law

March 28, 2014

First marriages for same-sex couples in the UK will take place tonight

Today certainly is a historical day for marriage equality as first LGBT couples get their marriage licenses.

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March 28, 2014

Kyrgyzstan introduces Russian-like anti-LGBT law

As Russian like laws spread through surrounding countries, Kyrgyzstan becomes another country to adapt similar anti-LGBT laws.

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March 27, 2014

Ethiopian legislation would make criminal sentences of LGBT 'non pardonable"

As the devastating anti-LGBT laws spread through several African countries, the Ethiopian government now proposes a new bill. The new bill would add potency to an already existing law making living as LGBT even more difficult than before.

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March 24, 2014

Anti-gay law will be overturned say Uganda's campaigners

In response to the recent anti-LGBT law in Uganda, a coalition of campaigners decided to challenge the draconian law and file a petition with Uganda’s Constitutional Court in Kampala.

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March 14, 2014

The Queen has spoken: Marriage equality is the law in England and Wales

Due to a mandatory 15 day waiting period, first marriages will take place on March 29th

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March 14, 2014

Congo considering an anti-LGBT law

Congo may become the next country in Africa to make LGBT relationships illegal.

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March 13, 2014

Spread of Russian-style anti-LGBT laws

Since the propaganda laws went in effect in , several countries in Eastern Europe proposed similar laws which would negatively impact the LGBT communities

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March 12, 2014

African gays in U.S. and abroad seek legal help amid spate of harsh criminal penalties

Due to the draconian laws recently passed in several African countries, being an LGBT in Africa brings many challenges. Members of the LGBT community live in constant fear.

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January 16, 2014

The Islamic court in Nigeria's Bauchi state has put 11 Muslim men on trial for allegedly being gay

The consequences of President Goodluck Jonathan's anti-gay laws are severe. Already 11 Muslim men were put on trial with accusations of being gay.
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