7th January 2015
Italy: leaflet warns patients to “take precautions” over gay dentist 4
3:26 PM — Leaflets were posted outside the office of a gay dentist in Massa, Tuscany, telling patients to take "due precautions".
Gunmen massacre staff at French magazine that published Islamic gay kiss 177
1:20 PM — Gunmen have killed at least twelve people, after attacking the offices of a magazine that published a cartoon of a gay Muslim kiss.
Attackers injure patrons at gay club in Russia 5
11:17 AM — Gay nightclub Fantom in Tolyatti, Russia, was stormed by attackers.
5th January 2015
US: Utah police investigating vicious homophobic attack 1
6:29 PM — Police could pursue hate crime charges, after an attack on two gay men in Salt Lake City.
4th January 2015
Are you ‘highsexual’? Reddit invents new sexuality for ‘temporarily gay’ pot smokers 14
1:01 PM — Users of internet hub Reddit have invented a new sexuality - for people who get 'a bit gay' when they take drugs.
3rd January 2015
Leelah Alcorn’s blog and suicide note deleted from Tumblr 15
4:17 PM — The blog of transgender teenager Leelah Alcorn has been deleted - removing a suicide note that she had left on the website.
Bollywood actor plans to release intimate photos to ‘prove’ he’s not gay 30
1:17 PM — Bollywood actor Sahil Khan has threatened to release "intimate" photos of him with his alleged female lover - after she claimed he is gay.
2nd January 2015
Man glassed in the face outside Edinburgh gay bar 1
4:27 PM — Police are searching for four suspects in a serious assault which took place on New Year outside an Edinburgh gay bar.
UK: Man punched in the throat in homophobic attack 22
1:30 PM — A man has been assaulted in the East Midlands town of Corby in a violent homophobic attack.
1st January 2015
Dan Savage: Leelah Alcorn’s parents should be prosecuted for her suicide 102
12:40 PM — Gay activist Dan Savage has called for the parents of transgender teenager Leelah Alcorn, who killed herself, should be prosecuted.
30th December 2014
Coup attempt against anti-gay Gambian president fails 5
7:46 PM — An apparent attempted coup against the adamantly homophobic Gambian president has failed as gunshots were heard at the early hours of this morning.
Teenager arrested in murder of trans woman 9
2:30 PM — A 17-year-old has been arrested in connection with the killing of a trans woman in California.
28th December 2014
Jailed Leeds United boss: Co-owners tried to block anti-homophobia campaigns 6
12:40 PM — Jailed Leeds United boss David Haigh has alleged that the club's former co-owners tried to block him from running anti-homophobia campaigns.
27th December 2014
Egypt reduces jail time for men in ‘gay wedding’ video 7
2:30 PM — Several men who were jailed for appearing in a video which appeared to show a mock same-sex wedding have had their jail sentences reduced at appeal.
26th December 2014
UK: Transphobic crimes soared in 2014 11
1:37 PM — Transgender hate crimes increased substantially this year, figures show.
25th December 2014
Morocco: Two men imprisoned for three years for gay sex 326
7:08 PM — Just months after an international outcry which led to the release of a British tourist imprisoned there, Morocco has jailed two men for having gay sex.
24th December 2014
Canada: Anti-gay hate group leader found innocent of ‘mischief’ charge 20
3:29 PM — The leader of a listed hate group has been found innocent of a mischief charge, after distributing graphic homophobic leaflets at a Canadian university.
23rd December 2014
Luka Magnotta found guilty in murder trial 8
11:27 PM — Former porn actor Luka Magnotta has been found guilty in the murder and dismemberment of a Chinese student back in 2012.
Gambia: Three men arrested accused of ‘homosexual acts’ 25
11:23 AM — Three men have been arrested in Gambia accused of "homosexual acts".
22nd December 2014
Zimbabwean gay rights campaigners attacked and injured 3
7:59 PM — The leading Zimbabwean LGBT rights group has responded to reports that its members were injured after an attack on Friday.