18th March 2015
San Francisco police officers’ homophobic and racist text messages revealed 5
3:32 PM — A corruption trial has reveled a string of homophobic and racist texts sent between five officers in San Francisco.
5th March 2015
Ex-Tory MP Harvey Proctor denies ‘rent-boy ring’ allegations
12:48 PM — Harvey Proctor has denied allegations that he was part of an alleged “rent-boy ring” – and has said that his previous convictions for gross indecency were for sexual acts that are no longer illegal.
15th February 2015
US: Police officer admits coercing illegal immigrants into gay sex 11
5:30 PM — A Florida police officer has admitted he coerced undocumented immigrants into having sex with him.
6th February 2015
London: LGBT History Month poster defaced with Swastika within 3 hours 16
12:24 PM — A poster for LGBT History Month at University College London has been defaced with a Nazi symbol - just hours after it went up.
4th February 2015
Three men hospitalised after incident at gay London sauna 39
4:22 PM — Three men have been rushed to hospital, after a drug-related incident at a gay sauna in London.
3rd February 2015
Police called to O2 restaurant after mum complains of gay porn on computer screen 114
11:53 AM — Police were called to a restaurant at London’s O2 after a mother was left feeling "sick" when her young children viewed an explicit gay sex scene on a restaurant booking screen.
22nd January 2015
Sacked trans police officer sues US city 3
10:54 AM — Trans woman Francesca Quaranta is suing a Connecticut city for firing her after she came out as trans.
2nd January 2015
UK: Man punched in the throat in homophobic attack 22
1:30 PM — A man has been assaulted in the East Midlands town of Corby in a violent homophobic attack.
31st December 2014
Police investigate Katie Hopkins over Ebola tweet
12:46 PM — Police Scotland are making inquiries following complaints over a Twitter outburst about Ebola from controversial TV personality Katie Hopkins.
26th December 2014
UK: Transphobic crimes soared in 2014 11
1:37 PM — Transgender hate crimes increased substantially this year, figures show.
19th December 2014
Man used homophobic slurs against police to get arrested 1
5:55 PM — A man who drunkenly dialled 999 to get police to an Aldi car park before hurling homophobic abuse at them wanted to go to prison, a court has heard.
Police search for woman in ‘unprovoked homophobic tirade’ on London Underground 11
11:17 AM — Police have released CCTV images of a woman they wish to speak to in connection with a "prolonged verbal tirade" of "homophobic abuse" on the London Underground.
17th December 2014
Plans to tackle under-reporting of LGBT hate crime 3
12:02 PM — The Equality and Human Rights Commission has launched a new project to tackle under-reporting of LGBT hate crime.
14th December 2014
US: Woman arrested for dressing her son in girl’s clothing ‘as a punishment’ 25
2:20 PM — A woman has been arrested for dressing her 10-year-old son in girl's clothing, allegedly as a "punishment" for bad behaviour.
6th December 2014
Manchester police chief: Hate speech laws risk turning us into the ‘thought police’ 49
1:44 PM — The chief constable of Greater Manchester police has warned that broad laws banning hate speech risk a drift towards an Orwellian "thought police".
27th November 2014
Over half of UK police forces have seen a rise in violent homophobic crimes this year 13
6:40 PM — New crime figures released as part of a report this week show a rise in the number of homophobic offences in over half of UK police forces.
26th November 2014
Homophobic hate crimes on the rise in the UK 6
1:35 PM — The number of homophobic hate crimes in the UK recorded by police has risen over the past year.
15th November 2014
Cambridge police: Leaflets claiming AIDS is God’s punishment for gays are ‘not a crime’ 20
12:17 PM — Cambridgeshire police have said that leaflets claiming that homosexuality is linked to paedophilia "fall short of any criminality".
14th November 2014
Taiwan: Police shut down gay lifestyle website for ‘distributing obscene material’
3:00 PM — Police in Taiwan have shut down a website which billed itself as "Asia's largest gay lifestyle information network."
12th November 2014
Argentina: Buenos Aires Pride organisers slam city government for refusing to provide security 2
3:57 PM — Buenos Aires pride organisers have criticised the city government for not providing police security during the march planned for Saturday.