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Grindr Comes Face-to-Face with SA Grindr Gang Attack Survivors: Grindr has met with survivors of the ongoing brutal attacks by a Grindr gang syndicate targeting LGBTIQ+ South Africans to hear their stories.
Limpopo Education Dept Affirms Commitment to LGBTQI+ Learners: While downplaying discrimination against a trans learner, the Limpopo Education Department commits to safer schools for LGBTQI+ learners.
Namibia: Alleged Rape Incident Used to Attack LGBTIQ+ Community: A controversy has erupted in Namibia after the alleged rape of a teenager by a politician was weaponised against the LGBTIQ+ community.
Residence Accused of Discriminating Against Transgender Wits Student: Wits LGBTIQ+ student group filles a complaint with the SA Human Rights Commission against a residence for discriminating against a trans student.
Limpopo LGBTIQ+ Learner Bullied and Denied Education Over Gender Identity: Another incident has come to light concerning the mistreatment of an LGBTIQ+ learner who's been bullied and denied the right to education.
Caribbean: Court Upholds Same-Sex Intimacy Ban in St Vincent and the Grenadines: In a blow to the Caribbean LGBTIQ+ community, the High Court in St Vincent and the Grenadines rejects a bid to legalise same-sex intimacy.
Celebration as Greece Legalises Same-Sex Marriage: Greece has become the 21st European and first Christian Orthodox nation to legalize same-sex marriage, as well as allowing same-sex couples to adopt.
Calls to Ban Uganda’s Anti-LGBTIQ+ Speaker of Parliament from UK: The British government is being urged to bar Anita Among, the notoriously queerphobic Ugandan Speaker of Parliament from entering the UK.
South Africa LGBTIQ+ Rights Watch: January 2024: An overview of LGBTIQ+ rights violations, hate speech incidents and case updates in South Africa in January 2024, collated by OUT and Mamba.
Delft Community Honours LGBTIQA+ Hate Crime Victim Diego Jacobs: Friends, family, and community members gathered in Delft, Cape Town, last week to honour 21-year-old LGBTIQA+ hate crime victim Diego Jacobs.