4th April 2015
San Francisco police officers to be fired for homophobic texts 5
5:47 PM — Seven police officers were found to have a sent a string of racist and homophobic message.
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.
6th March 2015
My children were ‘brainwashed’ with homophobia, UKIP candidate’s ex-wife tells court
3:23 PM — A mother has claimed that her children were being "brainwashed" with racist and homophobic views by her ex-husband - who is a UKIP candidate.
19th February 2015
‘Cape Town Pride doesn’t represent the black LGBT community’ say activists 33
4:48 PM — An LGBTI rights group in Capetown has pulled out of Pride because they say it doesn't represent black people.
22nd January 2015
US: Homophobic racist attack in West Hollywood 5
2:11 PM — A gay man was subjected to a racist and homophobic attack on Martin Luther King Day.
2nd January 2015
Daily Mail angry that children are disciplined for homophobia 44
5:22 PM — The Daily Mail appears riled by reports that "thousands of children" are being reported to authorities for using homophobic and racist slurs, and calling each others names like "faggot".
17th December 2014
Ex-UKIP candidate behind ‘poofers’ and ‘Chinky bird’ comments likens it to ‘Only Fools and Horses’ 35
4:04 PM — Kerry Smith, who resigned from UKIP as a prospective parliamentary candidate for making homophobic and racist remarks, says his comments were no worse than the language in the BBC comedy series Only Fools and Horses.
3rd October 2014
Lesbian suing sperm bank after having mixed-race baby says she was ‘hung up on’ by clinic 5
10:34 AM — A lesbian who is suing a sperm bank, because she was impregnated with a black man’s sperm has said she was "hung up on" by the clinic when she called with questions.
15th July 2014
US: Retired United Methodist minister sets himself on fire to protest against racism, homophobia 17
2:54 PM — Family and colleagues of a retired United Methodist minister who set himself on fire to protest against racism and homophobia have spoken about his life-long fight for equal rights.
9th June 2014
France: Gay magazine refuses to disqualify ‘Mr Gay’ contestant over racism allegations 55
5:54 PM — A French magazine has refused to disqualify a man from their 'Mister Gay 2014' competition, after he endorsed a far-right party and was accused of racism.
18th May 2014
UKIP MEP Roger Helmer ‘cannot understand’ why people are opposed to voluntary repatriation 48
11:38 AM — UKIP MEP Roger Helmer, who claimed that "homosexuality not a valid lifestyle worthy of equal respect" is under fresh scrutiny for writing that he "cannot understand" why politicians are opposed to voluntary repatriation.
12th May 2014
Spain: Anti-LGBT incidents make up 40% of overall hate crimes 5
1:51 PM — Hate towards the LGBT community is the most common form of hate crime in Spain. Last year, 452 hate crimes were linked to sexuality or identity out of a total of 1,172 confirmed offenses in the European country.
8th April 2014
Police warn Leicester City fans: ‘We won’t tolerate homophobic chanting at Brighton match’ 2
11:56 AM — Police have warned Leicester City football fans that homophobic chants will not be tolerated in a match against Brighton and Hove Albion FC today.
12th February 2014
Archbishop of Canterbury: Church of England not blessing gay marriages may be seen as ‘akin to racism’ 84
1:57 PM — The Archbishop of Canterbury has warned the Church of England that refusing to allow blessings for gay married couples could be seen as 'akin to racism'.
11th February 2014
Miley Cyrus: Opposing equal marriage is ‘incomprehensible’ 5
5:04 PM — Miley Cyrus has said that it's 'incomprehensible' that some people still oppose equal marriage.
13th January 2014
TV star meets trans prisoner freed after jail for alleged self-defence in hate crime attack 3
7:51 PM — A trans actress in the US has turned up at a prison to greet a prisoner who killed a man allegedly in self-defence against a hate crime.
6th December 2013
Comment: South Africa is not a ‘Rainbow Nation’ if you’re gay 21
2:25 PM — In a PinkNews article published before Nelson Mandela's death, Douglas Bruce Davies said homophobia and racism "still runs rampant" in his home country South Africa.
5th December 2013
Ofsted condemn north London school for failing to take anti-gay bullying ‘seriously’ 5
1:17 PM — The board of governors at a north London school have stepped down following damning criticism by Ofsted that staff failed to deal sufficiently with homophobic and racist bullying.
27th November 2013
Video: Joan Rivers defends Alec Baldwin for homophobic rant: ‘Everybody just relax’ 23
2:35 PM — Comedian Joan Rivers has jumped to the defence of Alec Baldwin following the cancellation of his show off the back of a homophobic rant at a reporter.
13th November 2013
US poll: Americans find Confederate flag ‘more acceptable’ than rainbow gay pride flag 12
11:58 AM — A recent public policy poll has shown that a majority of US citizens believe it is "more acceptable" to publicly display the Confederate rebel flag, today commonly associated with the Ku Klux Klan and other racist hate groups, than it is to display the gay pride rainbow flag.