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“You are fully embraced,” Botswana President tells LGBTQ leaders: In a historic meeting, Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi has told LGBTQ leaders that he is committed to upholding their human rights.
Namibia | High Court refuses to recognise foreign same-sex unions: The Namibia High Court says that while it supports recognising same-sex unions it does not have the legal power to change the law.
Cape Town mourns loss of Miss Pride, Adrienne Galagatsi: Adrienne Galagatsi, the reigning Miss Cape Town Pride and a popular member of the transgender community, has reportedly taken her own life.
“A beast on the loose.” Alleged lesbian killer out on bail in KZN: Activists are fuming that the man accused of killing Anele Bhengu has been released back into the community pending the start of his trial.
Heartbroken mother of Sam Mbatha weeps at her loss: As funeral details are announced, the mother of slain LGBTIQ man Sam Mbatha has spoken about accepting that her son will never come home.
Kenya | LGBTQ students protest over boarding school ban: The LGBTQ community in Kenya has taken to the streets after a Cabinet minister suggested that queer students be banned from boarding schools.
“Hate never will win” – Homophobia in sport back in the headlines: Homophobia in sport is back in the news, with two football players speaking out about the ongoing scourge this week.
MJ Rodriguez is first trans actress to win Golden Globe: Pose star MJ Rodriguez has made acting history after she became the first transgender actress to win a Golden Globe award.
Pope praises nun for decades of LGBTQ Catholic ministry: A nun who co-founded an LGBTQ Catholic ministry in defiance of the church is congratulated for her decades-long work by Pope Francis.
Queer individual stabbed to death after bathroom argument: The start of the new year has been marred by another report of a senseless murder of a young queer individual, this time in Mmabatho.