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LGBTQ+ rights not a priority for most African youth: A major survey of African youth across the continent has shown a small increase in support for LGBTQ+ equality but the vast majority still don't see it as important.
Gyre on hip-hop homophobia: I’m done keeping quiet!: South African queer hip-hop trailblazer Gyre has had his fill of homophobia in the hip-hop scene. Now he's speaking out!
Anti-queer fatwa: Islamic council slams Desmond Tutu Foundation: The Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation has come under fire for speaking out against a recent fatwa condemning queer Muslims as sinful.
Barry Ronge left behind a 45-year queer love story: The late Barry Ronge not only left behind a cultural legacy that touched millions but also a queer love story that spanned 45 years.
SA Muslim Council: Gay Muslims must resist their desires: The world's first openly gay imam warns that a new fatwa issued by the SA Muslim Judicial Council will only incite hate towards queer people.
Fury over transphobic article published by SA Jewish Report: A hateful article written by a gay man and published in the South African Jewish Report newspaper has been condemned as both deeply transphobic and inaccurate.
Celebration and defiance! A weekend of global Pride: From Durban to Paris, this past weekend saw Pride events taking place around the globe, with one being violently shut down by police.
Oslo Pride: Marchers refuse to bow to hate: Despite the cancellation of Oslo Pride, LGBTIQ+ Norwegians defiantly took to the streets to march in the wake of the deadly gay bar shooting.
Report: Body of Refiloe Malope found in mine shaft: A body believed to be that of kidnapped lesbian woman Refiloe Malope has reportedly been found at the bottom of mine shaft in Benoni.
Alarm & homophobia as first monkeypox case confirmed in SA: Queer South Africans are concerned about a rise in homophobic stigma as the country's first monkeypox case is confirmed.