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Jon Qwelane will be remembered for his hate: Despite his credentials as an anti-apartheid journalist, the legacy of Jon Qwelane, who passed away on Thursday, will be remembered as one of unapologetic homophobia.
Nakhane: It doesn’t take much to turn me on: In an exclusive interview, we speak to the multitalented Nakhane about sex and his contribution to Exhale, a ground-breaking queer African erotic anthology.
‘Protect trans kids’: calls to bar Cape Town doctor from psychiatric practice: UCT says that an "internal process" is underway over claims that one of its psychiatry students has advocated for transgender conversion therapy.
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.