30th September 2014
US: Man shoots gay couple with BB gun 14
10:34 PM — A 43-year-old Minneapolis man is charged with shooting a gay couple with a BB gun after going on a homophobic tirade in a bar Thursday night.
US: New York transgender college student attacked at local bar
10:25 PM — A transgender State University of New York (SUNY) Geneseo student was assaulted early Saturday morning after leaving a bar with friends.
26th September 2014
US: Hundreds rally for LGBT hate crimes protection in Philadelphia 3
6:11 PM — Over 300 people gathered in Philadelphia for a rally calling for an expansion of Pennsylvania's hate crimes laws to include LGBT people.
US: New LGBT anti-discrimination law proposed in Michigan 2
11:43 AM — New legislation which would outlaw anti-LGBT discrimination has been proposed this week in the US state of Michigan.
15th September 2014
Homophobic thugs throw brick through Bridgnorth men’s car windscreen 5
3:23 PM — A pair of men walking together in Bridgnorth had their car smashed by homophobic thugs last week.
11th September 2014
Brazil: Gay teen found murdered with a broken neck and a mouth full of paper 11
3:43 PM — Police in Brazil are investigating whether the death of an 18-year-old was the result of a homophobic hate crime.
28th August 2014
US: California bill outlawing trans and gay panic defenses headed to governor 8
5:21 PM — A California bill looking to ban gay and transgender "panic” defenses in court is headed to the governor.
24th August 2014
UK: Police appeal for help after lesbian attacked by homophobic thugs in Leicestershire 3
12:57 PM — Police have appealed for help finding the men who brutally attacked a lesbian hear her home in Leicestershire.
22nd August 2014
London hate crime victim: I’m feel more inclined to be open about my sexuality now 2
1:56 PM — The victim in a homophobic hate crime says he feels more likely to be open about his sexuality in public following the attack.
21st August 2014
Subway customer launched into homophobic tirade over sandwich he didn’t like 19
6:59 PM — Police are seeking a customer of Subway in Liverpool who launched into a homophobic rant as he did not like the sandwich he ordered, and threatened violence against staff.
14th August 2014
US: San Francisco gay man dies of injuries sustained in attack 7
7:19 PM — A gay man who was attacked near San Francisco's Castro neighbourhood earlier this week has died from his injuries.
13th August 2014
Edinburgh couple forced to leave home following months of homophobic abuse 29
4:33 PM — A gay couple from Edinburgh have spoken of feeling like they had no option but to leave their home of years following months of homophobic abuse.
6th August 2014
US: Washington D.C. trans woman robbed at gunpoint
7:53 PM — A transgender woman was robbed at gunpoint in Washington D.C. last Saturday in a possible hate crime.
31st July 2014
US: Trans teen stabbed on Washington D.C. train
4:56 PM — A 15-year-old transgender girl was stabbed by a man on board a Washington D.C. train on Wednesday afternoon, according to Transit Police.
US: Florida police arrest man for burning trans woman to death
11:40 AM — Florida police have arrested and charged a man for the violent murder of a trans woman in June.
28th July 2014
Spain: LGBT people disproportionally affected by hate crime 14
5:26 PM — The majority of the hate crime in Spain so far this year has been motivated by sexual orientation or gender identity.
22nd July 2014
Comment: Why we still need to fight against hate and intolerance 12
4:32 PM — Patrick Cash writes on being the victim of a hate crime in London, and why we still need to fight against intolerance.
20th July 2014
US: Suspect wanted over Seattle gay murders arrested in New Jersey 5
11:36 AM — A man who is wanted in connection with the murder of two gay men in Seattle has finally been arrested in New Jersey.
18th July 2014
Turkey: Highest court makes first acknowledgment of homophobic speech as hate crime 3
4:00 PM — Turkey’s highest court has ruled that calling members of the LGBT community “perverts” constitutes hate speech, in what is reportedly its first acknowledgement of homophobia as a hate crime.
Manchester police unveil new Pride-themed patrol car 18
3:00 PM — Greater Manchester Police have unveiled a new rainbow-themed patrol car, as part of a bid to tackle hate crime reporting.