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.
Journalist behind Cairo ‘gay bath house’ raid faces defamation charges 17
9:52 AM — A journalist who led a "sting" on 26 men she accused of "perversions" for attending what she said was a gay bath house in Cairo now faces court herself charged with defamation.
19th February 2015
‘Cape Town Pride doesn’t represent the black LGBT community’ say activists 33
4:48 PM — An LGBTI rights group in Capetown has pulled out of Pride because they say it doesn't represent black people.
Ghana: Celebrities condemn violent homophobic attack on music star 17
11:37 AM — The attack on Kinto has opened up a rare debate about homophobic oppression in Ghanaian society.
18th February 2015
Comment: Is Scott Lively really not anti-gay? 17
12:44 PM — Human Dignity Trust CEO Jonathan Cooper responds to Scott Lively's assertion that he is not anti-gay, to question whether it is fair to suggest he is a homophobe.
17th February 2015
Victim of Egyptian bathhouse raid attempts suicide 4
12:31 PM — One of 26 men who were arrested in a bathhouse in Egypt, and accused of “debauchery”, has attempted suicide.
Home Office: Caseworkers ‘must not stereotype’ gay asylum seekers 5
12:23 PM — The Home Office has published new guidance on the treatment of sexual identity issues in asylum claims following last year’s critical report by Borders and Immigration Chief Inspector John Vine.