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Getroud Met Rugby’s first same-sex wedding on an Afrikaans soapie: Getroud Met Rugby (Married to Rugby) has broken new ground on South African TV by recently broadcasting the first same-sex interracial wedding on an Afrikaans soapie.
US court says Christian wedding invitation designers can refuse same-sex couples: The top court in the US state of Arizona has ruled that two designers are within their rights to refuse to create same-sex wedding invitations.
Trans conversion therapy linked to suicide: A damning study has found that attempts to change a transgender person’s gender identity, known as conversion therapy, is associated with a higher risk of suicide attempts.
Scientists discover that famous ‘Lovers of Modena’ were men: The ancient skeletons known as the "Lovers of Modena" who were found holding hands and presumed to be a man and woman have turned out to be those of men.
“It does not make me weak” – Gay rugby icon Gareth Thomas reveals HIV status: Gareth Thomas, the world’s first openly gay international rugby player, has received a tidal wave of support after being forced to announce that he is living with HIV.
Sam Smith embraces non-binary pronouns: After recently coming out as non-binary, British hitmaker Sam Smith has announced that they no longer want to be referred to as 'him' or 'he'.
Bullied gay youth gets 14 years for class stabbing: A gay American youth who killed a fellow high school student in class after being bullied for years was sentenced to jail this week.
Vaal Pride 2019 a spirited protest and celebration (Photos): The 7th annual Vaal Pride was held in the historic Gauteng township of Sharpeville on Saturday 7 September and was dubbed an enthusiastic commemoration of LGBTQ identity.
Ethiopia | Religious leaders to offer LGBTQ conversion therapy: Citing the "escalating problem" of homosexuality, religious leaders in Ethiopia are planning to promote conversion therapy to "treat" LGBTQ people.
Celebrities come out in support of PrEP: Popular South African celebrities, Moshe Ndiki and Bujy Bikwa, are backing a much-needed new project that provides free HIV prevention pills, known as PrEP, to men who have sex with men (MSM).