10th May 2015
Iran bans ‘homosexual’ and ‘devil-worshipping’ hairstyles 26
12:13 PM — Hairstyles that are deemed to be "homosexual" have been banned in Iran.
16th March 2015
Texas Republican: We need to keep a defunct sodomy ban because it upholds a ‘moral standard’ 29
2:54 PM — A Texas lawmaker has defended the state keeping a defunct law banning on sodomy on the books - despite being struck down by the Supreme Court.
2nd March 2015
US: California activist files ballot initiative to execute all gays 202
7:16 PM — A Christian activist has filed a proposed ballot measure to create a 'Sodomite Suppression Act' that would punish homosexuality with death.
20th February 2015
US: Louisiana police apologise for arresting men under anti-sodomy law 14
6:18 PM — Police in Louisiana have apologised - after two men were arrested under a defunct anti-gay law.
11th February 2015
Malaysia: Opposition leader jailed over sodomy charge 8
1:07 PM — Malaysia's highest court has upheld a sodomy conviction against the country's main opposition leader.
11th January 2015
Australian: ACT to expunge historic gay sex convictions 7
4:31 PM — The Australian Capital Territory is to expunge the records for historic gay sex convictions.
5th January 2015
Irish leaflet claims gay marriage will ‘expose’ children to ‘sounds of sodomy’ 46
3:57 PM — As Ireland's referendum on same-sex marriage approaches, opponents to the potential change have taken to the streets to hand out anti-gay leaflets.
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.
10th November 2014
Malaysia: Deputy Prime Minister calls for review of pro-trans ‘cross-dressing’ ruling 3
11:31 AM — Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister has called for a review of last week's landmark ruling against an Islamic law that prohibits “cross-dressing.”
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.
27th October 2014
Malaysia: Newspaper says backing ex-Deputy Prime Minister is ‘glorifying a perverted culture’ 2
1:40 PM — A right-wing Malaysian newspaper has urged Muslims not to support former Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim, who was sentenced to five years in jail on sodomy charge.
23rd October 2014
Sodomy charges against two Ugandans dropped 6
8:21 AM — A court in Uganda has dropped sodomy charges against two LGBT Ugandans arrested in January.
20th September 2014
Indonesia: Province poised to introduce law to punish gay sex with 100 lashes 18
2:26 PM — An Indonesian province is poised to adopt anew law introducing corporal punishment for homosexuality.
3rd July 2014
Zambia: Two men accused of ‘sodomy’ acquitted due to lack of evidence 3
2:03 PM — Due to a lack of evidence, two men in Zambia have been acquitted after having been imprisoned for over a year, accused of having sexual relations "against the order of nature".
23rd June 2014
Singapore: Christians and Muslims join forces to protest against gay rights 21
4:27 PM — Christians and Muslims have joined up in Singapore in an effort to protest against a gay rights rally which last year attracted over 20,000 people.
12th June 2014
Nigeria: 4 men appear in Islamic court on sodomy charges 7
3:16 PM — Four men have appeared in an Islamic court charged with committing same-sex sexual activity in northern Nigeria.
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.
30th May 2014
Zambia: Verdict in sodomy case ‘postponed indefinitely’ 1
6:31 PM — Two men accused of having sex 'against the order of nature' continue to be held, after their trial verdict was postponed indefinitely.
1st May 2014
Kenya: President legalises straight polygamy, gay sex still illegal 32
9:45 PM — The president of Kenya has signed a law legalising heterosexual polygamy, while maintaining a ban on gay sex.
26th April 2014
Human Rights Watch: Obama should use Malaysia visit to raise sodomy ban
1:50 PM — Human Rights Watch has said that Barack Obama should use his visit to Malaysia to raise gay rights issues in the country.