3rd December 2014
Uganda’s leading gay activist: We live in fear of violence, blackmail and extortion 7
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.
Ugandan President: Put padlocks on your private parts to avoid AIDS 24
12:06 PM — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has claimed that people should "put padlocks" on their genitals to avoid getting HIV.
2nd December 2014
Family of late wife to sue Shrien Dewani for not telling them that he ‘was bisexual or gay’
1:56 PM — The family of Shrien Dewani's late wife have said in an interview that they intend to sue him for reasons including the fact that he didn't tell them he had slept with men before he married their daughter.
30th November 2014
Nigerian writer: Anti-gay law is ‘forcing people underground’ 7
5:54 PM — A Nigerian writer has warned that his country's anti-gay law is forcing the country's gay community underground.
Gambian foreign minister: We won’t negotiate on anti-gay law because gays are ‘Satanic’ 49
4:13 PM — Gambia's foreign minister has said the country will not negotiate with the EU with respect to its anti-gay laws in return for aid.
29th November 2014
Reports: Ugandan gay rights activist ‘in intensive care’ after brutal attack 13
3:35 PM — A prominent Ugandan gay rights activist has been brutally beaten by a homophobic mob.
28th November 2014
Petition started calling on Uganda to scrap all anti-gay laws 4
5:12 PM — A petition has been started calling for all anti-gay legislation to be scrapped in Uganda.
Finland’s Parliament votes to allow same-sex marriage 38
12:05 PM — A petition has been started calling for all anti-gay legislation to be scrapped in Uganda.
27th November 2014
Yoweri Museveni: Uganda is a ‘better destination’ than Spain for holidaymakers 56
6:19 PM — The President of Uganda has said his country is a "better destination" for tourists than Spain.
25th November 2014
Uganda to host 2017 World Cross Country Championships despite anti-gay laws 12
4:13 PM — Adding to the list of countries with anti-gay laws allowed to host professional athletics events, Uganda will be hosting the 2017 World Cross Country Championships.
21st November 2014
Uganda: New law could make almost every gay person homeless 25
4:07 PM — A new, harsher version of Uganda's anti-gay law could effectively make all gay and lesbian people homeless.
Ugandan lawmaker: New anti-gay law could be ‘Christmas gift’ 16
1:16 PM — A Ugandan lawmaker wants the new anti-gay law to be passed swiftly, as a "Christmas gift" to the nation.
Gambian president signs bill to punish gays with life imprisonment 23
11:18 AM — The president of Gambia has signed into law a bill which calls for life imprisonment for people caught having gay sex.
19th November 2014
Comment: Uganda’s LGBT community is in limbo pending a new anti-gay bill 4
2:28 PM — Tony Kitara writes for PinkNews on why the LGBT community in Uganda is "in limbo", pending the introduction of a new, even harsher anti-gay bill.
Amnesty: Gambian crackdown on gay people is ‘unacceptable’ 8
10:24 AM — Amnesty International has said the arrest, detention and torture of gay people in Gambia this month shows that the country must stop its crackdown on homosexuality.
18th November 2014
British man jailed for ‘homosexual acts': I don’t support a travel boycott against Morocco 29
5:50 PM — A gay British man who was previously jailed in Morocco for "homosexual acts" during a visit to a friend has said he has reconsidered his stance, and no longer supports a travel boycott against the country.
Ugandan President: Church must help in fight against gays 32
3:22 PM — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has called on church leaders to support the government in its fight against homosexuality.
17th November 2014
Morocco drops all charges against British tourist jailed for ‘homosexual acts’ 26
11:44 PM — Morocco has formally dropped the charges against British tourist Ray Cole and his partner, who were jailed this summer for 'homosexual acts'.
Peter Tatchell Foundation auctioning holiday to country where gays are imprisoned 27
4:55 PM — Exclusive: Peter Tatchell has defended his Foundation auctioning a holiday to Morocco, where a gay British man was jailed earlier this year for ‘homosexual acts.’
16th November 2014
Egypt: Appeal verdict set for men jailed over ‘gay wedding’ video 2
4:51 PM — Eight men who were jailed in Egypt over a video which purportedly showed a mock same-sex wedding will hear their appeal verdict next month.