- Czech Republic
- Channel Islands
- Northern Cyprus
- The Netherlands
- El Salvador
- Costa Rica
- South Korea
- South Africa
- Middle East
- Saudi Arabia
- South Africa
- New Zealand
3 April 2009Uganda accuses UN of spreading homosexuality 8 Ugandan ethics minister James Nsaba Buturo has accused United Nations member countries of being involved in a covert mission to 'impose' homosexuality' on other nations.
2 April 2009Ugandan activists refute allegations of ‘gay recruitment’ 3 Gays and lesbians in Uganda have denied embarking on "recruitment drives" to attract people to homosexuality.
31 March 2009Oprah’s girls’ academy suspends seven pupils over ‘lesbian’ behaviour 2 The girls' school set up by Oprah Winfrey in South Africa has suspended seven pupils after they “contravened the school's code of conduct” by allegedly touching each other sexually.
31 March 2009Ugandan gay rights event ‘sparsely attended’ 1 Fewer than 20 openly LGBT Ugandans attended a public protest in Kampala calling for equal rights.
19 March 2009Amnesty asks Pope to defend gay rights 19 Amnesty International has urged Pope Benedict XVI to condemn the criminalisation of homosexuality when he meets with African bishops today in Cameroon, which criminalises same-sex relations.
17 March 2009Pope claims condoms ‘could make African AIDS crisis worse’ 59 Pope Benedict XVI today added to the controversy over the Catholic church's stance on condoms when he argued that they were not the answer to Africa's fight against HIV and Aids and could even make the problem worse.
16 March 2009Interview: Britain’s gay Consul General to Cape Town 6 Coming from Leeds polytechnic university, Richard Wood was always going to be an unusual diplomat.
16 March 2009Nigerian Archbishop ‘wants gay wedding witnesses to be jailed” 26 Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Nigeria, Peter Akinola, has said that gay marriage is "capable of engendering moral and social holocaust" and has called for those who attend gay weddings to be sentenced to a year in jail.
13 March 2009Rise of ‘corrective rapes’ on lesbians in South Africa 5 A new report has suggested a rise in 'corrective rapes' on lesbians in South Africa.
11 March 2009Anti-gay laws in Nigeria ‘will lead to widespread human rights abuses’ 7 Nigerian activists have said that a new bill outlawing same-sex marriage will lead to increased arrests and abuse of anyone suspected to be gay.
5 March 2009US Christians accused of exporting anti-gay message to Africa 7 A conference in Uganda which begins today has been condemned by human rights groups.
4 March 2009Jamaican PM will not “yield to pressure” on gay rights 14 The Prime Minister of Jamaica has said that the country will not decriminalise homosexual acts and that he has a duty to "protect" the country.
23 February 2009Training seminar for Ugandans fighting against ‘promotion’ of homosexuality 1 American fundamentalist Christians who advocate "ex-gay" treatments will speak at a three-day conference in Uganda next month.
17 February 2009Burundi rejects proposal to criminalise homosexual relations 4 The Senate of Burundi today rejected a proposed amendment to the new draft of the criminal code that would have criminalised homosexual conduct for the first time.
16 February 2009Burundi urged not to criminalise same-sex acts 2 The Senate of Burundi is to vote on a new draft of the criminal code this week that would criminalise homosexual conduct for the first time.
16 February 2009Nigeria tells UN that gays don’t exist in their country 11 The Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs has told a UN review of human rights in the African nation that there is no gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans community in his country.
9 February 2009Lawyers from across Africa gather to discuss LGBT rights 2 Gay rights activists and lawyers who have worked on LGBT human rights cases met in South Africa last week.
4 February 2009Al-Qaeda accused of using male rape to ‘create’ suicide bombers 31 Islamic terrorists are raping young men in order to drive them into suicide bombings claims Algerian militant Abu Baçir El Assimi.
2 February 2009Ethiopian faith leaders call for constitutional ban on homosexuality 9 The leaders of the Roman Catholic, Ethiopian Orthodox and Protestant churches have called on the government of Ethiopia for a constitutional ban on homosexuality.
28 January 2009Amnesty calls on Nigeria to reject proposed homophobic law 2 Legislation that would punish Nigerian gay and lesbian couples for living together has been condemned by Amnesty International.