Westlife star Markus Feehily was forced to leave a pub after anti-gay abuse
8:28 AM — Former Westlife singer Markus Feehily has revealed that he was subjected to homophobic abuse, and that he was once forced to flee from a pub because of it.
19th March 2015
SNP suspends member who directed ‘vile’ anti-gay abuse at Scottish Tory leader 4
3:41 PM — An SNP member who subjected Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson to homophobic abuse on Twitter has been suspended from the party, Nicola Sturgeon has announced.
Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson slams homophobic Twitter troll
10:34 AM — Scottish Conservatives leader Ruth Davidson has slammed a Twitter troll for sending her homophobic abuse.
24th February 2015
Peter Tatchell recalls the dirtiest, most violent and anti-gay by-election in modern British history 40
3:41 PM — It's 32 years since the Bermondsey by-election, dubbed one of the most homophobic elections ever to be held in Britain, Peter Tatchell looks back at the events.
3rd December 2014
Aeroflot pilot makes anti-gay remarks and jokes about MH17 tragedy 27
4:09 PM — A pilot on Russian national airline Aeroflot has been caught making racist and homophobic remarks on social media.
25th November 2014
Brighton: Three men jailed over homophobic attack on gay man in St James’s Street 12
10:30 AM — Three men have been jailed after being found guilty of a vicious homophobic assault and a racially motivated attack in Brighton.
14th October 2014
Brighton: Knife man charged with homophobic abuse at party
5:28 PM — A man has been charged over homophobic abuse at a party in Brighton and Hove and also possessing a knife.
9th October 2014
Stena Line granted appeal over homophobic abuse case
3:46 PM — A Belfast dock worker awarded £45,000 compensation after being sacked for reacting to alleged homophobic comments is to have his case decided again.
26th August 2014
London: Police release image of man accused of making anti-gay slurs at victim in street
11:07 AM — Police have released an image of a man they are looking to trace in connection with several homophobic incidents in London.
7th August 2014
Lynne Featherstone ‘horrified’ over homophobic abuse at Lib Dem councillor 9
6:27 PM — Lynne Featherstone says she's "horrified" by the resignation of a gay Liberal Democrat councillor, who alleges he received homophobic abuse from other council members and political opponents.
6th August 2014
NYC: Woman slashed in face after confronting man who said ‘go back to faggotville’ 2
5:09 PM — A woman who challenged a man for using homophobic language in a New York City street has been left with a slashed face.
17th June 2014
UK: Councillor quits Labour Party after calling colleague ‘queer’ 58
1:23 PM — A councillor who hurled homophobic abuse at a colleague during a public row has resigned from the Labour Party along with his wife.
6th June 2014
Belfast man fined for calling hotel staff: ‘Gay Afghan slaves’ 4
5:50 PM — A hotel guest in Belfast who called staff "gay Afghan slaves" has been fined £350 and told to grow up by a judge.
3rd June 2014
UK: Teen punched gay man and said: ‘What do you want faggot?’ 3
3:18 PM — A teenager who launched a drunken attack at a gay man in Swindon has been jailed for breaking his suspended sentence.
27th May 2014
Scotland: Drunk man admits to calling police officer ‘gay boy’ 7
2:05 PM — A man has admitted to using homophobic language at a police constable in Glasgow.
13th May 2014
NUS: LGBT students face widespread bullying and harassment at university 7
6:36 PM — One in five lesbian, gay and bisexual students has experienced bullying or harassment at a university campus, with the figure rising to one in three for trans students, a new report reveals.
London drag queen: Homophobic thugs tried to throw me off a bridge
5:34 PM — A popular London drag queen has spoken of a harrowing homophobic attack.
Stena Line to appeal decision to award sacked dock worker £45,000 over anti-gay abuse 12
10:50 AM — A Belfast dock worker sacked after reacting to homophobic abuse in his job has been awarded £45,000 in compensation – although his employer, Stena Line, is to appeal.
9th May 2014
UK: Traveller fined for calling police officer ‘a gay boy’ 11
4:17 PM — A traveller who unleashed a torrent of homophobic abuse at a police officer has pleaded guilty in Kent.
8th May 2014
Japan: 70% of LGBT pupils bullied in school, 30% contemplate suicide 6
3:40 PM — A new study in Japan has revealed that LGBT school pupils suffer from some of the highest rates of bullying in the country.