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Camps Bay queer activists labelled hypocrites: The DA says that the queer black activists and artists who have occupied a Camps Bay holiday house are being hypocrites by trampling on the rights and livelihoods of others to make their point.
Trans rights activists and Home Affairs minister agree to work together: Minister of Home Affairs Dr Aaron Motsoaledi and transgender activists have met in a bid to resolve ongoing problems in delivering acceptable and affirming Home Affairs services to trans South Africans.
Bible isn’t banned, why should Qwelane be, asks lawyer in Con Court: The Constitutional Court has heard arguments for and against banning certain kinds of hate speech in the decade-long case against homophobic former journalist Jon Qwelane.
Queer black activists occupy Cape Town holiday home: A group of "queer black and coloured activists from the working and middle class" are making waves by occupying an Airbnb luxury home in Cape Town.
Pope tells parents God loves their LGBTQ children: Pope Francis briefly met with the parents of LGBTQ children and told them that their children are worthy of love from the Church just the way they are.
Five things you need to know about bisexuality: Bisexual Awareness Week is an annual commemoration of the identity, history and rights of what's often dubbed the LGBT+ community's largest group.
Music | New releases from Sam Smith & Armand Joubert: There's satisfying new pop music out from international and local queer musos, Sam Smith and Armand Joubert.
SAHRC & Gender Commission slam “injustice” against Caster Semenya: The SA Human Rights Commission and the Commission for Gender Equality say that demanding that Olympian Caster Semenya medically reduce her testosterone levels to compete could amount to torture.
Somizi accused of ‘stealing’ cooking show concept: LGBTQ entertainer Somizi Mhlongo is embroiled in a plagiarism row over claims that he "stole" the idea for his popular Dinner at Somizi's show.
Transgender rights | British doctors back easier gender identity change: The British Medical Association (BMA) has backed the right of transgender and non-binary people to self-identify without being diagnosed by a doctor.