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.
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.
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’ 54
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.