8th May 2015
Man arrested for having ‘twink’ images on his computer 20
4:54 PM — A man wrongly accused by the police of creating and storing images of child abuse says police need lessons in gay terminology to prevent 'ruining more lives'.
6th November 2014
US: Golfer Patrick Reed caught swearing and saying ‘faggot’ on the course 2
2:56 PM — Golfer Patrick Reed, who is currently playing the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai, was caught using homophobic language after three-putting his shot on Thursday.
13th June 2014
GLAAD: FIFA needs to ensure gay fans feel safe at the World Cup
1:15 PM — GLAAD has called on FIFA to make sure homophobic and transphobic slurs are stamped out at the World Cup.
27th November 2012
The Associated Press removes the word ‘homophobia’ from its Style Book 42
9:41 AM — The Associated Press has removed the word "homophobia" from its Style Book, saying the word is no longer suitable for use in social or political contexts.
29th August 2012
Study: Hearing the phrase “That’s so gay” can cause lasting harm 45
11:53 PM — The University of Michigan has released the results of a study which revealed that gay, lesbian or bisexual students who hear phrases such as "that's so gay" more often are more likely to suffer health problems.
17th July 2012
China: Dictionary in dispute over gay omission 4
4:01 PM — Dictionary writers in China have been criticised for leaving a word popular among the gay community out of a new edition.
2nd July 2012
Stonewall launches advice leaflets for gay tourists in Britain 40
1:46 PM — Gay rights charity Stonewall has launched a series of multilingual leaflets designed to promote gay freedoms in Britain to foreign visitors.