Hundreds of Romanians rally in support of civil partnerships

2017-10-22 08:47

Hundreds of Romanians have rallied in support of civil partnerships so that unmarried cohabitants can enjoy expanded rights.

Australian PM slams gay slurs as marriage vote looms

2017-08-23 05:12

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called for respectful debate on an upcoming same-sex marriage vote.

Kenya’s uninformed ban on TV shows with gay characters is extremely dangerous

2017-06-22 12:14

The ridiculous reasons are now surfacing as to why Ezekiel Mutua, the censorship tsar of Kenya's censorship board, last week abruptly banned 7 cartoons.

Foreigners barred from Singapore gay-pride rally: organisers

2017-05-15 15:00

Foreigners will be barred from attending Singapore's annual gay-pride rally, its organisers say, as the city-state tightens rules against the involvement of non-Singaporeans in protests.

2 suspected lesbians to undergo 'rehabilitation'

2015-10-03 21:43

Two suspected lesbians detained by Islamic Shariah police in Indonesia will undergo what an official described as "rehabilitation".

ISIS claims 30 killed for 'sodomy', UN meeting told

2015-08-24 21:51

The Islamic State extremist group has claimed responsibility for executing at least 30 people for "sodomy", the head of an international gay rights organisation says.

US coming on board with gay marriage

2014-10-25 21:05

US Attorney General Eric Holder has said the US government will recognise same-sex marriages in six more states, bringing to 32 the number of states where couples in gay unions qualify for federal benefits.

Mozilla CEO resigns after furore over gay rights

2014-04-04 07:29

Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich is stepping down as CEO and leaving the company following protests over his support of a gay marriage ban in California.

Worst place in the world to be gay?

2014-03-04 10:03

Can you imagine living in a place where the newspaper headlines read Top 200 homos exposed? That's just the tip of the unbelievable laws in Uganda.


Why Gay Pride is as relevant as ever

2017-10-03 07:34

It's easy to think you aren't homophobic just because you follow Somizi on Instagram, but Gay Pride isn't about feathers, wigs and make up. It is about human rights, writes Mondli Zondo.

Thousands march in London for gay Pride milestone

2017-07-09 06:27

Tens of thousands of people have descended on London's streets for the annual gay Pride march amidst strict security measures to protect revellers.

SA director withdraws from Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival over human rights issues

2017-05-26 19:34

A South African film director has pulled out of the Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival, citing Israel's human rights violations as his reason.

Albania gay rights organizations hold annual pride ride

2017-05-13 12:43

Gay rights organizations in Albania have held their annual pride event without disturbances, hours ahead of an unrelated political protest by the country's opposition

Pope fires theologian for being gay

2015-10-03 15:34

A Vatican theologian who told a Milan newspaper he is gay will not be allowed to continue working in his professional capacities, a Vatican spokesman has said.

Gay dating app helps men banish the blues

2015-01-08 12:29

Gay dating app Blued has been a godsend for gay men, allowing them to privately contact Chinese men seeking same-sex companionship.

Philippine gays tolerated, but abuses continue

2014-05-12 13:37

Gays are increasingly tolerated in Philippine society but discrimination persists and they remain vulnerable to hate crimes, according to a UN-backed study.

Protests over anti-gay-marriage tech CEO

2014-04-01 11:01

The appointment of a new CEO by the company that makes the Firefox web browser has prompted board members to quit, a Twitter frenzy, and other online protests because he supported California's former gay marriage ban.

Activists disrupt Joburg gay parade

LGBT activists say they were assaulted and belittled by the Pride Committee during Saturday's gay pride march in Johannesburg. Watch.

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