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Jozi nightlife | Priscilla’s Cocktail Bar: A camp new LGBTQ watering hole has opened in Illovo's popular pink district in Johannesburg, aptly named Priscilla's Cocktail Bar.
Anger as killer of trans activist Nare Mphela remains free: Activists are furious that a month after her brutal murder, Limpopo police have yet to arrest the killer or killers of transgender groundbreaker Nare Mphela.
Christian privilege | Court will force Beloftebos to stop discriminating against LGBTQ people: Constitutional law expert Pierre De Vos explains why the owners of the Beloftebos wedding venue will almost certainly lose any legal bid to allow them to turn away LGBTQ people.
Pride TV connects with mobile LGBTQ+ film fans: Pride TV Channel, Africa's only dedicated LGBTQ+ video-on-demand streaming service is offering an affordable new mobile-ready version on Vodacom's Video Play platform.
In Pictures: The first Feathers Festival: The recent Feathers Festival in Johannesburg was a truly memorable Afro-queer affair, boasting stylish, beautiful people, cutting edge fashion and world-class music.
In Pictures: Feather Awards 2019: The 11th Feather Awards was a spectacular celebration of the LGBTQ community. Here's our exclusive gallery of the celebs, the fashion and winners of the big night.
The world’s first gender-neutral dolls have arrived: The makers of Barbie have unveiled a new range of gender-neutral dolls that allow children the freedom to create their own characters and genders.
Indonesia | President delays draconian extramarital sex ban: Indonesia's president, Joko Widodo, has delayed the ratification of a controversial new penal code that would criminalise sex outside of marriage, including sex between LGBTQ people.
Israel’s education minister backs gay conversion therapy: There are calls for Israel's Education Minister, Rafael Peretz, to be fired after he said he believes that gay people can be 'cured' through conversion therapy.
Mormon Church reverses extreme anti-LGBTQ policy: In a welcome but still limited move, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has dropped its ban on accepting and baptising the children of LGBTQ Mormons.