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October 2016

StarMan who raped 10-year-old boy at swimming pool in Austria has sentence overturned by Supreme Court News item summary AT 24 OCT
StarCourt quashes conviction of woman accused of Ďduping friend into lesbian sexí with male persona News item summary UK (E&W) 12 OCT
StarPreston woman's sentence for posing as a man ''not excessive'' say judges News item summary UK (E&W) 12 OCT
StarGermany to pay out 30 million euros in compensation to men convicted under historic gay sex laws News item summary DE 08 OCT
StarTwo Chicago police officers who sodomized man with screwdriver are still on the force News item summary US (IL) 06 NOV

November 2016

StarQld Government Introduces Bill To Scrap 'Gay Panic' Defence News item summary AU (QLD) 30 NOV
• Bill: Criminal Law Amendment Bill 2016 PDF 690.67kb 30 NOV 16
Star'LGBTQ-tolerant' Ivory Coast jails 2 men accused of same-sex sexual acts News item summary CI 16 NOV
StarPardons for men convicted of homosexuality backed News item summary UK (NI) 08 NOV
StarFrench court fines politician for using word from Bible to describe homosexuality News item summary FR 04 NOV

December 2016

StarAppeal Court rules Durham police did not breach Charter rights of Kris Gowdy, accused in child luring case News item summary CA (ON) 29 DEC
• Judgment: R. v. Gowdy 2016 ONCA 989 PDF 258.50kb 29 DEC 16
StarState court rules Fifth Amendment rights don't apply to iPhone passcodes News item summary US (FL) 25 DEC
Opinion: State of Florida v. Aaron Stahl No. 2D14-4283 PDF 174.54kb 07 DEC 16
StarDutch MPs vote to keep ban on hate speech News item summary NL 16 DEC 16
StarChad criminalises homosexuality by vote of 111 to 1 News item summary TD 15 DEC 16
StarAmnesty for gay men convicted under outdated laws extended to Northern Ireland News item summary UK (NI) 10 DEC
StarJudge rules teen 'lesbian couple' arrested in Morocco for kissing are innocent News item summary MA 09 DEC
StarTransgender prostitute Clayton James Palmer to leave male jail News item summary AU (WA) 06 DEC

July 2016

StarJamaican Supreme Court Admits Religious Groups as Interested Parties in Challenge to Anti-Sodomy Law PDF 15.88kb News item summary JM 08 JUL

August 2016

StarIran hangs teenage student in first child offender execution of the year News item summary IR 03 AUG

September 2016

StarVirginia Man Convicted in Vermont Same-Sex Kidnap Case News item summary US (NY) 30 SEP
StarSexual assault law is gender-neutral, applicable to female offenders: Chief Justice News item summary SG 29 SEP

April 2016

StarJudge Rules Gay Sex Stings Carried Out by Long Beach Police Are Discriminatory News item summary US (CA) 29 APR
StarForced oral sex where victim has passed out drunk is ruled not illegal by Oklahoma court News item summary US (OK) 28 APR
• Summary Opinion: State of Oklahoma v. R.Z.M. No. JS 2015-1076 PDF 102.29kb 24 MAR 16
StarEgyptian court sentences 11 men to prison for homosexual behavior News item summary EG 26 APR
StarNebraska Supreme Court upholds hate crime law in Old Market assault case News item summary US (NE) 16 APR
• Opinion: State v. Duncan No. S-15-668 PDF 154.26kb 15 APR 16
StarLandmark High Court case sets new HIV transmission standard News item summary AU (QLD)
• Order: Godfrey Zaburoni v. The Queen [2016] HCA 12 PDF 175.17kb 06 APR 16

May 2016

StarEgyptian court slashes prison sentence in homosexuality case News item summary EG 29 MAY
StarDiet passes Japanís first law to curb hate speech News item summary JP 24 MAY
StarJudge: Law doesn't cover gay hate crimes in ex-player's case News item summary US (WV) 13 MAY
• Order: State of West Virginia v. Steward Butler No. 15-F-242 PDF 233.62kb 13 MAY 16

June 2016

StarSupreme Court refers Section 377 petition to Chief Justice News item summary IN 30 JUN
StarYoung gay couple in Morocco jailed after having sex in their car News item summary MA 02 JUN
StarJapanese court issues first-ever injunction against hate-speech rally News item summary JP 03 JUN
StarTrans people face jail for rape if they have sex without sharing their gender history News item summary UK 01 JUN

January 2016

StarSupreme Court to reconsider ruling to make homosexuality illegal News item summary IN 29 JAN
StarTunisia court bails students jailed for homosexuality News item summary TN 07 JAN
StarCalifornia Appeals Court Rules for Gay Teacher in Morality Discharge Dispute News item summary US (CA) 01 JAN
• Opinion: Rodriguez v. Commission on Professional Competence N258035 PDF 214.81kb 14 DEC 15

February 2016

StarLesbian Couple Sentenced to 20 Years in Kuwaiti Prison News item summary KW 13 FEB
StarMalawi court rejects moratorium on gays: Police can arrest homosexuals News item summary MW 10 FEB
StarDrag star Aaron Manhattan wins out in court News item summary AU (NSW) 08 FEB
StarTwo more men jailed for being gay in Morocco News item summary MA 03 FEB
StarMan jailed for same-sex molestation News item summary CN (33) 03 FEB

March 2016

StarTunisia cuts sentences over homosexual activity News item summary TN 03 MAR

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