26th March 2015
Comment: Why the Government is spending £2 million to tackle bullying, by Jo Swinson 5
4:50 PM — Minister for Women and Equalities Jo Swinson writes for PinkNews on why the Government has announced new spending to tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying.
24th March 2015
Government awards £2 million to organisations to tackle homophobic bullying 10
3:01 PM — The Government has awarded funding of up to £2 million to "innovative" new projects to tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying.
12th March 2015
Politician claims anti-bullying campaign is a ‘gay lifestyle promotion programme’ 19
11:59 AM — An Australian politician has claimed that an anti-bullying campaign is a "gay lifestyle promotion programme".
9th March 2015
Sam Smith: I suffered homophobic bullying as a child 3
11:38 AM — Sam Smith has revealed that he was a victim of homophobic bullying as a teenager.
4th February 2015
Ireland: Government launches push to tackle homophobia in primary schools 7
2:58 PM — The Irish government has launched its first resource to help primary school teachers tackle homophobic bullying.
3rd February 2015
Gloria De Piero: Homophobic bullying can scar for life 12
7:40 PM — On the Labour Party's new new campaign to clamp down on homophobic bullying, Gloria De Piero has said homophobic bullying can "leave a scar that remains throughout a person's life".
28th January 2015
Ofsted chief defends homophobia questions during Christian school inspection 20
7:04 PM — Ofsted's Chief Inspector has defended the regulator's questioning while investigating a Christian free school in Durham.
11th January 2015
Soldier in Queen’s Guard makes homophobic bullying complaint 6
1:36 PM — A member of the Queen's Household Cavalry has made a formal complaint after suffering years of vicious homophobic bullying.
26th December 2014
Nicky Morgan: Parents use Boxing Day to remind kids about online safety 2
2:50 PM — Nicky Morgan says Boxing Day is an opportunity for parents to remind children about online safety.
17th December 2014
A third of teachers in Wales hear colleagues using homophobic language 4
12:26 PM — A new report by Stonewall Wales has found that a third of teachers have heard colleagues using homophobic language.
15th December 2014
A 9-year-old girl gave this heartfelt letter to her teacher after he came out as gay 56
3:34 PM — A 9-year-old girl has written a touching letter to her teacher, after he revealed he was gay during a lesson on homophobic bullying.
5th December 2014
12-year-old cheerleader takes his own life after anti-gay bullying 90
7:54 PM — A 12-year-old male cheerleader has taken his own life after horrific homophobic bullying.
18th November 2014
Eleven years ago today saw the end of Section 28 9
9:34 PM — Today marks the 11th anniversary of the end of Section 28, the effective ban on teaching about LGBT issues in schools.
10th November 2014
Scottish Tory leader: Teens need to understand anti-gay slurs are not okay 6
6:52 PM — Openly gay Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has reacted to a report showing that homophobic bullying is still prevalent in schools.
Scotland poll: 90% of secondary school teachers say there is still homophobic bullying 15
12:13 PM — A YouGov poll has shown that nine in 10 secondary school teachers in Scotland say homophobic bullying still happens in their school.
29th October 2014
Nicky Morgan & Jo Swinson: Our plan to eliminate homophobia in schools 30
12:02 AM — Writing for PinkNews, Education Secretary and Women and Equalities Minister, Nicky Morgan, and Women and Equalities Minister, Jo Swinson, explain the importance of tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in schools.
6th October 2014
US: 14-year-old victim of anti-gay beating charged with assault 11
11:08 PM — Virginia high school student Eric Martin is facing two assault charges following an attack last month that left him hospitalised for nine days with a concussion and other injuries.
3rd October 2014
Canada: 8-year-old transgender girl says she is repeatedly bullied by school parent 32
4:19 PM — In Winnipeg, the parents of a transgender girl have said their whole family are the target of transphobic bullying at their local school, and the school division isn't doing enough to stop it.
15th September 2014
US: Wisconsin school district bans gender-identity based bullying 1
6:03 PM — A Green Bay Wisconsin school district recently banned bullying based on gender identity.
6th August 2014
Lib Dem councillor resigns after being called ‘dirty bloody homosexual’ 110
4:20 PM — A Lib Dem councillor in Somerset has resigned, and condemned homophobic bullying from councillors in other parties.