17th November 2014
Morocco drops all charges against British tourist jailed for ‘homosexual acts’ 26
11:44 PM — Morocco has formally dropped the charges against British tourist Ray Cole and his partner, who were jailed this summer for 'homosexual acts'.
14th November 2014
US State Department urges India to end anti-gay law 2
10:43 AM — The US State Department has urged India to put an end to a law which bans sex “against the order of nature”.
13th November 2014
Anti-gay Qatar cleared by FIFA to host 2022 World Cup 9
12:25 PM — Qatar – a country notorious for its anti-gay laws – has been cleared to host the 2022 World Cup by football’s governing body.
11th November 2014
Ugandan minister confirms planning of new anti-gay law that cannot be challenged 29
4:23 PM — Uganda plans to introduce a new anti-gay law that will withstand any legal challenge, a government minister confirms.
10th November 2014
Singer Charli XCX: I will never return to Uganda over anti-gay laws 1
3:38 PM — A British singer whose mother is from Uganda has vowed to never return to the African country, over its anti-gay laws.
8th November 2014
Uganda: New ‘even worse’ anti-gay law drafted 24
11:40 AM — An even more extreme anti-gay law has been drafted in Uganda, after the country's original law was struck down by a court.
5th November 2014
Report: Gay Iranians pressured into gender reassignment by doctors 13
5:28 PM — Gay Iranians are being pressured into gender reassignment treatments due to the country’s draconian ban on same-sex relationships, doctors in the country say.
Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria shouts down anti-gay subway preacher 6
10:53 AM — Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria stood up to a man who was preaching anti-gay hate on a New York City subway on Tuesday.
4th November 2014
Study reveals LGBT people seeking asylum to the UK ‘lack specialist support’ 1
1:21 PM — A study conducted at the University of Liverpool has reported on the lack of "safe spaces" and specialist care for LGBT people seeking asylum to the UK.
Father says he wants to ‘catch’ the anti-gay men dressed in tutus who beat his son 32
11:33 AM — The father of a young man who was "beaten to a pulp" in an anti-gay attack by two men dressed as fairies today said: "I'm going to get these guys."
Nigeria: Gay clinic executive director allegedly arrested without charge 4
11:13 AM — A Nigerian gay rights activist who runs a clinic for gay men and transgender people was allegedly arrested and detained without charge.
3rd November 2014
US: Thousands rally for ‘religious freedom’ against Houston equal rights law 29
4:22 PM — Thousands of anti-LGBT activists gathered in Houston, Texas on Sunday evening to rally against Houston’s equal rights ordinance.
Egyptian minister: ‘Zionists’ undermine stability by financing homosexuality 10
12:25 PM — Egypt's Minister of Religious Endowments has claimed that colonial Zionism is fragmenting society by financing homosexuality.
31st October 2014
Ukraine: Oldest cinema in Kiev goes up in flames during gay film screening 9
11:03 AM — Kiev's oldest cinema went up in flames this week during the screening of a gay film after a smoke grenade was thrown into the audience.
30th October 2014
Singapore: Human Rights groups condemn court for upholding colonial-era anti-gay law 3
11:28 AM — Human rights groups have condemned a court in Singapore for rejecting a challenge to the country’s colonial-era law criminalising gay sex.
26th October 2014
Bill Clinton: It breaks my heart that Uganda puts aid at risk by demonising gays 3
1:56 PM — Former US President Bill Clinton has spoken out against Uganda's homophobic laws.
24th October 2014
Italy: Six gay rights activists charged with disturbing peace for engaging in ‘passionate kiss’ 18
1:48 PM — Six gay rights activists in Italy have been charged with disturbing the peace because they engaged in "a long and passionate kiss on the mouth" during an anti-gay protest.
Malaysia: HRW demands end to sodomy charges of ex-Deputy Prime Minister 4
1:19 PM — Human Rights Watch has strongly demanded an end to the prosecution of former Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim, who was sentenced to five years in jail on sodomy charges.
Scotland: Glasgow SNP deputy leader suspended after reports of homophobia
12:40 PM — The deputy leader of the SNP group on Scotland's largest council has been suspended after charges of homophobia.
23rd October 2014
Sodomy charges against two Ugandans dropped 6
8:21 AM — A court in Uganda has dropped sodomy charges against two LGBT Ugandans arrested in January.