12th December 2014
Homophobia protest song is ‘most streamed’ in 2014 3
1:33 PM — Spotify has revealed that a song written as a protest against religious homophobia was the most-streamed single in 2014.
11th December 2014
Apprentice star head-butted in horrific homophobic attack 10
11:22 AM — Apprentice contestant Sanjay Sood-Smith has revealed he previously suffered a violent homophobic attack at university.
8th December 2014
Salvation Army: Homophobia claims are a ‘myth’ 48
1:30 PM — The Salvation Army has dismissed claims that it has a poor record on LGBT rights.
3rd December 2014
The story behind this powerful picture 13
5:09 PM — Olan Harrington, a student at the University College Cork, opens up about his experiences for the Humans of Homophobia poster campaign, which has gone viral on social media.
Two arrested in connection with violent Manchester homophobic attack 2
1:26 PM — A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with a violent attack in Manchester, which Police were treating as a homophobic hate crime.
2nd December 2014
Football pundit Stan Collymore slammed for ‘homophobic’ tweet 31
9:55 AM — Former footballer turned pundit Stan Collymore has been criticised by anti-homophobia groups for a tweet in which he used the word "fairies" to describe players who dive.
27th November 2014
Over half of UK police forces have seen a rise in violent homophobic crimes this year 13
6:40 PM — New crime figures released as part of a report this week show a rise in the number of homophobic offences in over half of UK police forces.
25th November 2014
Spar staff member hailed for refusing to serve couple who called man a ‘faggot’ 20
4:49 PM — A staff member in convenience store Spar has been commended for turning away two customers who mocked a gay man because of his appearance, calling him a "faggot".
21st November 2014
Gay rugby player beaten on Manchester’s Canal Street 6
8:37 AM — A rugby player who was promoting his LGBT rugby team was attacked on Manchester's Canal Street, and police ar treating the incident as a hate crime.
19th November 2014
WATCH: University of Nottingham hockey team strip off against homophobia 18
11:03 AM — Adding to the trend of sports teams stripping off for good causes, the University of Nottingham has now made its own video against homophobia.
18th November 2014
DUP MPs launch petition supporting bakery that refused to bake ‘gay’ cake 37
10:42 AM — Three Democratic Unionist MPs have launched a petition in support of a bakery to be taken to court for refusing to make a ‘gay’ cake.
Hundreds take over Manchester trams in gay choir sing-along following brutal homophobic attack 3
10:22 AM — Hundreds turned up to a mass sing-along on Manchester's Metrolink on Monday following a homophobic attack in the city.
17th November 2014
Peter Tatchell Foundation auctioning holiday to country where gays are imprisoned 27
4:55 PM — Exclusive: Peter Tatchell has defended his Foundation auctioning a holiday to Morocco, where a gay British man was jailed earlier this year for ‘homosexual acts.’
Friends of Clapham Common says spate of homophobic attacks are an ‘isolated thing’ 4
4:17 PM — The chairman of the Friends of Clapham Common has disputed police reports of a systematic rise of homophobic abuse in the area.
14th November 2014
US State Department urges India to end anti-gay law 2
10:43 AM — The US State Department has urged India to put an end to a law which bans sex “against the order of nature”.
England coach Stuart Lancaster condemns homophobic abuse against referee Nigel Owens 1
10:27 AM — England Coach Stuart Lancaster has said applauded the Rugby Football Union for taking a stance against reports of homophobic abuse against referee Nigel Owens.
13th November 2014
Rugby Football Union to investigate homophobic abuse against referee Nigel Owens 5
10:53 AM — The Rugby Football Union has said it will investigate reports of Twickenham fans directing homophobic abuse at referee Nigel Owens.
12th November 2014
Twickenham rugby fans accused of shouting homophobic abuse at referee Nigel Owens 9
1:31 PM — Rugby fans at recent match in Twickenham have been accused of directing homohpboic slurs at referee Nigel Owens.
Scotland: Dundee pensioner banned from golf course after alleged homophobic remark 8
10:53 AM — A man in Dundee has been suspended for a year from the city's golf courses after allegedly making offensive anti-gay remarks.
11th November 2014
Nigeria: Vigilante group has ‘arrested 25 gay men’ in the last year 6
2:17 PM — A Vigilante group in Kebbi State, Nigeria said it has arrested 25 gay men the last year and handed them over to the authorities.