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Cameroonian trans celebrity Shakiro and friend sentenced to prison: Trans social media celebrity Shakiro and her friend Patricia are sentenced to five years in prison for “attempted homosexuality” in Cameroon.
Queen offers no details on LGBTQ+ conversion therapy ban: The Queen says that the UK will seek to ban conversion therapy but the announcement of more
“Unmute Yourself” – An open letter to SA church leaders on LGBTIQ+ pain: A group of church members have written a letter to SA's church leaders admonishing them for their silence amid ongoing LGBTIQ+ suffering.
Meet the Mr Gay World South Africa finalists: The final 12 competitors in the Mr Gay World South Africa contest have been revealed. Who will go on to take the crown?
Uganda passes new anti-homosexuality law to further criminalise gay people: The Parliament of Uganda has passed a new anti-gay bill that tightens the country's existing ban on sex between people of the same sex.
Hate crimes crisis | Promising LGBTIQ+ chef Phelokazi Mqathana murdered: Phelokazi Mqathana, an aspiring young chef, is the latest LGBTIQ+ person murdered in a wave of hate crime violence gripping South Africa.
Hate crime crisis | Lucky Motshabi is 7th LGBTIQ+ person murdered: The LGBTIQ+ hate crime body count continues to rise with the brutal murder of 31-year-old Lucky Motshabi in Limpopo.
US | More bi and gay teen boys coming out than before: Bisexual and gay teen boys in the US are far more comfortable being open about their sexuality compared to those in previous generations.
Switzerland to vote on reversing same-sex marriage law: Switzerland, viewed as one of the world's most socially progressive nations, is set to vote on reversing recent same-sex marriage legislation.
Shenay O’Brien imagines a world without LGBTIQA+ hate: Singer Shenay O’Brien is speaking out against LGBTIQA+ hate through music, releasing a powerful cover of John Lennon's iconic 1971 song Imagine.