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.
LGBT magazine launched in Uganda to ‘reclaim the media’ 3
7:33 PM — An LGBT magazine has been launched in Uganda, in an attempt to "reclaim the media" and to promote acceptance of the gay and trans community there.
US: Police department apologises for transphobic tweet 1
4:15 PM — A police department in the US has apologised after being accused of tweeting a transphobic message.
Domestic violence charity’s tips for surviving Christmas at home
1:38 PM — LGBT domestic violence charity Broken Rainbow has released a guide to staying safe throughout Christmas.
20th December 2014
US: Army veteran avoids prison sentence after brutal attack on gay couple 43
4:21 PM — An Army veteran who beat a gay couple at a Pride parade in Austin, Texas will not face a prison sentence.
19th December 2014
Man used homophobic slurs against police to get arrested 1
5:55 PM — A man who drunkenly dialled 999 to get police to an Aldi car park before hurling homophobic abuse at them wanted to go to prison, a court has heard.
Grieving partner pays tribute to café manager killed during Sydney siege 3
1:06 PM — A man has paid tribute to his life partner Tori Johnson, who was killed during the 16-hour siege in Sydney.
US: Anti-gay pastor arrested for sexually harassing a man 33
12:59 PM — Pastor Gaylard Williams of anti-gay Praise Cathedral Church of God in Indiana has been arrested for sexually harassing a man at a lake.
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.