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Caster Semenya among queer icons and allies honoured by Time magazine: South African LGBTQ athlete Caster Semenya is featured in an impressive line-up of queer achievers recognised in Time magazine's 100 most influential people of 2019.
Bullied Port Elizabeth lesbian schoolgirl forced to go to court for help: A 14-year-old lesbian girl in Port Elizabeth has missed weeks of classes and is too terrified to return to school after she was bullied because of her sexuality.
Joburg gay couple allege homophobic abuse from JMPD officer: A gay couple claim they were threatened and verbally abused by a homophobic Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) officer at a roadblock.
Mother of slain lesbian footballer Eudy Simelane passes away: The mother of Eudy Simelane, Mally, who became a vocal ally and defender of the LGBTI community after her daughter's horror 2008 hate murder has died. 
English rugby player formally warned over Israel Folau support: English forward Billy Vunipola has been officially reprimanded for his public support of disgraced Aussie rugby star Israel Folau's homophobia.
Openly gay Pete Buttigieg launches US presidential campaign: Could a gay man become president of the United States? Pete Buttigieg and his supporters think so after he officially launched his presidential campaign on Sunday.
Rugby star Israel Folau won’t go without a fight: It's been reported that disgraced Australian rugby star Israel Folau will fight attempts to fire him for his homophobic statements on social media.
Free State Pride 2019 dubbed “a major success” (with pics): Hundreds took part in the recent 7th Free State Pride parade and festival in Bloemfontein, said to be the largest-ever LGBTQ event in the province.
Bid to ban hate preacher Steven Anderson from Ireland: After being banned from South Africa, there are now efforts to also block kill-the-gays pastor Steven Anderson from preaching in Ireland.
Fired! Aussie rugby star Israel Folau dumped over homophobia: In the face of global outrage, Rugby Australia has fired star player Israel Folau for posting another homophobic post on social media.