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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.
Israel’s education minister backs gay conversion therapy: There are calls for Israel's Education Minister, Rafael Peretz, to be fired after he said he believes that gay people can be 'cured' through conversion therapy.
Victory as UN renews LGBTIQ watchdog role: South Africa is among the countries that voted to renew the mandate of the UN LGBTIQ watchdog, who monitors violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity
South Korea | Gay soldiers face violence and abuse: Amnesty International has called for the devastating ban on consensual sex between gay soldiers in the military in South Korea to be abolished.
UK | Public support for same-sex relationships declines: In what's been described as a "worrying" trend, the acceptance of same-sex relationships and sexuality has declined in the UK.
Feather Awards strips Zodwa Wabantu of award: The Feather Awards has retracted the 2017 award given to Zodwa Wabantu, while the Moja Love channel and the star herself have finally expressed a measure of regret.
Meet Siba, Miss South Africa’s first queer contestant: History has been made after Sibabalwe Gcilitshana becomes the first openly queer woman to participate in the Miss South Africa contest.
Phat Joe unleashes homophobic attack as he backs Zodwa’s views: Radio presenter Phat Joe has expressed his disgust at being hit on by a gay man, while defending Zodwa Wabantu's homophobic comments.
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 a vulnerable group.

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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
Why the Stonewall Riots still matter 50 years on: The world this month celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, seen by many as the start

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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
Feathers considering calls to strip Zodwa of her award: Following her recent homophobic comments, the organisers of the Feather Awards are addressing
Zodwa Wabantu defends her comments as homophobia furore grows: As Zodwa Wabantu insists she can’t be homophobic because she has gay friends,
Zanele Muholi – 13 years of Faces and Phases: Internationally acclaimed queer artist and activist Zanele Muholi presents their landmark Faces
Zodwa Wabantu slammed for homophobic comments: Zodwa Wabantu is not only making waves for her revealing Durban July outfit but also for her ugly homophobic

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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
Alan Turing becomes first LGBTQ person on a banknote The Bank of England has announced that Alan Turing, the gay British mathematics genius, will
Israel’s education minister backs gay conversion therapy Teachers are threatening to strike in support of calls for Israel’s Education
Victory as UN renews LGBTIQ watchdog role South Africa is among the countries that voted to renew the mandate of the UN Independent Expert on the protection
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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.
It’s time for Durban Pride 2019! Durban Pride 2019 will be taking place on Saturday 29 June in the city's CBD with a demand for LGBTQ people to be treated equally by all.
Tony Award-winning Kinky Boots now on in Cape Town The eagerly awaited South African production of the multiple Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots is here.