10th February 2012
Jail for gay hate leaflet men 248
3:09 PM — Three Muslim men from Derby have been jailed for distributing leaflets intended to stir up hatred against gays.
Trial begins for ‘gays burn in hell’ street preacher
2:17 PM — A street preacher has appeared in court in Somerset on charges of verbally abusing a gay couple. Michael Overd, 47, from Creech St Michael in Somerset, allegedly told Craig Manning and Craig Nichol that they were “evil” and would “burn in hell”.
Prison for anti-gay Kent bathroom attacker 4
12:06 PM — A man has been jailed after he climbed up a drainpipe and into a gay man's bathroom to attack him.
Christian hoteliers lose gay room ban appeal 273
10:46 AM — The Court of Appeal has today upheld a landmark court ruling in favour of a gay couple refused a room by the religious owners of Cornwall hotel.
Gay hate leaflet men to be sentenced today 16
9:47 AM — Three men found guilty of stirring up hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation are expected to be sentenced today in Derby.
9th February 2012
Ex-gays claim ‘illegal discrimination’ over flyers 47
2:16 PM — A national 'ex-gay' support organisation which distributes flyers to students in the US state of Maryland has called today for an official to be disciplined after he described the publications as "reprehensible".
Ugandan government ‘does not support’ anti-gay bill 24
12:48 PM — The Ugandan government has distanced itself from the infamous bill which was reintroduced this week saying: "The facilitation of this debate should not be confused for the government's support for this bill."
Swedish anti-gay flyers not covered by free speech 17
11:41 AM — The European Court of Human Rights has upheld the conviction of four Swedish men who handed out leaflets to children which said being gay was "morally destructive" and that the "homosexual lobby" was trying to suppress paedophilia.
Man charged over burn assault at Leicester gay pub
11:02 AM — A man will appear in at a court next week charged with a burn attack at a gay pub in Leicester last year.
8th February 2012
Simon Hughes accepts damages from News of the World publisher 3
6:39 PM — The openly bisexual deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats, Simon Hughes has settled his phone-hacking damages claims against News of the World publisher News Group Newspapers. Mr Hughes joined former footballer Paul Gascoigne, comedian Steve Coogan and football agent Sky Andrew in agreeing a settlement.
St Petersburg anti-gay law passes second reading 17
3:28 PM — A third reading would mean St Petersburg would join other Russian regions including Ryazan and Arkhangelsk in forbidding the promotion of homosexuality in public.
Northern Cyprus: No charges yet on gay sex arrests 13
12:47 PM — An advisor to the leader in Turkish-occupied Northern Cyprus has said today that no charges have yet been brought against two men arrested for committing gay acts.
Interview: Gays and the Libyan revolution, before and after (part one) 15
12:08 PM — In the first part of this interview, Khaleed, a 31 year old Libyan LGBT activist, discusses his life as a gay man under Gaddafi's regime.
7th February 2012
Ugandan gay death penalty bill back in parliament 31
4:18 PM — An infamous gay death penalty bill has been reintroduced to the Ugandan parliament today.
Northern Cyprus anti-gay law to be challenged 22
3:19 PM — A case has been lodged at the European Court of Human Rights against Turkey today to decriminalise homosexuality in Northern Cyprus.
Daily Mail editor: Not a homophobic bone in Jan Moir’s body 65
2:35 PM — Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre defended Jan Moir at the Leveson Inquiry yesterday when questions turned to her 2009 column on Stephen Gately's death.
Malta considers hate crimes after bus attack on lesbians 10
11:35 AM — An off-duty Maltese bus driver has been charged after physically attacking two lesbian fellow passengers, reportedly for kissing. Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi has reportedly now issued instructions to strengthen Malta's laws.
6th February 2012
Court to rule tomorrow if California’s gay marriage ban is constitutionally valid 22
6:47 PM — A federal appeals court will rule tomorrow on whether California’s Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage is constitutionally valid. Prop 8, the 2008 voter initiative that banned gay and lesbian marriages has been the subject of constant legal battles.
Edinburgh plans Valentine’s Day marriage rally 6
2:27 PM — Gay marriage advocates in the Scottish capital are asking equality-lovers to march in support of the cause on 14 February.
Tunisian human rights minister: No free speech for gays 68
1:17 PM — Tunisia's human rights minister Samir Dilou has attacked new online magazine Gayday and said gays need ‘medical treatment’ in a TV interview.