The Indian Government has confirmed that it will not seek to pass a law repealing India’s Section 377 anti-sodomy law until all avenues for appeal through the courts are exhausted – something that could take months.
Zambian Health Minister Joseph Kasonde has backed plans to provide condoms to male prisoners in the country’s jails to prevent the spread of HIV but critics have claimed it will lead to more gay prison sex
Israel’s first elected gay Member of the Knesset, Nitzan Horowitz, has accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of using Iran’s persecution of homosexuals to attack it on the world stage while doing nothing to advance gay rights at home
Texas gubernatorial candidate Larry SECEDE Kilgore is hoping to win the gay vote in his bid to make the state an independent country – although if he succeeds and is then re-elected he intends to introduce the death penalty for homosexuality
Hindu nationalist BJP senior leader Yashwant Sinha has called for US diplomats who have gay sex on Indian soil to be arrested in response to a diplomatic incident where an Indian diplomat was charged in the US with visa fraud and for paying her housekeeper less than $4 an hour