24th April 2015
Court rules that Kenyan government can’t block gay rights groups 3
7:28 PM — Kenya's High Court has ruled that the government can no longer block LGBT groups from formally registering their organisations.
21st April 2015
Proposed law in Uganda could be used to shut down all pro-gay charities 3
2:30 PM — A new law has been drafted in Uganda that could be used to ban all pro-gay charities and LGBT rights groups.
17th April 2015
Malawi’s new anti-LGBT law comes into effect 4
5:16 PM — The 'Marriage, Divorce and Family Relations Law' came into effect today, and will impact LGBT Malawians.
15th April 2015
Egypt: Gay foreigners can be banned from entry or deported 38
12:16 PM — An Egyptian court has ruled that gay foreigners can be deported from the country or banned them from entry, in a bid to 'protect public interest and religious and social values'.
8th April 2015
Robert Mugabe probably isn’t too happy about this photo 16
5:15 PM — A photo has been taken of Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe - in which he appears to be wearing a wig and earrings.
5th April 2015
Anti-gay Nigerian bishop appointed to head global Anglican church 32
1:25 PM — An anti-gay Nigerian bishop has been appointed as the new head of the Anglican Communion.
4th April 2015
Nigerian activist’s asylum appeal denied as judge doesn’t believe she’s a lesbian 145
12:35 PM — Aderonke Apata faces deportion after a High Court judge rules she "fabricated" her sexuality.
27th March 2015
South Africa: Father granted surrogate maternity leave 1
1:20 PM — A court has granted full maternity leave to a father whose baby was delivered by surrogate.
26th March 2015
Alice Nkom: Preventing gay Cameroonians from accessing HIV care violates their human rights 2
7:03 PM — Cameroonian lawyer Alice Nkom says her country will never get on top of its HIV epidemic if it continues to prevent gay citizens from accessing healthcare through repressive laws.
17th March 2015
Ghana: Lawyer calls for arrest of students in gay porn movies 16
10:47 AM — A lawyer in Ghana has called for the immediate arrest of students who take part in pornographic movies.
14th March 2015
World’s first successful penis transplant completed after ‘botched circumcision’ 36
3:02 PM — Doctors in South Africa have carried out the world's first successful penis transplant.
10th March 2015
Malawi Health Minister: No plans to drop anti-gay laws 36
4:02 PM — Malawi will not change its laws against homosexuality, the country’s Health Minister says.
6th March 2015
Loudly championing LGBT rights could spark a backlash, International Development minister warns 98
7:40 PM — Exclusive. The Junior Minister for International Development has warned against the UK "loudly championing" LGBT rights internationally - as it could spark a backlash.
Egypt arrests seven trans people for ‘debauchery’ using fake dating profiles 7
2:33 PM — Seven trans people have been arrested after being accused of debauchery, after police used fake dating profiles to lure them to a nightclub.
5th March 2015
Zimbabwean Government hostility towards gays thwarting battle against HIV 6
6:33 PM — The Zimbabwean Government’s hostility towards gay people is hampering the country’s ability to tackle HIV, a leading gay rights campaigner has warned.
Morocco jails 2 men for committing a ‘deviant sexual act’ 36
2:41 PM — Campaigners have condemned the jailing of two men accused of consensual same-sex activity in Morocco.
4th March 2015
Home Office claims asylum seeker can’t be a lesbian because she has children 26
12:31 PM — A High Court judge has delayed a decision in the case of a lesbian asylum seeker who is at risk of being deported to Nigeria.
3rd March 2015
MPs: LGBT asylum seekers face ‘bullying’ and ‘abuse’ in British detention centres 21
11:03 AM — A cross-party group of MPs and peers has criticised the treatment of LGBT asylum seekers detained in immigration detention centres across the UK.
27th February 2015
South Africa: ‘Gay cure’ camp leaders guilty of murder 21
3:05 PM — Two men who ran a camp linked to "gay conversions" have been found guilty of murder, child abuse and assault.
25th February 2015
Kenya: Men charged for spreading ‘unnatural’ gay porn 4
4:22 PM — Two men have been arrested and charged with 'practising unnatural offenses' - for allegedly disseminating gay porn.