29th June 2015
Mozambique decriminalises homosexuality 16
12:34 PM — The decriminalisation of homosexuality has come into force today in Mozambique.
23rd June 2015
Gay Moroccans sentenced to jail for posing too close in a photo 10
9:34 AM — Two gay men from Morocco have been sentenced to four-months in jail each for posing too close in a photograph.
19th June 2015
More than 20 people arrested in Morocco accused of homosexuality 9
5:28 PM — More than 20 people have been arrested in Morocco accused of homosexuality, according to reports.
16th June 2015
Amama Mbabazi, who opposed anti-gay laws, to run for Ugandan president
2:18 PM — Former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi has announced his intention to run for President of Uganda.
14th June 2015
Campaign hopes to save gay Moroccans from three year jail-sentences 4
1:35 PM — A campaign hopes to save two gay men in Morocco from serving three years in jail each.
13th June 2015
Magazine cover asks ‘should gay people be burned?’ 24
10:17 AM — A magazine cover which asked "should gay people be burned" has been withdrawn.
12th June 2015
First same-sex couple to marry in Seychelles at British High Commission 25
2:17 PM — A same-sex wedding is to be held in the British High Commission in Seychelles.
Ugandan scientists agree: Homosexuality is natural 6
9:20 AM — A group of Ugandan scientists have endorsed a study showing being gay is natural.
4th June 2015
Topless activists kicked out of Morocco for gay kiss at ancient mosque 34
8:19 AM — Two French activists were kicked out of Morocco for staging a topless same-sex kiss at the site of an ancient mosque.
3rd June 2015
Kenyan governor says homosexuality ‘will not be tolerated’ 3
1:12 PM — The governor of Uasin Gishu says homosexuality will not be tolerated in his county.
29th May 2015
Mozambique’s new penal code decriminalising homosexuality set to take effect 13
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’ 14
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 8
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 103
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 24
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.