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Meet the Mr Gay World South Africa finalists: The final 12 competitors in the Mr Gay World South Africa contest have been revealed. Who will go on to take the crown?
Uganda passes new anti-homosexuality law to further criminalise gay people: The Parliament of Uganda has passed a new anti-gay bill that tightens the country's existing ban on sex between people of the same sex.
Hate crimes crisis | Promising LGBTIQ+ chef Phelokazi Mqathana murdered: Phelokazi Mqathana, an aspiring young chef, is the latest LGBTIQ+ person murdered in a wave of hate crime violence gripping South Africa.
Hate crime crisis | Lucky Motshabi is 7th LGBTIQ+ person murdered: The LGBTIQ+ hate crime body count continues to rise with the brutal murder of 31-year-old Lucky Motshabi in Limpopo.
US | More bi and gay teen boys coming out than before: Bisexual and gay teen boys in the US are far more comfortable being open about their sexuality compared to those in previous generations.
Switzerland to vote on reversing same-sex marriage law: Switzerland, viewed as one of the world's most socially progressive nations, is set to vote on reversing recent same-sex marriage legislation.
Shenay O’Brien imagines a world without LGBTIQA+ hate: Singer Shenay O’Brien is speaking out against LGBTIQA+ hate through music, releasing a powerful cover of John Lennon's iconic 1971 song Imagine.
Ramaphosa | SA “should be deeply ashamed” of LGBTIQ+ hate murders: President Ramaphosa has finally condemned the recent rise in LGBTIQ+ hate crime murders, doing so in his Freedom Day address.
LGBTIQ+ hate crimes crisis update: As the President remains silent, pressure grows on the government to take action against LGBTIQ+ hate crimes. Here's an update on the crisis.
Parliament must explain Hate Crimes Bill delay: The Hate Crimes Working Group says that Parliament and the Minister of Justice must explain the delays in passing the Hate Crimes Bill.