2nd October 2014
Northern Ireland: Judge to decide if Edwin Poots showed religious bias in gay blood ban 7
2:59 PM — A High Court judge is to decide whether former Northern Ireland Health Minister Edwin Poots showed religious bias after repeatedly refusing to end the lifetime ban on gay and bisexual men giving blood.
1st October 2014
Joey Barton: ‘Casual verbal homophobia’ still a problem in football 2
3:00 PM — Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton has praised supporters of the recent Rainbow Laces campaign, but says that "casual verbal homophobia" is still a problem.
30th September 2014
Azerbaijan: Local news coverage of gay engagement forces couple to flee country
4:44 PM — A gay couple who were forced to go into hiding after local news outlets reported their engagement have now fled the country.
Lancashire police say ‘no action’ over leaflets comparing gays to paedophiles 15
11:27 AM — Leaflets comparing homosexuality to paedophilia have now appeared in Lancashire, following a pride event in Preston - although police are still saying no offence has been committed.
27th September 2014
Obama spokesperson: UN resolution reaffirms LGBT rights as ‘fundamental freedoms’
3:40 PM — An advisor to President Barack Obama has welcomed the passage of a UN Human Rights Council resolution condemning violence and discrimination against LGBT people.
26th September 2014
UN: Human Rights Council passes landmark LGBT rights resolution 20
7:20 PM — The United Nations Human Rights Council has passed a landmark resolution condemning violence and discrimination against LGBT people.
Nottingham police warn football fans over homophobic chants 1
1:01 PM — Police have warned fans of Nottingham Forest FC that they will take a zero tolerance approach to homophobic football chants.
Azerbaijan: Local news coverage of gay engagement forces couple to go into hiding 1
10:44 AM — After local news outlets reported that a gay couple in Azerbaijan got engaged, they were forced to go into hiding because of the threat of homophobia.
25th September 2014
Gay teen says he was forced to wear ‘gaytard’ name tag by his boss 13
5:30 PM — A gay teenager from the US state of South Dakota has said he was made to wear a name badge reading "gaytard" by his boss.
24th September 2014
Fugitive thug who brags he ‘battered the gays’ evades police in Glasgow 8
12:58 PM — A wanted fugitive who previously bragged that he "battered the gays" has evaded police custody in Glasgow.
Norwich City FC launches probe into homophobic abuse at match
12:23 PM — Norwich City Football Club has launched a probe into allegations of homophobic abuse at the team's match against Birmingham City on Saturday.
23rd September 2014
US: Gay couple’s wedding ruined by shouts of ‘go home fag’ 15
6:32 PM — A gay couple in the US had their wedding day ruined after a passer by shouted homophobic slurs during the ceremony.
20th September 2014
US: Utah ad companies ban ‘controversial’ God Loves Gays billboards 19
6:56 PM — Two Utah ad companies have refused to allow billboards claiming that "God Loves Gays".
19th September 2014
US: Catholic high school coach linked to homophobic beating resigns 29
8:57 AM — A Catholic high school assistant coach has resigned over his part in an attack which injured two gay men.
18th September 2014
Homophobic preacher gets drowned out by students at US university 145
6:51 PM — This homophobic preacher visited the campus of the James Madison University in the US state of Virginia two days ago, and probably didn't expect to receive the reception he did.
16th September 2014
UK: Man won’t face charges over ‘vile’ homophobic leaflets 22
3:44 PM — A man who was reported to police for posting homophobic leaflets through peoples' doors will not face charges, local police have confirmed.
Homophobia investigation into Rugby League star dropped 6
2:22 PM — An investigation into a Rugby League star who was accused for a second time of using homophobic language, has been dropped due to "insufficient evidence".
15th September 2014
Rugby League star accused for a second time of homophobia wants situation dealt with 17
5:20 PM — The Rugby League star who is being investigated for allegedly using a homophobic slur against another player, following a suspension for the same thing, has addressed the incident.
13th September 2014
John Barrowman: I felt great about Commonwealth Games kiss 6
2:14 PM — John Barrowman has opened up about his famous kiss during the opening ceremony of this year's Commonwealth Games.
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.