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2018

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November 2018

Kenyan court orders mediation to solve Anglican homosexuality dispute News item summary KE 06 NOV 18

October 2018

Charges dropped against at least 1 man in Pleasure Emporium bust News item summary US (FL) 18 OCT
Delhi: Lesbian couple fears for life from parents, HC grants police protection News item summary IN (DL) 01 OCT

September 2018

Allahabad High Court turns down police protection request from gay couple claiming threat from their parents News item summary IN (UP) 28 SEP
Hong Kong government agrees laws targeting gay men are incompatible with Basic Law News item summary HK 28 SEP
Consensual sex in adult same-sex unions now legal in Trinidad and Tobago News item summary TT 20 SEP
All you need to know about the history of homosexuality in Indonesia News item summary 13 SEP 18
Western Australia Passes Law To Allow Expungement Of Historical Gay Convictions News item summary AU (WA) 12 SEP
Gaidam signs bill against rape, homosexuality News item summary NG (YO) 11 SEP
‘Gay sex is not a crime,’ says Supreme Court in historic judgement News item summary IN 06 SEP
• Judgment: Navtej Singh Johar & Ors. v. Union of India & Another No. 76 of 2018 PDF 2.67MB 06 SEP 18
Malaysian lawmakers, activists assail public caning of Muslim lesbian couple News item summary MY 03 SEP

August 2018

Police Arraign 57 Youths for Alleged Homosexuality News item summary NG 31 AUG
Syariah Court's judgement against lesbian couple is final News item summary MY 16 AUG
Outcry in Malaysia over two women sentenced to caning for lesbian sex News item summary MY 14 AUG
Two men convicted of gay sex in Zambia after forced anal examinations News item summary ZM 09 AUG

July 2018

Decriminalising homosexuality will have to be done on case-by-case basis News item summary IE 24 JUL
Indian Psychiatric Society supports decriminalisation of homosexuality, says it’s not a disorder News item summary IN 08 JUL 18
• Statement: Position statement on Homosexuality PDF 1.30MB 07 JUL 18 (Accessed 09 JUL 18)
California Senate Takes Action on Pro-Gay Measures News item summary US (CA) 07 JUL

June 2018

Gay men in Northern Ireland offered access to pardons News item summary UK (NI) 28 JUN
Thousands of gay Scots to be pardoned News item summary UK (SC) 06 JUN

May 2018

Bill expunging criminal records of men convicted of homosexual acts passes the Senate News item summary CA (FED) 30 MAY 18
ACK fined Sh200,000 for contempt in gay case News item summary KE 15 MAY

April 2018

Trinidad and Tobago set to decriminalize homosexuality News item summary TT 13 APR
Parliament votes to allow wiping of homosexual convictions with new law News item summary NZ 03 APR

March 2018

Kenyan court blocks anal probe as test for homosexuality News item summary KE 22 MAR
Judge slams 'illogical' decision that homosexuality is fixed at birth News item summary AU (NSW) 02 MAR
Judgment: Abboud v. Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2018] FCA 185 Judgment: HTML 02 MAR 18

February 2018

Indonesia classifies homosexuality as 'mental disorder' News item summary ID 03 FEB

January 2018

Draft proposals in Indonesian parliament aim to ban extramarital sex News item summary ID 29 JAN
India's high court to review law that bans gay sex News item summary IN 08 JAN

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