26th November 2014
Homophobe who smashed gay flatmate with hammer gets increased jail sentence 17
2:54 PM — A homophobe who left his gay flatmate with brain damage after hitting him with a claw hammer has had his sentence increased.
21st November 2014
US: New York prison opens specialised transgender wing 1
12:29 PM — A prison in New York City has opened a specialised wing to house transgender inmates.
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'.
16th November 2014
Egypt: Appeal verdict set for men jailed over ‘gay wedding’ video 2
4:51 PM — Eight men who were jailed in Egypt over a video which purportedly showed a mock same-sex wedding will hear their appeal verdict next month.
15th November 2014
Saudi Arabia: Gay man jailed for three years over naked photos 18
3:43 PM — A gay man in Saudi Arabia has been jailed for three years, for engaging in 'immoral acts' by taking naked photos of himself.
1st November 2014
Egypt: Eight men jailed over ‘gay wedding’ video 12
12:56 PM — Eight men have been jailed for three years in Egypt, over a video which purportedly showed a mock same-sex wedding.
9th October 2014
Reports: Moroccan man jailed with Ray Cole for ‘homosexual acts’ released on bail 20
9:56 AM — The Moroccan friend who was jailed alongside British gay man Ray Cole for "homosexual acts" appears to have been released, but may still face jail.
6th October 2014
Amnesty International calls for immediate release of British man jailed for ‘homosexual acts’ in Morocco 11
11:10 AM — Amnesty International has called for the immediate release of Ray Cole, who has been jailed for 'homosexual acts' in Morocco.
5th October 2014
Labour LGBT envoy Michael Cashman: Morocco ‘must face consequences’ for jailing gay British man 5
2:56 PM — Labour's LGBT rights envoy Michael Cashman has condemned the imprisonment in Morocco of a British man for 'homosexual acts'.
10th September 2014
Amnesty urges Gambian President to reject anti-gay law 1
4:47 PM — Amnesty International has criticised a Gambian law which would make "aggravated homosexuality" publishable by life imprisonment.
9th September 2014
Human rights group: Gambian bill to jail gays is ‘devastating’ 7
3:19 PM — The director of a human rights organisation has slammed a Gambian bill which will make "aggravated homosexuality" punishable by life imprisonment, saying it will have a "devastating impact" on LGBT Gambians.
Gambia: Bill passed to allow life imprisonment for gays 44
8:47 AM — A Gambian politician has said the country is soon to adopt a law which allows life imprisonment for those found guilty of crimes linked to being gay.
6th September 2014
Hertfordshire teacher jailed over affair with 15-year-old student 6
5:01 PM — A Hertfordshire PE teacher has been handed a 15 month jail sentence, after having an affair with a student.
20th July 2014
US: Suspect wanted over Seattle gay murders arrested in New Jersey 5
11:36 AM — A man who is wanted in connection with the murder of two gay men in Seattle has finally been arrested in New Jersey.
18th July 2014
US: Woman arrested for violently beating her 17-year-old lesbian daughter with a shoe 5
5:32 PM — A woman in the state of New Mexico has been arrested after allegedly beating her daughter with a shoe for coming out as gay, and forcing her to strip naked and masturbate.
20th June 2014
Ugandan government: We won’t be blackmailed into repealing anti-gay law 22
8:39 PM — The Ugandan government has said it won't be "blackmailed" into repealing its anti-gay law, after the US stepped up sanctions against the country.
US imposes sanctions against Uganda for anti-gay law 8
12:07 PM — The US has announced sanctions against Uganda, following the implementation of a law which further criminalises homosexuality.
13th June 2014
US: Iowa Supreme Court overturns man’s criminal HIV transmission conviction 2
9:03 PM — An Iowa court has overturned the conviction of a man who was charged with illegally exposing someone to HIV, despite using a condom.
9th June 2014
UK: Lesbian at risk of deportation to Nigeria will send sex video to help her case 20
11:42 AM — A lesbian who is at risk of being deported to Nigeria has said she will hand over home videos of her having sex to the Home Office.
8th June 2014
Zambian government: Decriminalising homosexuality would be an affront to Christianity 20
8:00 PM — The Zambian government has reaffirmed its opposition to homosexuality, labelling gay rights an 'affront' to Christianity and the constitution.