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.
6th November 2014
China: Gay rights activists in Macau demand domestic violence bill includes gay couples
11:20 AM — Gay rights activists in Macau have delivered a letter to the government headquarters, demanding same-sex couples to be re-introduced into the domestic violence bill.
5th November 2014
US: Anti-discrimination bill could be dead after Republicans win Senate 4
4:02 PM — The Employment Non-Discrimination Act could be dead, after Republicans gained control of the Senate in yesterday's midterm elections.
15th October 2014
HRC condemns Kyrgyzstan for passing draft ‘gay propaganda’ law 2
5:14 PM — Kyrgyzstan has been condemned by the Human Rights Campaign, after a proposed 'gay propaganda' law passed its first reading in Parliament.
3rd September 2014
Uganda: Anti-homosexuality bill to be reintroduced in parliament 13
1:06 PM — The author of Uganda's anti-gay law has given notice that he will reintroduce the bill during this parliamentary session.
28th August 2014
US: California bill outlawing trans and gay panic defenses headed to governor 8
5:21 PM — A California bill looking to ban gay and transgender "panic” defenses in court is headed to the governor.
19th August 2014
Cuba: Mariela Castro casts first ever vote against government over LGBT protections 1
11:42 AM — Mariela Castro - the daughter of Cuban president Raul Castro - has cast the first ever recorded vote against a government bill, over a lack of LGBT protections.
1st August 2014
Uganda: Court strikes down ‘illegally passed’ anti-gay law 15
11:55 AM — Uganda's notorious anti-gay law has been struck down by a court, who ruled that it was passed illegally.
29th July 2014
US: Michigan Democrat introduces law that will ban gay conversion therapy 2
2:58 PM — Democratic State Representative Adam Zemke of Ann Arbor, Michigan, has sponsored legislation outlawing conversion therapies in the state of Michigan.
11th July 2014
Australia: Newly-elected Senator to introduce same-sex marriage bill 5
11:59 AM — An Australian Senator will reportedly introduce a same-sex marriage bill as a priority, shortly after taking office.
5th July 2014
US: California gender recognition law comes into effect 2
12:37 PM — A new California law which makes it easier for trans people to change their legal name and gender has come into effect.
30th June 2014
US: House bill to include LGBT representatives on Veterans Committee
5:39 PM — A House bill has been introduced that would include LGBT representatives on the National Veterans Advisory Committee.
25th June 2014
Bill proposed to deny US entry to LGBT rights violators 3
4:11 PM — A bill has been introduced which would block LGBT rights violators from entering the US.