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Reports of LGBTQ crackdown in Senegal: Activists report that LGBTQ people are being arrested in Senegal in a crackdown ahead of upcoming presidential elections.
The first Royal same-sex wedding just took place: Queen Victoria’s great-great grandson, Lord Ivar Mountbatten, has just married his partner in what's said to be the first British same-sex Royal wedding.
Trailer for 1st bisexual reality dating show is out! (Watch): A trailer for a new ten-part bisexual reality dating series entitled The Bi Life, hosted by Courtney Act, has been released.
This brave Zimbabwe teacher just came out to his students to tackle homophobia: A heroic teacher has caused a firestorm in Zimbabwe after he came out as gay to his students at a top Harare private school.
Homosexuality confirmed to be legal in Trinidad and Tobago: The High Court in Trinidad and Tobago has confirmed that consensual sex acts between adults of the same sex are now legal, but the government plans to appeal.
Victory as ban lifted on Kenyan lesbian love story: Kenya’s High Court has temporarily lifted the ban on the groundbreaking lesbian film Rafiki, which means it is now eligible to be selected for next year’s Oscars.
Minister Gigaba commits to resolving LGBTI issues at Home Affairs: The Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba, has once again promised to address the ongoing challenges faced by LGBTI South Africans when dealing with the Department of Home Affairs.
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.
Catholic priest exorcises and burns rainbow flag: A homophobic Chicago Priest has defied his Archdiocese and Cardinal and cut up and burned a rainbow flag that once hung in his church.
GaySA Radio celebrating 3rd birthday in aid of charity: This October will be three years since GaySA Radio was officially launched. To celebrate, they will be hosting a 3-year-old themed party at Pretoria Pride, with the proceeds benefiting the Cotlands children's charity.
Why did Sesame Street have to deny that Bert and Ernie are a gay couple?: The producers of Sesame Street have again refuted claims that Bert and Ernie are a gay couple. But why did they feel the need to do so?
Hiking drag queens stun onlookers in Cape Town (Pictures): Two drag queens have successfully hiked up (and down) Lion's Head in Cape Town in heels to raise awareness about the impact of bullying.
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.
District Six’s LGBTQ heritage brought to life through Kewpie exhibition: One of District Six's most fabulous residents, known simply as Kewpie, will be honoured in a new photographic exhibition in Cape Town that celebrates South Africa's LGBTQ heritage.
Going big! Soweto Pride 2018 to be a three day event: The Soweto Pride 2018 march will take place on 29 September, but with a weekend experience that promises to be unlike any previous Soweto Pride events.
Johannesburg Pride 2018 will be a four day event: It's almost time for Johannesburg Pride, one of Africa's biggest LGBTQ events, and this year it will be a four day event.
PrideTV Hightlight: Mary Marie: As the title of this movie from PrideTV suggests, Mary Marie - a boundary-busting romantic drama between two sisters - is a celebration of juxtapositions.
Rafiki director sues Kenyan government over lesbian love story ban: Wanuri Kahiu, the director of the groundbreaking lesbian love story Rafiki, is suing the Kenyan government in a bid to overturn the acclaimed film's ban.
The first South African LGBTI Business Summit was a groundbreaking success: South African LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) entrepreneurs, business owners and employees came together to flex their economic muscle on Tuesday at the country's first landmark LGBTI Business Summit.