14th April 2014
UK: Teen found guilty of stabbing gay man in heart 6
10:44 AM — A teenager on trial for the attempted murder of a 35-year-old gay man has been found guilty.
20th March 2014
Scotland: Woman fined £250 for calling two gay men ‘poofs’ 6
11:15 AM — A woman who shouted homophobic abuse at two gay men, calling them “poofs”, has been fined £250 by a court in Inverness.
19th March 2014
Scotland: Mother fined £200 for punching gay son and calling him a ‘dirty queer’ 23
5:21 PM — A mother who punched her son in the face after he came out as gay has been fined £200 by a court in Perth.
13th March 2014
Surrey Police investigating homophobic baseball bat assault on man
11:51 AM — Police have launched an investigation after a man suffered homophobic abuse before being hit with a baseball bat in Horley.
5th March 2014
Scotland: Man pleads guilty after calling gay referee a ‘faggot’ and ‘poof’ 24
1:21 PM — An amateur footballer who shouted homophobic abuse at a gay referee has pleaded guilty in court.
UK: Shocking image of teeth left smashed in homophobic teen attack 35
11:46 AM — Police are treating a violent unprovoked assault on a teenager in Preston as a homophobic crime.
3rd March 2014
Theresa May: I fear too many people are still frightened to report homophobic crime 10
2:02 PM — Home Secretary Theresa May says she fears too many people are still frightened to report homophobic crime, during a visit to Brighton’s AIDS memorial.
28th February 2014
UK: Police appeal for information over ‘nasty’ and violent attack on bi teen 14
6:41 PM — Police have launched an appeal for information over an alleged homophobic attack on a student in Preston.
Blackpool teen has teeth smashed and face pummelled in alleged homophobic attack 52
12:48 PM — A student from Blackpool suffered damage to his teeth and face in an assault which he claims was motivated by homophobia.
27th February 2014
UK: Man has part of ear bitten off in homophobic attack 4
12:09 PM — West Midlands Police are looking to trace two men in connection with a homophobic assault on a man that resulted in part of his ear being bitten off.
19th February 2014
UK: Gang of three jailed over anti-gay assault on man lured to house off chat room 17
2:14 PM — Three Slovakian friends, who brutally beat a man in a homophobic assault in Cheshire, have been jailed.
11th February 2014
UK: Two men jailed for five and a half years over homophobic claw hammer attack 2
12:00 PM — Two Sussex men who threatened their victims with a claw hammer and made homophobic comments towards have been jailed.
23rd January 2014
UK: Man lured to house and viciously attacked in homophobic assault by gang of three 14
4:14 PM — Three friends, who brutally beat a man in a homophobic assault in Cheshire, have pleaded guilty in court.
14th January 2014
Bristol: Police treating city centre assault on teen as homophobic crime
12:47 PM — Police have released an image of a man they want to speak to in connection with a homophobic assault on a teenager in Bristol.
10th January 2014
UK: Four arrested over gay pub homophobic attack
6:07 PM — Police investigating a homophobic attack at a gay pub in Norwich have arrested four people.
Met Police to patrol Redbridge cruising spots in bid to reduce hate crime 3
2:37 PM — The Metropolitan Police Service has launched a crackdown against homophobic crime in a north London borough by patrolling public areas used for sex.
30th December 2013
Surrey Police defends record amid rise in homophobic crime 5
7:05 PM — A rise in reported homophobic crime in Surrey has alarmed LGBT community activists - with the county's police force defending its record.
Home Office: Homophobic crime down but transphobic crime up across England and Wales 10
11:57 AM — Figures released this month by the Home Office show there has been a fall in the number of homophobic crimes recorded in England and Wales.
24th December 2013
California: Gay man suffers broken eye socket in homophobic attack 7
4:51 PM — A gay man in San Diego was viciously assaulted by three men in a homophobic attack, leaving the victim with broken ribs and a damaged eye socket.
5th December 2013
London: Police treating anti-gay posters against ex-councillor as hate crime 2
5:20 PM — Police are treating the circulation of homophobic posters against a gay former east London councillor as a hate crime, with two more posters appearing.