Devastating impact of Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act revealed: The profound effects of Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Act have been laid bare in a new report, revealing more than 300 documented cases.
Back to the Future: MCQP returns for a blast from the past: South Africa's premier costume and LGBTQIA+ celebration, the Mother City Queer Project (MCQP), is set to rise from its glittery ashes.
Pretoria Pride 2023 is celebrating its first decade!: Get ready for a vibrant celebration of love, diversity, and acceptance as Pretoria Pride marks its 10th anniversary on Sat 7 October!
Should Grindr be banned in South Africa?: A South African security company calls for a ban on Grindr to safeguard members of the LGBTQ+ community against violence and exploitation.
Namibia: Parliament votes to ban same-sex marriage: In a troubling step backwards, lawmakers in Namibia have unanimously approved a bill that outlaws same-sex marriage.
Grindr Gang suspects could face attempted murder charges: The Johannesburg student who was kidnapped and beaten after being lured through the Grindr dating app is reportedly in a serious condition.
Are you the next Mr Gay World South Africa? Entries now open!: The Mr. Gay World South Africa pageant is back for its 2023 edition, and aspiring contestants are invited to enter the online contest!
Amsterdam on the verge of ending new HIV infections: Amsterdam recorded just a handful of new HIV infections in the last year, demonstrating that ending HIV and AIDS is indeed possible.
Celebrate Diversity and Inclusion at the 19th Annual Soweto Pride: Soweto Pride is back for its 19th year, promising a day filled with celebration, entertainment, and inclusivity on Saturday 30 September
South Africa LGBTIQ+ Rights Watch: August 2023: An overview of LGBTIQ+ rights violations, hate speech incidents and case updates in South Africa in August 2023, collated by OUT and Mamba.
Opinion: Dodging the dodgy old queen stereotype: I can appreciate the beauty of youth as much as the next 40+ gay man, but I want to be someone that younger gay men can feel safe around.
Grindr Gang: Seven arrested as kidnapped student rescued: The police have arrested a group of men suspected to be connected to dozens of so-called Grindr Gang cases targeting the LGBTQI+ community.
Curating queer experiences – Tiffany Mugo: Tiffany Mugo heads up HOLAAfrica and strives to present stories and insights into real queer life on the continent on several platforms.
Kenya: Demonstration calls for violence against LGBTQ+ people: Reports emerge of calls for violence against LGBTQ+ people in Kenya in response to a court ruling in favour of an LGBTQ+ organisation.
Chechnya found guilty of torturing man in ‘gay purge’: The European Court of Human Rights rules that a man was a victim of Chechnya's brutal anti-gay purge in 2017, an event covered up by Russia.
Uganda: Constitutional Court to hear challenges to anti-LGBTQ law: The Constitutional Court of Uganda confirms it will review three petitions challenging the constitutionality of the anti-homosexuality act.
Chris Pappas, SA’s first gay mayor, honoured by Time magazine: South Africa's first and only openly gay mayor, Chris Pappas, has been recognised by Time magazine as one of the world's 100 most promising young emerging leaders.
Rugby World Cup: Gay rugby players who’ve flown the rainbow flag: The game of rugby is not known for its out and proud players. As we celebrate the Rugby World Cup, here are nine gay rugby players who've flown the rainbow flag.
Kenya: Supreme Court upholds LGBTIQ+ NGO registration: Human rights activists praise the Supreme Court of Kenya's rejection of an appeal against its ruling on the registration of an LGBTIQ+ group.
New campaign shines spotlight on South Africa’s Equality Courts: A new campaign has been launched to educate South Africa’s LGBTIQ+ community about the Equality Courts and how to effectively use them.