9th June 2014
King’s College rejects calls from PinkNews founder to rescind honour for Sultan of Brunei 49
4:38 PM — King's College London (KCL), has refused to rescind an Honorary Doctorate given to the Sultan of Brunei because of a recently introduced law which makes homosexuality punishable by stoning, following calls from the publisher of PinkNews.
23rd January 2014
Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell awarded Honorary Doctorate by De Montford University 7
11:52 AM — Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell is today being awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws by De Montfort University in Leicester.
18th September 2013
Hillary Clinton: ‘Our communities and institutions are strongest when standing up for equality’ 5
4:27 PM — Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave an impassioned speech emphasising the importance of standing up for gay rights on receiving an honourary doctorate from St Andrews University.