10th November 2014
Latvian foreign minister denies ‘hidden agenda’ behind coming out 8
2:46 PM — Latvia's foreign minister Edgars Rinkevics has rebuffed claims that his decision to come out as gay was motivated by a "hidden agenda".
Business leaders attend ‘Out on the Street’ LGBT leadership summit 2
1:28 PM — Business leaders from across Europe are today attending the third-annual 'Out on the Street' LGBT summit in London.
6th November 2014
China: Gay rights activists in Macau demand domestic violence bill includes gay couples
11:20 AM — Gay rights activists in Macau have delivered a letter to the government headquarters, demanding same-sex couples to be re-introduced into the domestic violence bill.
5th November 2014
Football Association to host two one-day LGBT events 1
4:51 PM — The Football association is to host two practical and interactive one-day events on LGBT participation in football.
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.
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."
30th October 2014
Singapore: Human Rights groups condemn court for upholding colonial-era anti-gay law 3
11:28 AM — Human rights groups have condemned a court in Singapore for rejecting a challenge to the country’s colonial-era law criminalising gay sex.
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
The Walking Dead star Norman Reedus shoots down rumours he didn’t want his character to be gay
7:48 PM — The Walking Dead actor Norman Reedus has denounced claims that he did not want his character Daryl Dixon to be gay as "total bs."
Dolly Parton: Anti-gay Christianity is ‘just as bad as any other sin’ 8
5:50 PM — Country singer and LGBT supporter Dolly Parton has said anti-gay Christians who "pass judgment" are the real sinners.
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
Italy: 54% of LGBT people say they suffer discrimination 6
3:31 PM — A study by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has found that Italy ranks among the most discriminatory countries in Europe against LGBT people.
Azerbaijan: 19-year-old slit her sister’s throat after finding out she was a lesbian 4
10:54 AM — Police in Azerbaijan have arrested a 19-year-old who says she was possessed by "a demon" when she killed her lesbian sister.
27th October 2014
Scotland transgender conference to address discrimination 5
12:26 PM — Edinburgh is set to host one of the largest conferences for transgender and intersex people this weekend.
25th October 2014
Where is the world’s most gay-friendly place? 49
3:37 PM — Denmark's capital city of Copenhagen has been named the world's most gay-friendly place.
24th October 2014
Liberian gay groups ‘under attack’ over Ebola outbreak 16
7:42 PM — Anti-gay rhetoric in Liberia has reportedly been stepped up since the outbreak of Ebola in the country.