19th December 2014
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.
Police appeal for help finding thug who robbed victim he met in a club 15
3:01 PM — Camden police have appealed for help finding a robber who savagely attacked a man in his home, after they met in a club.
7th November 2014
Police appeal for help after spate of homophobic attacks on Clapham Common
6:19 PM — Police in the London borough of Lambeth have appealed for victims and witnesses to come forward, after three attacks on Clapham Common thought to be motivated by homophobia.
5th November 2014
Police arrest two men suspected of vicious anti-gay attack ‘dressed as fairies’ 12
11:45 AM — Police have arrested two men have in connection with a homophobic attack in Surbiton by assailants wearing pink tutus.
Gay choir to take over Manchester trams following brutal homophobic attack 10
12:47 AM — A gay and lesbian choir has announced that it will take over Manchester's Metrolink with performances on the trains following a homophobic attack in the city.
9th October 2014
US: California man arrested over ‘suspicious’ death of trans activist
12:41 PM — A 38-year-old Californian man has been arrested for the death of a trans activist whose body was found behind a Dairy Queen in Anaheim.
4th October 2014
US: Los Angeles transgender woman shot dead 2
7:33 PM — Police have appealed for help after a Los Angeles transgender woman was shot dead.
3rd October 2014
Cameroon: 7 arrested in anti-gay house raid 3
2:18 PM — Seven people have been arrested on homosexuality-related charges, after police raided a house in Yaoundé.
2nd October 2014
Man arrested in connection with homophobic leaflet distribution
4:44 PM — An arrest has been made in connection with a series of leaflets distributed across the UK containing homophobic statements including comparing homosexuality to paedophilia.
1st October 2014
Leading clergyman says leaflets comparing homosexuality to paedophilia are ‘frightening’ 6
12:19 PM — A vicar in Lancashire has condemned leaflets distributed during Preston pride which compare homosexuality to paedophilia, calling them "threatening and frightening."
27th September 2014
Leicestershire Police: Anti-gay leaflets comparing homosexuality to paedophilia ‘not a crime’ 46
1:10 PM — A man who was caught distributing leaflets comparing homosexuality to paedophilia has committed "no criminal offence", according to police.
16th September 2014
Egyptian police hunt gays using Grindr 13
5:13 PM — Police are exploiting Grindr and other dating sites to hunt members of the LGBT community in Egypt, it has been claimed.