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Will Batwoman be the first lesbian lead of a superhero TV show?: US television could finally have its very first live action superhero series
No sanctions but Gretha Wiid agrees to amend homophobic books:
Gretha Wiid
The SA Human Rights Commission has released its controversial settlement
Questions asked as SAHRC settles with Gretha Wiid:
Gretha Wiid
The SA Human Rights Commission is accused of settling a case against homophobic Christian
Mandela Lecture: Obama affirms shared humanity of all, including LGBTQ people: Former US President Barack Obama made sure to include LGBTQ
Has Somizi sold the TV rights to his wedding for millions?:
Somizi Mhlongo / Instagram
South Africa’s most visible openly gay celebrity
So what’s the status of South Africa’s Hate Crimes Bill?: It’s been more than a decade since calls were first made for South Africa to enact
Group appeals for funds to feed LGBTQ refugees in Kenya camp:
Kakuma Pride (Facebook)
The group that held the world’s first LGBTQ Pride
Father behind kidnapping of Chechnya gay purge survivor: A man who survived the brutal crackdown against LGBT people in Chechnya has been kidnapped
This is why gay porn is so popular among women: When I tell people I’m studying women who like gay male porn I get some pretty mixed responses. Men tend
Indonesia | Crowd cheers as gay men whipped in public:
An earlier public flogging
A gay couple are among a group of 15 people who were publicly flogged
Trump and Putin challenged over Chechnya gay purge: Rights groups have called out Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin for their inaction over Chechnya’s
Did Scotland’s First Minister snub Trump to lead Glasgow Pride instead?:
Pic: @tiecampaign / Twitter
Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s First
Miss Universe to include first transgender contestant:
Angela Ponce / Instagram
Angela Ponce, the recent stunning winner of Miss Universe Spain,
LGBTQ shows score big in Emmy Award nominations: From Sarah Paulson to RuPaul’s Drag Race, out stars and creative talent and a number of LGBTQ inclusive
Online dating | When Ghosting Haunts You: It’s happened to most of us. Ghosting: it’s when someone seems interested in you and then suddenly goes as
Gender Equality Commission joins landmark NG Kerk gay unions case: Eleven members of the Dutch Reformed Church (DRC – also known as the
This man is planning to sue Grindr over racial bias: An entertainment businessman has announced that he will be suing dating app Grindr for allowing
LGBT themed books censored in Hong Kong libraries: The authorities in Hong Kong have been criticised for restricting access to children’s books
Twitter homophobia | Somizi and gay men told to stop dressing like clowns:
Somizi Mhlongo / Instagram
In more news of South African men being
South African men compare their penis shapes to bananas #WorldPenisDay: Most South African men rated bananas as the most suitable comparison