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Pastor who says he was fired for supporting LGBTI equality fights back: Teboho Klaas, a pastor in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church,
Another conversion therapy leader comes out as gay: McKrae Game, the founder of a leading American gay conversion therapy organisation, has come out and apologised for the harm he's done.
Robert Mugabe, Africa’s most infamous homophobic leader, is dead: Zimbabwe's LGBTIQ community has expressed mixed feelings about the death of former president Robert Mugabe, who has been both hailed as a liberator and condemned as an oppressor.
SA’s Thebe Magugu is first African to win LVMH fashion award: Rising South African fashion designer Thebe Magugu has scooped a major international award, taking home the coveted LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers.
Moffie earns acclaim after world premiere in Venice: Moffie, a new gay-themed South African film, is wowing the critics after its world premiere at the 76th Venice Film Festival.
Stop calling it a choice: Biological factors drive homosexuality: Across cultures, 2% to 10% of people report having same-sex relations. In the
Kristen Stewart told to hide her sexuality to get a Marvel role: Actress Kristen Stewart believes that being open about her queer sexuality and female partners probably affected her career.
Elton John first living musician to be featured on Royal Mail stamps: As Elton John embarks on the latest leg of his farewell tour, the UK's postal service is celebrating the global icon with a special collection of stamps.
Anisha and Joey van Niekerk murder case still in the courts: Prosecutors claim there were two separate plots to kidnap and murder married North West same-sex couple Anisha and Joey van Niekerk.
Nigerian-American rapper Jidenna: Homosexuality not un-African: Classic Man rapper and producer Jidenna has trashed the false claim that homosexuality was imported into Africa from the west.
Race and language row over ‘Afrikaans’ Nelson Mandela Bay Pride video: The Nelson Mandela Bay Pride Committee has been criticised over a promotional video that's been described as exclusionary and unrepresentative.
Entries for Mr Gay World South Africa 2019 are open: Fancy representing South Africa to the world? Then consider applying to become the next Mr Gay World South Africa.
Contrats! Moshe Ndiki and Phelo Bala are engaged!: Congratulations are in order after entertainers Moshe Ndiki and Phelo Bala, one of South Africa's most visible gay couples, got engaged on the weekend.
Home Affairs minister admits marriage laws not working for all: Minister of Home Affairs Aaron Motsoaledi says South Africa's marriage laws need to be revised as they allow for discrimination against some citizens, including the LGBTIQ community.
Science finds there’s not one gay gene but many: The largest-ever study of its kind has concluded that there is no single gay gene that makes a person gay and that many of them play a role.
Rwanda gospel singer comes out as gay: Determined to show that being Christian and gay are not incompatible, a courageous gospel singer from Rwanda has come out of the closet.
Edwin Cameron to be honoured at 2019 Feather Awards: The nominees for the 2019 Feather Awards were announced in Johannesburg on Thursday. The glitzy annual event will also honour recently retired Constitutional Court Judge Edwin Cameron.
Recognising intersex people opens access to fundamental rights in Kenya: Kenya has become the first country in Africa to collect data on intersex people in its national census. Boniface Ushie looks at the significance of Kenya’s decision.
Hot 91.9fm uses gay book to justify “moffie” skit: As radio station Hot 91.9fm continues to defend its homophobic “moffie” skit, a Johannesburg man will go ahead with his complaint to the BCCSA.
Zambia | Same-sex couple arrested & shamed, face torture: Police in Zambia have arrested two men after they were allegedly caught having sex, sending one for a forced medical exam.