17th December 2014
Egypt: Men accused of ‘spreading AIDS’ in bathhouse to go to trial 8
4:12 PM — Dozens of men who were recently arrested in a raid on a bathhouse in Cairo, Egypt went to trial this week accused of "debauchery".
6th December 2014
US court: Hate preacher Scott Lively should stand trial for crimes against humanity 29
12:30 PM — An appeals court has refused to dismiss a case against homophobic pastor Scott Lively, who is set to stand trial for crimes against humanity.
2nd December 2014
UK: Chef dies in clingfilm gay sex bondage game
3:59 PM — A head chef for P&O Ferries died during a sex game after being wrapped in plastic sheeting and clingfilm, a Kent jury hears.
17th November 2014
UK: Man ordered to stand trial after allegedly abusing trans woman in supermarket
1:19 PM — A 36-year-old man in Somerset was ordered to stand trial after allegedly abusing and misgendering a trans woman in a supermarket.
1st November 2014
Canada: Anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera stands trial on mischief charge 21
5:12 PM — US anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera is standing trial in Canada, for refusing to leave a university where he was distributing 'graphic' homophobic leaflets.
27th October 2014
Malaysia: Newspaper says backing ex-Deputy Prime Minister is ‘glorifying a perverted culture’ 2
1:40 PM — A right-wing Malaysian newspaper has urged Muslims not to support former Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim, who was sentenced to five years in jail on sodomy charge.
Gay prostitute barred from giving evidence in Shrien Dewani murder trial 10
1:09 PM — A gay male escort has been stopped from giving evidence in the murder trial of British millionaire Shrien Dewani.
15th October 2014
Judge: Evidence that Shrien Dewani is gay or bisexual ‘doesn’t matter’
9:24 AM — The judge in the Shrien Dewani trial has said it "doesn't matter" if there is evidence that he is gay or bisexual, and questioned whether his sexuality had any impact on whether or not he was guilty.
14th October 2014
Shrien Dewani described himself as a ‘single gay man’ on gay dating site
4:05 PM — Millionaire Shrien Dewani, who is currently on trial in South Africa in connection with the murder of his wife, described himself as a "single gay man", on dating website Gaydar.
8th October 2014
Parliamentary aide to testify that he had sex with Shrien Dewani in trial
4:33 PM — During the trial of Shrien Dewani, a British parliamentary aide who claimed to have had sex with the suspect is expected to give evidence as a prosecution witness.
3rd September 2014
Gay teen left brain damaged after hammer attack by homophobic flatmate 2
9:29 AM — A gay teenager living in Kent has been left brain damaged after having a hammer embedded into his skull in by his homophobic new flatmate.
17th August 2014
US: Anti-gay governor Rick Perry indicted for abuse of power 6
11:09 AM — Texas governor Rick Perry, who recently compared homosexuality to alcoholism, has been indicted by a grand jury for abuse of power.
7th July 2014
Morocco: ‘Homosexuality’ charges against six men upheld 10
6:15 PM — A Morocco appeals court has upheld the convictions of six men arrested under the country's sodomy law.
1st June 2014
US: X-Men director Bryan Singer files for court costs, summary judgement in sex abuse case 20
4:29 PM — X-Men director Bryan Singer has filed for summary judgement in the sex abuse case brought against him, and is demanding that plaintiff pay his court costs and fees.
17th May 2014
Australia: New South Wales repeals murder ‘gay panic’ defence law 11
2:22 PM — New South Wales has repealed a law which allowed murderers to get off with a lighter sentence if they claimed a gay victim 'provoked' them into the attack.
13th April 2014
Nigel Evans says he is owed £130,000 after ‘witch-hunt’ case cost him his life savings 13
1:05 PM — MP Nigel Evans, who was acquitted on all rape and sexual assault charges on Thursday, has said the Crown Prosecution Service should pay his £130,000 legal bill after costing him his life savings.
31st March 2014
UK: Charlie Brooks hid lesbian porn DVDs ‘to prevent media embarassment’
2:56 PM — Charlie Brooks has told a court that he hid his collection of lesbian porn DVDs and an old laptop to avoid 'embarrassing' his wife Rebekah.
26th March 2014
Zimbabwe: Man who claimed stab victim was gay acquitted of attempted murder 9
12:52 PM — A man in Zimbabwe has reportedly been acquitted of stabbing a man who he says is gay.
26th February 2014
Zimbabwe: Head of gay rights group faces court over accusations of unregistered operation
12:41 PM — The chair of gay rights group Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe, faced court on Monday as the organisation is accused of failing to register itself.
21st February 2014
Amnesty calls on Zambia to stop persecution of gay men as same-sex trial set to close
3:40 PM — Amnesty International has called for the Zambian Government to stop persecuting people perceived to be gay, as the trial of two such men is set to draw to a close.