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  • 12th December 2011

    Tel Aviv gay park ‘becoming too dangerous’ 28

    The park has seen a number of assaults in recent months

    10:08 AM — A Tel Aviv park popular with the gay community is becoming too dangerous after a series of attacks, campaigners say. Gan Meir park, where the city's gay community centre is based, has seen a number of anti-gay assaults in recent months.

  • 30th November 2011

    US student given 90 days in juvenile detention for attacking gay classmate 12

    The attack at Unioto High School was captured on a mobile phone

    4:34 PM — A 15-year-old Ohio student has been sentenced to a month and half in a juvenile detention centre after he was videotaped attacking a gay classmate. Levi Sever was also ordered to undergo counselling.

  • 28th November 2011

    Police appeal after homophobic attack in Edinburgh 8

    Police are appealing for witnesses to the early morning attack

    12:21 PM — Scottish police are appealing for witnesses after a gay man'a jaw was broken in Edinburgh city centre last night. The attack happened in the early hours of yesterday morning on Waverley Bridge.

  • 25th October 2011

    Weekend traffic ban for Manchester’s gay village 11

    The pedestrian zone will also be used for Pride festivals and special events

    2:50 PM — Traffic will be banned at weekends in Manchester's gay village to improve safety for revellers. Residents and local businesses have given their support to pedestrianise Sackville Street on Friday and Saturday nights.

  • 18th October 2011

    ‘Three deaths’ after London church advice to stop taking HIV medicine 114

    Some churches have been accused of claiming to 'cure' HIV and AIDS

    1:29 PM — At least three deaths have been reported in London as a result of churches which claim to "heal" HIV and AIDS patients. According to BBC London, some evangelical Christian churches are encouraging patients to stop taking anti-retroviral drugs because God can heal them.

  • 4th October 2011

    Transgender woman tells of street abuse 28

    The court heard that Kim Oakland had suffered transphobic abuse

    5:56 PM — A transgender woman from Carlisle has told how she was subjected to transphobic abuse as she walked through the city centre.

  • 3rd October 2011

    Spain to open first gay retirement home 91

    Spain's first gay retirement village is to be built

    5:04 PM — Work will begin on Spain's first gay and lesbian retirement home in the coming weeks. The December 26th Foundation in Madrid is named after the 1979 date when General Franco's anti-gay law was repealed.

  • 26th September 2011

    Christian street preacher told gay couple to ‘burn in hell’

    Michael Overd denies shouting abuse at the couple

    10:42 AM — A Christian street preacher has appeared in court charged with verbally abusing a gay couple. Michael Overd, 47, from Creech St Michael in Somerset, allegedly told the men that they were "evil" and would "burn in hell".

  • 21st September 2011

    Marines begin recruitment drive at gay community centre 8

    Marines began targeting LGB people for recruitment yesterday

    2:12 PM — Marine recruiters pitched up at an Oklahoma gay community centre to find openly lesbian, gay or bisexual recruits. The 18-year-old law banning openly gay troops was finally repealed yesterday and Marine recruiters set up a stall at the Dennis R Neill Equality Center in Tulsa.

  • 6th September 2011

    Virginia woman sues over ‘lesbian perception’ firing 14

    Jessica Hudson claims she lost her job because board members assumed she was gay

    4:31 PM — A Virginia woman claims she lost out on a job at a youth group because board members looked at her Facebook profile and assumed she was a lesbian.

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