Ugandan court strikes down anti-gay legislationUganda's constitutional court on Friday overturned harsh new law against homosexuality that had been strongly criticised by rights groups, saying the measure had been passed b...
One year after Morsi's ouster, divisions persist in EgyptIn this edition: one year on from the ouster of Mohamed Morsi, Egypt remains divided; American singer Demi Lovato sparks outrage among Russian web users; and a Lego replica of The...
Kenya urges fans to watch World Cup at homeThe Kenyan Interior Ministry has advised football fans to avoid watching World Cup matches in bars and restaurant and stay at home. The heightened security alert follows a spate of...
The long march of China's gay communityIn China, the ninth edition of Shanghai Pride is under way. But in a country where homosexuality was only decriminalised in 1997, the event isn't as bold and brash as similar...
Poland celebrates 10 years in EU (part 2)Poland has vowed to reduce its dependence on Russian gas in the wake of the Ukrainian crisis. But how will Warsaw achieve this goal? Environmentalists fear the country will be enco...
French town bans ad of women on the brink of a kissA French town has ordered advertisers to remove posters which appear to show two women about to kiss, following complaints from embarrassed parents.
NFL: Decision to draft gay player sparks heated reactionIn this edition: online reactions as the NFL drafts its first openly gay player; Iranian women ditching their hijabs on Facebook; and wingsuit enthusiasts hurtle down a mountainsid...
In ‘Tom at the Farm’, Xavier Dolan blends Hitchcock and homoeroticismSpeculation is mounting as to whether cinema’s most precocious hipster auteur, 25-year-old French-Canadian Xavier Dolan, will find himself in the main competition at Cannes for the...
Nigeria court flogs four men for homosexualityAn Islamic court in northern Nigeria on Thursday ordered four men to be flogged with horsewhips after being found guilty of homosexuality.
Ugandan tabloid outs 200 homosexuals after passing of anti-gay lawThere are petitations and tweets a-plenty online protesting Uganda's anti-gay law, passed yesterday. We take a look at the latest, including a backlash against a Ugandan tablo...
Ugandan tabloid publishes list of 'top' homosexualsA Ugandan tabloid magazine has published a list of what it alleged included the country’s “200 top” homosexuals and gay sympathisers, a day after President Yoweri Museveni signed a...
Ugandan president signs strict anti-gay bill into lawUgandan President Yoweri Museveni signed into law Monday a controversial bill that will see homosexuals jailed for life, defying international pressure and criticism.