18th May 2015
Labour’s first trans candidate to undergo heart surgery 4
12:25 PM — The first transgender candidate to stand for the Labour party has been admitted to hospital for heart surgery, less than a fortnight after she lost out on her seat.
10th April 2015
Brazillian politician: Let patients choose between gay and straight donor blood 6
11:55 AM — A Congressman in Brazil has come under fire for suggesting that hospital patients should be allowed the choice to reject "gay" blood.
4th February 2015
Three men hospitalised after incident at gay London sauna 39
4:22 PM — Three men have been rushed to hospital, after a drug-related incident at a gay sauna in London.
3rd February 2015
Male nurses admit having sex in front of a 99-year-old in their care 16
7:31 PM — Two male nurses who had sex whilst caring for a 99-year-old stroke victim have pleaded guilty to a felony charge of inflicting mental suffering on an elder.
12th December 2014
Joan Rivers leaves part of $150 million fortune to AIDS charity 2
12:20 PM — Comedian Joan Rivers has left a portion of her wealth to a charity that helps people living with AIDS.
29th November 2014
Reports: Ugandan gay rights activist ‘in intensive care’ after brutal attack 13
3:35 PM — A prominent Ugandan gay rights activist has been brutally beaten by a homophobic mob.
11th November 2014
Investigators slam New York clinic over Joan Rivers’ death 3
1:35 PM — The New York clinic where Joan Rivers suffered a cardiac arrest during a medical procedure failed to follow standard protocols while treating her, state health officials say.
11th August 2014
Christian Concern: Hospital chaplain was ‘acting provocatively’ by marrying same-sex partner 54
5:18 PM — A Christian group has claimed that a gay hospital chaplain acted "provocatively and unrepentantly" by marrying his same-sex partner.
4th August 2014
National Secular Society: ‘Urgent review’ needed after Church blocks gay chaplain from NHS job 10
2:39 PM — The National Secular Society has called for the government to hold an urgent review, after a gay chaplain was blocked from taking up an NHS job because he married his same-sex partner.
3rd August 2014
NHS withdraws job offer from married gay chaplain after Church of England punishment 36
2:28 PM — The NHS has withdrawn a job offer it made to gay chaplain Jeremy Pemberton, after the Church of England revoked his permission to officiate.
22nd June 2014
UK: First gay clergy to marry ‘fired’ by Bishop 24
11:52 AM — The first gay clergy to marry in the UK has had his permission to operate revoked by a Bishop.
24th February 2014
Man hospitalised after ‘brutal’ homophobic attack in Edinburgh city centre
1:17 PM — A man was at the weekend admitted to hospital after being subjected to a "brutal" homophobic attack in Edinburgh.
20th February 2014
US: Gay heart attack patient says Catholic priest refused to give him last rites 15
4:37 PM — A Catholic priest in America’s capital refused to give last rites and communion to a heart attack patient because of the man’s sexuality, it’s been claimed.
9th August 2013
US: Californian doctor diagnoses gay patient with ‘chronic homosexual disease’ 47
12:10 PM — A doctor in California has diagnosed a gay man with chronic "homosexual behaviour" after a routine medical examination, which she later defended was still medically classified as a "disease".
23rd July 2013
New York: 4 charged over homophobic assault on Long Island 6
10:49 AM — Four young men have been charged in connection with a homophobic attack on Long Island, New York.
17th May 2013
George Michael suffers minor injuries in motorway car crash 8
2:20 PM — George Michael is being treated for cuts and bruises following a rush-hour crash on the M1 motorway.
16th May 2013
Nottingham hospital to fly rainbow flags in support of IDAHOT Day 1
4:31 PM — A major hospital in Nottingham is to show its support for the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia for a third year in a row, by flying rainbow flags in support.
11th April 2013
US: Man arrested and given restraining order for refusing to leave partner’s hospital bedside 43
4:44 PM — An arrest was made this week in Missouri of a gay man who refused to leave the hospital bedside of his partner, and a restraining order has now been made against him preventing him from visitation.
30th January 2013
US: Gay teen taken off life support after hanging himself because of homophobic bullying 54
1:24 AM — A 15-year-old gay teenager has been taken off life support, after hanging himself in a local school playground after being bullied because he was gay.
19th December 2012
New York: Gay hospital worker jumps in front of train after paedophilia charges 13
4:01 PM — A man who was one of the first gay people to marry on top of the Empire State Building has been hit by a subway train just hours after he was bailed in relation to indecent images of children.