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Tanzania | 10 arrested men released on bail: The ten men recently arrested in Tanzania on suspicion of homosexuality have been released on bail due to lack of "evidence".
Caster Semenya’s clean sweep at SA Sport Awards: Caster Semenya was the biggest winner at the 2018 South African Sport Awards on Sunday night, earning three top accolades.
Calum Scott’s beautiful new coming out music video is a must-watch: Get ready to cry! British singer and songwriter Calum Scott, who's just toured South Africa, has released a heartrending video about coming out to your parents.
Two African movies among best queer films of 2018: African filmmakers are making waves in the queer film scene with Rafiki and Kanarie, as highlighted by leading film site Indiewire.
Tunisia | Abuse and torture of gay men documented: The authorities in Tunisia are accused of continuing to violate the privacy of men suspected of being gay and pressuring them to take anal tests and to confess to homosexual activity.
PrideTV Highlight: Life Partners: With Leighton Meester as co-star, Life Partners from Africa’s LGBTQI video-on-demand (VOD) streaming leader, PrideTV, straddles the line between mainstream and LGBT quite comfortably.
This US city will be run entirely by LGBTQ people: Wilton Manors in Florida has elected a fully LGBTQ city council, making it only the second city in the US to do so.
A world first as Scotland leads the way in LGBTI inclusive education: Scotland says it will become the first country in the world to have LGBTI inclusive education embedded in the school curriculum.
Transgender prisoner takes Correctional Services to Equality Court: A transgender prisoner is suing the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services for her right to simply be herself while in prison.
Botswana | Activists condemn horror video beating of trans woman: A social media video of a transgender woman being brutally beaten and abused by a mob in Botswana has been condemned by activists.