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Uganda: Government shuts down LGBTQ rights group: Uganda's NGO regulator has halted the operations of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), a leading LGBTQ rights group in the country.
SA LGBTIQ+ Rights Watch: July 2022: An overview of LGBTIQ+ rights violations reported in South Africa in July 2022, collated by OUT LGBT Well-being and MambaOnline.
School punishes learner for attending drag show: A matric student has been stripped of some of her school honours after teachers saw a video of her celebrating her 18th birthday at a drag show.
Monkeypox: An expert explains what gay and bi men need to know: While anyone can get monkeypox, the current outbreak is overwhelmingly affecting sexually active gay, bi and other men who have sex with men.
Poet Ntsiki Mazwai slams gay men for “competing” with women: South African poet Ntsiki Mazwai has sparked a firestorm of queerphobia on social media with a bizarre attack on the LGBTQ community.
Yaya Mavundla launches clothing line with a purpose: Queer Comfort, a new clothing line by transgender pioneer Yaya Mavundla, has been launched to support transgender people in need.
WQMD – Pronouns, Identities, Expressions and You: In this episode of WQMD, reality TV stars Sis Tamara and Yahto Kraft open up about their queer identity, expression and pronouns.
How businesses can be better LGBTQ allies all year long: Rainbow logos during Pride Month don't cut it. Here are some ways that companies and brands can be more authentic and better LGBTQ allies throughout the year.
New deal gives hope for injectable PrEP in South Africa: As the WHO calls for the use of long-acting injectable PrEP, a new deal could make it more affordable for countries like South Africa.

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SA LGBTIQ+ Rights Watch: July 2022: OUT LGBT Well-being in collaboration with MambaOnline publish a monthly overview of violations of the rights of LGBTIQ+
Monkeypox: An expert explains what gay and bi men need to know: Since early May, more than 23,000 cases of monkeypox have been reported worldwide.
WQMD – Pronouns, Identities, Expressions and You: We’re Queer my Dear (WQMD) – the acclaimed, informative, and empowering LGBTIQA+
How businesses can be better LGBTQ allies all year long: Every Pride Month sees swathes of rainbows filling our timelines on social media, in part
Doctor Dulcy Rakumakoe – fulfilling her destiny: I have often wondered if when people reach moments of success, they are aware that they have made it.
WQMD – Experiences, Stories and Evolution of SA Drag Culture: We’re Queer my Dear (WQMD) – the acclaimed, informative, and empowering
LGBTQ+ rights not a priority for most African youth: A major survey of African youth across the continent has shown a small increase in support for LGBTQ+
LGBTQ elders and the importance of learning old tricks: As a community, do we do enough to learn from and take care of the LGBTQ elders that came before
Gyre on hip-hop homophobia: I’m done keeping quiet!: South African queer hip-hop trailblazer Gyre has had his fill of homophobia in the hip-hop

Entertainment

Poet Ntsiki Mazwai slams gay men for “competing” with women: South African poet, artist and activist Ntsiki Mazwai claims she
Beyoncé dedicates new album Renaissance to late gay uncle: In a touching tribute, Beyoncé has revealed that her late gay uncle’s influence
Read all about it: The long and shameful history of outing by the media: The word “outing” has two distinct meanings, the first of which most
Gyre on hip-hop homophobia: I’m done keeping quiet!: South African queer hip-hop trailblazer Gyre has had his fill of homophobia in the hip-hop
New Queer Music: Nakhane, Armand Joubert & Makhosi Lwazi: Nakhane (Pic: Alex de Mora), Armand Joubert and Makhosi Lwazi have released a new
Barry Ronge left behind a 45-year queer love story: In a time when being gay was taboo in South Africa, the late movie critic, columnist and arts journalist

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Uganda: Government shuts down LGBTQ rights group Uganda’s NGO regulator has shut down the operations of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), a
SA LGBTIQ+ Rights Watch: July 2022 OUT LGBT Well-being in collaboration with MambaOnline publish a monthly overview of violations of the rights of LGBTIQ+
School punishes learner for attending drag show A matric student has been stripped of some of her school honours after teachers saw a video of her celebrating
Monkeypox: An expert explains what gay and bi men need to know Since early May, more than 23,000 cases of monkeypox have been reported worldwide.
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The 10th Durban Pride was smaller than in previous
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Vogue Nights returned with its first ball of the
Around 2000 people celebrated Cape Town Pride 2022 at
Cape Town Pride 2022 recently took to the streets

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Global Black Pride to celebrate Black LGBTQI+ culture & diversity Global Black Pride is the first global Pride event that brings together Black LGBTQI+ communities from across all continents.