Hook-up app users show less face pics in homophobic countries 1
3:18 PM — Scruff has recently conducted a global survey, in an attempt to discover which countries show more face pictures when using their app and why.
30th April 2015
Gay Muslim film maker receives death threats and hate mail 13
7:52 PM — Parvez Sharm - whose film 'A Sinner in Mecca' premiered this week - has discussed the danger involved in making a film about being gay and Muslim.
20th March 2015
Natalie Bennett: UK’s relationship with Saudi Arabia is a disgrace 19
2:17 PM — Natalie Bennett has attacked the UK's "disgraceful" relationship with Saudi Arabia, where gay men can face the death penalty.
24th January 2015
Scotland didn’t fly flags at half mast for dead Saudi king 14
6:09 PM — The Scottish government did not fly flags at half mast as a tribute to the late Saudi Arabian King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz - despite the practice in England.
23rd January 2015
Louise Mensch: F*ck the Queen and Cameron for paying tribute to Saudi king 38
6:21 PM — Former Tory MP Louise Mensch has tweeted angrily about tributes paid to the late king of Saudi Arabia, saying "F*CK HER" about the Queen and "F*CK YOU" to David Cameron.
Scottish Tory leader gives perfect response to tributes paid to late Saudi king 16
4:26 PM — The leader of the Scottish Conservatives Ruth Davidson has condemned the UK for flying flags at half mast a tribute to the late Saudi Arabian King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz.
Britain flies flags at half-mast for anti-gay late Saudi King 31
1:48 PM — Tributes have been paid to the late King of Saudi Arabia Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, who has died, with flags being flown at half mast on UK Government buildings in tribute.
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.
11th November 2014
Saudi Arabia: Gay man arrested for ‘offensive’ pictures found on his mobile 31
10:04 AM — A man in eastern Saudi Arabia has been sentenced to three years in jail for engaging in "immoral acts."
6th September 2014
Grindr disables location data over security loophole 1
1:10 PM — Hookup app Grindr has disabled the use of location data in some countries, over worries that users could be tracked down.
23rd July 2014
Saudi man jailed and to receive 450 lashes over Twitter ‘homosexual contacts’ 51
3:04 PM — A man in Saudi Arabia has been jailed for three years and will receive 450 lashes for using his Twitter account to promote “homosexual contacts”.
27th April 2014
EFF: Gay dating sites being used to entrap men across Middle East 14
6:07 PM — The Electronic Frontier Foundation has warned that gay dating sites are being used by police to entrap men across the Middle East.
14th October 2013
Kuwaiti MPs: Amnesty International must stop aligning itself with ‘deviant gays’ instead of really oppressed people 38
7:20 PM — MPs in Kuwait have spoken out against Amnesty International for criticising proposed medical tests to detect and ban gay and trans people from entering Kuwait, and other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.
12th October 2013
Amnesty slams Gulf countries’ proposed ‘medical tests’ to ‘detect’ and ban gay and trans people 9
2:55 PM — Amnesty International has heavily criticised the Gulf Cooperation Council for proposals for "medical tests" to attempt to block gay and trans people from entering, and working, in its member countries.
7th October 2013
Doctors will use clinical screening to ‘detect’ gays and ‘bar’ them from entering Kuwait 66
3:20 PM — Doctors in Kuwait may subject men entering the county to screening tests in order to "detect", and ban gay people from entering the country.
11th April 2013
Peter Tatchell: ‘Thatcher talked freedom but supported tyrants’ 17
4:10 PM — Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell shares his thoughts on Margaret Thatcher who died earlier this week and writes about her relationships with foreign dictators.
5th April 2013
UK: Judges accused of asking lesbian asylum seekers ‘inappropriate’ questions such as ‘Have you read Oscar Wilde?’ 11
5:25 PM — New research shows LGBT asylum seekers are regularly being asked “inappropriate and insensitive” questions by judges.
1st April 2013
US: Muslim caller tells TV host gay Americans should be beheaded 63
2:50 PM — The host of a phone-in programme in New York was left stunned after a caller suggested gay Americans should be beheaded in accordance with Sharia law.
21st February 2013
Comment: A day in the life of Peter Tatchell 28
11:50 AM — Britain's most famous human rights campaigner talks about his daily routine and how he has to go to bed with "a siren alarm, fire extinguisher and rope ladder" - every night.
6th February 2013
Gay Saudi prince convicted of murder will return home to serve his sentence 13
12:10 PM — A gay Saudi Arabian prince who was jailed for life in Britain for murdering his servant is to be sent back to his home country, sources within the British government confirmed on Tuesday.