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City-backed Soweto Pride 2021 is sold out: Tickets to this year's Soweto Pride sell out days after it was announced that it will be held with the support of the City of Joburg.
SA’s Johannes Radebe part of Strictly Come Dancing UK’s first all-male couple: South African dancer Johannes Radebe has been revealed as the professional half of Strictly Come Dancing UK's first male same-sex pairing.
Ramaphosa includes LGBTIQ+ leader Steve Letsike on Chief Justice panel: Leading LGBTIQ+ activist Steve Letsike has been named by President Ramaphosa as one of the panellists to shortlist candidates for South Africa's next Chief Justice.
It’s here! Lil Nas X drops debut album Montero to rave reviews: Lil Nas X continues to 'queer' pop culture as he 'gives birth' to his critically acclaimed album Montero and a steamy new music video.
Deadline to comment on Hate Crimes Bill nears: South Africa's LGBTIQ+ community has until the end of September to submit feedback on the long-delayed hate crimes and hate speech bill.
Carl Bean | Gay ‘Born This Way’ archbishop remembered: Carl Bean, the gay disco singer turned LA preacher who inspired Lady Gaga's LGBTQ+ anthem Born This Way, is being remembered as a queer pioneer.
“Atmosphere of fear”: Online censorship stifles LGBTIQ community: A new report has exposed how online censorship in several countries - in complicity with companies like Google and Facebook - is silencing LGBTIQ voices.
UCT Vice-Chancellor apologises for events “hurtful” to LGBTIQA+ community: UCT Vice-Chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng has acknowledged that two recent events that she hosted were hurtful to the LGBTIQA+ community.
Ghana | Anti-LGBTI bill promotes torture of queer people: Amnesty International warns that the new anti-LGBTI bill in Ghana is a grave violation of human rights, such as the prohibition of torture.
Anger over UCT Vice Chancellor’s “harmful” webinar on LGBTIQA+ community: UCT Vice-Chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng has been slammed for hosting a webinar described as "harmful and hurtful" to the LGBTIQA+ community.