24th February 2015
French President calls for tougher laws on anti-gay and anti-Semitic hate speech 20
11:49 AM — French President Francois Hollande has vowed to introduce tougher penalties for racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic crimes.
4th December 2014
Missouri: Family of black gay man urge for killing to be treated as hate crime 1
1:43 PM — The family of a young black gay man shot dead in his car are appealing for it to be treated as a hate crime.
2nd December 2014
Manchester police release CCTV images in appeal for help over anti-gay attack
5:22 PM — Police have released CCTV images of two people they are looking to trace in connection with a homophobic attack in Manchester.
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.
28th October 2014
Amnesty: ‘The EU must step up and strengthen its standards on hate crime’ 2
3:25 PM — The European Union and its member states must urgently act to prevent and prosecute homophobic and transphobic crime, Amnesty International says.
16th October 2014
Home Office: 54% rise in transphobic crime 11
1:00 PM — Transgender hate crime has increased by 54%, new Home Office figures show.
26th August 2014
South Wales: Increase in reporting of LGBT hate crime
3:42 PM — More people are reporting homophobic and transgender hate crime in South Wales, figures show.
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.
5th August 2014
Man left unconscious after homophobic attack at Brighton Pride 10
10:11 AM — Sussex Police are investigating a homophobic assault at Brighton Pride which left one man unconscious.
29th July 2014
Athens: 10 police officers attack men for holding hands 63
3:23 PM — Two young men have reportedly been attacked in Athens by up to 10 police officers after they were spotted holding hands.
17th July 2014
Leeds: Police appeal over anti-gay assault at train station
3:03 PM — Police are appealing for information following a homophobic assault at Leeds train station.
26th June 2014
Mayor of Tower Hamlets condemns homophobic attack on gay couple 3
11:57 AM — A homophobic attack on a gay couple in east London has been condemned by the Mayor of Tower Hamlets.
24th June 2014
London: Gay couple beaten and called ‘faggots’ by teens 74
10:34 AM — Police are investigating an assault on a gay couple in east London.
12th June 2014
London: Man arrested over homophobic bleach attacks
10:56 AM — A man has been arrested in connection with two homophobic attacks in south London.
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.
28th May 2014
Oxford students called ‘fags’ in homophobic assault 6
2:53 PM — Two students at the University of Oxford were assaulted last weekend in a homophobic attack.
22nd May 2014
UK: Teen jailed for attacking gay man as he waited for victim outside Co-op shop 6
12:47 PM — A teenager has been jailed for 21 months for a homophobic attack on a gay man in Hertford.
20th May 2014
UK: Teen gets 14 years for stabbing gay man in chest 56
1:09 PM — A teenager has been jailed for stabbing a gay man in the chest, piercing his heart in the process.
15th May 2014
Labour MP Diane Abbott: Mayor of London must act over rising homophobic crime 23
5:31 PM — Labour’s Diane Abbott is calling on Mayor of London Boris Johnson to take action following a 5.6% increase in homophobic crime across the capital.
13th May 2014
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.