12th May 2015
Chelsea Manning drafts her own privacy law from prison 1
7:56 PM — Jailed whistleblower Chelsea Manning is not wasting her time behind bars - drafting a bill that would prevent the government from clamping down on others.
11th April 2015
Republican interrupts a 10-year-old who was speaking against anti-gay bill 128
6:16 PM — A Florida Republican has shut down a ten-year-old boy, who was delivering a speech opposing a proposed anti-gay bill in the state.
2nd April 2015
Irish senators approve same-sex adoption bill 6
6:18 PM — Irish senators have approved plans for same-sex couples to adopt.
21st March 2015
This Republican wants to ban all toilets that aren’t male or female 61
4:51 PM — A Republican legislator in the state of Missouri is attempting to put an outright ban on toilets that aren't male or female.
18th March 2015
Texas lawmakers just broke a record they really shouldn’t be proud of 46
12:27 PM — Texas lawmakers appear to have broken a record that they really shouldn't be proud of.
13th March 2015
US: Elton John speaks out against Georgia ‘religious freedom’ bill 11
11:31 AM — Elton John has spoken out against a proposed law in the US state of Georgia, which would give business owners a "license to discriminate" against gay people.
5th March 2015
Human Rights Watch urges Kyrgyzstan to reject anti-gay bill 1
10:54 AM — The Human Rights Watch has urged Kyrgyzstan to reject an anti-gay bill similar to Russia's anti-gay law.
4th March 2015
Church of Ireland split over DUP bill to permit anti-gay discrimination 28
6:13 PM — The Church of Ireland is split over a proposed bill in Northern Ireland that would allow people to discriminate against gays on the grounds of religion.
23rd February 2015
Cher attacks Arkansas governor for allowing law permitting anti-gay discrimination 25
12:19 PM — Cher has hit out at the Governor of Arkansas, for allowing an anti-gay bill to pass into law.
15th February 2015
US: Arkansas governor won’t veto bill permitting discrimination against gays 14
3:29 PM — The Governor of Arkansas has said he will not veto a bill which blocks anti-discrimination laws from protecting LGBT people.
14th February 2015
Irish MEP: Government’s gender recognition bill is an insult to trans people 2
5:45 PM — Sinn Féin MEP Lynn Boylan has attacked the Irish government's "disgraceful" draft gender recognition bill.
7th February 2015
US: Florida bill would make it illegal for transgender people to use public toilets 35
3:12 PM — A bill has been submitted in Florida that would make it a crime for transgender people to use public toilets.
19th January 2015
Israel to permit trans people to legally change gender without surgery 17
7:42 PM — Israel is to re-draft its recognition laws, so trans people will no longer be forced to undergo surgery to legally change their gender.
12th January 2015
US: Texas bill would strip salaries from state workers who recognise same-sex weddings 40
7:25 PM — A new Republican proposal in the Texas state legislature would strip state employees of their salaries if they recognise same-sex marriages.
7th January 2015
US: Democrats launch new push to finally repeal DOMA
7:46 PM — Democrats in the US Congress have launched a renewed push to repeal the remainder of the defunct anti-gay Defense of Marriage Act.
23rd December 2014
Gambia: Three men arrested accused of ‘homosexual acts’ 25
11:23 AM — Three men have been arrested in Gambia accused of "homosexual acts".
8th December 2014
US: Michigan Republicans pass bill permitting discrimination against gays 24
3:47 PM — Republicans in the Michigan House of Representatives have passed a bill that would permit religious people to discriminate on the grounds of sexuality.
5th December 2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook ‘honoured’ to have anti-discrimination bill named after him 2
11:50 AM — Apple CEO Tim Cook has said he is 'honoured' to have an Alabama bill which would outlaw anti-gay employment discrimination named after him.
30th November 2014
Canadian MP: Government ‘trying to kill’ transgender rights bill 12
11:59 AM — Canada's much-delayed transgender hate crime bill has been stalled yet again, after being bumped off a committee's agenda.
21st November 2014
Uganda: New law could make almost every gay person homeless 25
4:07 PM — A new, harsher version of Uganda's anti-gay law could effectively make all gay and lesbian people homeless.