5:39 PM — The deportation of a lesbian asylum seeker from Britain to Uganda has been stopped.
17th December 2014
Egypt: Men accused of ‘spreading AIDS’ in bathhouse to go to trial 8
4:12 PM — Dozens of men who were recently arrested in a raid on a bathhouse in Cairo, Egypt went to trial this week accused of "debauchery".
Plans to tackle under-reporting of LGBT hate crime 3
12:02 PM — The Equality and Human Rights Commission has launched a new project to tackle under-reporting of LGBT hate crime.
16th December 2014
US: Appeals court overturns ruling that trans inmate must have gender reassignment surgery 33
6:49 PM — In a blow for a trans inmate, an appeals court has overturned a previous ruling which said she should be given gender reassignment surgey whilst in prison.
Café manager shot dead in Sydney siege hailed as hero 58
12:41 PM — The parents of the 34-year-old Lindt café manager who was taken hostage and killed during the 16-hour siege in Sydney have paid tribute to their son.
15th December 2014
Russian politician stalks local gay clubs to crack down on ‘gay sex on stage’ 18
6:06 PM — A Russian politician has spearheaded a raid on a gay club allegedly because a number of parents said their teenagers were trapped inside.
Watch: Russian gays reveal harrowing stories of vigilante violence 18
5:41 PM — Human Rights Watch has published a report on homophobic violence in Russia.
Spain: Gay couple hospitalised after ‘Neo-Nazi’ attack 2
11:55 AM — A gay couple in Madrid were attacked by a group for "Neo-Nazis" on Friday, and one of them hospitalised.
Murder charges filed against US marine in death of transgender woman 4
10:22 AM — Murder charges were filed on Monday by prosecutors in the Philippines against a US marine in the death of a transgender woman.
14th December 2014
US: Woman arrested for dressing her son in girl’s clothing ‘as a punishment’ 25
2:20 PM — A woman has been arrested for dressing her 10-year-old son in girl's clothing, allegedly as a "punishment" for bad behaviour.
12th December 2014
French Closer magazine ‘outs’ deputy leader of far-right Front National 62
4:12 PM — The French edition of Closer magazine has come under fire after it printed photos 'outing' the deputy leader of France's Front National.
EU report: Nearly half of trans people face repeated violence 3
11:42 AM — The EU has published a report uncovering some shocking statistics about the levels of transphobia in member states.
11th December 2014
Monk arrested for distributing homophobic leaflets is head of Catholic charity
6:44 PM — A monk who was earlier this week arrested for distributing leaflets across Cambridge claiming that gay people are “corrupting young children”, is the director of a Catholic charity which spends tens of thousands of pounds each year.
A year ago today India recriminalised homosexuality 9
10:35 AM — It’s exactly one year since India shocked the world by recriminalising same-sex relationships.
10th December 2014
‘Monk’ behind anti-gay leaflets taunts PinkNews: Gays are disciples of the Devil 1
7:03 PM — The man responsible for delivering leaflets across the UK claiming AIDS is "God's punishment" for gays has written to taunt PinkNews.
‘Christmas’ leaflet distributed in Cambridge claims homosexuals are like vampires 61
12:36 PM — A 'Christmas' leaflet has been distributed across Cambridge claiming that homosexuals are "like vampires".
9th December 2014
Cartoonist apologies for anti-gay tweet about Shrien Dewani
1:40 PM — A South African cartoonist has apologised for making anti-gay comments on Twitter in response to the Shrien Dewani verdict.
8th December 2014
Egypt: Dozens of men accused of ‘spreading AIDS’ arrested naked in bathhouse raid 23
2:31 PM — Dozens of men have been arrested in a raid on a bathhouse in Cairo, Egypt at the weekend, and a programme will air this week on "the dens for spreading AIDS in Egypt".