30th October 2014
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? 45
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.
England manager Roy Hodgson doesn’t know what LGBT stands for 11
3:10 PM — England football manager Roy Hodgson has admitted that he has no idea what 'LGBT' stands for.
Malaysia: HRW demands end to sodomy charges of ex-Deputy Prime Minister 4
1:19 PM — Human Rights Watch has strongly demanded an end to the prosecution of former Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim, who was sentenced to five years in jail on sodomy charges.
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.
22nd October 2014
Annie Lennox: I am so happy transgender people can come out the shadows 1
1:56 PM — Annie Lennox has hailed growing acceptance of transgender people, allowing them to come out of the shadows.
21st October 2014
Philippines: German fiancé of murdered trans woman urges suspect US marine to face investigation 1
12:27 PM — The German fiancé of a murdered transgender woman has called on the formally charged US marine to face the investigation on the killing.
Trans military personnel from 18 countries gather to end US military ban 4
11:13 AM — Transgender military personnel from 18 countries across the world gathered on Monday to discuss whether the US military could join them.
20th October 2014
Sweden: Teacher fired immediately after calling a student ‘fag’ 16
3:59 PM — A teacher and photographer in Sweden was sacked after calling a student "fag" during a photoshoot.
17th October 2014
Italy: Roma goalkeeper says gay players won’t come out because football world is ‘homophobic’ 1
11:57 AM — AS Roma goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis says he believes "surely two-to-three per cent" of Italian players are gay, but they wouldn't come out because "ours is a homophobic environment."
Brazil: Serial killer suspect confesses to ’39 murders’ of gays, women, and homeless people 4
11:25 AM — A security guard in Brazil has confessed to killing at least 39 people “out of anger,” including gay people, homeless people, and women.
16th October 2014
Philippines: German fiance of murdered trans woman blasts convicted US marine 2
11:51 AM — The German fiancé of a murdered transgender woman has condemned the "animalistic bestiality" of the formally charged US marine responsible.
14th October 2014
US: Thieves steal teen’s phone and use it to text his mother ‘I’m gay’ 3
2:22 PM — A group of thieves beat up a 16-year-old for his phone and then used it to text the victim's mother "I'm gay."