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Uganda: Government shuts down LGBTQ rights group: Uganda's NGO regulator has halted the operations of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), a leading LGBTQ rights group in the country.
New deal gives hope for injectable PrEP in South Africa: As the WHO calls for the use of long-acting injectable PrEP, a new deal could make it more affordable for countries like South Africa.
Beyoncé dedicates new album Renaissance to late gay uncle: In a touching tribute, Beyoncé has revealed that her late gay uncle's influence inspired Renaissance, her seventh studio album.
LGBTIQ+ activist faces possible execution in Iran: More than 50 international rights groups have called for the release of Sareh, an LGBTIQ+ activist who could be executed on charges of "promoting homosexuality" in Iran.
Non-binary makeup artist Ryno Mulder is a cover star: Get It JHB North magazine is increasing the visibility of the queer community by featuring well-known non-binary makeup artist Ryno Mulder on its cover.
Monkeypox: WHO issues guidelines for MSM community: The WHO has has issued new guidelines to tackle the spread of monkeypox, including empowering the LGBTQ+ community with knowledge.
SA urged to follow Greece in banning intersex genital mutilation: Greece has become the 5th country in the world to ban intersex genital mutilation, a move that activists say South Africa should emulate.
Alert: Grindr kidnappings continue, now extend to rape: Another LGBTQ group has warned queer people who use dating apps like Grindr that they remain at risk of kidnapping, extortion and even rape.
Major LGBTQ victories in Europe and the Caribbean: Two recent court rulings have dramatically advanced the human rights of LGBTQ+ people in Central Europe and the Caribbean.
Sizzlers Massacre: Families of victims sidelined in killer’s parole hearing : The sister of one of the victims of the Sizzlers Massacre - SA's worst mass gay killing - is still fighting against the release of her brother's killer.