A forum for the promotion of LGBT rights is hosted in Kigali, Rwanda, in order to address minority rights. At the forum, a Rwandan man describes being assaulted by family members when he came out as gay. The forum also documented and urged the governments of Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi and Kenya to decriminalize homosexuality and protect the minority.
Thousands of people join the pride march in Budapest, which was also in protest of the newly passed law that prohibits teachings about homosexuality in schools. Organizers criticized the government and said that the ruling party was making "laws to make members of the LGBTQ community outcasts in their own country".
A court in Ghana denies bail to 21 gay rights activists arrested nearly three weeks ago during an assembly. The 16 women and five men are being prosecuted under the country's laws against homosexuality where gay sex is punishable with up to three years' imprisonment. A local LGBT organization says that the activists were in a meeting discussing human rights of gay people in Ghana, which is not illegal. The court has set June 16 for the next hearing on the case.
Ugandan police release theatre producer David Cecil on bail after charging him in connection with the staging of "The River and the Mountain", a play which references homosexuality. His court date is 18 October, with a two year jail sentence possible.
GetEQUAL activists shout at President of the United States Barack Obama while he is speaking, expressing their annoyance over the slow progress of repealing the ban on open homosexuality in the country's armed forces.
Dutch officials object to "ridiculous" and "out of the realm of fiction" claims by retired American general John J. Sheehan, a former NATO commander, that the use of gay soldiers in 1995 meant Dutch forces were "under-strength" and "poorly led" when attempting to protect Bosnian civilians in Srebrenica.