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.
Botswana gay rights group wins right to exist after court battle 1
12:59 PM — A court in Botswana has ruled that the government acted illegally when it banned a gay rights group.
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”.
12th November 2014
US: Marriage equality groups celebrate first Deep South victory in South Carolina 4
7:48 PM — Pro-gay groups are celebrating a judge's order striking down the ban on same-sex marriage in South Carolina.
US: Judge strikes down ban on same-sex marriage in South Carolina 3
3:32 PM — A judge in South Carolina has struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
11th November 2014
Nigeria: Vigilante group has ‘arrested 25 gay men’ in the last year 6
2:17 PM — A Vigilante group in Kebbi State, Nigeria said it has arrested 25 gay men the last year and handed them over to the authorities.
8th November 2014
US: Gay groups welcome Obama’s new Attorney General nominee 6
12:56 PM — President Barack Obama will today nominate Loretta Lynch as his new Attorney General, it has been announced.
7th November 2014
Malaysia: Three transgender women win landmark appeal to scrap ban on ‘cross-dressing’ 3
10:48 AM — Three transgender women in Malaysia have won their case against an Islamic law that prohibits "cross-dressing."
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.
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.
4th November 2014
Father says he wants to ‘catch’ the anti-gay men dressed in tutus who beat his son 32
11:33 AM — The father of a young man who was "beaten to a pulp" in an anti-gay attack by two men dressed as fairies today said: "I'm going to get these guys."
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.
3rd November 2014
US: Thousands rally for ‘religious freedom’ against Houston equal rights law 29
4:22 PM — Thousands of anti-LGBT activists gathered in Houston, Texas on Sunday evening to rally against Houston’s equal rights ordinance.
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.
31st October 2014
US: Gay 17-year-old beaten and called ‘faggot’ after lured to skate park by a friend 18
12:16 PM — A gay 17-year-old was lured to a skate park in Texas by a friend and then severely beaten by the girl and two others while being called "faggot" and "booty lover."
30th October 2014
Singapore: Human Rights groups condemn court for upholding colonial-era anti-gay law 3
11:28 AM — Human rights groups have condemned a court in Singapore for rejecting a challenge to the country’s colonial-era law criminalising gay sex.
Philippines: Lawmakers to file bill against anti-LGBT hate crimes after murder of trans woman
10:59 AM — Two Philippines lawmakers have said they plan to file a bill to curb anti-LGBT hate crimes following the murder of a transgender woman.
29th October 2014
India: Man charged under anti-gay law after wife discovered affair with spy camera 21
2:24 PM — A man has been charged with a homosexual offenses under India's colonial-era anti-gay law, after his wife secretly filmed him having gay sex with a spy camera.
Singapore: Court upholds colonial-era anti-gay law 14
12:41 PM — A court in Singapore has rejected a challenge to the country's colonial-era law criminalising gay sex.
27th October 2014
The Westboro Baptist Church just filed a bizarre legal brief to halt equal marriage 42
6:19 PM — The Westboro Baptist Church has filed a strange legal brief in the state of Kansas, demanding the right to challenge equal marriage.