ARTICLES RELATING TO LGBTI RIGHTS

Botswana high court decriminalises homosexuality

2019-06-11 12:29

Botswana's high court, in a highly-anticipated verdict, has ruled to decriminalise homosexuality, which is outlawed under the country's 1965 penal code.

WATCH: Taiwan allows gay couples to register marriages

2019-05-24 21:04

Taiwan officially allowed same-sex couples to register their marriages after the parliament passed the laws to legalize same-sex marriage a week ago.

WATCH: Brunei says it won't enforce gay death penalty

2019-05-06 10:57

Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah extends a moratorium on the death penalty to incoming legislation prohibiting gay sex, seeking to temper a global backlash led by celebrities such as George Clooney and Elton John.

61-year-old gives birth to her own granddaughter

2019-04-01 14:15

Carrying one’s own biological grandchild may seem like the stuff of science fiction, but Cecile says she was honoured to do so.

New Pentagon transgender rule sets limits for troops

2019-03-13 21:58

The Defence Department has approved a new policy that will largely bar transgender troops and military recruits from transitioning to another sex.

Kenya court postpones ruling on anti-gay laws to May 24

2019-02-24 07:22

A Kenyan court Friday postponed a ruling on whether to decriminalize same sex relationships, disappointing many in the country's LGBT community.

Gays and Africa: Quotes

2019-02-21 11:40

Kenya's High Court issued a potentially historic ruling that could roll back colonial-era laws penalising same-sex relationships.

Japanese same-sex couples sue for equal marital rights

2019-02-14 15:01

Thirteen gay couples file Japan's first lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the country's rejection of same-sex marriage.

Trump's government seeks quick ruling on transgender troops case

2018-11-25 07:12

Hoping to bypass lower court, the Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court for a quick ruling on the transgender troops case.

US restricts visas to unmarried gay diplomats

2018-10-03 06:52

The United States is denying visas to the partners of more than 100 gay diplomats unless they get married, officials say.

 

Is gay sex in Kenya impacting tourism?

2019-05-25 08:37

Kenyan courts may decriminalise gay sex. The decision could impact tourism and related industries.

WATCH: Taiwan votes to legalise same-sex marriage

2019-05-17 12:24

Taiwan’s legislature voted on Friday to legalise same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades.

"Am I a lesbian if I'm attracted to my husband’s sister and what do I do?"

2019-04-18 13:08

Sis Naledi is here to answer all your burning questions.

Puerto Rico bans gay 'conversion therapy'

2019-03-29 05:47

Puerto Rico banned the practice of so-called gay 'conversion therapy', which seeks to change the sexual orientation of people who are gay or bisexual.

High Court scraps Dutch Reformed Church decision against same-sex marriages

2019-03-08 13:24

The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has scrapped the Dutch Reformed Church's decision not to recognise same-sex marriages, declaring the policy unlawful and invalid.

Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa, despite gains

2019-02-21 12:00

More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say.

Gay Muslim comic gone from Instagram after Indonesia warning

2019-02-15 08:14

An Instagram account that published comic strips depicting the struggles of gay Muslims in Indonesia has disappeared from the site following a frenzy of moral outrage online in the world's biggest Muslim nation

A lifetime of fighting for gay rights: Funeka Soldaat tells her own story

2019-02-10 11:13

Gender activist Funeka Soldaat's book has all the makings of a gripping bestseller – a fearless hero, numerous near-death experiences, all centred around what, at the time, was seen as forbidden love... but there's nothing fictional about it.

Donald Trump's administration seeks to erase trans people and the trans community is not standing for it

2018-10-24 14:42

Trans people and their allies have been vocal IRL and online about the issue.

Kenya lifts ban on lesbian love story 'Rafiki' - shown to a cheering sold-out cinema - just in time to be eligible for an Oscar

2018-09-25 12:31

The coming-of-age romance is set against a background of homophobia and intolerance in a country where love between people of the same gender is illegal.

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