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.
13th August 2014
‘Gays should die because they are rotten’, says proponent of Kenyan death law 77
7:12 PM — The man behind a Kenyan draft bill that would see gay people sentenced to death by stoning says they are “very rotten”.
‘Burn all the gays’ rapper denied UK visa over homophobic stance 38
12:41 PM — Adamantly homophobic Ugandan rapper Bobi Wine has been denied entry to the UK to perform at two venues, over complaints that his songs included violently homophobic lyrics.
US: Wisconsin Republican who backs Uganda’s anti-gay law wins primary 5
11:26 AM — A Wisconsin Republican who supports Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Act has won a primary, securing the party's nomination to the House of Representatives.
12th August 2014
Ugandan MP: President will water down anti-gay law for ‘our Western friends’ 14
1:36 PM — A Ugandan lawmaker has claimed the country's President, Yoweri Museveni, is attempting to water down the country's anti-gay law after diplomatic pressure from the West.
Ugandan President: MPs should be cautious in attempt to restore anti-gay law
11:42 AM — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged MPs to be cautious in their attempts to restore the country's anti-gay law.
11th August 2014
Ugandan President to meet with caucus to discuss invalidated anti-gay law 2
4:08 PM — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is set today to meet with the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Parliamentary caucus today to discuss the recently nullified Anti-Homosexuality Act.
Ugandan Speaker: Re-introduction of anti-gay law will be ‘smooth’ 17
3:31 PM — The Ugandan Speaker has claimed an attempt to re-enact the country's Anti-Homosexuality Act will have a 'smooth' progression.
Kenya: New ‘stone the gays’ law proposed by MPs 53
12:12 PM — A new anti-gay bill that would see gay people sentenced to death by stoning is under discussion in Kenya.
9th August 2014
Pride parade held in Uganda following invalidation of anti-gay law 7
12:09 PM — A pride parade has taken place in Uganda, one week after a court struck down a highly controversial anti-gay law.
8th August 2014
Ugandan Attorney General appeals to High Court for anti-gay law reinstatement 5
6:11 PM — The Attorney General of Uganda has appealed a ruling which struck down the country's anti-gay law.
7th August 2014
US: President Obama glosses over LGBT rights at Africa Leaders Summit 13
8:22 PM — President Barack Obama did not directly address LGBT rights during his closing remarks for the US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington D.C. on Wednesday.
Radio host: Ebola was sent by God to wipe out homosexuals 54
5:55 PM — An American radio host has claimed that Ebola was sent by God to destroy homosexuals.
Scott Lively ‘not unhappy’ that Uganda’s anti-gay law was struck down 21
5:25 PM — Surprisingly, anti-gay evangelist Scott Lively is "not unhappy" that Uganda's anti-gay law was struck down.
Nigerian President: ‘The situation of homosexuals in Nigeria is delicate’ 7
3:09 PM — The President of Nigeria has been confronted over his country’s anti-gay laws at a summit of African leaders in Washington.