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History made as LGBTIQ+ Pride comes to Robben Island (Photos): For the first time, the rainbow flag has been flown on Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 18 years.
Cape Town activists protest at opening of LGBTIQ+ conference: The Kopano LGBTQI+ gathering currently taking place in Cape Town has come under fire over a reception for the delegates hosted by the City.
Gauteng lesbian murdered in suspected hate crime: In suspected hate crime, the mutilated body of a lesbian woman who'd been missing for a week was found in Vereeniging after a desperate search by her family.
Age-appropriate ways of discussing queer identities with kids: Many parents might be unsure how to address diverse attractions, gender and queer identities with their kids. Here's some useful advice.
Queer Books: Lesser Violence – Volume 1: Lesser Violence is a new collection of essays and creative non-fiction exploring responses to gendered and sexualised violence in South Africa.
I Knew Sheila Lumumba: Here Is My Story: In a moving tribute, Kenyan activist Denis Nzioka writes about his friend, Sheila Lumumba, a non-binary lesbian who was murdered in Nairobi.
UK issues first LGBTQ+ coin to mark 50 years of Pride: In what may be a world first, Britain's Royal Mint has unveiled a commemorative 50 pence LGBTQ+ coin celebrating 50 years of Pride in the UK.
Nakhane: “I’m connected to this land”: As Nakhane prepared to return home after more than two years overseas, we caught up with the queer, multi-talented South African star.
OUT offers support to queer dating app victims: Gauteng-based OUT LGBT Well-being is offering support and advice to the growing numbers of victims of gay dating app extortionists.

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History made as LGBTIQ+ Pride comes to Robben Island (Photos): For the first time, the rainbow flag has been flown on Robben Island where Nelson
Age-appropriate ways of discussing queer identities with kids: Parents and guardians are often unsure of how to broach the subject of sexuality,
I Knew Sheila Lumumba: Here Is My Story: Kenya’s LGBTQ+ community is still in shock at the horrific 17 April murder of 25-year-old Sheila Lumumba,
Nakhane: “I’m connected to this land”: As Nakhane prepared to return home after more than two years overseas, we caught up with the queer,
How the war in Ukraine is transforming the LGBTQ+ rights landscape in Europe: For Ukrainian LGBTQ+ rights activists, a Russian victory
Queer Books | Alistair Mackay on his dazzling debut novel:
It’s not every day that we see a South African, queer, dystopian-sci-fi novel hitting
6 queer superheroes that are part of the MCU: The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a crossover film franchise, featuring the superheroes of the iconic Marvel
Photos | Vogue Nights first ball of 2022: Vogue Nights returned with its first ball of the year, confirming that it remains Johannesburg’s most
LGBTIQ microaggressions and how to deal with them: If you’re queer, you’ve probably experienced subtle stabs surrounding your gender identity or

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Nakhane: “I’m connected to this land”: As Nakhane prepared to return home after more than two years overseas, we caught up with the queer,
Photos: Babylon’s Come Alive carnival party: After 12 years of operation, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, known by its patrons as Babylon –
6 queer superheroes that are part of the MCU: The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a crossover film franchise, featuring the superheroes of the iconic Marvel
New Mr Gay World SA to feature at Pink Loerie 2022: Twenty-seven-year-old Shanon Kannigan will be formally inducted as the new Mr Gay World South
The Queer Superhero: The Mamba Interview: Raymond Motadi – best known as MonD and The Queer Superhero on social media – suffers from no lack of ambition.
Zanele Muholi makes a splash at Paris Art Fair: Internationally acclaimed South African queer visual activist and photographer Sir Zanele Muholi

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History made as LGBTIQ+ Pride comes to Robben Island (Photos) For the first time, the rainbow flag has been flown on Robben Island where Nelson
Cape Town activists protest at opening of LGBTIQ+ conference Apparent divisions within the LGBTQI+ community came to the fore at a reception for
Gauteng lesbian murdered in suspected hate crime The mutilated body of a lesbian woman who’d been missing for a week in Vereeniging was found
Age-appropriate ways of discussing queer identities with kids Parents and guardians are often unsure of how to broach the subject of sexuality,
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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.