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Billy Porter makes history, LGBTQ stars score at the Emmys: Sunday's Emmy Awards was filled with LGBTQ wins! Notably, Pose's Billy Porter scooped the Emmy in Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, making him the first openly gay black actor to take the honour.
Colours of Love: True Love highlights black, queer couples: The iconic True Love magazine has been praised for featuring four queer couples in its latest issue as a commemoration of Pride month in Gauteng.
After a decade, the future of Ekurhuleni Pride is uncertain: In the wake of the recent 11th Ekurhuleni Pride, the organisers have revealed that the event's future is now in doubt.
Mauritius | Bid to legalise same-sex sexuality: Four young activists have approached the Supreme Court of Mauritius to legalise homosexuality in order "to establish equality and freedom under the law" for LGBT people.
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'.