16th June 2014
World Bank: Homophobia costs Indian economy 30.8 billion dollars 6
1:57 PM — A World Bank study has calculated homophobia costs the Indian economy $30.8 billion (£18.2 billion).
15th June 2014
Singapore: Government condemns Goldman Sachs for holding LGBT dinner 84
2:28 PM — A Singapore government minister has condemned Goldman Sachs for holding an LGBT networking event in the country.
14th June 2014
Video game series Harvest Moon could introduce same-sex marriage 3
12:29 PM — The creators of farm simulator Harvest Moon are 'looking into' adding same-sex marriage in a future installation.
12th June 2014
Oxford Student Union calls for anti-gay Sultan of Brunei to be stripped of honours 6
8:00 AM — The Student Union at Oxford University has unanimously passed an emergency motion condemning the decision of the university not to rescind an honour given to the Sultan of Brunei
11th June 2014
Oxford Student Union raises emergency motion to condemn honour for anti-gay Sultan 11
4:52 PM — The Student Union at Oxford University has raised an emergency motion to discover the reason why the university has refused to rescind an Honorary Doctorate in Law given to the Sultan of Brunei.
Aberdeen University will not revoke honour for Sultan of Brunei despite stone-the-gays law 10
4:05 PM — The University of Aberdeen is the latest in the UK to refuse to rescind an honour given to the Sultan of Brunei, despite that he enacted a law in April which allows gay people to be stoned to death.
Malaysia: 16 trans women jailed after arrest at wedding 1
3:53 PM — Sixteen transgender women have been jailed in Malaysia.
Philippines: 15 children found working at gay bar 6
2:43 PM — Fifteen children who were working at a gay bar in the Philippines have been detained by authorities.
Anti-gay Sultan to keep honour given by college for ‘raising healthcare standards’ in Brunei 26
11:45 AM — The Royal College of General Practitioners has refused to revoke an honour given to the Sultan of Brunei on the basis that he is 'committed to raising healthcare standards' in his country, despite a law which means gay people can be stoned.
10th June 2014
Oxford University refuses to rescind Honorary Doctorate in Law for Sultan of Brunei 19
5:52 PM — Oxford University has said it will not rescind an Honorary Doctorate in Law given to the Sultan of Brunei, despite a recently introduced law which makes homosexuality punishable by stoning.
Diane Abbott: Sultan of Brunei keeping honours legitimises stone-the-gays-law 6
5:50 PM — Labour MP Diane Abbott has questioned the decision of King’s College London not to rescind an Honorary Law Doctorate given to the Sultan of Brunei.
Sledge-hammer wielding moped riders rob Dorchester Hotel in London 8
3:09 PM — A London hotel currently the subject of a boycott because it of its Brunei owner, has been targeted by a smash-and-grab gang of moped riders.
Former Tory Chair: King’s College dishonours gay students by maintaining honour for Sultan of Brunei 12
11:34 AM — Former Conservative Party Chairman Lord Deben, has criticised King's College London for rejecting calls by the publisher of PinkNews to rescind an Honorary Law Doctorate given to the Sultan of Brunei over the country's new law which allows gay people to be stoned.
9th June 2014
King’s College rejects calls from PinkNews founder to rescind honour for Sultan of Brunei 49
4:38 PM — King's College London (KCL), has refused to rescind an Honorary Doctorate given to the Sultan of Brunei because of a recently introduced law which makes homosexuality punishable by stoning, following calls from the publisher of PinkNews.
8th June 2014
Hong Kong: British consulate banned from performing same-sex marriages 24
8:45 PM — The British consulate in Hong Kong has been banned from performing same-sex marriages by the local government.
South Korea: Christian protesters disrupt Seoul Pride festival 8
6:08 PM — Activists at Seoul Pride clashed with Christian protesters attempting to stop the event, according to reports.
5th June 2014
George Takei hopes Japan will follow in America’s footsteps for equal rights 3
7:06 PM — Star Trek actor George Takei, has admitted that he hopes gay rights will become more of a dominant part of society in his country of ancestry, Japan.
Christopher Biggins: ‘The Sultan of Brunei looks like an old queen’ 33
11:39 AM — Entertainer Christopher Biggins has mocked the Sultan of Brunei's support for anti-gay legislation, saying he "looks like an old queen anyway."
4th June 2014
India: Census finds half a million trans people 8
8:42 PM — The first census in India to contain a third gender option has found nearly half a million trans people.
2nd June 2014
US: Rose McGowan throws party in support of Brunei-owned Beverly Hills Hotel 51
9:29 PM — Actress Rose McGowan held a defiant party in support of the Brunei-owned Beverly Hills Hotel, despite a boycott over Brunei's anti-gay laws.