ILGA News A list of articles available on the ILGA website en Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:08:55 GMT Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:08:55 GMT 5 Working group to ponder rights of mothers in same-sex partnerships Sat, 12 Jul 2014 13:25:12 GMT Senegalese man awarded French visa in gay marriage debate Sat, 12 Jul 2014 13:25:07 GMT British Dance Council bids to ban same-sex couples from the ballroom Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:25:08 GMT 'How to stop kids being gay' books shock Spain Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:25:08 GMT Application made to Constitutional Court to remove ‘unnatural act’ definition of homosexuality Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:25:08 GMT Inside The Quiet Struggle For LGBT Rights In Ukraine Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:25:08 GMT No charges for Rainbow Parade attack man Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:25:04 GMT Two hateful crimes exposed in half a month Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:25:11 GMT Lithuanian Parliament Refuses to Consider a Bill Establishing Procedure of Legal Gender Recognition Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:25:06 GMT AIDS in Togo and Cameroon: Empty promises kill AIDS fighters have long recognized that the goal of halting the spread of HIV cannot be achieved without making extra efforts to reach high-risk groups, including gay men. But often that realization has led to nothing beyond words on paper. hiv aidshomosexuality in togohomosexuality in cameroonhiv in men who have sex with men Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:02:55 GMT 60 to 90 arrested in raid on gay-friendly bar in Nairobi Kenyan police arrested 60 to 90 people, including dozens of alleged LGBT people, in a raid on a gay-friendly bar in Nairobi early on Sunday, July 6. Their alleged crime? “Getting caught at a gay bar,” the tabloid-style Kenyan website Ghafa reported. homosexuality in kenyalgbt arrests in kenyacriminalization of homosexuality in kenya Thu, 10 Jul 2014 08:39:14 GMT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: UN Staff more equal now, regardless of their sexual orientation and gender identity Mexico City, Mexico - Morioka, Japan, 9 July 2014 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: UN Staff more equal now, regardless of their sexual orientation and gender identity The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon issued a bulletin that offers a new way of determining personal status, applicable both to heterosexual and same-sex couples in the UN Staff. united nationsunun secretary-general ban ki-moon on sogi-related matters Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:36:11 GMT Morocco: Men's homosexuality convictions upheld A Moroccan appeals court has upheld the earlier convictions of a group of men accused of homosexual acts. The six men were arrested in April in the rural town of Fqih Bensalah. They were later convicted of “lewd or unnatural acts with an individual of the same sex,” along with incitement to prostitution, and public drunkenness or driving under the influence. lgbt arrests in moroccohomosexuality in moroccohomosexuality criminalization Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:57:23 GMT In Memory of Duduzile Zozo (1987-2013) LGBTI activists, women’s rights groups and the broader community gathered at the site where Duduzile Zozo was brutally murdered on the 30 June 2013. IHAWU in partnership with FEW and Iranti-org commemorated the life of Duduzile. Her family, joined the commemoration and her mom in particular, Ms Thuziwe Zozo remains a strong advocate for justice. The Court has recently posted the case to October 2014, without providing sufficient details on why justice should be delayed. duduzile zozohate crimes in south africahomosexuality in south africa Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:30:42 GMT Uganda: Five arrested for 'promoting' homosexuality The Ugandan media is reporting the arrests of five “suspected homosexuals” for apparently “promoting homosexuality” and “recruiting” children. The arrests may be among the first under the country’s new Anti-Homosexuality Act, which was signed into law earlier this year. Other recent arrests have been under previously existing laws outlawing gay sex. lgbt arrests in ugandahomosexuality in ugandaanti-homosexuality act ugandafive arrested for promoting homosexuality Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:22:15 GMT Sodomy in Zambia On July 3, a court in Kapiri Mposhi, in Zambia, acquitted Philip Mubiana and James Mwape. They had been held in jail for almost fourteen months, charged with homosexual sex under Zambia’s sodomy law, which carries a sentence of up to fourteen years. (NOTE: see comments) The presiding judge didn’t comment on the justice of the law itself; he only found that there was no substantive evidence against the accused, who were arrested on hearsay and suspicion, reportedly turned in by family members. sodomy in zambialgbt arrests in zambiacriminalization of homosexualitygay prisonershomosexuality in zambia Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:11:43 GMT Lithuanian parliament votes down sex change amendments Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:25:10 GMT Warsaw to host Poland's first gay shelter? Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:25:10 GMT Despite a move toward Europe, LGBT Ukrainians face new hurdles Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:25:10 GMT Thousand participants marched at Sofia Pride 2014 Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:25:10 GMT