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Siv Ngesi accused of appropriating drag culture: Siv Ngesi is appearing in an Adidas campaign as his alter ego Sivanna, sparking a debate about the exclusion of queer drag performers.
Kakuma LGBTQ refugees continue to face violence and abuse: Activists call on the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to urgently evacuate LGBTQ refugees from
Queer couple in deadly attack in Sebokeng: A recently-engaged queer couple is no more after one partner was killed and the other injured in a horrific hate crime attack in Sebokeng in Gauteng.
Namibian comedian Xuro Milton beaten in homophobic attack: Namibia's LGBTQ community is outraged after popular entertainer Xuro Milton was assaulted by a homophobic security guard in his own apartment building.
Finland violated rights of child of lesbian couple: The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child has found that Finland failed to consider the best interests
LGBTQIA+ groups launch #NoOneIsOneThing campaign: Iranti has kicked off its #NoOneIsOneThing campaign to showcase the complex intersectional identities which all LGBTQIA+ people embody.
Meet the Miss Drag South Africa 2020/21 finalists: Despite the challenges imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic, Miss Drag South Africa will be going ahead this year, but as an online event.
Homophobic actress loses religious discrimination case: An actress who was fired from a production of The Color Purple over homophobic comments was not discriminated against because of her religious beliefs, rules a London tribunal.
Fired LGBTQ soldiers to have medals restored: Thousands of LGBTQ personnel in the British military were not only discharged because of their identity but were also stripped of or denied medals they'd earned.
Here’s SA’s new gay rom-com, No Hiding Here: No Hiding Here, a new feel-good South African gay rom-com, has arrived to touch the hearts of audiences on Showmax from 18 February.