9th November 2014
British man charged with anti-gay hate crime kills eight in Iraq suicide bombing 114
11:49 AM — A British man who was charged with a hate crime for handing out anti-gay leaflets has reportedly killed himself in a suicide bombing in Iraq.
5th November 2014
Report: Gay Iranians pressured into gender reassignment by doctors 13
5:28 PM — Gay Iranians are being pressured into gender reassignment treatments due to the country’s draconian ban on same-sex relationships, doctors in the country say.
10th October 2014
Financial Times editor: UAE distributors removed gay supplement from circulation 4
3:00 PM — The editor of the Financial Times (FT), has told of how distributors in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) removed a list of gay business leaders and allies from the paper, for fear of legal rebuttal.
29th September 2014
US: TV hosts fired for being homophobes compare themselves to ISIS beheading victims 22
12:08 PM — A pair of TV hosts who were fired when it emerged they were anti-gay activists have compared themselves to victims of ISIS.
25th September 2014
TV station retracts gay ‘list of shame’ featuring Daniel Radcliffe 8
11:06 AM — A TV station which published a gay "list of shame" featuring straight actors Daniel Radcliffe and Cameron Diaz has retracted the article and apologised for any offence caused.
23rd September 2014
TV station names Cameron Diaz and Daniel Radcliffe in gay ‘list of shame’ 35
2:30 PM — Among other celebrities, Hollywood stars Daniel Radcliffe and Cameron Diaz have been named on a gay "list of shame" by a Middle Eastern TV station with millions of followers.
22nd September 2014
Qatar may lose 2022 World Cup over temperature concerns 6
4:48 PM — Following multiple campaigns to have the 2022 World Cup removed from Qatar due to the country's anti-gay laws, the competition may not take place there, over temperature concerns.
Israeli gay club promoter criticised for mock Islamic State execution poster 24
11:19 AM — A popular gay events promoter in Israel has been strongly criticised for using images appearing to mimic recent Islamic State beheading videos.
19th September 2014
Israel: Twice-cancelled Jerusalem Pride attracts low turnout 45
1:15 PM — This year's Jerusalem Pride - which was delayed twice due to the Gaza conflict - has finally gone ahead, but attracted a lower-than-expected turnout.
18th September 2014
Watch: ISIS fighter warns that ‘gays and paedophiles’ teach in ‘infidel’ schools 15
8:42 PM — A video featuring a fighter allegedly with ISIS, the Islamic State, who warns against gays, drug dealers and paedophiles teaching in "infidel countries."
Australian Football League calls off Brunei sponsorship deal 5
11:25 AM — The Australian Football League (AFL) has called off a controversial sponsorship deal with the state-owned Royal Brunei Airlines, over the introduction of a law to allow gay people to be stoned to death.
8th September 2014
Israel: Woman granted divorce 14 years after husband cheated on her with a man
1:30 PM — An Israeli woman has finally been granted a divorce from her husband - 14 years after he cheated on her with a man.
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.
29th August 2014
Columnist: Gay activist Dan Savage should be sent to Iraq because he’s worse than the Westboro Baptist Church 24
6:24 PM — An American columnist has claimed that rights activist Dan Savage should be sent to Iraq because he is worse than the Westboro Baptist Church.
20th August 2014
Iranian lesbian couple marry in Stockholm 4
11:28 AM — An Iranian lesbian couple who escaped their home country have been married in Stockholm by a gay Imam.
15th August 2014
US: Supreme Court Justice to decide Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban stay 2
11:16 PM — Attorneys representing two same-sex couples in Virginia's same-sex marriage ban case have until Monday evening to respond to a request to stay the state's same-sex marriage ban.
12th August 2014
Israel allows Jews to immigrate with same-sex spouses 40
2:23 PM — The Israeli Government says it will now allow Jews to immigrate to Israel with their non-Jewish same-sex spouses.
11th August 2014
Iran chief justice: It’s a lie to say we execute homosexuals 72
5:56 PM — Iran's chief justice has claimed it is a 'lie' to say the country condemns homosexuals to death.
6th August 2014
Trans star Dana International: Europeans should ‘shut their mouths’ about Gaza 230
10:35 AM — Dana International, the first trans singer to win the Eurovision Song Contest, has said that Europeans should "shut their mouths" about the Gaza conflict.
4th August 2014
First out Tory MP appointed Special Envoy to country with death penalty for homosexuality 29
6:47 PM — Sir Alan Duncan, who in 2002 became the Conservative Party's first out MP, has been appointed Special Envoy to Yemen - a country where homosexuality is punishable by death.