Kenya film board bans gay documentary, calling it 'an affront'
The Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) banned "I am Samuel", a documentary about a gay man's struggle to be accepted.
As Swiss vote on same-sex marriage, reforms slow elsewhere in Europe
LGBT+ rights activists in more conservative European nations say their fight for gay marriage has taken a back seat to more urgent issues like tackling hate crime.
Mexican state of Sonora approves same-sex marriage
The push for marriage equality and LGBT rights in Mexico has gathered pace since Mexico City became the first region to legalize same-sex marriage in 2009, with Sonora voting on Thursday to legalize same sex marriage
Polish region scraps anti-LGBT motion after EU threatens to cut funds
The Swietokrzyskie region in Poland was one of nearly a hundred municipalities and provinces that adopted motions declaring themselves free of "LGBT ideology".
Divided Swiss to vote on same-sex marriage after fraught campaign
Under the amended law, both male and female same-sex couples would be allowed to marry and adopt children unrelated to them in the same way as heterosexual couples do
Thailand considers deportation of Malaysian transgender entrepreneur
Thailand is considering whether to deport Nur Sajat as she faces up to three years in jail and or a fine in Malaysia for dressing as a woman at a religious event in 2018.
Berlin becomes a magnet for LGBT+ Poles fleeing homophobia at home
A growing number of young LGBT+ Poles are settling in the German capital, viewed by many as a 'queer oasis' close to home
Prosecutor investigates anti-LGBT, Nazi march in downtown Madrid
The organisers of the march had told authorities it would be devoted to sustainable development rather than anti-LGBT rights
Thousands march for LGBTQ+ rights in Ukraine despite some opposition
The Ukrainian government has increased support for LGBTQ+ rights since Western-backed leaders came to power in 2014. Parliament passed legislation in 2015 to ban discrimination in the workplace, but it does not allow for same-sex marriage or adoption of children.
Salvadoran president rules out allowing abortion, same-sex marriage
Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele announced on Friday that his government would not legalize same-sex marriage, abortion or euthanasia in upcoming constitutional reforms