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Uganda | 19 LGBTQ individuals awarded damages for rights violations: Nineteen gay men and trans women who were jailed for 49 days after a raid on an LGBTIQ homeless shelter in Uganda have been awarded damages for having their rights violated.
Here’s how you can take part in the historic Global Pride this Saturday: Global Pride, the first 24-hour virtual Pride, will be streamed online this Saturday 27 June and has the potential to be the largest LGBTQIA+ event ever.
Group allocates R300 000 towards LGBTQIA+ Covid-19 relief: Johannesburg-based media-advocacy group Iranti is stepping up its efforts to support the LGBTQIA+ community during the Covid-19 crisis.
Eswatini High Court postpones hearing on LGBTI registration: A groundbreaking case in which an LGBTI group is challenging the Eswatini government's refusal to formally recognise its existence has been postponed.
Joburg Christian school flies LGBTIQ+ rainbow flag to mark Pride Month: St John's College, a 122-year-old Christian school in Johannesburg, has broken barriers by flying the LGBTIQ+ rainbow flag to commemorate international Pride Month.
Gabon moves to decriminalise homosexuality: Lawmakers in the Central African nation of Gabon have voted to reverse one-year-old legislation that outlaws homosexuality, a first step in repealing the discriminatory law.
Five arrested for murder of LGBTQ+ teen: The arrest of five individuals accused of murdering LGBTQ teen Liyabona Mabishi on Human Rights Day has been welcomed by the Western Cape government.
Support SA’s entertainment industry with the Hope Project: The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown measures have had far-reaching effects on several industries throughout South Africa. But one of the hardest hit is the entertainment business.
A new era: EXIT newspaper under new ownership: EXIT, the longest-running LGBTQ publication in South Africa, has been sold to a new team that has exciting plans for its future.
Heartbreak as hundreds come out to remember Kirvan Fortuin: Hundreds of people from the community of Macassar near Cape Town have honoured murdered queer activist and dancer Kirvan Fortuin in a drive-past memorial.