4th October 2014
South Africa: Pro-gay ‘open mosque’ burnt by arsonists 22
7:50 PM — A Cape Town mosque which preached acceptance of gay people has been damaged in an arson attack.
Exclusive: British man jailed for ‘homosexual acts’ in Morocco 95
6:23 PM — PinkNews exclusive. A gay British man has been arrested in Morocco and charged with committing homosexual acts.
3rd October 2014
Researchers track origin of HIV pandemic to 1920s Congo 12
5:37 PM — Researchers have confirmed for the first time that the HIV pandemic originated in the Congo in the 1920s.
Kenya: Private girls school suspends 11 students for ‘lesbianism’ 8
2:56 PM — A private girls school in Kenya has suspended 11 students "on allegations of lesbianism."
Cameroon: 7 arrested in anti-gay house raid 3
2:18 PM — Seven people have been arrested on homosexuality-related charges, after police raided a house in Yaoundé.
2nd October 2014
Watch: Kenya criticised for branding LGBT rights groups ‘unacceptable’ 1
11:30 AM — Human rights groups have urged Kenya to allow LGBT groups to carry out their work there uninterrupted.
1st October 2014
Zimbabwe MP: Gay gangsters backed by the CIA have infiltrated the government 7
1:13 PM — A Zimbabwean MP has warned that a number of "gay gangsters" have infiltrated the ruling political party.
Uganda: Judge receiving death threats for striking down anti-gay law 4
9:47 AM — A Ugandan judge responsible for striking down an "illegally passed" anti-gay Ugandan law has revealed she has received death threats.
29th September 2014
Labour MEP questions Commission’s commitment to international LGBT rights. 1
5:12 PM — The Labour MEP for London will today call on the International Cooperation and Development Commissioner designate Nevan Mimica to renew efforts to tackle LGBT issues internationally.
South Africa’s queer youth: The future of the LGBT movement?
2:11 PM — On 26 September in Johannesburg, South Africans celebrated their diversity on Heritage Day and used it to strengthen LGBT youth activism.
27th September 2014
Could HIV drugs help tackle the Ebola crisis? 16
7:13 PM — A doctor in Liberia has claimed a drug designed to treat HIV can help tackle the Ebola outbreak.
26th September 2014
Egypt: Grindr warns users ‘police may be posing as LGBT’ after six men sentenced 2
11:51 AM — Grindr has issued a warning to Egyptian users about police entrapment following reports of six men who were sentenced on Thursday after advertising their apartment for sex on social media.
24th September 2014
World Bank urged to ensure no LGBT discrimination before issuing £54m loan to Uganda 5
3:01 PM — The World Bank has been warned against proceeding with a $90 million (£54 million) loan to Uganda without taking steps to ensure gay people and women are not discriminated against.
South Africa’s first gay-inclusive mosque closed over parking violation 11
9:25 AM — The first ever mosque in South Africa to accept gay worshippers has been closed over a parking violation.
23rd September 2014
London protest planned against Gambian anti-gay law 6
10:16 AM — A protest has been planned for Wednesday against a new Gambian law which would make “aggravated homosexuality” publishable by life imprisonment.
22nd September 2014
Chad considers criminalising homosexuality 90
7:24 PM — Chad is considering introducing a ban on homosexuality.
Egyptian men due in court after arrest for ‘gay marriage’ video
6:39 PM — Men arrested for taking part in a mock same-sex wedding in Egypt are due in court on Tuesday.
19th September 2014
Hate preacher Scott Lively: Gay rights groups are trying to have me murdered 47
2:53 PM — Notoriously anti-gay hate preacher Scott Lively has claimed that rights groups are trying to have him murdered.
US: Texas hotels refuse to host anti-gay Ugandan President for investor conference 9
12:21 PM — A number of Texas hotels have turned away the custom of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, over planned protests of his country's poor gay rights record.
17th September 2014
US: Immigration recommends Ugandan gay rights activist for asylum 1
4:40 PM — Immigration officials in the US have advised that a leading Ugandan gay rights activist should be granted asylum.