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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
IDAHOTB 2018 | Putting the B back into LGBTQ: As the world commemorates the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB)
Judge: Cape Town hate pastor has “psychological problem with gays”: Cape Town hate pastor Oscar Bougardt appeared in court
LGBTIQ take to the streets in KZN and Limpopo:
Durban Beach Walk
This past weekend saw groups of LGBTIQ people in Durban and Polokwane marching for equality
Men who beat Miami Pride gay couple charged with hate crime: Four men who beat a gay couple during the Miami Beach Pride celebrations last month
Eurovision cuts off Chinese TV station over gay ban: The Eurovision Song Contest has announced that a Chinese broadcaster will not be allowed to show
LGBTIQ+ rainbow flag to fly permanently in Midvaal Municipality: Executive Mayor Bongani Baloyi has led the Midvaal Municipality in signing
Illinois moves to teach LGBTQ history in schools: The Illinois Senate approved a bill last week calling for the inclusion of historical events and contributions
Pakistan | Celebration and tragedy for transgender community:
Transgender activists in Pakistan (Facebook / Trans Action Pakistan)
The transgender
Uganda | HIV conference postponed over “promotion of homosexuality”:
Minister Simon Lokodo
Uganda’s Minister of Ethics
We are a family too: An open letter to Malusi Gigaba: Living under the constant threat of forced separation for more than a year, a married binational
Has the Pretoria gay online dating gang finally killed someone?: A man has fallen to his death in Pretoria, possibly killed by the same gang that
Lena Waithe’s defiant response to Met Gala Catholic theme:
Pic: Instagram
Emmy-winning out actress, writer and producer Lena Waithe has
At it again! Israel Folau is trying to ‘save’ gay people: Homophobic Wallabies rugby