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Devastating impact of Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act revealed: The profound effects of Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Act have been laid bare in a new report, revealing more than 300 documented cases.
Should Grindr be banned in South Africa?: A South African security company calls for a ban on Grindr to safeguard members of the LGBTQ+ community against violence and exploitation.
Namibia: Parliament votes to ban same-sex marriage: In a troubling step backwards, lawmakers in Namibia have unanimously approved a bill that outlaws same-sex marriage.
Amsterdam on the verge of ending new HIV infections: Amsterdam recorded just a handful of new HIV infections in the last year, demonstrating that ending HIV and AIDS is indeed possible.
South Africa LGBTIQ+ Rights Watch: August 2023: An overview of LGBTIQ+ rights violations, hate speech incidents and case updates in South Africa in August 2023, collated by OUT and Mamba.
Kenya: Demonstration calls for violence against LGBTQ+ people: Reports emerge of calls for violence against LGBTQ+ people in Kenya in response to a court ruling in favour of an LGBTQ+ organisation.
Chechnya found guilty of torturing man in ‘gay purge’: The European Court of Human Rights rules that a man was a victim of Chechnya's brutal anti-gay purge in 2017, an event covered up by Russia.
Uganda: Constitutional Court to hear challenges to anti-LGBTQ law: The Constitutional Court of Uganda confirms it will review three petitions challenging the constitutionality of the anti-homosexuality act.
Chris Pappas, SA’s first gay mayor, honoured by Time magazine: South Africa's first and only openly gay mayor, Chris Pappas, has been recognised by Time magazine as one of the world's 100 most promising young emerging leaders.
Kenya: Supreme Court upholds LGBTIQ+ NGO registration: Human rights activists praise the Supreme Court of Kenya's rejection of an appeal against its ruling on the registration of an LGBTIQ+ group.