11th December 2014
Gambian President attends rally with protesters declaring: ‘Homosexuality is forbidden in Islam’ 29
5:15 PM — The President of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, has attended a mass rally against homosexuality in the country’s capital Banjul.
India: Ex-Chief Justice slams anti-gay law on 1st year anniversary 3
1:44 PM — A former Chief Justice of India’s Supreme Court has condemned the country’s ban on same-sex relationships a year to the day the law was reintroduced.
A year ago today India recriminalised homosexuality 9
10:35 AM — It’s exactly one year since India shocked the world by recriminalising same-sex relationships.
9th December 2014
‘I would rather die in a British detention centre than be returned to Uganda’ 19
5:06 PM — A lesbian asylum seeker has been granted a last minute temporary reprieve from deportation to Uganda but says she despairs for her future if the Home Office doesn't change its mind.
3rd December 2014
Labour MEP Seb Dance: Europe must work with Africa to pursue LGBT rights 49
5:40 PM — Labour MEP Seb Dance says Europe “has an important role to play” in helping Africa achieve LGBT rights, but that it needs to be done sensitively.
Ugandan President: Put padlocks on your private parts to avoid AIDS 24
12:06 PM — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has claimed that people should "put padlocks" on their genitals to avoid getting HIV.
19th November 2014
Comment: Uganda’s LGBT community is in limbo pending a new anti-gay bill 4
2:28 PM — Tony Kitara writes for PinkNews on why the LGBT community in Uganda is "in limbo", pending the introduction of a new, even harsher anti-gay bill.
18th November 2014
Ugandan President: Church must help in fight against gays 32
3:22 PM — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has called on church leaders to support the government in its fight against homosexuality.
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'.
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.
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.
21st October 2014
Report documents widespread anti-LGBT violence in Jamaica 21
7:00 PM — A report by Human Rights Watch has documented widespread discrimination against Jamaica’s LGBT community.
12th October 2014
LGBT activists protest British preacher who backed Ugandan anti-gay law 31
6:47 PM — LGBT activists have protested a UK Christian pastor who went to Uganda to preach in favour of an anti-homosexuality law.
9th October 2014
Nigerian Archbishop tells government: Stop punishing gays 28
11:57 AM — A Catholic Archbishop in Nigeria says the country's government is "wrong" to be "punishing" gay Nigerians.
25th September 2014
Foreign Office urges LGBT holidaymakers to think about pro-LGBT destinations 22
3:51 PM — The Foreign & Commonwealth Office is encouraging LGBT couples to research and choose their overseas honeymoon destinations carefully.
18th September 2014
Ex-Attorney General of Singapore: Abolish anti-gay law 3
1:39 PM — The former Attorney General of Singapore, Walter Woon, has urged for the repeal of the country’s ban on homosexuality.