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Uganda: New Court Bid to Overturn Draconian Anti-Homosexuality Act: Activists in Uganda have filed an appeal against the Constitutional Court's April ruling that upheld the country's Anti-Homosexuality Act.
Prosecution of Joburg Grindr Gang Seven to Continue: Despite fears of their release, the case against the Grindr Gang men accused of kidnapping and beating a Joburg student remains on track.
Namibia: Government Oppressing LGBTIQ+ People “Like Apartheid”: As the government moves to ban same-sex marriage, Namibia's former Ombudsman compares its oppression of LGBTIQ+ people to apartheid.
Fears Joburg Grindr Gang Seven Could Walk Free: The seven alleged Grindr Gang criminals arrested for kidnapping and almost killing a Johannesburg student could be set free without facing trial.
LGBTIQ+ Activist Steve Letsike Takes on Deputy Minister Role: In a milestone for SA's LGBTIQ+ community, activist Steve Letsike is appointed Deputy Minister of Women, Youth, and Persons with Disabilities.
Malawi: Regressive Step as High Court Upholds Ban on Same-Sex Intimacy: The LGBTIQ+ community in Malawi will continue to be criminalised after the country's High Court upheld the ban on same-sex intimacy.
Is Virgin Active Leaving X Over Transphobic Changeroom Backlash?: There's speculation that Virgin Active's decision to leave X is due to the toxic backlash against its trans-inclusive changeroom policy.
Three Cape Town Grindr Gang Suspects Appear in Court: Three men, alleged to be part of the "Grindr Gang" syndicate that terrorised several gay and bisexual men in Cape Town, have been arrested.
Jubilation as Namibia High Court Decriminalises Same-Sex Love: In a landmark victory, the Namibia High Court declares that the country's ban on same-sex intimacy is unconstitutional and must be repealed.
Martin Meyer Becomes First Out LGBTIQ+ MEC in KZN: Martin Meyer has been appointed as the first openly LGBTIQ+ MEC in KwaZulu-Natal, becoming the MEC for Public Works and Infrastructure.