23rd May 2015
Eurovision will deploy ‘anti-booing’ tech to silence Russia gay rights protests 13
6:35 PM — The Eurovision Song Contest will deploy noise-cancelling technology tonight - in case Russia's entry is booed again over the country's anti-gay laws.
22nd May 2015
Moscow Pride banned for a tenth year in a row 9
6:25 PM — Moscow Pride parade is continuing its long annual tradition of being banned by Russian authorities.
21st May 2015
Obama’s openly gay envoy for LGBT rights is going to Uganda 16
2:38 PM — Barack Obama's recently-appointed special envoy for LGBT rights is heading to Uganda - where homosexuality is illegal.
18th May 2015
Russian police detain protesters at IDAHOT flashmob 3
10:50 AM — 17 Russian activists were detained by police for a pro-gay event in Moscow.
13th May 2015
Gambian President threatens to ‘slit the throats’ of gay people 46
8:25 AM — The President of Gambia has threatened to slit the throats of any gay people in his country.
27th April 2015
This is the photo which lost a gay teacher her job in Russia 11
2:05 PM — This is the photo, shared on social media, which lost a lesbian teacher her job in Russia, as her employer was told she was "abnormal" and "unhealthy".
23rd April 2015
Gay Russian teacher loses court appeal to be reinstated after being outed 9
5:40 PM — A Russian teacher who was sacked in December for "immoral" behaviour after being outed by an anti-gay activist, has lost her case in court to be reinstated.
21st April 2015
Out gay diver Tom Daley poses at the Kremlin in Moscow 15
5:15 PM — Out gay Olympic diver Tom Daley has been praised for posting a photo of himself in front of the Kremlin in Moscow.
15th April 2015
Egypt: Gay foreigners can be banned from entry or deported 38
12:16 PM — An Egyptian court has ruled that gay foreigners can be deported from the country or banned them from entry, in a bid to 'protect public interest and religious and social values'.
13th April 2015
Photographer ‘planned’ photo of Obama firing a rainbow in Jamaica 1
6:59 PM — White House photographer Pete Souza has spoken about snapping a poignant photo of Barack Obama in front of a rainbow in Jamaica, where homosexuality is illegal.
Hillary Clinton’s campaign ad gets ’18+’ rating on Russian TV over gay couple 9
6:26 PM — The video announcement of Hillary Clinton's Presidential campaign launch has been issued with an '18+' age rating in Russia.
1st April 2015
Stephen King has a few well-chosen words for Indiana over ‘religious freedom’ law 15
1:26 PM — Horror author Stephen King has delivered a takedown of an Indiana law that allows businesses to refuse to serve gay people.
27th March 2015
David Cameron: I personally raised gay rights with Vladimir Putin 11
3:36 PM — David Cameron has said that he has personally raised Russia's poor record on gay rights with Vladimir Putin.
26th March 2015
Alice Nkom: Preventing gay Cameroonians from accessing HIV care violates their human rights 2
7:03 PM — Cameroonian lawyer Alice Nkom says her country will never get on top of its HIV epidemic if it continues to prevent gay citizens from accessing healthcare through repressive laws.
17th March 2015
Ghana: Lawyer calls for arrest of students in gay porn movies 16
10:47 AM — A lawyer in Ghana has called for the immediate arrest of students who take part in pornographic movies.
14th March 2015
Canadian opposition leader: PM treating Muslims like Vladimir Putin treats gays 41
12:12 PM — Canada's main opposition leader has savaged the Prime Minister for his stance on Islam - comparing him to Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
13th March 2015
Vladimir Putin is definitely not dead, Kremlin insists 32
8:11 PM — The Kremlin has been forced to deny that Russian President Vladimir Putin has died - after he cancelled a string of public appearances.
IKEA pulls Russian magazine over anti-gay law 9
3:06 PM — IKEA has pulled the Russian edition of its Family Life magazine to avoid being in breach of the country's anti-gay propaganda law.
Anti-gay lawmaker calls for Russia to boycott Eurovision 21
2:51 PM — Anti-gay Russian lawmaker Vitaly Milonov has called for Russia to boycott this year's Eurovision Song Contest, due to champion Conchita Wurst.
10th March 2015
Malawi Health Minister: No plans to drop anti-gay laws 36
4:02 PM — Malawi will not change its laws against homosexuality, the country’s Health Minister says.