14th September 2014
The best place to be in the closet, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:48 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
13th September 2014
Photos: Firearms cops wear Rainbow Laces 13
12:31 PM — The Rainbow Laces campaign has found support from a team more used to riot gear than football gear.
11th September 2014
Police tell men using Brighton cruising spot to ‘#zipitup’ 22
5:23 PM — Sussex Police have increased patrols at a popular cruising spot in Brighton.
7th September 2014
Survey: Nearly half of gay police officers experience homophobia at work 8
11:26 AM — Almost half of gay police officers have experienced homophobia at work, according to a new survey.
2nd September 2014
US: Black LGBT activist arrested after distributing literature on voter’s rights 4
9:47 PM — A black LGBT rights activist and former state Senate candidate was arrested in North Carolina Monday for distributing literature on voting rights on parked cars.
26th August 2014
London: Police release image of man accused of making anti-gay slurs at victim in street
11:07 AM — Police have released an image of a man they are looking to trace in connection with several homophobic incidents in London.
25th August 2014
US: Michigan Police investigate Detroit attacks against LGBT people
7:32 PM — Michigan police are investigating three attacks against LGBT people in Detroit's Palmer Park.
24th August 2014
US: St Louis police officer suspended for anti-gay ‘sodomite’ rant 21
2:00 PM — A St Louis police officer has been suspended, after a video emerged of him condemning "sickening" sodomites.
UK: Police appeal for help after lesbian attacked by homophobic thugs in Leicestershire 4
12:57 PM — Police have appealed for help finding the men who brutally attacked a lesbian hear her home in Leicestershire.
22nd August 2014
London hate crime victim: I’m feel more inclined to be open about my sexuality now 2
1:56 PM — The victim in a homophobic hate crime says he feels more likely to be open about his sexuality in public following the attack.
19th August 2014
US: First out trans police officer joins San Francisco’s force 3
8:40 PM — Officer Mikayla Connell became the first out transgender person to graduate from the San Francisco Police Academy last Friday.
Police officers investigated for anti-gay or racist social media posts 14
3:14 PM — Hundreds of police officers and civilian staff have been investigated for homophobic, racist and threatening messages on social media, research shows.
17th August 2014
Lib Dem minister: We need zero tolerance for homophobia in football 7
2:08 PM — Liberal Democrat minister Stephen Williams has called for a zero tolerance approach to homophobia in football.
14th August 2014
Brighton: Man left with fractured eye socket after attack outside gay bar 4
11:18 AM — A man has been left with a fractured eye socket following an attack outside a Brighton gay bar.
11th August 2014
London: Police appeal for information following violent homophobic train attack 10
1:31 PM — Police are seeking a suspect in a homophobic attack on a train in London during which a man was punched and kicked.
6th August 2014
Australia: Victoria Police apologise for infamous 1994 gay nightclub raid 1
4:30 PM — Victoria police have issued an apology for a gay nightclub raid in which patrons were strip-searched by armed police - 20 years after the event.
5th August 2014
Man left unconscious after homophobic attack at Brighton Pride 10
10:11 AM — Sussex Police are investigating a homophobic assault at Brighton Pride which left one man unconscious.
31st July 2014
US: Florida police arrest man for burning trans woman to death
11:40 AM — Florida police have arrested and charged a man for the violent murder of a trans woman in June.
30th July 2014
UK: Paramedic who pretended he was gay found guilty of raping women
6:34 PM — A male paramedic who pretended he was gay in order to get close to his female victims has been convicted of rape.
29th July 2014
Police Superintendents’ Association conference to encourage diversity and acceptance 2
4:50 PM — A conference of the Police Superintendents' Association will later this year explore how to encourage diversity and acceptance.