Mambagirl News

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.
Home Affairs looking at single marriage law in SA: The Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, will host a dialogue on the development of a new single marriage law for all South Africans, regardless of sexual orientation or culture.
Taylor Swift & Lil Nas X: LGBTQ community at the 2019 VMAs: Taylor Swift made a plea to support LGBTQ equality while openly gay rapper Lil Nas X also scored big at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards.
Kentucky ordered to pay legal fees to Kim Davis’ victims: A US court has ordered the state of Kentucky to pay the legal costs associated with infamous Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis and her refusal to marry same-sex couples.
Peter Ngqibs returns with After 9 sex appeal: Peter Ngqibs, a proudly queer South African singer-songwriter living in the United States, has released a sexy new music video, titled After 9.
London protest in solidarity with Polish LGBTs: Over 100 British and Polish LGBTs and allies rallied outside the Embassy of Poland in London in a show of support for the beleaguered LGBT+ community in Poland.
“Ex-gay” Pulse survivors “harming” LGBTQ community: Two survivors of the Pulse massacre who are hosting an anti-LGBTQ Christian march have been told that they are damaging their former community.
So what is internalised homophobia – and do I have it?: The phenomenon of internalised homophobia is becoming increasingly recognised as a barrier to LGBTQI health and happiness. So what is it and how do we deal with it?
Report exposes global reach of conversion therapy: A groundbreaking report has exposed the global reach of so-called conversion therapy, the discredited and dangerous practice of trying to change LGBTQ sexuality or gender identity.
UK’s first rainbow road crossing unveiled in London: London is the first place in the UK to install a permanent rainbow crossing for pedestrians on its streets, to show solidarity with the LGBT+ community.
33 transgender people arrested in Uganda: A group of transgender activists who were taking part in a training workshop in Uganda were arrested on Tuesday.
Line-up for first RuPaul’s Drag Race UK revealed (Pics): The ten beautiful drag queens who will be competing for the title of the UK’s first RuPaul's Drag Race superstar have been ru-vealed.
Jon Qwelane decade-long hate speech case back in court: The Supreme Court of Appeal is considering Jon Qwelane's appeal of a 2017 ruling that found him guilty of anti-gay hate speech.
Acclaimed lesbian film ‘Rafiki’ comes to the big screen in South Africa: Director Wanuri Kahiu’s acclaimed lesbian-themed love story, Rafiki - which was banned in Kenya - opens in South Africa on 30 August.
Edwin Cameron lauded as a queer South African hero: South Africans from all spheres of life have praised activist, jurist and judge Edwin Cameron as he stepped down as a Constitutional Court justice.
Singer endures homophobic abuse from Durban bar owner: A straight Cape Town-based musician has experienced both a gay-bashing in PE and then days later homophobic verbal abuse from the owner of a Durban pub in which he was performing.
Palestinian LGBTQ group ban condemned: A Palestinian LGBTQ group has been banned by the state's leaders and warned that its members will be arrested if they continue with their activities.
Opinion | We cannot microwave social change: It is important that we develop a creative morality, which places inclusion, rather than exclusion, as the default approach around public discourse.
Bringing Ball Culture to Jozi: What’s good with Lelowhatsgood: South Africa's entertainment industry is booming with emerging queer talent. One of these standout voices is Ntsikelelo Zane Meslani - popularly known as Lelowhatsgood.
The United Nations wants to know how happy you really are: A United Nations survey is aiming to find out just how happy LGBTI+ people around the world are with their quality of life.