28th January 2015
France: Court rules that gay Moroccan can marry French partner 3
7:44 PM — A court in France has ruled that a Moroccan should be allowed to marry their French same-sex partner, in spite of a long-standing convention between the two countries.
27th January 2015
HRC urges Obama to take tough action against anti-gay Gambian leaders 3
7:16 PM — The Human Rights Campaign has joined 13 other human rights groups in urging the Obama Administration to take additional action against anti-gay Gambian leaders.
Nigeria: 12 arrested over ‘gay wedding’ 8
4:47 PM — Twelve men have been arrested in the Nigerian city of Kano for allegedly planning a "gay wedding".
22nd January 2015
Egypt media told to increase anti-gay coverage 14
12:36 PM — The Egyptian government is reported to be encouraging the country's media to report on arrests of gay people.
15th January 2015
Ugandan asylum seeker told to prove he’s gay 34
3:43 PM — John Ssenkindu says he had his asylum application denied because he failed to "prove" his sexuality.
13th January 2015
Gambia president says gays will doom the world 58
4:13 PM — Gambian president Yahya Jammeh has once again spoken out against gay people.
12th January 2015
Egypt: All 26 men acquitted of ‘debauchery’ in bathhouse case 27
10:50 AM — In a case where 26 Egyptian men were accused of "debauchery", for having gay sex in a Cairo bathhouse, all of the accused have been acquitted.
9th January 2015
Attitude suggests travel to Ebola free countries with gay death penalty 10
3:37 PM — Attitude magazine has published a feature which suggests that readers travel to Ebola free areas and countries in Africa, but fails to point out that some of the recommended destinations punish gay people with harsh penalties.
Zimbabwe: Health minister calls for better healthcare for men having sex in prison 2
10:36 AM — Despite there being laws against gay sex in Zimbabwe, a health minister has called for better healthcare for men who have sex with men in prison.
30th December 2014
Coup attempt against anti-gay Gambian president fails 5
7:46 PM — An apparent attempted coup against the adamantly homophobic Gambian president has failed as gunshots were heard at the early hours of this morning.
27th December 2014
Egypt reduces jail time for men in ‘gay wedding’ video 7
2:30 PM — Several men who were jailed for appearing in a video which appeared to show a mock same-sex wedding have had their jail sentences reduced at appeal.
26th December 2014
Comment: Can you help raise awareness of homophobia in Uganda? 3
5:18 PM — Daniel Law writes of why he wants to make a documentary profiling the role of anti-gay western evangelicals who are seeking to gain influence in Uganda.
25th December 2014
Morocco: Two men imprisoned for three years for gay sex 325
7:08 PM — Just months after an international outcry which led to the release of a British tourist imprisoned there, Morocco has jailed two men for having gay sex.
Comment: Why we should reflect on the state of LGBT persecution this Christmas 23
6:51 PM — The head of the Human Dignity Trust writes for PinkNews on why we should look to other countries this Christmas, where LGBT people are still persecuted.
24th December 2014
US: Gambia stripped of special trade status over anti-gay law 19
3:10 PM — The US has stripped Gambia of its special trade status, after the country introduced an anti-gay law.
Uganda’s anti-gay President might not like this Christmas present 13
12:35 PM — A dating site has sent the Ugandan president a book on homosexuality in animals for Christmas.
23rd December 2014
Waitrose expresses no regret for donating to event run by café owner who preached anti-gay hatred in Uganda 96
2:11 PM — Waitrose has expressed no regret over the comments of a Cambridgeshire café owner who preached anti-gay hatred in Uganda and received a donation from the supermarket in order to provide Christmas lunches to lonely people.
Waitrose donated community fund to event run by café owner who preached anti-gay hatred in Uganda 17
12:59 PM — Supermarket chain Waitrose has given a share of its Community Matters fund to a Cambridgeshire café owner who preached anti-gay hatred in Uganda.
Gambia: Three men arrested accused of ‘homosexual acts’ 25
11:23 AM — Three men have been arrested in Gambia accused of "homosexual acts".
22nd December 2014
Zimbabwean gay rights campaigners attacked and injured 3
7:59 PM — The leading Zimbabwean LGBT rights group has responded to reports that its members were injured after an attack on Friday.