Since the conservative Law and Justice Party came to power in Poland, hostility toward homosexuals has been growing. Same-sex couples face discrimination. They may not marry in Poland, so many go abroad to tie the knot.
Homosexual relationships are a crime in most African countries. In Kenya, sexual acts between two men can lead to 14 years in prison. The Supreme Court is now hearing a case seeking to overturn this.
The law will allow hundreds of men to have convictions for homosexual offences erased from their criminal records. Family members can also apply on behalf of a deceased relative to clear their criminal record.
Stripped of prejudices: this is how the Romanian photographer Tiberiu Capudean hopes that people will see the men featured in his new photo series. "Naked" shows 200 nude gay men, in a quest to tackle homophobia.
Austria's top court has ruled that current laws are discriminatory and must be lifted by 2019. Same-sex couples have so far only been afforded "registered partnerships."
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