18th April 2015
Lesbian Guardian writer Jack Monroe quits Twitter over abuse from fake UKIP troll 8
3:54 PM — Out lesbian Guardian writer Jack Monroe has quit Twitter after receiving abuse from a fake Twitter account claiming to be a former UKIP candidate.
16th April 2015
James May tells Top Gear fans sending death threats to Sue Perkins to ‘kill themselves’ 22
9:10 AM — The Top Gear presenter has hit back at twitter users who threatened Sue Perkins.
14th April 2015
Sue Perkins takes Twitter break after death threats over Top Gear rumours 15
2:37 PM — TV presenter Sue Perkins has said she is taking a break from Twitter after she received threats over rumours that she would take over as host of Top Gear after Jeremy Clarkson was sacked.
24th March 2015
Expedia ad featuring gay couple met with sickening Twitter hatred 67
12:38 PM — A new ad for online travel company Expedia which features a gay couple has been met with a storm of hatred on Twitter.
22nd March 2015
Police investigating homophobic tweets sent to rugby referee Nigel Owens 6
7:55 PM — Police are investigating anti-gay tweets sent to out rugby referee Nigel Owens after a Six Nations match.
12th March 2015
Will Smith’s rep says son Jaden is NOT gay 42
3:22 PM — Will Smith's team has denied showbiz reports that the actor’s teenage son could be gay.
4th March 2015
Lib Dems most likely to tweet about LGBT issues, UKIP about Top Gear 6
1:57 PM — According to an analytics study, Liberal Democrat supporters are the most likely to post online about LGBT issues.
23rd February 2015
Patricia Arquette: It’s time for gay people to fight for women’s rights 39
11:54 AM — After her Oscar win, Patricia Arquette urged gay people to fight for women's rights as a means to return the favour for fighting for LGBT rights.
19th February 2015
Tory activist brands feminists ‘left-wing lesbo groupies’ and ‘cretins’ 17
1:55 PM — A South Yorkshire Conservative Party activist has resigned over homophobic comments made on Twitter.
12th February 2015
‘Revenge porn’ to become illegal under new law for England and Wales 12
5:56 PM — Posting 'revenge porn' images online became a specific criminal offence in England and Wales today.
9th February 2015
Hackers hijack Mexican chain’s Twitter and post homophobic slurs 3
12:01 PM — Mexican restaurant chain Chipotle has apologised after Twitter hackers posted homophobic, racist and anti-Semitic tweets from its account.
29th January 2015
Stephen Fry denies baby rumours and says: ‘Don’t believe what you read in the papers’ 13
12:20 PM — Stephen Fry has rubbished reports he is ready to begin a family with his new husband, Elliott Spencer.
21st January 2015
France: Twitter users fined for hashtags saying gay people should be burned 9
6:10 PM — For the first time a French court fined several Twitter users for using hashtags which called for gay people to be killed.
12th January 2015
Homophobic ‘ambush’ on Charlton Athletic fans was a hoax 9
1:55 PM — A widely reported homophobic "ambush" against a group of gay football fans has turned out to be a hoax perpetrated by an online troll.
8th January 2015
Stephen Fry: Publish Charlie Hebdo cartoons in defiance of Paris killings 26
6:58 PM — Stephen Fry has called on the world's media to republish copies of Charlie Hebdo cartoons following the massacre of 12 people yesterday.
2nd January 2015
Footballer under fire over ‘game’ to guess whether women have penises 7
5:35 PM — Footballer Robert Huth is under fire for taking part in a Twitter game in which he attempted to 'guess' from pictures whether women are transgender.
31st December 2014
Police investigate Katie Hopkins over Ebola tweet
12:46 PM — Police Scotland are making inquiries following complaints over a Twitter outburst about Ebola from controversial TV personality Katie Hopkins.
30th December 2014
Derren Brown hit back at this homophobe in the best way 26
1:18 PM — Famed magician Derren Brown responded to a string of homophobic tweets in an amazing way.
29th December 2014
One Direction star’s ‘prank': I’ve been experimenting with my sexuality 23
4:37 PM — One Direction singer Niall Horan has come under fire, after he hijacked a fellow singer's Twitter to claim he was "experimenting" with his sexuality.
21st December 2014
UKIP begs members to stop making controversial comments on Facebook and Twitter 16
1:03 PM — UKIP is begging its members to quit Facebook and Twitter, to avoid getting the party in trouble over controversial comments.