20th November 2014
Is Mark Reckless about to become UKIP’s second elected MP? 13
1:04 PM — Voters are heading to the polls in the Rochester and Strood by-election, where UKIP’s Mark Reckless hopes to become the party’s second elected MP.
14th November 2014
US State Department urges India to end anti-gay law 2
10:43 AM — The US State Department has urged India to put an end to a law which bans sex “against the order of nature”.
5th November 2014
Report: Gay Iranians pressured into gender reassignment by doctors 12
5:28 PM — Gay Iranians are being pressured into gender reassignment treatments due to the country’s draconian ban on same-sex relationships, doctors in the country say.
4th November 2014
Man arrested in Surbiton ‘fairy’ anti-gay attack investigation 14
1:48 PM — A 26-year-old man has been arrested by police investigating a homophobic attack by two assailants dressed as fairies.
Study reveals LGBT people seeking asylum to the UK ‘lack specialist support’ 1
1:21 PM — A study conducted at the University of Liverpool has reported on the lack of "safe spaces" and specialist care for LGBT people seeking asylum to the UK.
Lynne Featherstone replaces Norman Baker at Home Office 1
1:09 PM — Lynne Featherstone has replaced fellow Lib Dem MP Norman Baker as a minister at the Home Office.
Labour MP Siân James: The story of Pride could not have been told 10 years ago 3
12:34 PM — MP Siân James who is depicted in one of this year’s biggest gay British films says its story can finally be told because attitudes have shifted for the better.
Frankie Boyle: Nigel Farage would look like ‘a gay Dr Who’ as a Nazi 22
11:18 AM — Controversial comedian Frankie Boyle has mocked Nigel Farage’s appearance.
Nigeria: Gay clinic executive director allegedly arrested without charge 4
11:13 AM — A Nigerian gay rights activist who runs a clinic for gay men and transgender people was allegedly arrested and detained without charge.
3rd November 2014
US: Thousands rally for ‘religious freedom’ against Houston equal rights law 29
4:22 PM — Thousands of anti-LGBT activists gathered in Houston, Texas on Sunday evening to rally against Houston’s equal rights ordinance.
Egyptian minister: ‘Zionists’ undermine stability by financing homosexuality 10
12:25 PM — Egypt's Minister of Religious Endowments has claimed that colonial Zionism is fragmenting society by financing homosexuality.
31st October 2014
US: Gay 17-year-old beaten and called ‘faggot’ after lured to skate park by a friend 17
12:16 PM — A gay 17-year-old was lured to a skate park in Texas by a friend and then severely beaten by the girl and two others while being called "faggot" and "booty lover."
30th October 2014
Stonewall slams gay UKIP MEP over ‘equality Nazis’ jibe 20
6:30 PM — Britain’s largest gay rights charity has criticised UKIP MEP David Coburn for branding the supporters of same-sex marriage “equality Nazis”.
Gay UKIP MEP: Gay marriage is ‘false bollocks’ by ‘equality Nazis’ for ‘queens’ 151
3:25 PM — UKIP MEP David Coburn says same-sex marriage supporters are "equality Nazis".
Philippines: Lawmakers to file bill against anti-LGBT hate crimes after murder of trans woman
10:59 AM — Two Philippines lawmakers have said they plan to file a bill to curb anti-LGBT hate crimes following the murder of a transgender woman.
29th October 2014
Campaign group: Home Secretary must end ‘appalling’ abuse of gay asylum seekers 3
12:26 PM — Theresa May needs to urgently tackle homophobic abuse experienced by gay asylum seekers in detention, the head of a leading campaign organisation says.
28th October 2014
Lord Cashman takes up seat in House of Lords 9
7:30 PM — Former MEP Lord Michael Cashman has taken up his seat in the House of Lords.
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.
24th October 2014
Scotland: Glasgow SNP deputy leader suspended after reports of homophobia
12:40 PM — The deputy leader of the SNP group on Scotland's largest council has been suspended after charges of homophobia.
23rd October 2014
‘Total bollocks’ that I’m defecting to UKIP, says Tory MP Conor Burns 1
4:06 PM — Conservative MP Conor Burns says suggestions of him defecting to UKIP are "total bollocks".