22nd December 2014
LGBT magazine launched in Uganda to ‘reclaim the media’ 3
7:33 PM — An LGBT magazine has been launched in Uganda, in an attempt to "reclaim the media" and to promote acceptance of the gay and trans community there.
20th December 2014
Uganda won’t be getting a new anti-gay law in time for Christmas 1
1:15 PM — Uganda's parliament has adjourned for Christmas without passing the country's new anti-gay law, despite a push to get it through beforehand.
19th December 2014
Lesotho: Prince Harry visits children with HIV 2
4:50 PM — Prince Harry has visited children and young people affected by HIV in Lesotho.
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 6
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 6
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.