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October 2015

StarFake woman convicted of sodomy News item summary ZM 31 OCT

StarTransgender woman locked in men’s prison loses legal appeal News item summary UK 30 OCT

StarHomosexual acts can soon be scrapped from criminal records in the ACT News item summary AU (ACT) 29 OCT

StarFrom today, gays caught having sex in Indonesia's Aceh province will be punished by 100 lashes News item summary ID (AC) 23 OCT

November 2015

StarUganda passes new anti-gay law News item summary UG 26 NOV

StarCriminal communications between spouses no longer protected under new law News item summary US (NJ) 09 NOV
• Assembly Judicial Committee Statement: Assembly No. 3636 PDF 8.28kb, 22 SEP 14

StarTunisia student jailed for gay sex released after international outcry News item summary TN 06 NOV

StarChina Makes Male Rape a Crime Amid Increasing Sexual Assaults News item summary CN 01 NOV

December 2015

StarMalawi drop charges against gay men: Anti-homosexual laws suspended, says Justice Minister News item summary MW 19 DEC 15

StarIndia votes to keep gay sex illegal News item summary IN 18 DEC

StarTunisia court cuts youth's sentence for homosexual activity News item summary TN 17 DEC

StarExpunging historic homosexual convictions News item summary AU (TAS) 17 DEC

StarMan Sentenced to 11 Years in Florida Prison for Gay Hungarian Sex-Slave Ring News item summary US (FL) 17 DEC
• Case Information: Court Case No. F-14-022076-B HTML (Accessed 18 DEC 15)

StarTunisia: Sentencing of six men for same-sex relations highlights state's entrenched homophobia News item summary TN 14 DEC

StarThis Man Is Challenging Jamaica’s Ban On Homosexuality News item summary JM 09 DEC

July 2015

StarSenegal court sentences journalist to 6 months in jail for acts of homosexuality News item summary SN 31 JUL

August 2015

StarSenegal jails seven men for 'being gay' News item summary SN 22 AUG

StarCouple jailed over Grindr blackmail News item summary UK 21 AUG

StarNigerien bags 6 months imprisonment for homosexual act News item summary NE 19 AUG

StarMorocco jails two for anti-gay beating News item summary MA 14 AUG

StarAppeals court upholds clause in D.C. hate crimes law News item summary US (DC) 10 AUG
• Opinion: Girma Aboye v. United States No. 13-CM-1219 PDF 60.83kb, 06 AUG 15

StarASSAf report assesses criminalisation of sexual diversity News item summary ZA 10 AUG
• Report: Diversity in Human Sexuality: Implications for Policy in Africa PDF 3.63MB 08 JUN 15

September 2015

StarAcquittal, but bad news, in Uganda consensual sex case News item summary UG 24 SEP

StarTunisian student gets year in jail for 'homosexuality' News item summary TN 24 SEP

StarNine gay men arrested in Burma for 'acting inappropriately' News item summary MM 03 SEP

StarHistorical Convictions Expungement Scheme News item summary AU (VIC) 01 SEP

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April 2015

May 2015

Star19A finally repealed in Victoria News item summary AU (VIC) 28 MAY
• Act 17/2015: Crimes Amendment (Repeal of Section 19A) Bill 2015 PDF 93.65kb, 29 MAY 15

StarAmendment to hate crimes law clears General Assembly News item summary US (IL) 24 MAY

StarScandal in Argentina as Judges Say a Six-Year Old's Alleged Homosexuality Invited Sexual Abuse News item summary AR 23 MAY
• Ruling (in Spanish): TCPBA. Sala I. Tolosa Mario. 2014 No. 53810, JUN 14

StarMorocco: Court sentences three homosexuals to prison News item summary MA 23 MAY

StarHigh court upholds Kasonkomona’s acquittal News item summary ZM 16 MAY

StarBill introduced to scrap the "gay panic" defence in South Australia News item summary AU (SA) 14 MAY
• Bill: Criminal Law Consolidation (Provocation) Amendment Bill 2015 Legislative Council No. 31 PDF 31.96kb, 14 MAY 15

StarTasmanian anti-discrimination commissioner wants criminal records for consensual gay sex erased News item summary AU (TAS) 02 MAY
• Report: "Treatment of convictions for consensual sexual activity between adult males" PDF 625.98kb, APR 15

June 2015

January 2015

StarEgypt 'homosexuality case' acquittals upheld News item summary EG 23 JAN

StarFrance hands out first fines for anti-gay tweets News item summary FR 21 JAN

StarMinsk Court Sentences Gay-Basher For Inflicting 'Unintentional' Injuries News item summary BY 13 JAN

StarEgypt court acquits 26 men in gay trial News item summary EG 12 JAN

February 2015

StarNew York court: Not disclosing HIV before sex is a misdemeanor, not a felony News item summary US (NY) 20 FEB
• Memorandum: The People &c., v. Terrance Williams No. 4 PDF 17.04kb, 19 FEB 15

StarSwedish man to serve jail time for homosexuality News item summary TN 07 FEB

StarCalifornia Supreme Court Revives Differential Sex Offender Registry Rules News item summary US (CA) 05 FEB
• Opinion: James Richard Johnson v. Department of Justice S209167 PDF 407.46kb, 29 JAN 15

March 2015

StarIndonesia: Fatwa Prescribes Death Penalty for Same-sex Relations News item summary ID 25 MAR

StarGerman court fines relatives for abducting gay Muslim News item summary DE 12 MAR

StarSwitzerland votes for law to protect LGBTIs from prejudice News item summary CH 12 MAR

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