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Castle Lager shows its support for the LGBTQ community: Castle Lager has become the latest consumer brand to publicly affirm its support for Gauteng's LGBTQ Pride season, but who stands to win?
Cape Town tattoo parlour owner in homohobic street rant: The owner of a tattoo parlour in Cape Town has apologised after he verbally attacked a photographer and his model in a homophobic pavement rant.
Joburg LGBTI clubbing institution Simply Blue closing down: It's the end of an era. Johannesburg's longest running LGBTI nightclub, Simply Blue, is closing down for good after 15 years.
Review: Kanarie is a coming out story that sings on screen: There's a new acclaimed South African gay film in cinemas. Kanarie is the latest award-winning exploration of queer identity within a uniquely South African context. Here's the Mamba review.
Oscar Bougardt calls gays “f*gs” as Steven Anderson invited to visit SA: An anti-LGBTQ political party in KZN invites banned American pastor Steven Anderson to visit South Africa while local hate preacher Oscar Bougardt insults gay people again.
What does the Saldanha Bay Diocese’s same-sex union decision mean?: The Anglican Diocese of Saldanha Bay has taken the historic step of agreeing to bless same-sex couples, but what does it mean in practice?
Oscar Bougardt reignites hate bromance with Steven Anderson: Cape Town hate pastor Oscar Bougardt has reneged on his promise to the Western Cape High Court to end his relationship with anti-LGBTQ American preacher Steven Anderson.
Man who killed lesbian woman gets effective 8 years in jail: Lives are cheap in South Africa, it seems, after the man found guilty of stabbing lesbian Noxolo Mabona Klaas (also known as Noxie) to death was sentenced to an effective eight years in jail.
Homophobic washing powder ad shown on SABC and almost no one complained: A homophobic fake washing powder ad was screened on SABC this week as a test to see how South Africans would respond to the use of the word "istabane" -  and we failed miserably.
Uganda’s first LGBT centre under threat but activists are defiant: Uganda's chief homophobe, Minister for Ethics and Integrity Simon Lokodo has lashed out at plans to open an LGBT community and arts center.