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Deputy President: SA must “shut up” about Uganda’s gay death penalty bill: Speaking on Uganda's persecution of LGBTIQ people, South Africa's Deputy President David Mabuza says that the country should not seek to impose its beliefs on others.
Civil Union Amendment Bill | Journey to Equality Not Over: After its passage in the National Assembly last year, the Civil Union Amendment Bill now faces its next hurdle; approval in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP).
Edwin Cameron | The Mamba Interview: In an exclusive must-read interview, retired Constitutional Court Justice Edwin Cameron opens up about HIV stigma, coming out, the limits of religious bigotry, and how he met his partner.
SAHRC moves to jail Cape Town LGBTQ hate pastor Oscar Bougardt: Pastor Oscar Bougardt has been served with court papers to have him jailed for homophobic hate speech. But the hate preacher remains defiant and calling Caster Semenya "sick".
Thousands mark 30 years of Johannesburg Pride: Thousands of people participated in the annual Johannesburg Pride celebrations on Saturday, while one of the event's founders hosted a separate commemoration of Africa's first Pride march, held in 1990.
ACDP marches against “immoral” pro-LGBTQ sex education: As Johannesburg's LGBTQ community celebrated Pride on Saturday, supporters of the ACDP (African Christian Democratic Party) protested against inclusive sex education in the classroom.
Are members of Steven Anderson’s gay hate church in South Africa?: There are fears that missionaries from 'kill-the-gays' American pastor Steven Anderson's hate church are now in South Africa.
Pastor expelled for supporting LGBTI community is reinstated: Teboho Klaas, a pastor in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church who was fired for supporting the LGBTI community, has been reinstated.
Victim blaming: Beeld’s shameful anti-gay street pole posters: Beeld newspaper has decided to blame gay people for the financial cost of the homophobic discrimination perpetuated by the Dutch Reformed Church (NG Kerk).
In Pictures: The faces of Pretoria Pride 2019: An estimated close to 10,000 people gathered at the Centurion Rugby Club on Saturday to mark the 7th annual Pretoria Pride.