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Mr Gay World South Africa will take place in PE: Port Elizabeth in Nelson Mandela Bay has been announced as the host city for the Mr Gay World South Africa 2019 grand finale.
Congratulations! Somizi ties the knot in spectacular wedding: Somizi Mhlongo, one of Africa's most high profile gay celebs, has married his husband in a lavish, star-studded wedding in keeping with his always outrageous sense of style.
Qatar insists LGBTQ football fans are welcome at 2022 World Cup: Despite criminalising queer people, Qatar says that LGBTQ football fans are still welcome to attend the 2022 World Cup.
Jamaica | Montego Bay Pride cancelled over security concerns: Organisers of Montego Bay Pride in Jamaica have had to cancel the event following opposition from the city's mayor that's stirred up dangerous homophobic public sentiment.
Edwin Cameron named Chancellor of Stellenbosch University: Recently retired Constitutional Court judge Edwin Cameron has been elected to the office of Chancellor of Stellenbosch University.
Botswana | Disappointment at government’s appeal of same-sex ruling: LGBTI activists in Botswana have spoken out against the attorney general's decision to appeal the historic court ruling legalising same-sex sexuality.
Billy Porter makes history, LGBTQ stars score at the Emmys: Sunday's Emmy Awards was filled with LGBTQ wins! Notably, Pose's Billy Porter scooped the Emmy in Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, making him the first openly gay black actor to take the honour.
Colours of Love: True Love highlights black, queer couples: The iconic True Love magazine has been praised for featuring four queer couples in its latest issue as a commemoration of Pride month in Gauteng.
After a decade, the future of Ekurhuleni Pride is uncertain: In the wake of the recent 11th Ekurhuleni Pride, the organisers have revealed that the event's future is now in doubt.
Mauritius | Bid to legalise same-sex sexuality: Four young activists have approached the Supreme Court of Mauritius to legalise homosexuality in order "to establish equality and freedom under the law" for LGBT people.