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PTA theatre banned anti-bullying show to “protect” kids: The Pretoria theatre that cancelled an LGBTQ-affirming children’s
Alberton man’s queerphobic religious rant goes viral: A man from Alberton in Gauteng has sparked outrage after posting a queerphobic religious rant asserting that LGBTIQ+ people are created by the devil.
SA Methodist Church won’t “prevent” members entering into same-sex unions: In what seems to be a positive step forward, it appears that the Methodist Church of Southern Africa (MCSA) will now allow all its members, including clergy, to enter into same-sex civil unions.
Queer ANC-allied group joins condemnation of Premier David Makhura: The ANC-allied Embrace Diversity Movement (EDM) has added its voice to calls for Gauteng Premier David Makhura to account for his lack of action on LGBTIQ+ issues.
Gender Commission says Beloftebos is “weaponising” freedom of religion: The same-sex couple turned away by the Beloftebos wedding venue welcome new court papers filed by the Commission on Gender Equality in their support.
LGBTIQ+ Rainbow Flag raised at Constitution Hill (pics): The start of Gauteng's Pride Month was marked with the raising of the LGBTIQ+ Rainbow Flag at Johannesburg's Constitution Hill on a cloudy and chilly Friday morning.
Same-sex couple seek R2 million in damages from Beloftebos wedding venue: The same-sex couple turned away by the Beloftebos wedding venue have filed court papers against the Christian owners, demanding an apology and R2 million in damages to be given to a charity.
Sade Giliberti | We’re just people who want to love freely: Sade Giliberti is one of SA's most iconic openly queer personalities, having grown up with millions of teens on television.
Will SAPS finally release LGBTIQ hate crimes stats?: South African Police Commissioner Khehla Sithole has indicated that the SAPS is committed to releasing crime statistics that specifies LGBTIQ hate crimes. But are these even being recorded?
Horror axe attack highlights same-sex domestic violence: A Limpopo woman who was hacked with an axe by her wife is highlighting the rarely discussed issue of domestic violence in LGBTIQ relationships.