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US embassies work around Trump’s Pride Month rainbow flag ban: A number of American embassies have found ways to work around a ban by the Trump administration on flying the rainbow flag to celebrate international Pride Month.
Tony Award-winning Kinky Boots now on in Cape Town: The eagerly awaited South African production of the multiple Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots is here.
Iran | We kill gay people to protect morality: The foreign minister of Iran has told journalists that his country's policy of executing gay people is justified on the basis of morality.
Botswana should inspire other African countries on LGBTQ rights: Activists have called on other African countries to follow the inspiring example of Botswana after it legalised consensual same-sex relations on Tuesday.
Major victory for African LGBTQ rights as Botswana legalises homosexuality: In a historic decision, the Botswana High Court has legalised homosexuality, making Botswana the latest African country to recognise the human rights of LGBTQ people.
Vatican: Transgender people “annihilate” nature: The Vatican has chosen international Pride month to publish a deeply transphobic statement on gender identity and sexuality.
World’s first guidelines on anal sex after prostate cancer: UK doctors and surgeons have formulated what's thought to be the world's first clinical guidance on anal sex before, during, and after diagnosis and treatment for prostate cancer.
Historic! New York Police Department apologises for Stonewall raids: It was a momentous moment as the New York Police Department (NYPD) finally apologised for the homophobic raids that led to the Stonewall Riots.
Israel Folau sues for millions after being fired for homophobia: Disgraced former Wallabies star Israel Folau is suing Rugby Australia for A$10 million in damages after he was fired for homophobia.
Ethiopia | Gay tourists threatened with death: News that a group of gay tourists will be visiting Ethiopia has been met with outrage and death threats from the nation's religious leaders.