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Transgender rights | Vital case heads to Equality Court: The Equality Court in Cape Town will soon hear a groundbreaking case on the rights of transgender
New South African gay film ‘Kanarie’ is making waves (Watch): In the wake of Inxeba, South African queer filmmaking is on a high
Polyamorous relationships and the law in South Africa: We’ve all heard the saying “two’s a company, three’s a crowd.” And, while most people
Hollywood | Alarming drop in LGBTQ film characters:
Call Me By Your Name was not included
Media lobby group GLAAD says that only 14 (12.8%) of the 109 releases
US | Major court victory for transgender students:
Gavin Grimm (Facebook)
Gavin Grimm, who’s become a symbol of transgender activism in the
Kenya | Former prime minister calls for unbanning of lesbian film:
Pic: Gina Din / Twitter
Kenya’s former prime minister and current opposition
Conversion therapy survivor speaks out in powerful video: A young American woman has recounted the experience of being abused in an effort to force
Gay Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina to marry in SA: Acclaimed Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina, who made waves when he came out as gay in 2014, has
Stash Crew celebrate queer identities with new video & EP: The South African gender-bending futuristic electro rap duo Stash Crew are celebrating
Royal wedding bishop’s church punished over LGBT equality: Bishop Michael Curry, who gave a historic sermon at Saturday’s royal
Pope Francis tells man that God made him gay:
Pic: Jeffrey Bruno
It’s been revealed that Pope Francis has told a gay man that God made him gay and
So Star Wars’ Lando Calrissian is sexually fluid. But do we see it?: Another big screen character, this time Star Wars’ Lando
Africa’s 1st major global LGBTIQ+ conference is happening!: Save the date! Details of a new groundbreaking international LGBTIQ+ conference
Hate speech victory? Cape Town LGBTQ-hate pastor narrowly avoids jail: Cape Town hate pastor Oscar Bougardt has been sentenced to 30 days in
Africa’s first LGBT+ Workplace Equality Index launched: Senior corporate leaders have spoken about the impact of being out in the workplace at
Uganda’s chief homophobe stops IDAHOTB event at last minute:
Minister Simon Lokodo
Despite having permission in place, an event marking
Lebanon | Beirut Pride cancelled as organiser arrested: Lebanon’s LGBTQ community is in shock after Beirut Pride celebrations were blocked
Oklahoma allows gay adoption discrimination:
Stock photo
In a blow for the LGBTQ community in the American state of Oklahoma, a new anti-gay adoption bill
Cameroon | 25 arrested in violent gay bar raid: Baton-wielding police have raided a popular gay-friendly bar, cabaret and cinema in Cameroon, arresting
Director of Kenyan lesbian love story ‘Rafiki’ fears arrest: Wanuri Kahiu, the director of the groundbreaking Kenyan lesbian