HEADLINES

Russia fined for refusing to register LGBT groups: The European Court of Human Rights has ordered the government of Russia to pay 42,500 euros in damages to three LGBT rights groups for having refused their registration.
Global HIV/AIDS update: Gay and other MSM still at high risk: Stigma and discrimination are holding back gay and other MSM from accessing HIV services, while PrEP needs to be rolled out more widely, says UNAIDS in a new report.
Zambia’s president won’t “impose” gay rights on his country: Following his country's ban on Somizi Mhlongo, President Edgar Lungu says that he won't agree to gay rights to secure international aid for Zambia.
Ricky Martin joins protests against Puerto Rico’s homophobic governor: An emotional Ricky Martin has thrown his weight behind efforts to force Puerto Rico's governor to resign over a series of homophobic text messages.
KZNPride offers LGBTI counselling course: The KZNPride organisation is offering an opportunity for 100 members of the LGBTI community in KwaZulu-Natal to learn basic lay counselling skills.
Pose’s Billy Porter makes Emmy history as out gay black actor: Actor and singer Billy Porter has made history by becoming the first openly gay black man to be nominated for the Lead Actor in a Drama Series Emmy.
Mr Gay Europe came out to father by winning title: Bulgaria's Alexander Petrov, who was recently crowned Mr Gay Europe 2019, says he only came out to his dad after he won the title.
Home Affairs “loses” Kenyan LGBTIQ activist’s asylum file: After two years of anguish, Kenyan LGBTIQ activist George Barasa says his asylum review documents have now 'gone missing' at Home Affairs.
Alan Turing becomes first LGBTQ person on a banknote: The Bank of England has announced that Alan Turing, the gay British mathematics genius, will become the face of the new £50 note.

FEATURES

Global HIV/AIDS update: Gay and other MSM still at high risk: A new report released by UNAIDS has painted a mixed picture of the state of the global
Queer groups to reach out to if you need help: While we have come a very long way as far as our rights are concerned, members of the LGBTQ community remain
Gay dating | An open letter to single gay men: In this intimate account of some of the frustrating experiences he’s endured as a single man in the
Stonewall forever! WorldPride in New York City Gallery: New York City hosted the WorldPride parade on 30 June 2019 in honour of the 50th anniversary
African gay bashing ‘a colonial import’: Some decry Botswana’s enlightened High Court judgement on gay sex. But studies show that homosexuality
Know your Pride | Some of the key figures of Stonewall: The events that occurred in the early hours of 28 June 1969 at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich
Slay! 5 local drag queens you need to know about: South Africa is awash with fabulous local drag queens who are breaking barriers whilst entertaining
Celebration: In remembrance of Adam Levin: Award-winning author, journalist, design guru and “cultural terrorist” Adam Levin recently
Watch WQMD Episode 4: Bullying: The topic of bullying is the subject of the fourth episode of WQMD (We’re Queer My Dear) – an online web series that

Entertainment

ABFAB: A night of top-class drag artistry in Cape Town: Featuring a star-studded cast of drag talent, the ABFAB Drag show takes centre stage for the
Burn The Floor returns for a sizzling South African tour: The world’s most prolific ballroom and dance theatre production, Burn the Floor
Pose’s Billy Porter makes Emmy history as out gay black actor: Actor and singer Billy Porter has made history by becoming the first openly
Mr Gay Europe came out to father by winning title: Alexander Petrov, who was recently crowned Mr Gay Europe 2019, says he only came out to his dad after
Joburg | Glow party an inclusive celebration of disco: Get ready to shake your hips and move to the groove with Glow – a funkadelic LGBTQ-affirming
Meet Siba, Miss South Africa’s first queer contestant: History has been made after Sibabalwe Gcilitshana becomes the first openly queer

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Russia fined for refusing to register LGBT groups The European Court of Human Rights has ordered the government of Russia to pay 42,500 euros in damages
ABFAB: A night of top-class drag artistry in Cape Town Featuring a star-studded cast of drag talent, the ABFAB Drag show takes centre stage for the
Global HIV/AIDS update: Gay and other MSM still at high risk A new report released by UNAIDS has painted a mixed picture of the state of the global
Zambia’s president won’t “impose” gay rights on his country Following his country’s ban on Somizi Mhlongo,
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WHAT'S ON

ABFAB: A night of top-class drag artistry in Cape Town Featuring a star-studded cast of drag talent, the ABFAB Drag show takes centre stage for the third year running in Cape Town on July 27 at 8pm.
Burn The Floor returns for a sizzling South African tour The world's hottest ballroom and dance theatre production, Burn the Floor, is set to return to Cape Town, Joburg and Durban in August and September.
Joburg | Glow party an inclusive celebration of disco Get ready to shake your hips and move to the groove with Glow - a funkadelic LGBTQ-affirming party for everyone, at Katy’s Palace in Joburg on 27 July.
Zanele Muholi – 13 years of Faces and Phases Internationally acclaimed queer artist Zanele Muholi presents their landmark Faces and Phases photographic project in Johannesburg this July and August at the Steveson gallery.
A must see! Confessions of a Mormon Boy comes to Cape Town Following a hit international tour, Steven Fales’ gay off-Broadway sensation Confessions of a Mormon Boy comes to the Alexander Bar in Cape Town.
Bianca Del Rio returns to SA with new show Comedy queen and RuPaul’s Drag Race champion Bianca Del Rio is heading back to Cape Town and Johannesburg by popular demand this August.