20th January 2015
Hammersmith and Fulham deny plans to close domestic violence shelter
5:00 PM — Hammersmith and Fulham council have clarified their plans regarding London's only domestic violence shelter for gay and bisexual men.
15th January 2015
Domestic violence helpline facing closure
12:30 PM — LGBT domestic violence charity Broken Rainbow's helpline may close after failing to secure government funding.
22nd December 2014
Domestic violence charity’s tips for surviving Christmas at home
1:38 PM — LGBT domestic violence charity Broken Rainbow has released a guide to staying safe throughout Christmas.
6th November 2014
China: Gay rights activists in Macau demand domestic violence bill includes gay couples
11:20 AM — Gay rights activists in Macau have delivered a letter to the government headquarters, demanding same-sex couples to be re-introduced into the domestic violence bill.
29th October 2014
EastEnders lesbian abuse storyline based on ‘real experiences’ 1
12:23 PM — Domestic violence charity Broken Rainbow has opened up about helping to create the ongoing lesbian abuse storyline in EastEnders.
20th August 2014
Home Secretary Theresa May considers plans to implement new domestic abuse crime 5
12:19 PM — Home Secretary Theresa May is consulting on creating a new office to cover domestic abuse.
21st May 2014
Charity: Domestic abuse in LGBT relationships on the rise 1
7:11 PM — The charity Broken Rainbow has launched a new campaign against domestic abuse in LGBT relationships.
23rd December 2013
Video: Family of killed Brighton gay man urge victims of domestic violence to tell someone 1
5:00 PM — The family of a Brighton gay man who was killed by his lover have urged victims of domestic violence not to stay silent.
25th November 2013
UK: New campaign launched against domestic violence for gay, bi and straight men 5
3:10 PM — Campaigners in Swindon are raising awareness of domestic abuse against men in same-sex and heterosexual relationships.
29th October 2013
Conservative MP speaks out against same-sex domestic violence 1
4:59 PM — A Conservative MP has joined in a project against domestic violence, emphasising a need to tackle such abuse in both same-sex and opposite-sex couples.
9th October 2013
Charity says rise in lesbian domestic violence in Scotland due to increased reporting 1
5:29 PM — A rise in the number of Scottish women detailing violence in same-sex relationships is down to increased reporting and not increased abuse, according to an LGBT charity.
8th October 2013
Lesbian domestic violence reports go up 7% in Scotland 5
7:51 PM — The Scottish Government has released the latest figures on reports to the police of domestic violence across the country. Reports from gay and lesbian couples rose higher than among straight couples.
25th September 2013
Welsh Assembly Member says victims of domestic violence in same-sex relationships need more support 2
4:26 PM — The Assembly Member for Mid and West Wales, Rebecca Evans, has asked the Welsh Government to ensure that victims of domestic violence in same-sex relationships are not disadvantaged when it comes to accessing services and support.
13th May 2013
Lithuanian Bishops: European convention on domestic violence will promote homosexuality and ‘transsexualism’ 15
4:20 PM — Bishops in Lithuania have urged their government not to sign a Council of Europe (COE) convention tackling domestic violence, as they claim it will lead to homosexuality and "transsexualism" being promoted in schools.
8th March 2013
New LGBT inclusive domestic violence law signed by Obama 6
11:35 AM — President Obama has signed the Violence Against Women Act, which now also protects LGBT Americans from domestic violence and sexual assault.
30th January 2013
US: Gay former American football player charged with assaulting ex-boyfriend
4:47 PM — A retired American football player has been charged with felony domestic violence and assault charges involving a former boyfriend.
31st August 2012
Gwent police to offer extra help for LGBT victims of domestic violence 6
2:31 PM — Victims of same-sex domestic abuse are to be offered extra support by police in Wales.