HEADLINES

WQMD Season 2 Ep 8: LGBTIQA+ Representation in the Media – Watch it here!: In this episode of WQMD (We’re Queer My Dear), the team discuss LGBTIQA+ representation in the media with activist and producer Mond Motadi.
Germany moves to compensate gay soldiers for discrimination: Germany's cabinet has approved a bill to compensate gay soldiers and veterans who were discriminated against because of their sexuality.
IAM marks 25 years of LGBTQI+ faith inclusion: Over the past 25 years, IAM has played a major role in moving faith-based communities towards greater inclusion of LGBTQI+ people.
Listen to the voices of LGBT+ people in Eswatini: LGBT+ people in Eswatini are bravely speaking out about their everyday experiences living as a criminalised and marginalised community in the African kingdom.
Queering business Pt 1: Q&A with Uber’s Nduduzo Nyanda: We speak to Nduduzo Nyanda, Country Manager for Uber in SA, about the importance of inclusivity and being out and proud in the workplace.
PE activist defiant over “LGBTIQ+ agenda” school photo: A PE activist has inadvertently sparked a firestorm on Twitter over a photo of himself sensitising school pupils about LGBTIQ+ inclusion.
Watch it here! WQMD Season 2 Ep 7 – GBV and LGBTIQA+ Hate Crimes: In episode 7 of WQMD, the team talk to MP Nazley Sharif about the scourge of gender-based violence, LGBTIQA hate crimes and so-called corrective rape.
Hungary’s new anti-LGBTQ bill an “affront to European values”: Human Rights Watch says that plans to amend the constitution to ban adoption by LGBTQ couples in Hungary go against European values.
Trans Day of Remembrance 2020: Fighting for Trans Futures: The International Trans Day of Remembrance is an opportunity to honour those trans and gender-diverse lives that have been snuffed out.
Caster Semenya takes case to European Court of Human Rights: South Africa Olympian Caster Semenya is set to take her fight for justice to the European Court of Human Rights, her lawyer has announced.
It will be legal to be gay in Angola from February 2021: A 134-year-old colonial-era ban on homosexuality will come to an end in Angola next year as new LGBTQ protections are added.
Here’s our Feather Awards 2020 Photo Gallery: The 12th annual Feather Awards was a glam celebration of LGBTIQ+ identity. Check out our photos of the red carpet and all the winners!
Watch it here! WQMD Season 2 Ep 6 – Queer Mental Health: In episode 6 of WQMD, the team discuss queer mental health awareness with guests Rivonia Pillay and James de Villiers.
EU takes on rogue anti-LGBTIQ member countries: The European Commission has unveiled a bold plan to tackle continued and new discrimination against LGBTIQ people in Europe.
Nakhane: It doesn’t take much to turn me on: In an exclusive interview, we speak to the multitalented Nakhane about sex and his contribution to Exhale, a ground-breaking queer African erotic anthology.
Amid the glam, Feather Awards calls for SA’s first queer president: The 12th Feather Awards honoured LGBTIQ+ achievers and allies, with co-founder Thami Kotlolo calling for greater queer inclusion.
First look at Kristen Stewart’s lesbian Christmas romcom, Happiest Season: A little lesbian cheer is just what we need this festive season, brought to us by Kristen Stewart's new romantic comedy, Happiest Season.
Wentworth Miller is done playing straight characters: Out American actor Wentworth Miller has explained why he won't return to playing his breakout character on Prison Break.
Mayor of Johannesburg commits City to LGBTQI+ equality: The Executive Mayor of Johannesburg, Geoffrey Makhubo, says that he and the City are committed
Bev Ditsie’s new film to screen at Africa Rising Festival: The Beijing Retrospective, the new film by queer activist and filmmaker Doctor