24th February 2015
French President calls for tougher laws on anti-gay and anti-Semitic hate speech 20
11:49 AM — French President Francois Hollande has vowed to introduce tougher penalties for racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic crimes.
16th February 2015
Groups launch LGBT hate crime partnership 3
2:07 PM — 31 LGBT organisations from across England and Wales are coming to together to tackle hate crime.
6th February 2015
London: LGBT History Month poster defaced with Swastika within 3 hours 16
12:24 PM — A poster for LGBT History Month at University College London has been defaced with a Nazi symbol - just hours after it went up.
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.
26th December 2014
UK: Transphobic crimes soared in 2014 11
1:37 PM — Transgender hate crimes increased substantially this year, figures show.
20th December 2014
US: Army veteran avoids prison sentence after brutal attack on gay couple 43
4:21 PM — An Army veteran who beat a gay couple at a Pride parade in Austin, Texas will not face a prison sentence.
17th December 2014
Plans to tackle under-reporting of LGBT hate crime 3
12:02 PM — The Equality and Human Rights Commission has launched a new project to tackle under-reporting of LGBT hate crime.
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.
Missouri: Family of black gay man urge for killing to be treated as hate crime 1
1:43 PM — The family of a young black gay man shot dead in his car are appealing for it to be treated as a hate crime.
30th November 2014
Canadian MP: Government ‘trying to kill’ transgender rights bill 12
11:59 AM — Canada's much-delayed transgender hate crime bill has been stalled yet again, after being bumped off a committee's agenda.
26th November 2014
Homophobic hate crimes on the rise in the UK 6
1:35 PM — The number of homophobic hate crimes in the UK recorded by police has risen over the past year.
12th November 2014
Georgia: Transgender woman found dead after fire in locked apartment 1
2:02 PM — Police in Tbilisi, Georgia are investigating the suspected murder of a 25-year-old transgender woman after her body was found in a locked and burned down apartment.
7th November 2014
US: Trans woman hospitalised after punched and kicked to near death 9
12:49 PM — A trans woman from Ohio had to have two life-saving surgeries after she was attacked in broad daylight this week by at least three men.
28th October 2014
Amnesty: ‘The EU must step up and strengthen its standards on hate crime’ 2
3:25 PM — The European Union and its member states must urgently act to prevent and prosecute homophobic and transphobic crime, Amnesty International says.
Azerbaijan: 19-year-old slit her sister’s throat after finding out she was a lesbian 4
10:54 AM — Police in Azerbaijan have arrested a 19-year-old who says she was possessed by "a demon" when she killed her lesbian sister.
27th October 2014
No, actor Paul Rudd didn’t help stop a gay-basher at a Dallas airport 3
8:19 PM — Anchorman star Paul Rudd is rumoured to be one of the people caught on video tackling a homophobe who lashed out at "queers" in a Dallas airport.
22nd October 2014
Philippines: US marine charged with murder ‘unaware’ victim was trans 32
5:28 PM — A US marine formally charged with murder was initially "unaware" she was trans, a witness has told the Senate.
19th October 2014
US: Hate crime charges dropped against teen who set agender student on fire 10
5:44 PM — Hate crime charges have been dropped against a teenager who set a gender non-confirming student on fire, as part of a plea deal.
17th October 2014
EXCLUSIVE Crime Minister: Police haven’t paid enough attention to homophobia and transphobia 22
4:50 PM — Crime Prevention Minister Norman Baker has spoken to PinkNews about how he thinks hate crimes are under-reported, and that anti-gay and anti-trans crimes have "not been given the rigorous attention" they need by police.
16th October 2014
Uganda: ‘Toxic laws’ cause surge in homophobic hate crimes 11
3:26 PM — Uganda's legislation in the past 18 months has fueled repression and abuse of LGBT people