29th May 2015
Mozambique’s new penal code decriminalising homosexuality set to take effect 7
4:57 PM — A new penal code in Mozambique will soon come into effect under which same-sex intimacy is no longer illegal.
Ugandan tabloid publishes photos of ‘bum drillers’ at Birmingham Pride ‘mega sex fest’ 9
9:25 AM — A tabloid in Uganda has published photos of Ugandan people celebrating pride in the UK, referring to pride as a "mega sex fest".
27th May 2015
Hook-up app users show less face pics in homophobic countries 7
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.
26th May 2015
Oops… Anti-gay church blames Ivory Coast for Ireland’s gay marriage result 20
7:01 PM — The Westboro Baptist Church has inadvertently declared its hatred for the Ivory Coast, after printing the Irish flag backwards on protest posters.
Three men accused of homosexuality jailed in Morocco 85
12:42 PM — Three men in Morrocco accused of homosexuality have been jailed for three years each.
17th May 2015
Gambian President condemned by US for threat to slit gay mens’ throats 23
5:16 PM — The US National Security Advisor has condemned comments made about Gambian President Yahya Jammeh about slitting the throats of gay men.
15th May 2015
Watch: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon stars in new anti-homophobia video 8
7:30 PM — The Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, appears in a new video designed to challenge homophobia and transphobia.
13th May 2015
Gambian President threatens to ‘slit the throats’ of gay people 46
8:25 AM — The President of Gambia has threatened to slit the throats of any gay people in his country.
12th May 2015
This Kenyan tabloid has published photos of the country’s ‘top homos’ 4
8:56 AM — A tabloid newspaper in Kenya has begun printing lists of "top homos" in an attempt to out gay people.
7th May 2015
Elton John tells US Senate: Change the course of history of AIDS 3
12:26 PM — Sir Elton John told a US Senate panel that AIDs could be eradicated in his lifetime - but only if the US government continues to fund research and treatment.
6th May 2015
Moroccan hotel denies refusing booking from British same-sex couple 41
7:52 PM — A Moroccan hotel has denied it was responsible for rejecting the booking of a British gay couple on the grounds of their sexuality.
5th May 2015
British gay couple ‘banned’ from Moroccan hotel 94
8:23 PM — A couple were banned from going on their first holiday together to Morocco because of their sexuality.
3rd May 2015
Kenya Deputy President: Homosexuality will not be allowed in our society 81
3:20 PM — William Ruto, Deputy President of Kenya has told religious leaders he will not allow homosexuality to become legal.
1st May 2015
Nigerian bishop: Obama shouldn’t make aid conditional on acceptance of ‘anti-life’ gay values 28
10:30 AM — A Nigerian bishop has complained that the US shouldn't make foreign aid contributions conditional on "accepting anti-life values", such as gay rights.
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.