ARTICLES RELATING TO LGBTI RIGHTS

Homosexuality to be punishable by death in Uganda

2019-10-11 14:00

Uganda has announced its plans for a Bill to be passed that will impose the death penalty on homosexuals, according to a report.

Macron moves to extend IVF to lesbians, single women

2019-09-23 20:04

Six years after a same-sex marriage law that triggered months of mass protests, French President Emmanuel Macron risks roiling French conservatives again with plans to allow single women and lesbian couples to access fertility treatment.

First transgender couple married in Cuba

2019-07-19 10:38

A transgender couple married in Cuba this week, a first on the island nation where sexual minorities have long suffered discrimination.

WATCH: Why is LGBT Pride Day celebrated on June 28?

2019-06-28 18:30

Pride Day commemorates the Stonewall riots, considered the most important event in the gay liberation movement in the United States.

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.

 

Gay sex ban to be challenged by activist

2019-09-25 13:29

A Singaporean gay rights activist says he has filed a legal challenge against a law banning sex between men, the third recent bid to overturn the legislation.

WATCH | Coca-Cola advert for gay tolerance prompts boycott call in Hungary

2019-08-06 13:26

Advertisements by Coca-Cola that promote gay acceptance have prompted a boycott call from a senior member of the Hungary’s right-wing ruling party.

Anglican Church of Canada rejects same-sex marriage

2019-07-15 12:18

The Anglican Church of Canada - which has more than 500 000 members - has rejected a motion to modify its definition of marriage to embrace same-sex unions.

ANALYSIS: African gay bashing 'a colonial import'

2019-06-25 07:00

Some decry Botswana's enlightened High Court judgment on gay sex. But studies show that homosexuality existed – and was tolerated – across pre-colonial Africa.

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.

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