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Give yourself a hand for you may indulge more in May: Most of the others like Valentines, Mothers and human rights, only get a single day annually.
Heartbreak as court upholds Kenya gay ban: Africa's LGBTQ community is in disbelief as the High Court in Kenya upholds the country's draconian colonial-era criminalisation of homosexuality.
New Afrikaans doccie Skeef looks at being queer in SA: Marc Lottering, Joe Foster, Charl-Johan Lingenfelder and others open up about being gay in a new Afrikaans documentary series called Skeef.
Brazil’s top court agrees to make homophobia and transphobia criminal: As Brazil faces a spike in anti-LGBTQ hate crimes, the country's Supreme Court has voted to make homophobia and transphobia illegal.
How Cape Town’s ‘Gayle’ has endured – and been adopted by straight people: Many may not realise that the camp language used by gay men in South Africa, known as Gayle, draws from a long history that began in Cape Town.
DA to investigate MP’s homophobic tweet about Eusebius McKaiser: The DA has confirmed that Ghaleb Cachalia's recent homophobic tweet about gay author and broadcaster Eusebius McKaiser is among those that will be investigated.
Acclaimed gay Kenyan author and activist Binyavanga Wainaina dies: Kenya's LGBTQ community is in mourning after one of its most acclaimed sons, influential and award-winning author Binyavanga Wainaina, died at the age of 48.
Microsoft South Africa becomes a Jozi Cats sponsor: Jozi Cats Rugby Club, Africa’s first gay and inclusive competitive rugby club, has signed a partnership agreement with Microsoft South Africa.
Pink Loerie 2019 postponed for ‘bigger and better’ event in 2020: The organisers of Knysna’s annual Pink Loerie Mardi Gras and Arts Festival have announced that the 2019 event will not go ahead as planned. 
Namibia same-sex family fight for equality through music: A same-sex couple and their son, who've been refused recognition by Namibia as a family, are fighting for their rights - with music!
Watch WQMD Episode 2: Fitting In: The topic of 'fitting in' is the subject of the second episode of WQMD (We're Queer My Dear) - an online web series that looks at issues and challenges facing the LGBTIQ+ community in South Africa.
Crusaders rugby team deny homophobic incident in Cape Town: Players from the Crusaders New Zealand rugby team have been accused of sparking a homophobic row in Cape Town in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Indian athlete Dutee Chand rejected by sister after coming out: Dutee Chand has become the first openly LGBTQ Indian athlete after coming out, but her own sister is threatening to expel her from their family.
Tunisia accused of ongoing homophobic and transphobic abuse: Despite promising to improve the lot of LGBTQ+ people, the government of Tunisia continues to abuse, arrest and torture sexual and gender minorities.
Miss Drag South Africa 2019 finalists revealed: The 10 stunning finalists who will compete for the 'drag with purpose' title of Miss Drag South Africa 2019 have been announced. 
Kewpie: Daughter of District Six exhibition now in Joburg: After a successful Cape Town outing, a photographic exhibition about Kewpie -one of District Six's most fabulous queer residents - is now in Johannesburg. 
First look at Ruby Rose’s proudly lesbian Batwoman series (Watch): The first trailer for Batwoman, said to be TV's first live-action superhero series with a lesbian lead character is out.
Opinion | Bottoms on top and tops who bottom: We owe it to ourselves to explore what sex can be for us as gay men. We should be limited only by our desires and imagination, not stereotypes about tops and bottoms.
Rugby star Israel Folau formally fired for his anti-gay posts: Rugby Australia has confirmed that Wallabies star Israel Folau has been sacked for posting and sharing homophobic comments on social media.
History made as Taiwan legalises same-sex marriage: Taiwan has become the first country in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage after a contentious bill was passed by lawmakers.