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SA hate pastor backs Israel Folau on gays causing natural disasters: Local hate pastor Oscar Bougardt has thrown his weight behind sacked Wallabies star Israel Folau’s claim that Australia's massive bushfires are due to God's fury over same-sex marriage.
Makeup artist takes Miss Gay Western Cape crown (Pics): Maxine Wild, a 24-year-old makeup artist from Belhar, was recently crowned the winner of one of the most prestigious annual drag pageants in South Africa; Miss Gay Western Cape.
This tender music video celebrates young queer love: A new music video by producer Andrea Consoli and Lima Alpha Uniform is a heartwarming celebration of young queer love that you must watch.
Comedian Kevin Meyer resumes homophobic jokes: Despite a public backlash, Facebook bans and complaints to the SAHRC, Johannesburg comedian Kevin Meyer is continuing to make and instigate homophobic comments on social media.
Tinder addresses complaints of transgender discrimination: Popular dating app Tinder says it is taking steps to improve its service after transgender members complained that they have been banned.
Uganda | 67 charged with “common nuisance” after gay-friendly bar raid: Sixty-seven of the around 120 people arrested at a popular gay-friendly bar in Uganda have been formally charged.
Still no arrests in actor’s homophobic hate crime mob attack: Police have yet to arrest the suspects in the homophobic hate crime attack on South African actor Sisonke Yafele in Makhanda (Grahamstown).
Uganda | Police raid LGBTIQ-friendly bar in Kampala: Police have arrested 120 people in an apparent drugs raid on a gay-friendly bar in Kampala, but activists say that this was an excuse to target the LGBTQ community.
Queer Books | Nataniël’s bio and two collections of stories: Three new South African queer books were recently unveiled, including Nataniël's first full autobiography and two collections of African queer life and stories, in both graphic and written formats.
LGBTQ characters on US TV at an all-time high: There are more LGBTQ characters on American broadcast television than ever before, and, for the first time, LGBTQ women outnumber men.