Sexual Orientation

Hungarian Bill Obliterates Gender Recognition Rights

Hungarian Bill Obliterates Gender Recognition Rights

On 19th May 2020, the Hungarian parliament passed Bill T/9934. Article 33 of the Bill makes information on an ...
Singaporean High Court upholds criminalisation of sexual intercourse between consenting males

Singaporean High Court upholds criminalisation of sexual intercourse between consenting males

On 30th March 2020, the High Court of Singapore upheld the constitutionality of Section 377A of the Singapore ...
A Gay Kiss on the Internet: Can Strasbourg Litigation Help Win the War Against Homophobia?

A Gay Kiss on the Internet: Can Strasbourg Litigation Help Win the War Against Homophobia?

On 14 January 2019, the European Court of Human Rights found a violation of the European Convention on Human ...
LGBT+ Rights in Northern Ireland

LGBT+ Rights in Northern Ireland

It’s the middle of a busy month for the LGBT+ sector in Northern Ireland, with four Pride festivals taking place ...
The High Court of Botswana decriminalises same-sex relations

The High Court of Botswana decriminalises same-sex relations

The judgement of the Botswana High Court in LM V The Attorney General, which legalised same-sex sex relations, is ...
Brazil’s top court uses anti-racism legislation to make discrimination against LGBT people a criminal offence

Brazil’s top court uses anti-racism legislation to make discrimination against LGBT people a criminal offence

On 13th June 2019, Brazil’s Supreme Federal Court (STF), by a majority of 8 to 3, recognized discrimination on the ...
#Repeal162: Same-Sex Marriage Bogeyman an Incomprehensible Justification for Criminalizing Same-Sex Conduct

#Repeal162: Same-Sex Marriage Bogeyman an Incomprehensible Justification for Criminalizing Same-Sex Conduct

Over the past six years, Kenyan human rights activists, lawyers and organisations have secured key legal victories ...
Ukraine’s ostensible desire to adopt European liberal values

Ukraine’s ostensible desire to adopt European liberal values

Violation of LGBT rights and hate crimes have become commonplace in Ukraine. Beyond facing discrimination in ...
The UK Supreme Court and the Gay Marriage Cake: Is ‘Indissociability’ Half-baked?

The UK Supreme Court and the Gay Marriage Cake: Is ‘Indissociability’ Half-baked?

Giving the judgment of the court in Lee v Ashers Baking Co (2018), Lady Hale discusses ‘indissociability’ when ...
A Small Success for LGBT Rights in Russia

A Small Success for LGBT Rights in Russia

Maxim Neverov, 16, was the first minor charged for ‘promoting homosexuality,’ under the Russian Federal Law, “On ...
LBGT+ Rights in Global Perspective

LBGT+ Rights in Global Perspective

This blog is the fourth in a series that takes a snapshot of where LGBT+ rights are in 2018, as a result of some ...
LBGT+ Rights in India

LBGT+ Rights in India

This blog is the third in a series that takes a snapshot of where LGBT+ rights are in 2018, as a result of some ...

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