25th January 2015
Student athletes tackle homophobia with ‘You Don’t Say’ campaign 6
3:01 PM — Student athletes at Duke University are taking part in a powerful campaign to challenge homophobia, transphobia, and other prejudice.
22nd January 2015
Lithuanian MP slammed for saying gay group would face Charlie Hebdo style massacre 26
6:33 PM — Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have condemned comments by a Lithuanian MP who warned a gay group that they may face a massacre similar to events which recently took place at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris.
US: Homophobic racist attack in West Hollywood 5
2:11 PM — A gay man was subjected to a racist and homophobic attack on Martin Luther King Day.
21st January 2015
France: Twitter users fined for hashtags saying gay people should be burned 9
6:10 PM — For the first time a French court fined several Twitter users for using hashtags which called for gay people to be killed.
Christian school placed in special measures after failure to tackle homophobia 15
11:51 AM — A Christian school has been placed in special measures - after the principal complained that Ofsted inspectors asked children "inappropriate" questions about sexuality.
18th January 2015
Precious director: Homophobia is ‘rampant’ among African-Americans 28
4:23 PM — The director of Oscar-winning film Precious has attacked homophobia running "rampant" in the black community.
Comment: Yes, there is homophobia at Eton 30
2:42 PM — Former Eton College student Jamie Jackson writes an open letter to children's author Piers Torday, after he made claims about low levels of homophobia at the famous school.
13th January 2015
Gambia president says gays will doom the world 58
4:13 PM — Gambian president Yahya Jammeh has once again spoken out against gay people.
Tesco manager to meet with lesbians who were told ‘gay people shouldn’t have babies’ 33
3:46 PM — The store manager of a branch of Tesco has offered to meet with a lesbian couple who were told by a staff member that "gay people shouldn't have babies".
Former ‘ex-gay’ comes out as gay 42
10:45 AM — Randy Thomas, who once worked for Exodus International, has revealed that he is gay.
11th January 2015
‘God Hates Fags’ church targets gay Christian singer, but her response is amazing 50
5:18 PM — The Westboro Baptist Church has protested a Christian conference, over the performance of openly gay singer Vicky Beeching.
Armed forces to ask new recruits if they are gay 36
11:45 AM — The British armed forces are to begin monitoring the sexuality of new recruits, in order to help tackle homophobia.
9th January 2015
Watch: Straight guys hold hands, discover homophobia exists 97
1:41 PM — Two straight radio presenters in Luton encountered shocking homophobia - when they walked the streets holding hands
8th January 2015
Snoop Dogg facing lawsuit for mocking gay man on Instagram 10
3:18 PM — American rapper Snoop Dogg has been threatened with a lawsuit for a mocking Instagram post about a gay man.
US judge rules state can sue florist who refused gay couple 4
2:55 PM — A judge in Washington has ruled that the state can sue a florist who refused to provide a gay couple with flowers for their wedding.
7th January 2015
US firefighter sacked for comparing being gay to bestiality 32
12:26 PM — A fire chief in Atlanta, Georgia has been fired for anti-gay comments in a self-published book.
Attackers injure patrons at gay club in Russia 5
11:17 AM — Gay nightclub Fantom in Tolyatti, Russia, was stormed by attackers.
Gay couple told it is ‘against Uber rules’ for them to cuddle 39
10:36 AM — Cab company Uber is facing fresh accusations of homophobia, as it emerges that a couple was subjected to homophobic abuse by one of its drivers, the same week that a gay couple were kicked out of a cab for kissing.
5th January 2015
Welsh Assembly Members are scared to come out, politician claims 4
7:10 PM — A member of the Welsh Assembly has claimed that a number of his colleagues remain in the closet over fears of homophobia.
4th January 2015
CBS Films ‘looking into’ why homosexuality was removed from ‘Pride’ DVD cover 14
1:19 PM — CBS Films has said it will look into why all reference to homosexuality was removed from the American DVD release of Pride.