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GALZ: Forging the path to LGBTQIA+ economic development in Zimbabwe: GALZ's focus over the next five years will be on LGBTQIA+ economic development in Zimbabwe, says Program Manager Samuel Matsikure.
Simon Nkoli’s fight for queer rights in South Africa is finally being celebrated – 24 years after he died: Gibson Ncube looks at the legacy of Simon Nkoli, whose activism helped ensure that queer rights were enshrined in the Bill of Rights.
Eight out and proud male gay footballers: Out male gay footballers are still a rarity today. Here are eight of some of the most well-known out-and-proud soccer players.
LGBTIQ+ learners at risk in South Africa as conservative Christian groups fight plans for safer schools: Advocacy groups in South Africa are intensifying efforts to prevent the country’s education department from creating safer environments for LGBTIQ+ learners.
Anxiety can lead to erection problems in young men – Viagra isn’t always the solution: People think of erection problems as something that affects older men but it's estimated that up to half of affected men are in their 30s.
PwC: Shining a light on LGBT+ diversity and inclusion: PwC, the global accounting giant, has become a leader in unlocking the value of LGBT+ inclusion and diversity in the workplace.
Civil society responds to dangerous panic over “unisex” school toilets: More than 40 LGBTIQ+ and allied organisations are speaking out against alarmist disinformation campaigns over "unisex toilets" in schools.
Why the LGBTI+ community should fight for economic and systemic redress: It's time that South Africa creates a solution for the legacy of discrimination based on gender and sexual orientation, writes Siya Khumalo.
In Pictures: The Faces of Johannesburg Pride 2022: Johannesburg Pride 2022 was a joyful and defiant gathering of diverse LGBTIQ+ people and their friends, families and allies.
SA LGBTIQ+ Rights Watch: October 2022: An overview of LGBTIQ+ rights violations and updates on ongoing cases in South Africa during October 2022, as collated by OUT LGBT Well-being and MambaOnline.
My amazing transgender son: a mother’s story: Speaker and author Tertia Albertyn has decided to open up about her experience as the proud mother of a 17-year-old transgender son.
PLUS: Unlocking the power of LGBTIQ+ entrepreneurs: PLUS. The LGBTI+ Business Network, Africa’s first queer chamber of commerce, is set on elevating and empowering LGBTIQ+ entrepreneurs.
In Pictures: Johannesburg Pride 2022: We came, we saw, we marched! Check out our gallery of images of Johannesburg Pride 2022, the 33rd edition of Africa's longest-running Pride event.
Queer men’s health: Touching yourself could save your life: Breast cancer and testicular cancer are both conditions that can affect men. So, now might be the perfect time to feel yourself up!
Coming out of the mental health closet: October is not only Pride Month, it's also Mental Health Awareness Month. It's a good time to come out of the mental health closet.
Two men and a baby: Having a child through surrogacy in South Africa: Same-sex couples have legal access to surrogacy in South Africa but the process is regulated by the law and the courts. Here's what's involved.
A short history of Pride Month in South Africa: October is commemorated as Pride Month in South Africa and the continent. So, what makes this month so special and why do we celebrate Pride in the first place?
Gay Bath House Culture – Is it still a thing?: Today’s equivalent of the gay bath house experience seems to have migrated from steamy saunas to steamy sex ordered via Grindr and other apps.
SA LGBTIQ+ Rights Watch: September 2022: An overview of LGBTIQ+ rights violations and case updates in South Africa in September 2022, collated by OUT LGBT Well-being and MambaOnline.
Pictures & Video: Vogue Nights Jozi Renaissance Ball: The recent Vogue Nights Jozi Renaissance Ball gave us more of everything we wanted! Check out our video and images of this celebration of queer creative expression.