6th March 2014
UK: Crystal meth vet accused of killing man with toothbrush in ‘extreme’ S&M sex session
12:15 PM — The trial of a former vet accused of using an electric toothbrush and metal bar to kill a man as they had S&M sex is taking place in Newcastle.
5th March 2014
Judge launches investigation into Boris anti-gay bus ad ban 61
8:32 PM — A High Court judge has launched a new investigation into Boris Johnson's decision to ban an anti-gay ad from London buses.
Secondary equal marriage legislation passes House of Commons 21
7:04 PM — The secondary legislation needed for same-sex marriages to commence in England and Wales has passed the House of Commons.
UKIP Councillor: We don’t need ‘iron fist’ equality laws to protect gays from discrimination 55
3:35 PM — A UKIP councillor, who suggested business owners should have the right to turn away people based on their sexuality, gender or race – now says “iron fist” equality laws are unnecessary.
UK: Shocking image of teeth left smashed in homophobic teen attack 35
11:46 AM — Police are treating a violent unprovoked assault on a teenager in Preston as a homophobic crime.
UKIP Councillor: Businesses should be allowed to turn away gays and women 90
10:42 AM — A UKIP councillor in East Sussex believes business owners should be allowed to refuse to serve women and gay people.
Stephen Fry to host musical gay wedding for Channel 4 to celebrate start of same-sex marriages 33
12:01 AM — Channel 4 is to celebrate the introduction of same-sex marriage in England and Wales later this month with a musical gay wedding, hosted by Stephen Fry.
4th March 2014
Burnley FC issues new appeal over homophobic chants at Brighton game 13
6:42 PM — Burnley Football Club has requested help to identify fans that were caught on camera making homophobic chants during a match at Brighton last August.
Tom Daley crowned biggest youth inspiration in sport 5
12:13 PM — Olympic diver Tom Daley says he’s delighted after winning the title of biggest inspiration for young people in sport.
3rd March 2014
Sports Minister: We must do all we can to tackle homophobia in football 10
6:37 PM — Minister for Sport and Equalities Helen Grant has welcomed news that 15 out of 20 Premier League clubs are now supporting a leading anti-homophobia initiative.
London: Gay vicar vows to defy Church marriage ban and marry partner 5
5:35 PM — A north London vicar vows to marry his partner of 14 years despite the risk that he could be thrown out of the Church of England.
England: Number of gay couples adopting children doubles 3
3:43 PM — Figures show the number of same-sex couples adopting children in England has doubled in the past four years.
Theresa May: I fear too many people are still frightened to report homophobic crime 10
2:02 PM — Home Secretary Theresa May says she fears too many people are still frightened to report homophobic crime, during a visit to Brighton’s AIDS memorial.
Greens deny funding cut to Brighton Pride
10:57 AM — The Green Party in Brighton and Hove is rejecting claims made by Labour and the Conservatives that it supports cutting funding to the city’s Pride festival.
28th February 2014
UK: Police appeal for information over ‘nasty’ and violent attack on bi teen 14
6:41 PM — Police have launched an appeal for information over an alleged homophobic attack on a student in Preston.
Manchester Council moves towards closing off canal cruising site 3
3:35 PM — Plans to close off a cruising site in Manchester have moved a step closer following meetings between the council and emergency services.
Brighton: Labour and Tories vote against Green plan to axe £25,000 Pride grant 6
2:17 PM — Labour and Tory councillors in Brighton and Hove have voted against a planned cut to the city’s Pride festival.
Blackpool teen has teeth smashed and face pummelled in alleged homophobic attack 52
12:48 PM — A student from Blackpool suffered damage to his teeth and face in an assault which he claims was motivated by homophobia.
27th February 2014
Comment: Young LGBT people need greater support on issues around sex and relationships 7
6:43 PM — Meghan Lewis from the WiSE Project writes for PinkNews on how LGBT young people need greater support when it comes to making decisions about sex and relationships.
Stephen Fry made honorary president of Norwich LGBT football club group 4
5:02 PM — Stephen Fry has been made the honorary president of Proud Canaries, a new club for LGBT Norwich City fans.