21st February 2015
Comment: LGBT+ Lib Dems welcome new ‘revenge porn’ laws 1
4:36 PM — Dave Page, the Chair of LGBT+ Liberal Democrats, hails the introduction of laws criminalising 'revenge porn'.
Brother of murder victim hits out at killer’s same-sex prison wedding 16
12:47 PM — The brother of a murder victim has spoken out, after it emerged the killer will be allowed a same-sex wedding behind bars.
20th February 2015
US: New York man who lied about HIV won’t face felony charge 9
7:40 PM — A New York court has ruled that a man who knowingly exposed his partner to HIV should not face a felony charge.
Men admit homophobic attack on Glasgow gay couple 9
11:06 AM — A gay couple were left badly injured after a vicious homophobic attack in Glasgow.
19th February 2015
Grieving man forced to move home after homophobic attacks 22
6:01 PM — A man who lost his partner to cancer has been forced to move after he faced homophobic attacks.
Ghana: Celebrities condemn violent homophobic attack on music star 17
11:37 AM — The attack on Kinto has opened up a rare debate about homophobic oppression in Ghanaian society.
18th February 2015
Gay dating apps used by attackers to trap victims in Ireland 23
1:40 PM — Attackers in Cork in Ireland are using gay dating apps to lure their victims into meeting.
17th February 2015
Victim of Egyptian bathhouse raid attempts suicide 4
12:31 PM — One of 26 men who were arrested in a bathhouse in Egypt, and accused of “debauchery”, has attempted suicide.
16th February 2015
Groups launch LGBT hate crime partnership 3
2:07 PM — 31 LGBT organisations from across England and Wales are coming to together to tackle hate crime.
15th February 2015
US: Police officer admits coercing illegal immigrants into gay sex 11
5:30 PM — A Florida police officer has admitted he coerced undocumented immigrants into having sex with him.
13th February 2015
Weatherman Fred Talbot found guilty of abusing teenage boys 24
12:02 PM — Former ITV weatherman Fred Talbot has been found guilty of indecently assaulting two teenage boys.
Austria: Man arrested over murder of trans woman 3
11:48 AM — A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a trans sex worker and activist in Vienna.
12th February 2015
‘Be Aware B4 You Share’ revenge porn campaign launched today
6:04 PM — The Ministry of Justice has launched a campaign to raise awareness about the new law against revenge porn.
‘Revenge porn’ to become illegal under new law for England and Wales 12
5:56 PM — Posting 'revenge porn' images online became a specific criminal offence in England and Wales today.
Manchester: Thief steals flowers from memorial to gay teenager
12:19 PM — Flowers from a memorial in Manchester’s Canal Street dedicated to a teenager who lost his life in a road collision have been stolen.
11th February 2015
Tories auction stay at hotel owned by anti-gay Sultan of Brunei 16
4:42 PM — The Conservative Party held its annual Black and White Ball this week, and auctioned off a stay at a hotel owned by the Sultan of Brunei, despite ongoing boycotts of the chain due to a new law which allows gay people to be stoned to death.
Internet troll spared jail for branding people paedophiles and homosexuals 56
2:39 PM — An internet troll who falsely branded people as paedophiles and homosexuals has escaped a jail sentence.
Malaysia: Opposition leader jailed over sodomy charge 8
1:07 PM — Malaysia's highest court has upheld a sodomy conviction against the country's main opposition leader.
WATCH: Anti-gay Christian group backs campaign for gay pardons… kind of 19
12:07 PM — In a bizarre and (presumably) sarcastic video, the director of an anti-gay Christian group has backed a campaign by Benedict Cumberbatch and Stephen Fry calling for pardons for gay men convicted of gross indecency.
10th February 2015
Manchester: Man who fractured skull of homophobic drunk pest avoids jail 8
6:29 PM — A man who attacked another man for harassing a group of gay women in Manchester has been spared jail.