9th September 2014
Human rights group: Gambian bill to jail gays is ‘devastating’ 7
3:19 PM — The director of a human rights organisation has slammed a Gambian bill which will make "aggravated homosexuality" punishable by life imprisonment, saying it will have a "devastating impact" on LGBT Gambians.
Gay immigration group: Home Office system still ‘extremely unfair’ for LGBT asylum seekers 7
2:04 PM — “There has been progress” in improving the way LGBT asylum cases are handled, but the system is still “extremely unfair”, the head of a leading campaign organisation says.
Gambia: Bill passed to allow life imprisonment for gays 44
8:47 AM — A Gambian politician has said the country is soon to adopt a law which allows life imprisonment for those found guilty of crimes linked to being gay.
7th September 2014
Egypt: Men arrested over ‘same-sex wedding’ video 13
1:31 PM — A number of men have been arrested in Egypt, after appearing in a video showing an unofficial same-sex wedding ceremony.
6th September 2014
Grindr disables location data over security loophole 1
1:10 PM — Hookup app Grindr has disabled the use of location data in some countries, over worries that users could be tracked down.
5th September 2014
Bollywood star: The UK must stand up against colonial anti-gay laws abroad 24
12:23 PM — A Bollywood star has called on the UK to do more to stand up against colonial anti-gay laws abroad.
4th September 2014
Anti-gay Ugandan Speaker dropped from London conference 24
8:28 AM — The homophobic Speaker of the Ugandan Parliament has been dropped from an event taking place in London this month, following complaints by human rights campaigners.
3rd September 2014
Uganda: Anti-homosexuality bill to be reintroduced in parliament 13
1:06 PM — The author of Uganda's anti-gay law has given notice that he will reintroduce the bill during this parliamentary session.
31st August 2014
Robert Mugabe: I prefer Chinese aid, because they don’t want Africa to ‘embrace homosexuality’ 34
4:10 PM — President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe has said he dislikes taking international aid money from the West, because it comes with pressure to "embrace" homosexuality.
30th August 2014
Manchester lesbian activist held captive in Congo to ‘cure her of gayness’ 8
12:06 PM — A Manchester-based rights campaigner is on her way back to the UK, after being held against her will in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
28th August 2014
Justice Minister to take part in LGBT asylum debate with leading activists 14
11:13 AM — Justice Minister Simon Hughes is set to take part in a discussion about the plight of LGBT asylum seekers.
27th August 2014
Venue slammed by campaigners for allowing anti-gay Ugandan politicians at conference 26
2:18 PM — The London venue set to host a Ugandan conference next month has been criticised by human rights campaigners because it features politicians who supported the country's anti-gay legislation.
22nd August 2014
Homophobic Ugandan Speaker Rebecca Kadaga to appear at London conference 70
6:22 PM — Have you ever wanted to meet the homophobic Speaker of the Ugandan Parliament, and champion of the country's anti-gay law? Now is your chance.
21st August 2014
UK: Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker’s deportation postponed
12:26 PM — The deportation of a Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker who said she was not given a chance to submit evidence to support her case, has been temporarily postponed.
20th August 2014
President of Uganda signs HIV criminalisation bill into law 33
6:38 PM — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has signed a bill into law criminalising HIV transmission.
UK: Campaign started to stop deportation of Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker 9
12:44 PM — A campaign has been started to halt the deportation of a Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker who was told she could no longer work with children when she came out as gay.
18th August 2014
Uganda: Anti-gay organisation lays off all staff after losing US aid 11
6:11 PM — An anti-gay organisation in Uganda which lost its US funding earlier this year has had to lay off all of its paid staff.
South Africa: Teenage ‘corrective rape’ victim found murdered 3
4:42 PM — An eighteen-year-old lesbian was the victim of "corrective rape", before she was murdered, according to reports.
Ugandan bishop: Don’t hurt gays, they are God’s children too 22
4:11 PM — A Ugandan Catholic bishop has called on the country to avoid "harming" gays, because they are created in God's image.
15th August 2014
Ugandan MP: New anti-gay law won’t harass ‘consenting homosexuals’ 15
1:39 PM — A Ugandan MP has claimed that a new draft of his country's anti-gay law won't attack "consenting" homosexuals, and will target people "promoting" homosexuality to children.