24th February 2015
Protecting LGBT people from discrimination is now illegal in Arkansas 24
5:45 PM — A law preventing cities in Arkansas from protecting LGBT people against discrimination came into force on Tuesday.
19th February 2015
‘Cape Town Pride doesn’t represent the black LGBT community’ say activists 33
4:48 PM — An LGBTI rights group in Capetown has pulled out of Pride because they say it doesn't represent black people.
18th February 2015
US: Ex-employee sues Breitling for anti-gay discrimination 3
11:06 AM — A gay man is suing luxury watchmakers Breitling for discrimination.
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.
11th February 2015
US: Kansas governor removes protections for LGBT workers 23
6:20 PM — The Governor of Kansas has rescinded an order that protected LGBT workers from discrimination.
10th February 2015
10% of LGBT people in Ireland have quit their job because of discrimination 7
2:49 PM — Research by the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network found that some 30% of gay, lesbian and bisexual employees in Ireland are harassed at work.
16th January 2015
US: Bakery accused of discrimination for refusing ‘God hates gays’ cake 21
2:46 PM — An anti-gay activist has filed a 'religious discrimination' complaint against a pro-gay bakery, that refused to bake a cake claiming that homosexuals are "detestable".
13th January 2015
US store Saks says it has the right to discriminate against trans people 11
11:57 AM — A US clothing store has tried to dismiss a former employees' transphobic discrimination case by claiming she has no right to be protected from discrimination.
8th January 2015
US judge rules state can sue florist who refused gay couple 4
2:55 PM — A judge in Washington has ruled that the state can sue a florist who refused to provide a gay couple with flowers for their wedding.
7th January 2015
US: Virginia anti-gay bill would permit discrimination against gays 20
7:32 PM — A Virginia Republican has introduced a state bill that would give people the right to openly discriminate against people over "homosexual behaviour".
19th December 2014
US extends non-discrimination laws to transgender people 96
2:38 PM — The US Justice Department has reinterpreted existing laws to prevent workplace discrimination against trans people.
18th December 2014
Study: Gay men earn less than straight men, but lesbians are paid more 98
11:45 AM — Sexual orientation seems to affect earning prospects and job satisfaction, a study shows.
14th November 2014
US: Alabama anti-discrimination bill named in honour of Apple boss Tim Cook 1
6:16 PM — A bill that would protect LGBT people from discrimination in employment has been named after Apple CEO Tim Cook in his home state of Alabama.
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
South Korea: 70% of young gay men not out to their parents
11:13 AM — A study has found that as many as seven out of 10 gay Koreans hide their sexual orientations from their parents.
6th November 2014
US: Dallas voters approve nondiscrimination protections for LGBT employees 2
12:05 PM — Dallas residents have voted overwhelmingly to include nondiscrimination protections for "sexual orientation" and "gender identity and expression" in the City Charter.
South Africa: Pretoria introduces healthcare centre for gay and bisexual men
11:37 AM — The city of Pretoria in South Africa has introduced a healthcare practice for gay and bisexual men as an alternative to "abusive" general facilities.
5th November 2014
City boss told staff: ‘Badminton is a sport for gays and players should get a dress’ 1
2:52 PM — A City boss at a firm accused of racial harassment discrimination told his staff that Badminton is a sport for “gays”, a tribunal hears.
4th November 2014
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.
27th October 2014
Kyrgyzstan: UN urges anti-gay draft law to be scrapped 2
11:09 AM — The UN have condemned a Kyrgrz draft bill that could increase violence and discrimination for LGBT people, and have urged the Parliament to scrap it.