Mambagirl News

Siv Ngesi accused of appropriating drag culture: Siv Ngesi is appearing in an Adidas campaign as his alter ego Sivanna, sparking a debate about the exclusion of queer drag performers.
Kakuma LGBTQ refugees continue to face violence and abuse: Activists call on the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to urgently evacuate LGBTQ refugees from
Namibian comedian Xuro Milton beaten in homophobic attack: Namibia's LGBTQ community is outraged after popular entertainer Xuro Milton was assaulted by a homophobic security guard in his own apartment building.
Finland violated rights of child of lesbian couple: The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child has found that Finland failed to consider the best interests
Homophobic actress loses religious discrimination case: An actress who was fired from a production of The Color Purple over homophobic comments was not discriminated against because of her religious beliefs, rules a London tribunal.
Fired LGBTQ soldiers to have medals restored: Thousands of LGBTQ personnel in the British military were not only discharged because of their identity but were also stripped of or denied medals they'd earned.
Nigeria | Arts chief attacks trans star Bobrisky: The head of the national arts body in Nigeria has warned that transgender star Bobrisky is working to turn the country's men gay.
Finally, freedom! It’s officially legal to be gay in Angola: The 134-year-old colonial-era ban on homosexuality in Angola is no more after the country's revised penal code came into effect this week.
Biden commits America to global LGBTQI equality: President Joe Biden confirms that sanctions are among the tools that the US will consider using to push for LGBTQI+ equality around the world.
Homophobic actress sues after being fired from LGBTQ role: Actress Seyi Omooba sues British producers of The Color Purple because they fired her from a queer role over her publicly anti-gay views.
Pete Buttigieg becomes 1st American LGBTQ cabinet member: The US Senate has confirmed openly gay Pete Buttigieg as transportation secretary, making him the first LGBTQ American cabinet member.
Give your feedback on proposed gender ID changes: LBTIQ+ group Iranti is asking for feedback on the government's plans to make the SA's gender identity laws more inclusive of transgender and intersex citizens.
Nollywood actor Uche Maduagwu comes out as gay: Popular Nigerian actor and brand influencer Uche Maduagwu has not only come out as gay but has also called on President Biden to impose sanctions against his country.
DA accuses SA government of lacking compassion for gay widower: The DA Rainbow Network has slammed the South African government for failing to assist a gay widower whose husband died in Tanzania.
Brutal! Gay couple get 77 lashes in Indonesia: Two men convicted of having gay sex in Indonesia have been "mercilessly" flogged 77 times each in public as punishment.
“We were ignorant and offensive” – MacG apologises for transphobic comments: The Podcast & Chill show apologises for the transphobic comments made by hosts MacG and Sol Phenduka that infuriated the LGBTQ community.
Grieving gay widower devastated by Tanzania’s homophobic red tape: A South African man whose husband died in Tanzania says he's being ignored and humiliated by the authorities who refuse to recognise his marriage.
Doctor sparks fury over tweet about homophobe’s suicide: A colossal Twitter furore has erupted after a medical doctor said he was unrepentant about 'causing' the suicide of a homophobe.
Old Mutual scraps MacG sponsorship over transphobic comments: Old Mutual has acted swiftly by ending its sponsorship of MacG after his podcast included deeply transphobic comments that outraged queer social media.
Victory for equality – Biden dumps Trump’s trans military ban: President Joe Biden has reversed former President Trump's arbitrary and discriminatory ban on transgender personnel serving in the US military.