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Anti-Homosexuality Bill: ANC, DA, ActionSA condemn SA’s silence: While the EFF, the DA and ActionSA have condemned Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill, the ANC and the South African government have remained silent.
Adoption of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill welcomed: The passage of the Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill in the National Assembly has been lauded as a major milestone
Grindr Gang attack: new victim tells his story: Despite recent arrests, we can confirm that queer men are still being actively targeted by the "Grindr Gang" after a new victim came forward.
Why is the DA so opposed to the Hate Crimes Bill?: The DA doubles down on its opposition to the Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill, a stance that seems to contradict its claim to be an LGBTIQ+ ally.
New Johannesburg mayor is from openly queerphobic party: The man now heading the city of Johannesburg, Mayor Thapelo Amad, is a representative of the fervently queerphobic party, Al Jama-ah.
Pope Francis calls for Catholic Church to oppose anti-gay laws: The Catholic Church must put Pope Francis' historic words into action by supporting efforts to repeal laws criminalising homosexuality.
Ntsiki Mazwai tells “sick” trans women to stop calling themselves women: South African poet and commentator Ntsiki Mazwai is again targeting the LGBTIQ+ community, this time denying that transgender women are women at all.
SA Methodist Church condemns EC pastor’s queerphobic sermon: The Methodist Church of Southern Africa has apologised to the LGBTIQ+ community for queerphobic statements made by one of its pastors in the Eastern Cape.
Was Edwin Chiloba the victim of intimate partner violence?: Five people have appeared in court in connection with the murder of well-known Kenyan model and activist Edwin Chiloba, including his partner.
Uganda | Dangerous claims that LGBTQ+ people are “recruiting” schoolchildren: Government officials and religious leaders stir up dangerous anti-queer hysteria in Uganda by claiming that LGBTQ+ people are "recruiting" children.