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PrideTV Highlight: Out in the Silence: Out in the Silence tackles homophobia in rural towns head-on, and it's available to watch free on PrideTV's ‘Freemium’ portal.
The Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival is back: The annual Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival runs until Sunday 30 September 2018 at select pop-up venues around the city. Now in it’s seventh year since opening in October 2011, the festival will screen 57 titles over a 10-day programme.
Cuba’s president backs same-sex marriage: Cuba's president, Miguel Diaz-Canel, has confirmed that he is in favour of legalising same-sex marriage in Cuba's new constitution.
RuPaul’s Drag Race makes history at the Emmys: RuPaul’s Drag Race made history at the 70th Annual Emmy Awards on Monday night, winning the Outstanding Reality Competition Program award, following RuPaul’s earlier win for Best Reality Host.
Dua Lipa “horrified” after pro-LGBTQ fans dragged out of concert: English pop star Dua Lipa says she stands by her fans who were forcibly removed from her Shanghai show because they were waving rainbow flags.
Tadd Fujikawa becomes world’s first openly gay male pro golfer: American golfer Tadd Fujikawa has come out, making him the most high profile openly gay male golfing professional.
City officials accused of blocking DA stall at Ekurhuleni Pride: The ANC-led coalition government in Ekurhuleni has been accused of threatening to cancel its support for last week's Ekurhuleni Pride if the DA was allowed a stall at the Kwa-Thema event.
GOT’s Kit Harington calls out Marvel for lack of gay actors: Kit Harington, best known for the role of Jon Snow in Game of Thrones, has spoken out about the lack of openly gay actors in the Marvel superhero movies.
Here’s why Caster Semenya’s powerful Nike ad is a big deal: Caster Semenya's new Nike ad is being seen by millions, helping make her one of the world's most visible and inspirational LGBTIQ sports champions.
Pakistan | Horror video emerges of transgender woman who was burned alive: In another LGBTQ hate crime in Pakistan, a shocking video has emerged of a dying transgender woman in agony after being burned alive because she fought off a group of sexual predators.