14th June 2014
Equality campaigners recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List 13
11:56 AM — Several LGBT equality campaigners have been recognised in today's Queen's Birthday Honours List.
13th June 2014
UK: Homophobic hate crimes increase by 22% in Scotland 6
4:45 PM — Hate crimes based on sexual orientation have surged by 22% in the past year in Scotland.
Dominican Republic: Police chief maintains ban on gay officers 3
3:17 PM — The Dominican Republic's Chief of Police has said that he does not allow any gay officers.
US: Utah police officer resigns after objecting to Pride parade assignment 5
2:55 PM — A Utah police officer has resigned from his post, after he was put on leave for allegedly refusing to work at a Pride parade.
12th June 2014
Eggheads star offers free theatre tickets to victims of homophobic bleach attack
6:22 PM — Former Eggheads panellist and actor CJ de Mooi has offered free theatre tickets to the victims of a homophobic bleach attack which took place outside a London nightclub.
9th June 2014
Two women come forward in police appeal following Vauxhall homophobic bleach attack 72
4:19 PM — Two women have been identified by police following an appeal for information after three people were sprayed with bleach outside a Vauxhall nightclub on Saturday night.
US: District Attorney says officer who refused to work at Pride should quit policing 14
1:23 PM — The District Attorney for Salt Lake County has said that a police officer who refused to work at a gay pride parade should quit policing altogether.
8th June 2014
US: Trans woman found murdered in Baltimore
3:03 PM — A transgender woman has been found murdered in a field in Maryland.
7th June 2014
US: Utah police officer ‘on paid leave’ after refusing to work at Pride 12
4:08 PM — A Salt Lake City police officer has been placed on leave, after he refused to work at the Utah Pride parade.
US: Seattle police hunting for suspect over murder of two gay men 34
3:49 PM — Seattle police are hunting for a suspect, wanted in connection with the murder of two gay men.
6th June 2014
Washington DC Pride will feature US military color guard for the first time 1
5:33 PM — For the first time in its history, this year the pride parade in Washington DC will feature the US military color guard.
1st June 2014
Russia: Woman arrested for drawn-on Conchita Wurst beard 9
3:11 PM — A woman at a Moscow rally in honour of drag artist Conchita Wurst has been arrested for having a drawn-on beard.
31st May 2014
Russia: Two detained by police at Moscow Pride rally 3
2:25 PM — Moscow police have detained two people for taking part in a pride rally which was denied official permission.
30th May 2014
US: Crimes against gay and trans community are getting more violent
7:45 PM — A report released Thursday shows the number of attacks against LGBT individuals in the US remains steady but with a substantial increase in the severity of violence.
Police investigate ex-UKIP councillor who called gay people ‘poofs’ and ‘perverts’ 8
3:22 PM — West Mercia Police has launched an investigation into the anti-gay comments of former UKIP councillor Dave Small.
22nd May 2014
US rapper claims Portuguese police arrested him for ‘being gay’ 6
1:39 PM — US rapper Mykki Blanco has accused the Portuguese police of homophobia and racism following his arrest at Lisbon airport.
13th May 2014
UK: Police treating homophobic leaflet as a ‘hate incident’ 15
12:17 PM — Cambridgeshire police are investigating a homophobic leaflet sent to homes in Ely and say they are treating it as a "hate incident".
2nd May 2014
Three Hampshire police officers sacked over homophobic bullying 12
1:23 PM — Three police officers have been dismissed over "extremely serious" allegations of homophobic and sexist bullying.
27th April 2014
EFF: Gay dating sites being used to entrap men across Middle East 14
6:07 PM — The Electronic Frontier Foundation has warned that gay dating sites are being used by police to entrap men across the Middle East.
26th April 2014
US: Two trans people sue New Jersey police departments for ‘humiliation’ 2
5:04 PM — Two trans people are suing separate New Jersey police departments, both alleging that they were discriminated against.