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July 16, 2014

A 25-year-old is being accused of conning women into believing he is gay so he could rape them

A British paramedic is accused of raping and assaulting multiple women after telling them ‘he didn’t want to be gay’.

Christopher Bridger, 25, is accused of raping one student and fondling four others after gaining their trust.

It is alleged he carried out two of the attacks while studying at St George’s University Hospital In London and the other three were while he worked for South East Coast Ambulance Service.

In court, one woman described how Bridger told her ‘he just wanted to fancy girls’ after he had raped her in his student bedroom.

June 10, 2014

As the summit on ending rape in warzones starts, Edwin Sesange argues the lesbian and transgender victims of ‘corrective rape’ must be included

Right now the world’s political leaders, celebrities and other stakeholders are gathering to find ways to stop sexual violence in armed conflicts. It is a huge opportunity to unite the world to end this inhuman act.

Hosted by actress Angelina Jolie and UK Foreign Secretary William Hague, the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict is the largest ever gathering of its kind with more than 140 countries taking part.

April 10, 2014

Former Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons denied all charges of sexual assault

British gay politician Nigel Evans was cleared of all charges of rape and sexual assault in court today (10 April).

The former deputy speaker of the House of Commons was on trial for rape, two indecent assaults, five sexual assaults and an attempted sexual assault against seven young men from 2003 to 2013.

While the 56-year-old admitted to making 'drunken passes' at men in his past, he denied all of the charges and said he was innocent.

April 1, 2014

Gay woman said in court she was 'totally humiliated' by the sexual assault she allegedly suffered that dislocated her hip 

A British man tried to rape a woman to ‘cure’ her of being gay, a jury was told.

Ronald Paton, 50, is accused of hurling homophobic abuse at the 63-year-old woman before trying to sexually assault her – and dislocating her hip in the process.

Gloucester Crown Court heard how the man knocked on the victim’s door, invited her in for a drink, and then attacked her.

March 31, 2014

Five men reportedly raped a 20-year-old gay man in an abandoned house before setting the bed and the room on fire

South Africa police are investigating an anti-gay rape and arson case.

A 20-year-old from Schmidtsdrift, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, was reportedly gang-raped in an empty housing development in Lerato Park. According to IOL News, the attackers then sit fire to the bed where they allegedly raped the young man.

January 29, 2014

Human Rights Watch have called on the country's government to deal with the 'nightmare' for LGBTI people

Gay men are reportedly facing extreme abuse by police, including at least one instance of ‘hammer rape’, in Kyrgyzstan.

International charity Human Rights Watch is urging authorities in the Central Asian country to acknowledge the police brutality and investigate all allegations of torture, blackmail and intimidation.

‘Gay and bisexual men in Kyrgyzstan already live in fear due to widespread homophobic attitudes, and the police are making a nightmarish situation even worse,” Human Rights Watch researcher Anna Kirey said.

November 28, 2013

After two years avoiding sentencing, Andile Ngcoza will spend the next 22 years in jail for raping, beating and strangling a lesbian for five hours 

Justice was served for a South African lesbian who was raped in 2010 because of her sexuality.

45-year old Andile Ngcoza was originally convicted of raping Millicent Gaika, a lesbian woman from Gugulethu, in 2011, but missed his court date for sentencing and disappeared for two years.

On 3 April 2010, Ngcoza initiated a corrective rape attack on Gaika, saying he would impregnate her to ‘show her she was a woman’.

November 14, 2013

Originally believed to be South African, the Swazi student was made to strip, simulate oral sex with a beer bottle and had his head forcibly shaved

A ‘traumatized’ Swazi student who was tortured by a homophobic Russian gang has returned to his home country.

According to Swaziland government sources, the 20-year-old man was studying at Shukhov State Technological University in Belgorod when he was lured to an apartment by the anti-gay terrorist group Occupy Pedophilia.

September 25, 2013

Northern Ireland nightclub, a favorite in the LGBT community and celebrities, was the scene of an alleged double rape

A man is being accused of raping a woman in a Belfast gay nightclub.

Francis Airis Eliason, 31, is on trial for the rape that allegedly occurred three years ago.

The Belfast Telegraph reports the woman, protected by anonymity, had gone to The Kremlin on 10 September 2010 with a male friend.

September 21, 2013

Alleged perpetrator reported to be working in Qatar, where homosexuality is banned

Police in India’s Maharashtra state are seeking to issue a red alert in the country’s airports for the arrest of a man alleged to be a gay rapist.

According to the Indian media, police have disclosed the identity of the man accused of sodomizing a younger man since 2006 when the victim was a minor.

September 10, 2013

Conservative member of parliament has denied all previous accusatons of indecent sexual assault

British gay MP Nigel Evans was rearrested on suspicion of two further sex assaults today (10 September).

The House of Commons Deputy Speaker is now facing seven sexual assault allegations but has yet to be charged.

In a statement, Lancashire Police said: ‘He [Mr Evans] has subsequently today been arrested on suspicion of indecent assault and sexual touching of two further victims.

‘He will be interviewed about these new allegations at a police station in Lancashire during the course of the day.

September 10, 2013

He is being charged with eight offenses alleged between 2002 and 2013

British gay MP Nigel Evans has resigned from his post as deputy speaker of The House of Commons.

The resignation today (10 September) came after Crown Prosecution Service announced that he is being charged with sexual assault, rape and other offenses.

'We have concluded that there is sufficient evidence and that it is in the public interest to prosecute Mr Evans,' said Keir Starmer, director of public prosecutions told BBC News.

June 19, 2013

UK's House of Commons Deputy Speaker and not yet been charged and has denied all previous allegations so far

The Deputy Speaker of the UK’s House of Commons was arrested on suspicion of three further sex assaults, it was revealed today (19 June).

Nigel Evans has not yet been charged and has disputed the allegations so far.

The assaults are alleged to have been committed in Blackpool, Lancashire and London between 2003 and 2011 on men in their 20s.

In May, it was revealed Evans was being questioned over two allegations, one of rape and another of sexual assault against two men in their late 20s.

June 13, 2013

Male victim claims he was followed into bathroom stall and was sexually assaulted by another man

The New York City Police Department is investigating an alleged rape of an 19-year-old man in a city park.

The crime happened yesterday, 12 June. The victim, as reported by the website Gothamist, walked into a Union Square Park men's bathroom. He was followed by a suspect, who allegedly sexaully assualted the victim in one of the stalls.

The victim was transported to hospital.

June 5, 2013

Court hears how a 'billion-in-one' semen match in an alleyway led to a breakthrough in a decade old case

A man accused of raping a trans woman in London has been finally brought to court after 12 years.

Mohammad Salim, 43, allegedly snatched Anna Vincent, 36, from outside Camden Town Tube station and raped her in a nearby alleyway on 23 January 2001.

May 24, 2013

This week 25-year old Abigail Tarttelin publishes her second novel, Golden Boy, about intersex teenager Max

Actress-writer-waitress Abigail Tarttelin received a £100,000 ($150,600, €117,000) advance for her novel Golden Boy, published this week. So she gave-up the waitressing.

'I’m hoping it’s because it’s a really good book,' said Tarttelin in an interview with London's Evening Standard. 'The subject matter is fairly original.'

May 5, 2013

Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans, released on bail last night after being arrested for male rape and assault charges, made a live statement today revealing he knows his accusers

Conservative MP Nigel Evans has released a statement regarding his arrest yesterday over male rape and assault charges.

In a live broadcast on SKY News this morning, Evans said: 'Yesterday I was interviewed by police concerning two complaints, one of which dates back four years, made by two people who are well-known to each other and who, until yesterday, I regarded as friends.

'The complaints are completely false and I cannot understand why they have been made, especially as I have continued to socialize with one, as recently as last week.

May 4, 2013

Deputy Speaker of House of Commons Evans in custody being questioned by police. Prime Minister informed

Nigel Evans, one of Britain’s best-known gay Members of Parliament and a Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons, has been arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual assault of two men.

Sky News broke the story with their crime correspondent Martin Brunt saying: ‘He is being questioned over two allegations, one of rape and another of sexual assault against two men, two men who I understand are in their late 20s.’

April 29, 2013

A 41-year-old and 55-year-old man was found guilty of raping a 14-year-old in a Debenhams

Two men have been found guilty of sexual assault and rape of a 14-year-old boy in a Manchester toilet.

Alex Wilson-Fletcher, 41, and Abdelkader El-Janabi, 55, attacked the boy in a British department store in June last year.

The teen had told police he was marched by two men into a Debenhams where he was assaulted in the bathroom.

In court, the boy said the pair had approached in the Arndale Centre when El-Janabi grabbed his arm and told him to follow him, the BBC reports.

April 25, 2013

Gay rape joke goes viral in India, but Facebook says it does not violate the Community Standard on hate speech

Indian cult T-shirt brand Bewakoof has apologized for a joke about gay rape on their Facebook page.

After cricketer Chris Gayle set a world record in an Indian Premier League match in Pune earlier this week. Bewakoof posted a joke that said 'If a man rapes another man, he is called GAY. If a man rapes 11 other men he is called GAYLE.'

The joke got more than 15,000 shares and 18,000 likes before it was taken down.

March 26, 2013

The 17-year-old, who allegedly said he 'had to be with a boy', has been cleared of accusations of sexual assault in 2010

A British television actor was cleared of raping a 14-year-old boy, a court heard today (26 March).

Blackfriars Crown Court heard claims the 17-year-old star had allegedly sexually assaulted the boy in front of his girlfriend ‘to prove he was bisexual’ in 2010.

Both boys cannot be named at this time due to legal reasons.

The jury cleared him of the charges he faced after almost five hours of deliberation, which were three counts of sexual assault and one of oral rape, the BBC reports.

March 22, 2013

The 17-year-old, who allegedly said he 'had to be with a boy', is accused of sexual assault in 2010

A British teenage television actor accused of raping a 14-year-old boy to prove to his girlfriend he was bisexual has said the sex was consensual.

The actor, then 15, denied he forced a fellow stage school pupil to perform oral sex on him at a London theater, Blackfriars Crown Court heard.

He also dismissed allegations that on the following day, he dragged the 14-year-old into a stairwell and raped him in front of his girlfriend.

The defendant, now 17, and the alleged victim, now 16, cannot be named due to legal reasons at this time.

March 20, 2013

The 17-year-old, who allegedly said he 'had to be with a boy', is accused of sexually assaulting a boy in 2010

A British television actor is accused of raping a 14-year-old boy in an effort to prove to his girlfriend he was bisexual.

The actor, then 15, insisted he had to ‘be with a boy’ as he allegedly forced a fellow stage school pupil to perform oral sex on him at a London theater in 2010.

During the second day of the trial at Blackfriars Crown Court, the jury heard the defendant had forced the 14-year-old into a stairwell and raped him in front of his girlfriend.

Both the accused actor and alleged victim cannot be identified for legal reasons at this time.

March 19, 2013

A 21-year-old man was left 'devastated' after being attacked by a man in the northern English city's center

A young man was robbed and raped in Manchester city center on 16 March.

The 21-year-old victim was walking home at around 3am when a man threatened him with a bottle, demanding his mobile phone and cash. 

After giving away his valuables, in the busy area near London Road, Piccadilly, the man was then raped.

Manchester Police Detective Inspector Damian Simpson said the 21-year-old was left ‘devastated’ by this attack.