11th July 2014
MP calls for protection of anti-gay Christian bakery against ‘oppressive’ Equality Commission 29
2:11 PM — Another MP has waded into say that a bakery which refused to make a cake with the message "support gay marriage" must be protected against the "oppressive" Equality Commission.
Australia: Judge suspended for claiming incest is no longer taboo because homosexuality is legal 12
1:01 PM — An Australian judge has been suspended, after claiming that incest can no longer be treated as "unnatural" because people have accepted homosexuality.
Dutch councillor thrown out of his party for calling gays ‘abnormal’ 15
12:17 PM — A local councillor in the Netherlands has been thrown out of his party for describing homosexuality as "abnormal".
9th July 2014
US: Gay man punched and called ‘faggot’ in DC supermarket 1
5:38 PM — A gay man was the victim of a homophobic attack in a Washington DC supermarket, according to reports.
Uganda: Police arrest 5 ‘suspected homosexuals’ 4
5:37 PM — Police in Uganda have arrested five individuals suspected of breaking the country’s laws against same-sex sexual activity.
France: Activists on trial for topless Notre Dame equal marriage protest
4:39 PM — A group of activists stood trial today after taking part in a topless pro-equal marriage protest.
New Zealand: Woman ‘throws paint’ over gay sauna 3
2:16 PM — A woman has been caught on camera throwing paint over a gay sauna.
UK: Men appear in court over Grindr blackmail charges
11:20 AM — Two men have appeared in court, accused of blackmailing users of the gay hookup app Grindr.
7th July 2014
Morocco: ‘Homosexuality’ charges against six men upheld 10
6:15 PM — A Morocco appeals court has upheld the convictions of six men arrested under the country's sodomy law.
Bryan Fischer: We discriminate against necrophiliacs, why not gays? 21
5:07 PM — Anti-gay activist Bryan Fischer has claimed that discrimination against gay people isn't a problem, because we also discriminate against necrophiliacs.
Uganda denies that Anti-Homosexuality Act is homophobic: It was ‘misinterpreted’ 13
4:43 PM — Uganda has claimed that a new law which increases jail terms for those found guilty of "aggravated homosexuality", is not homophobic, and that it has simply been "misinterpreted".
Canada: Ice hockey player arrested for grabbing policeman’s bum 10
3:15 PM — A Canadian ice hockey star has apologised, after he was arrested for grabbing a policeman's bum.
London: Police appeal for woman who filmed Vauxhall bar death
12:07 PM — Police have appealed for a woman to come forward who filmed an incident outside a gay-friendly Vauxhall club in which a man died.
Kenya: 60 people reportedly arrested in gay bar raid 9
11:03 AM — 60 people have been arrested during a raid on a gay bar in Kenya, according to a report.
6th July 2014
US: Mississippi law legalising anti-gay discrimination now in effect 26
5:59 PM — A Mississippi law that legalises anti-gay discrimination on the grounds of 'religious freedom' has come into effect.
5th July 2014
US: Parents of gay suicide teen condemn repeal of cyberbullying law 6
3:31 PM — Parents of a teenager who committed suicide after his gay sexual encounter was posted online have condemned the repeal of a New York cyberbullying law.
4th July 2014
UK: Police release CCTV footage of Birmingham Pride attack 4
4:56 PM — Police have released CCTV footage of an attack at Birmingham Pride, and have appealed for help to find a suspect.
US: Suspected Seattle murderer may have met victims on gay hookup app 1
3:54 PM — A man suspected of killing two gay men in Seattle may have met his victims on a gay hookup app.
Consultation launched into tackling hate crime in London 3
12:52 PM — A consultation has been launched into how to tackle hate-crime in the capital city.
3rd July 2014
Pensioner again facing jail for breaching a suspended sentence for homophobic abuse
6:21 PM — A pensioner in Plymouth has found himself back behind bars, after breaching the terms of a suspended sentence handed down after he continually hurled abuse at his gay neighbours.