Thousands of revelers danced through the rainy streets of Berlin to celebrate LGBT rights in the city's Christopher Street Day parade. The annual event comes just weeks after the German parliament approved legislation allowing same-sex marriage.
David Buckel's body was found in a New York City park with an apparent suicide note in a nearby shopping cart. The legal activist was well-known for campaigning relentlessly for the rights of LGBT people in the US.
Chinese Twitter-equivalent Weibo has reversed a clampdown on gay content. Outraged LGBT users accused Weibo of lumping homosexuality with violence and pornography in its attempt to target vulgar material.
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.
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