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Gay sperm donor battles same-sex couple to see child: A court battle is looming between a gay man and a same-sex couple over access to the young boy that he helped conceive as a sperm donor.
Lindo Cele’s killer sentenced to 25 years for hate crime murder: The man accused of brutally stabbing up-and-coming queer musician Lindo Cele has been found guilty of his murder and sentenced to prison.
Cricket South Africa accused of homophobia: Former cricketer Karen Smithies is claiming that CSA rejected her as team manager for the SA women’s cricket team because she is LGBTQ.
SANBS explains controversial PrEP blood donation ban: As it launches a new diversity campaign, the SA National Blood Service (SANBS) has insisted that
Nation mourns Zulu King accused of homophobia: For many in South Africa's LGBTQ community, the late King Goodwill Zwelithini will be remembered for perpetuating cultural homophobia.
Japan | Court rules same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional: The LGBTQ community in Japan is celebrating its first court victory finding that the ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
European Parliament declares EU an LGBTIQ Freedom Zone: Activists welcome the European Parliament's declaration of the EU as an LGBTIQ Freedom Zone but say this must be backed by real action.
Anglican head slams Nigerian Archbishop’s homophobia: In a rare rebuke, the leader of the global Anglican Communion has condemned Nigeria's Anglican Church for describing homosexuality as a “deadly virus”.
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More Americans than ever now identify as LGBT: More American adults are now identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) compared to just three years ago.
Ghana | LGBT+ community under attack from state and church: A recently-opened LGBT+ community centre in Ghana has been raided and shut down after coming under a hateful attack from religious leaders.
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.