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.
9th July 2014
US: Gay man punched and called ‘faggot’ in DC supermarket 1
5:38 PM — A gay man was the victim of a homophobic attack in a Washington DC supermarket, according to reports.
4th July 2014
US: Suspected Seattle murderer may have met victims on gay hookup app 1
3:54 PM — A man suspected of killing two gay men in Seattle may have met his victims on a gay hookup app.
Consultation launched into tackling hate crime in London 3
12:52 PM — A consultation has been launched into how to tackle hate-crime in the capital city.
24th June 2014
Mongolian Government may introduce LGBT protections in face of neo-Nazi violence 2
2:40 PM — The Mongolian government is considering the implementation of anti-discrimination legislature to protect its LGBT citizens in the face of rising neo-Nazi violence.
23rd June 2014
Turkey: Trans Pride demonstrators vow to ‘keep on fighting’
12:56 PM — Protesters on Turkey’s 5th annual Trans Pride march, which has been hosted in Istanbul this week, have promised to “keep on fighting” against the country’s “corrupt regime”.
22nd June 2014
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.
US: Man finally arrested over shooting of teen lesbian couple 1
1:10 PM — A man has finally been arrested for the alleged shooting a teenage lesbian couple, after a two-year manhunt.
18th June 2014
Ireland urged to adopt hate crime legislation in fight against transphobic crime 4
5:46 PM — A report designed to improve the reporting of hate crimes against trans people in Ireland has been launched.
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.
10th June 2014
Police continue search for suspect in homophobic bleach attack outside London club 11
10:34 AM — Police are continuing their search for a man spotted on CCTV in the case of a clubber who may lose his eyesight after being sprayed in the face with bleach outside a London nightclub.