5th March 2015
Police investigating letter that told gay couple they were ‘not welcome’ in village 30
12:25 PM — A gay couple had a letter posted through their door threatening them to leave or else they'd be "run out" of the village where they live.
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.