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Project Transcend: Redefining Home and Belonging As a Non-Binary Person in Malawi: Living in Malawi as a non-binary person can often be challenging, with constant reminders of not fitting into society's binary expectations.
Mpox: New Cases Emerge in South Africa: The mpox outbreak in South Africa has claimed a second victim, while a Gauteng man has been diagnosed in the Western Cape.
Unite SA Awards: Vote for Your Fave Queer Ad Campaign!: In partnership with MambaOnline and The Other Foundation, you can now vote for your fave queer ad campaign in the inaugural Unite SA Awards!
TikTok Activism: How Queer Zimbabweans Use Social Media to Show Love and Fight Hate: Online spaces like TikTok represent a way for queer Zimbabweans to claim their right to exist and express themselves.
GBV: Public Protector Reveals Shocking State of SA Criminal Justice System: The Public Protector says South Africa fails to provide adequate measures to effectively protect victims of GBV, including LGBTQIA+ people.
Queer Books | Alistair Mackay Talks About New Novel, The Child: We spoke to South African queer author Alistair Mackay about the challenges of writing his second novel, The Child, which explores queerness, love, family and trauma.
Global LGBTI Equality: 62 Countries Continue to Outlaw Same-Sex Intimacy: As the world marks International Pride Month, a new LGBTI Equality report reveals that one-third of the globe continues to criminalise same-sex intimacy.
Zackie Achmat and His Queer Revolution: We spoke to iconic queer activist Zackie Achmat about what led him to run for Parliament and what drives his commitment to social justice.
South Africa LGBTIQ+ Rights Watch: April 2024: An overview of LGBTIQ+ rights violations, hate speech incidents and case updates in South Africa in April 2024, collated by OUT and MambaOnline.
Gay Man Stabbed in Horrific Dating App Attack: A 28-year-old gay man in Johannesburg recounts how he was lured to meet a love interest via a dating app before being robbed and stabbed.
Angola’s Untold History: Archive Project Explores LGBTIQ+ Lives and Struggles: "Remembering the past can be an act of building community and healing." Caio Simões de Araújo looks at the work being done to preserve queer memory in Angola.
Project Transcend: Trans Health Groups Challenge “Harmful” Cass Review: Leading trans health groups say that the controversial Cass Review, championed by JK Rowling, is selective, inconsistent and harmful.
Op-Ed: IDAHOBIT 2024 – The Power of ‘Artivism’ to Foster Change: This year's IDAHOBIT theme is an opportunity to shed light on the experiences of intersex, transgender, and gender-diverse communities
Opinion: To Comply or Not to Comply is Not the Question: Government officials in Namibia and Botswana are routinely undermining the judiciary by refusing to fully implement LGBTQI-affirming rulings.
South Africa LGBTIQ+ Rights Watch: March 2024: An overview of LGBTIQ+ rights violations, hate speech incidents and case updates in South Africa in March 2024, collated by OUT and Mamba.
The Ivan Toms Centre for Health: Providing Comprehensive Sexual Health Services in Cape Town: The Ivan Toms Centre for Health, located in Cape Town, South Africa, is a leading healthcare facility specializing in men's health services.
We Need to Talk About Butt Stuff: As primordial cave paintings and ancient Greek crockery show, we've been doing it forever. So why the stigma and taboo, asks Bruce J Little.
What You Should Know About Coming Out as LGBTQ+ in Your 20s and 30s: Today, many LGBTQ+ people are coming out in their teens. What about those of us who are still to come out in our late 20s, 30s or later.
A Queer Perspective on Easter: Easter is an opportunity to reflect on Jesus' vision of love, compassion, and radical inclusion, not religious dogma, writes Ishmael Mokone.
Men2Men Health: Don’t Worry, Be Savvy: Many guys avoid dealing with their sexual health. Here's why it’s important to overcome that fear for a healthier, more confident life.