22nd June 2014
US: Trans woman burned to death in Florida 11
7:30 PM — A trans woman has been found burned to death behind a dumpster, in Fort Myers, Florida.
US: Man pleads guilty to brutal homophobic kidnapping, hate crime charge dropped 27
7:05 PM — Prosecutors have dropped a hate crime charge against a man who brutally assaulted a victim he found on a gay hookup app, after he plead guilty to kidnapping.
18th June 2014
US: $11,000 raised after ‘suspicious’ death of trans activist 1
3:13 PM — Over $11,000 has been raised towards the funeral costs of a trans activist whose body was found behind a Dairy Queen in Anaheim.
Netherlands: Plans unveiled for new LGBT-only ‘Gay Village’ 27
2:01 PM — Plans in the Netherlands have been unveiled for a fenced-off 'Gay Village', to tackle hate crime fears.
16th June 2014
Jamaica: Man attacked by homophobic mob for ‘wearing lipstick’ 6
12:43 PM — Jamaican police have been forced to rescue a gay man, after he was besieged by a homophobic mob for wearing lipstick
14th June 2014
Video: Ricky Martin changes lyrics from ‘she’ to ‘he’ during Morocco concert 15
4:24 PM — Ricky Martin flipped the pronouns in a song while performing in Morocco, singing about a gay lover despite homosexuality being criminalised.
13th June 2014
US study shows 21% increase in anti-LGBT physical violence 3
5:46 PM — A US study has found a marked increase in anti-LGBT physical violence, and a disproportionate rise in anti-trans violence.
UK: Homophobic hate crimes increase by 22% in Scotland 6
4:45 PM — Hate crimes based on sexual orientation have surged by 22% in the past year in Scotland.
9th June 2014
US: Murdered Baltimore trans woman was ‘fun-loving, caring’
4:39 PM — A friend of a trans woman murdered in Baltimore last week has paid tribute to her.
Two women come forward in police appeal following Vauxhall homophobic bleach attack 72
4:19 PM — Two women have been identified by police following an appeal for information after three people were sprayed with bleach outside a Vauxhall nightclub on Saturday night.
8th June 2014
US: Trans woman kidnapped, used as sex slave by Louisiana trio 6
6:44 PM — A trans woman has escaped from captivity, after being kidnapped and enslaved by a trio in Louisiana.
US: Trans woman found murdered in Baltimore
3:03 PM — A transgender woman has been found murdered in a field in Maryland.
7th June 2014
US: Seattle police hunting for suspect over murder of two gay men 34
3:49 PM — Seattle police are hunting for a suspect, wanted in connection with the murder of two gay men.
5th June 2014
US: Atlanta man surrenders to police after punching cyclist and calling him ‘faggot’
9:15 PM — An Atlanta man has turned himself in to police, after attacking a cyclist and branding him a "faggot".
1st June 2014
US: Two men charged with disorderly conduct over assault of trans women 10
6:35 PM — Two men have been arrested in connection with the assault of two trans women on a train in Georgia.
30th May 2014
US: Trans women attacked, beaten and stripped on Atlanta train 24
7:13 PM — Two trans women in Georgia were assaulted and stripped, while a crowd of onlookers filmed and cheered the attackers on.
27th May 2014
Fox News pundit ‘deeply hurt’ people think she’s homophobic for claims mass-murder had ‘homosexual impulses’ 110
10:01 PM — Fox News psychotherapist Robi Ludwig says she is "deeply hurt" that people think she's homophobic for claiming mass-murderer Elliot Rodger had "homosexual impulses".
24th May 2014
US: Bryan Singer files for immediate dismissal of ‘provably false’ sex abuse lawsuit 1
5:38 PM — X-Men director Bryan Singer has filed a motion calling for the immediate dismissal of a sex abuse lawsuit against him.
17th May 2014
UK: LGF launch new hate crime reporting app 7
1:50 PM — The Manchester-based Lesbian and Gay Foundation has launched a new web app to help people report hate crimes anonymously.
13th May 2014
London drag queen: Homophobic thugs tried to throw me off a bridge
5:34 PM — A popular London drag queen has spoken of a harrowing homophobic attack.