14th April 2015
Conservatives pledge to pardon historic gay sex offences in manifesto 19
12:32 PM — The Conservative Party has pledged to extend pardons to gay men convicted of historic sex offences.
12th April 2015
Man arrested after sending fake ‘anthrax’ to gay bar 14
7:51 PM — A man has been arrested after sending a homophobic letter containing fake poison to an Iowa gay bar.
30th March 2015
Prison guard suspended after calling for his ‘faggot’ neighbours to be executed 31
3:53 PM — A corrections officer in Buffalo, New York has suspended - after calling for his "faggot" neighbours to be executed.
4th March 2015
LGBT activist facing charges after faking his own abduction 3
10:47 AM — Adam Hoover, the co-president of Marriage Equality Ohio, has been arrested for making false alarms after he posted a series of tweets claiming to have been abducted.
3rd March 2015
A Sydney man who stole from victims he met on Grindr has been jailed 2
5:02 PM — A man has been sentenced to at least 17 months in jail after he stole from men he met on Grindr.
20th February 2015
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.
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.
9th February 2015
Hong Kong man uses gay hookup apps to steal £400,000 3
1:48 PM — A man has been arrested in Hong Kong for using gay dating apps to cheat men out of £400,000 over the last year.
6th February 2015
Gay UKIP MEP calls police after threat to shoot him in the face 29
5:47 PM — UKIP's most senior gay politician has gone to the police, after receiving alleged death threats.
11th January 2015
Australian: ACT to expunge historic gay sex convictions 7
4:31 PM — The Australian Capital Territory is to expunge the records for historic gay sex convictions.
7th January 2015
Attackers injure patrons at gay club in Russia 5
11:17 AM — Gay nightclub Fantom in Tolyatti, Russia, was stormed by attackers.
5th January 2015
US: Utah police investigating vicious homophobic attack 1
6:29 PM — Police could pursue hate crime charges, after an attack on two gay men in Salt Lake City.
26th December 2014
UK: Transphobic crimes soared in 2014 11
1:37 PM — Transgender hate crimes increased substantially this year, figures show.
15th December 2014
Watch: Russian gays reveal harrowing stories of vigilante violence 18
5:41 PM — Human Rights Watch has published a report on homophobic violence in Russia.
14th December 2014
US: Woman arrested for dressing her son in girl’s clothing ‘as a punishment’ 25
2:20 PM — A woman has been arrested for dressing her 10-year-old son in girl's clothing, allegedly as a "punishment" for bad behaviour.
8th December 2014
London MBE-winning police officer arrested on suspicion of dealing drugs
10:23 AM — An out, gay London police officer who was awarded an MBE for his services to diversity has been arrested on suspicion of supplying Class A drugs.
6th December 2014
US: Transgender woman shot dead in LA ‘while knocking on door for help’ 14
11:57 AM — A transgender woman has been shot and killed in Los Angeles, while pounding on the door of a house seeking help.
4th December 2014
Plans to tackle hate crime in London released 4
3:11 PM — The Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime has released plans for tackling hate crime in London.