10th December 2014
Sadiq Khan: Human Rights Day is an opportunity to promote the importance of the ECHR 1
6:50 PM — Shadow Justice Minister Sadiq Khan has blasted Tory plans to leave the European Court of Human Rights.
9th December 2014
‘I would rather die in a British detention centre than be returned to Uganda’ 19
5:06 PM — A lesbian asylum seeker has been granted a last minute temporary reprieve from deportation to Uganda but says she despairs for her future if the Home Office doesn't change its mind.
8th December 2014
UKIP suspends general secretary Roger Bird for ‘alleged impropriety’ 9
5:49 PM — UKIP has suspended its general secretary Roger Bird - who defended the party from claims of homophobia - over allegations of 'impropriety'.
3rd December 2014
Labour MEP Seb Dance: Europe must work with Africa to pursue LGBT rights 49
5:40 PM — Labour MEP Seb Dance says Europe “has an important role to play” in helping Africa achieve LGBT rights, but that it needs to be done sensitively.
2nd December 2014
UKIP denies tweeting that World AIDS Day is a ‘reminder’ to ‘tighten our borders’ 53
12:36 PM — UKIP is in complete confusion over a Twitter account that claimed to represent its Cheltenham branch and said World AIDS Day was a "reminder" for Britain to "tighten" its borders.
27th November 2014
Charity slams ex-UKIP president for saying HIV is the ‘wages’ of gay promiscuity 25
1:23 PM — Former UKIP deputy leader Lord Christopher Monckton has been branded as “living on another planet” by Terrence Higgins Trust for suggesting that HIV is the “wages” of gay promiscuity.
36 years ago today the world lost Harvey Milk 4
12:23 PM — Today marks the 36th anniversary of gay rights activist Harvey Milk’s death.
25th November 2014
Ex-Telegraph editor: David Cameron was ‘wounded politically’ by same-sex marriage 27
4:30 PM — Charles Moore, former editor of The Daily Telegraph, has blamed the rise of UKIP among traditionally Conservative voters, in part, on David Cameron's backing of same-sex marriage.
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 13
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 18
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."