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Boer Soek ’n Vrou’s Damian gets most letters (Watch): Boer Soek ’n Vrou's first-ever gay contestant has made the top five shortlist of farmers looking for love after receiving the most letters from the public.
“God loves you” – Call for Christians to support Johannesburg Pride: Graeme Codrington, an author, futurist and strategy consultant, has urged fellow Christians to come out and support the LGBTQI community at Saturday's Johannesburg Pride.
Bev Ditsie’s ‘love letter’ to Pride: One of the founders of Johannesburg Pride, Bev Ditsie, has expressed both her frustration with Pride and her refusal to call for a boycott of the event.
Same-sex marriage finally legal in Northern Ireland: The LGBTQ community in Northern Ireland is celebrating the legalisation of same-sex marriage, finally catching up with the rest of the UK.
Botswana | Politicians “fueling violence” against LGBTIQ community: Members of the LGBTIQ community in Botswana say that politicians are using homophobic vitriol to attack their opponents in a dangerous election ploy.
Nelson Mandela University marks Pride with flying of rainbow flag: Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth has marked LGBTQ Pride with a series of events on campus, including a ceremony raising the rainbow flag.
11th Feather Awards a celebration of “proud queer Africans”: Retired Constitutional Court Justice Judge Edwin Cameron was among the winners at the spectacular 11th annual Feather Awards in Johannesburg on Thursday night.
A U-turn? Uganda government reportedly rejects new gay death bill: A spokesperson for the government of Uganda says it does not support the introduction of the death penalty for homosexuality.
Olympic gold medalist Kerron Clement comes out: In another victory for inclusivity in sport, Kerron Clement, one of America's leading track and field stars, has come out as a gay man.
Pride rainbow flag flies over Constitution Hill: The rainbow flag has been raised at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg to mark Coming Out Day on Friday and Pride month in Gauteng.