Kenyan high court upholds ban on same-sex relations
A panel of three judges in Kenya unanimously upheld a law activists had argued criminalized consensual same-sex relations between adults. The judges said the constitution adequately protected LGBT people's rights.
Taiwan holds Asia's first gay wedding
A week after lawmakers took the historic step of legalizing gay marriage, the first same-sex couples have tied the knot in Taiwan. Yet the newly-weds are still subject to restrictions not faced by heterosexual couples.
57 men arrested at alleged gay party await trial
In Nigeria, same-sex marriage, gays showing affection in public or membership in a gay rights group is punishable by up to 14 years in prison. DW meets a man who feels his life has been crushed since he threw a party that was raided by the police.
Homophobic attacks on the rise in France
May 17 is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. In France, five years after the legalisation of same-sex marriage, homophobia seems to be getting worse.
Australian politician proposes as parliament debates gay marriage bill
An Australian conservative politician proposes to his long-term partner on the floor of parliament, ahead of the expected passage of a measure for same-sex couples to marry.
U.S. gay marriage pioneer Edith Windsor dies at 88
Edith Windsor, the plaintiff in the landmark Supreme Court case that allowed same-sex couples to receive federal benefits, has died at the age of 88.