by Subject

Censorship, Freedom of Association, Freedom of Expression, Freedom of Religion, Free Speech, Right of Assembly

[2017] [2016] [2015] [2014] [2013] [2012] [2011] [2010]
[Current Year]

See also: [Crime: Hate Speech]


The headline suffix indicates Country (Province, State or region)

December 2017

Judge rules against fire chief who distributed homophobic book likening homosexuality to beastiality News item summary US (GA) 23 DEC
• Order: Kevin J Cochrane v. City of Atlanta and Anor No. 1:15-CV-0477-LMM PDF 188.60kb 20 DEC 17

November 2017

Istanbul district bans gay film festival News item summary TR 25 NOV
Appeals Court upholds ruling against Hamilton dad fighting schools’ homosexuality teachings News item summary CA (ON) 24 NOV
• Judgment: E.T. v. Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board 2017 ONCA 893 PDF 438.00kb 22 NOV 17
Turkey bans all LGBT events in capital to 'protect public security' News item summary TR 19 NOV
Imam in Denmark Gets Suspended Sentence for Anti-Gay Remarks News item summary DK 09 NOV

October 2017

Judge backs University of Sheffield in homosexuality comments row News item summary UK (E&W) 27 OCT
South Africans still detained in Tanzania for 'promoting homosexuality' News item summary TZ 23 OCT
Paraguay passes Russia-style ban on 'gay propaganda' in schools News item summary PY 20 OCT
Tanzania suspends NGO for 'promotion' of gay marriage News item summary TZ 21 OCT
Russian court fines gay rights activist sharing LGBT articles on social media News item summary RU 19 OCT

September 2017

Egypt arrests seven people for waving a rainbow flag at Cairo rock concert News item summary EG 26 SEP
Entry ban on gays tenuous, say lawyers News item summary MY 24 SEP
Same-sex marriage campaign laws banning vilification pass the Senate News item summary AU (FED) 13 SEP
High Court: Ad can promote Arab and LGBT rights, but not gay marriage News item summary IL 13 SEP

August 2017

Appeals court upholds Nebraska funeral picketing law News item summary US (NE) 11 AUG
• Opinion: Shirley Phelps-Roper v. Pete Ricketts No. 16-1902 PDF 78.56KB 11 AUG 17
Jordan blocks access to LGBTQ online magazine News item summary JO 08 AUG
South Korea: Supreme Court dismisses appeal against registration of an LGBTI organisation News item summary KR 04 AUG

July 2017

China causes outrage by banning online content of 'abnormal' homosexual relationships News item summary CN 01 JUL
Turkish authorities ban transgender rights march in Istanbul News item summary TR 01 JUL

June 2017

Istanbul Governor’s Office bans LGBTI pride parade News item summary TR 24 JUN
European court angers Russia with 'gay propaganda' ruling News item summary RU 20 JUN
• Judgment: Case of Bayev and Others v. Russia No. 67667/09 20 JUN 17
Opinion analysis: Court invalidates ban on social media for sex offenders News item summary US (NC) 19 JUN
• Opinion: Packingham v. North Carolina No. 15-1194 PDF 146.75kb 19 JUN 17

May 2017

Popular Chinese lesbian dating app removed from internet News item summary CN 29 MAY

March 2017

StarBill Repealing Utah's 'Don't Say Gay' Law Heads to Governor News item summary US (UT) 08 MAR
StarADF had right to sack Gaynor: court News item summary AU (FED) 08 MAR
• Judgment: Chief of the Defence Force v. Gaynor [2017] FCAFC 41 HTML 08 MAR 17
StarMadrid judge backs ban on Catholic group's anti-transgender bus News item summary ES 02 MAR

January 2017

StarIndonesian police ban LGBTI event after complaints News item summary ID 24 JAN

Current Month