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Tinder addresses complaints of transgender discrimination: Popular dating app Tinder says it is taking steps to improve its service after transgender members complained that they have been banned.
Uganda | 67 charged with “common nuisance” after gay-friendly bar raid: Sixty-seven of the around 120 people arrested at a popular gay-friendly bar in Uganda have been formally charged.
Funding opportunity for businesses that impact the queer community: Are you an entrepreneur, living and operating a queer-focused business
Still no arrests in actor’s homophobic hate crime mob attack: Police have yet to arrest the suspects in the homophobic hate crime attack on South African actor Sisonke Yafele in Makhanda (Grahamstown).
Uganda | Police raid LGBTIQ-friendly bar in Kampala: Police have arrested 120 people in an apparent drugs raid on a gay-friendly bar in Kampala, but activists say that this was an excuse to target the LGBTQ community.
Queer Books | Nataniël’s bio and two collections of stories: Three new South African queer books were recently unveiled, including Nataniël's first full autobiography and two collections of African queer life and stories, in both graphic and written formats.
#StayStrong campaign to assist victims of violence and bullying: The Gateway Health Institute is launching its #StayStrong campaign at the annual Light the Night event with a host of drag talent, on 16 November at the Colosseum Reale Venue in Pretoria.
For The Boys Brunch in Jozi and Cape Town: Summer is here! To celebrate, For The Boys will host their stylish LBGTQ+ brunches in Johannesburg and, for the first time, in Cape Town.
LGBTQ characters on US TV at an all-time high: There are more LGBTQ characters on American broadcast television than ever before, and, for the first time, LGBTQ women outnumber men.
Queer film | Confessions premiere: Confessions, a local film about a broken gay man in search of a guiding light in a homophobic society, premieres at the Labia Theatre in Cape Town on 22 November.