29th August 2014
US: Detroit man arrested in shooting death of his partner 8
9:46 PM — Detroit Police have arrested a man suspected of shooting his partner and burning down their home to hide the evidence.
Lesbian brutally attacked near her home to attend pride event despite injuries 2
10:23 AM — A woman who was brutally attacked near her home for being gay, has said she will attend Pride in Leicester alongside police.
New Zealand: Arrest warrant issued after straight panic bar attacker fails to attend court
8:55 AM — A warrant has been issued to arrest a man charged with assaulting the manager of a gay bar after he realised he was surrounded by gay customers, because he did not turn up in court.
28th August 2014
US: California bill outlawing trans and gay panic defenses headed to governor 8
5:21 PM — A California bill looking to ban gay and transgender "panic” defenses in court is headed to the governor.
Man who sprayed bleach at Vauxhall gay bar punters gets two-and-half-year sentence 19
1:22 PM — A man has been jailed for spraying bleach at six people outside a gay bar in south London.
27th August 2014
New Zealand: Bar manager injured in attack by surprised straight drinkers 16
6:33 PM — A bar manager from Wellington was attacked by a group of straight punters who hadn't realised their were in a gay bar.
‘Sinister monk’ now delivering leaflets in Leicester comparing gays to paedophiles 25
6:03 PM — A homophobic monk has been caught delivering anti-gay leaflets in Leicestershire.
California: Man charged with infecting former partner with HIV 38
5:12 PM — A California man has been charged with infecting a former male partner with HIV.
Man faces jail for spraying six people with ‘noxious substance’ in homophobic attack
2:02 PM — A man who sprayed six people with a "noxious substance" in a homophobic attack outside a London gay club is expected to face jail.
26th August 2014
South Wales: Increase in reporting of LGBT hate crime
3:42 PM — More people are reporting homophobic and transgender hate crime in South Wales, figures show.
London: Police release image of man accused of making anti-gay slurs at victim in street
11:07 AM — Police have released an image of a man they are looking to trace in connection with several homophobic incidents in London.
25th August 2014
US: Michigan Police investigate Detroit attacks against LGBT people
7:32 PM — Michigan police are investigating three attacks against LGBT people in Detroit's Palmer Park.
Greece: Athens gay couple attacked by homophobic mob 21
1:13 PM — A gay couple in Athens have been brutally assaulted by a homophobic mob.
24th August 2014
US: Seattle man allegedly murdered gay couple as ‘vengeance’ for Middle East 129
4:34 PM — A Seattle man murdered a gay couple as "vengeance" for US intervention in the Middle East, prosecutors claim.
UK: Police appeal for help after lesbian attacked by homophobic thugs in Leicestershire 3
12:57 PM — Police have appealed for help finding the men who brutally attacked a lesbian hear her home in Leicestershire.
22nd August 2014
UK: Woman left living in fear after homophobic attack 38
7:30 PM — A woman from Oakham in Rutland has said she is living in fear after she was subjected to a homophobic attack.
US: Police appeal for help finding man after San Francisco killing 1
6:40 PM — Police have appealed for help finding a person of interest, after a gay activist was killed in San Francisco.
US: Chelsea Manning still not allowed gender reassignment
4:31 PM — Chelsea Manning is still being denied access to gender reassignment, despite pledges that she would be allowed to transition behind bars.
London hate crime victim: I’m feel more inclined to be open about my sexuality now 2
1:56 PM — The victim in a homophobic hate crime says he feels more likely to be open about his sexuality in public following the attack.
21st August 2014
Subway customer launched into homophobic tirade over sandwich he didn’t like 19
6:59 PM — Police are seeking a customer of Subway in Liverpool who launched into a homophobic rant as he did not like the sandwich he ordered, and threatened violence against staff.