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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.
South African gay hit film Kanarie to get US release: After a successful run at the local box office, it's been announced that the award-winning gay-themed Afrikaans film Kanarie will be released in US cinemas.
New York Times: Nakhane one of 10 artists to watch in 2019: Nakhane's star continues to rise around the world as the New York Times sings the praises of the South African queer musician.
Pope Francis says being gay is a “fashion” plaguing the priesthood: Pope Francis says he's concerned that priests are in danger of falling victim to the "fashion" of being gay.
Gay rugby icon Gareth Thomas accepts apology for gay bashing: Gareth Thomas, the first openly gay international rugby player, was attacked in a homophobic hate crime over the weekend, but chose not to press charges.
The 2018 Feather Awards In Pictures: The 2018 Feather Awards was a spectacular night of fun and glamour, celebrating allies, achievers and pioneers of African LGBTQ rights.
New LGBTI+ organisation will create umbrella Pride in KZN: A new entity called KZNPride has been established with the aim of representing the LGBTI+ community and associated LGBTI+ organisations in KwaZulu-Natal.
Tanzania | Governor calls on public to turn in gay people: The governor of Dar es Salaam has threatened to start rounding up gay people for violating Tanzania's moral and religious values.
Juan Pinnick resumes Mr Gay World South Africa duties: Juan Pinnick, who won the Mr Gay World South Africa title in September 2017, is officially returning to the role.
New York City adds third gender category to birth certificates: The city of New York will introduce a third gender category on birth certificates and make it easier for transgender people to change their gender identity.