by Subject

Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation

[Current Year]

See also: [Gender Identity]


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December 2016

StarChad criminalises homosexuality by vote of 111 to 1 News item summary 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StarAmnesty for gay men convicted under outdated laws extended to Northern Ireland News item summary UK (NI) 10 DEC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

November 2016

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

September 2016

StarEast African Court of Justice dismisses homosexuality case News item summary UG 30 SEP
• Judgment: Human Rights Awareness & Promotion Forum (HRAPF) v. The Attorney General for Uganda No. 6 of 2014 PDF 1011.76kb 27 SEP 16
StarRelief for three clerics in gay row as court orders ACK to reinstate them News item summary KE 10 SEP
StarGovernment to appeal sections of High Court ruling on sodomy law News item summary BZ 10 SEP

August 2016

StarIran hangs teenage student in first child offender execution of the year News item summary IR 03 AUG
StarConstitutional Court upholds military’s ban on sodomy News item summary KR 04 AUG

July 2016

StarTeachers who had sex at school not bad role models: judge News item summary US (NY) 20 JUL
StarJamaican Supreme Court Admits Religious Groups as Interested Parties in Challenge to Anti-Sodomy Law PDF 15.88kb News item summary JM 08 JUL
StarMP seeks end to gay sex sack threat for UK flag seafarers News item summary UK 06 JUL.

June 2016

StarSupreme Court refers Section 377 petition to Chief Justice News item summary IN 30 JUN
Star Queensland to standardise sex consent laws and finally end gay discrimination News item summary AU (QLD) 16 JUN
• Explanatory Notes: Health and Other Legislation Amendment Bill PDF 100.98kb 15 JUN 16
StarMombasa court declares anal tests for homosexuals legal News item summary KE 16 JUN
• Judgment: C O L & another v Resident Magistrate - Kwale Court & 4 others [2016] eKLR PDF 51.31kb 16 JUN 16

April 2016

StarPaedophilia a 'sexual orientation - like being straight or gay' News item summary UK 04 APR

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