18th December 2014
UK: Minister who said she won’t preach ‘anti-gay message’ in Uganda rallied against gay marriage 20
7:30 PM — A Baptist Union minister who said she had no intentions of preaching any “anti-gay message” at a Ugandan religious rally previously urged Christians to lobby against same-sex marriage.
UK: Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker released from detention 2
5:39 PM — The deportation of a lesbian asylum seeker from Britain to Uganda has been stopped.
17th December 2014
UK: Church minister won’t preach ‘anti-gay message’ at Ugandan rally 36
5:19 PM — A Baptist Union minister in Milton Keynes says she has no intentions of preaching any "anti-gay message" at a religious rally to be held in Uganda on New Year's Eve - and denies the event could be seen as homophobic.
Egypt: Men accused of ‘spreading AIDS’ in bathhouse to go to trial 8
4:12 PM — Dozens of men who were recently arrested in a raid on a bathhouse in Cairo, Egypt went to trial this week accused of "debauchery".
12th December 2014
Petition hopes to halt gay rights campaigner’s deportation to Uganda 4
10:22 AM — A petition hopes to overturn a decision to deport a gay rights campaigner to Uganda.
11th December 2014
Gambian President attends rally with protesters declaring: ‘Homosexuality is forbidden in Islam’ 29
5:15 PM — The President of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, has attended a mass rally against homosexuality in the country’s capital Banjul.
WATCH: This man climbed Mount Everest to tell the world ‘Uganda must stop killing gays’ 3
4:31 PM — One man has gone to extreme lengths to send a message condemning Uganda's persecution of LGBT people.
Gay rights champion Desmond Tutu cancels travel plans amid battle with cancer 10
11:30 AM — A long-time supporter of gay rights Archbishop Desmond Tutu has cancelled travel plans as he battles prostate cancer.
9th December 2014
‘I would rather die in a British detention centre than be returned to Uganda’ 19
5:06 PM — A lesbian asylum seeker has been granted a last minute temporary reprieve from deportation to Uganda but says she despairs for her future if the Home Office doesn't change its mind.
Cartoonist apologies for anti-gay tweet about Shrien Dewani
1:40 PM — A South African cartoonist has apologised for making anti-gay comments on Twitter in response to the Shrien Dewani verdict.
8th December 2014
Kenya: Court makes steps towards recognition of intersex people 2
4:57 PM — An intersex child in Kenya has finally been issued with a birth certificate, which could be a step towards recognising intersex people in the country.
Egypt: Dozens of men accused of ‘spreading AIDS’ arrested naked in bathhouse raid 23
2:31 PM — Dozens of men have been arrested in a raid on a bathhouse in Cairo, Egypt at the weekend, and a programme will air this week on "the dens for spreading AIDS in Egypt".
Shrien Dewani murder trial thrown out by judge
11:03 AM — The murder cast against Shrien Dewani has been thrown out by a judge in South Africa.
6th December 2014
Archbishop of Canterbury: There’s a realistic chance the global Anglican church will split 40
2:55 PM — The Archbishop of Canterbury has warned there is a "realistic" possibility that the global Anglican church may fracture, amid tensions over homosexuality.
5th December 2014
One year on the world remembers human rights defender Nelson Mandela 3
1:18 PM — A year after his death at 95, the world is paying tribute to human rights defender Nelson Mandela.
4th December 2014
UK: Lesbian asylum seeker who suffered ‘torturous exorcism’ faces imminent deportation to Uganda 5
6:25 PM — An asylum seeker who claims she is at risk of homophobic persecution is due to be deported to Uganda on Monday.
PHOTOS: Is this the biggest pride flag ever flown? 3
2:05 PM — The biggest Pride flag in Africa, and possibly the world, has been flown at Nelson Mandela Bay in South Africa.
3rd December 2014
Labour MEP Seb Dance: Europe must work with Africa to pursue LGBT rights 49
5:40 PM — Labour MEP Seb Dance says Europe “has an important role to play” in helping Africa achieve LGBT rights, but that it needs to be done sensitively.
Comment: Uganda’s anti-gay law proves it is not a good destination for tourists 9
5:39 PM — Writing for PinkNews, Ugandan LGBT activist Tony Kitara responds to the assertion by Yoweri Museveni that the country is "a better destination" than Spain for tourists, saying its upcoming anti-gay bill proves otherwise.
Uganda’s leading gay activist: We live in fear of violence, blackmail and extortion 8
12:58 PM — Ugandan gay activist Frank Mugisha talks to PinkNews about the threats facing Uganda's LGBT community - and what the rest of the world can do to help.