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As BCCSA confirms complaints, Phat Joe moves on to gay adoption: Despite numerous complaints being lodged with the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA (BCCSA), the next episode of Phat Joe's Cheeky Palate show will look at gay adoption.
Outed and assaulted transgender woman takes church to Equality Court: The Equality Court is set to hear the case of a transgender Mpumalanga woman who was assaulted and harassed after she was "outed" to members of her church.
Phat Joe hosts homophobic television dinner on DSTV: Phat Joe's new TV show Cheeky Palate has sparked fury for featuring Gerry Rantseli Elsdon and Joshua Maponga condemning homosexuality as sinful.
Gay Hindu couple finally marry in Richards Bay: Same-sex couple Muhammad Buckus and Kyle Pillay have finally tied the knot after a year of upsetting delays and excuses by the Department of Home Affairs in Richards Bay.
SA Methodist Church won’t “prevent” members entering into same-sex unions: In what seems to be a positive step forward, it appears that the Methodist Church of Southern Africa (MCSA) will now allow all its members, including clergy, to enter into same-sex civil unions.
Camps Bay WeSeeYou queer activists appeal for safe accommodation for members: The WeSeeYou activists say they will leave the Camps Bay house they have occupied, as ordered by the courts, but have appealed for safe accommodation for four of their members.
Queer ANC-allied group joins condemnation of Premier David Makhura: The ANC-allied Embrace Diversity Movement (EDM) has added its voice to calls for Gauteng Premier David Makhura to account for his lack of action on LGBTIQ+ issues.
Here are some of the most amazing #ProudBoys moments: The LGBTQ community has defiantly reclaimed the ProudBoys hashtag much to the fury of the right-wing American group that carries the name. Here are some of the best #ProudBoys posts we've seen!
Gay couple’s struggle to marry in Richards Bay: A same-sex couple have struggled for over a year to formalise their same-sex partnership at the Richards Bay Home Affairs office.
Gender Commission says Beloftebos is “weaponising” freedom of religion: The same-sex couple turned away by the Beloftebos wedding venue welcome new court papers filed by the Commission on Gender Equality in their support.
Court gives activists week to leave occupied Camps Bay house: The Western Cape High Court has ordered the seven queer activists and artists occupying a Camps Bay holiday rental house to leave the premises within a week.
LGBTIQ+ Rainbow Flag raised at Constitution Hill (pics): The start of Gauteng's Pride Month was marked with the raising of the LGBTIQ+ Rainbow Flag at Johannesburg's Constitution Hill on a cloudy and chilly Friday morning.
Camps Bay activists to appear in court to defend occupation: The seven queer activists and artists occupying a holiday house in Camps Bay will represent themselves in court in a bid to avoid being evicted.
Trump’s Supreme Court nominee could help stall or reverse LGBTQ equality: America's leading LGBTQ rights group has rejected Amy Coney Barrett as President Donald Trump's nominee to fill the empty seat in the US Supreme Court.
Artist hopes portrait of LGBTIQ+ sex worker Robyn Montsumi will haunt police: A life-sized portrait of an LGBTIQ+ sex worker has been placed near the Cape Town police station where she died in custody.
Camps Bay queer activists labelled hypocrites: The DA says that the queer black activists and artists who have occupied a Camps Bay holiday house are being hypocrites by trampling on the rights and livelihoods of others to make their point.
Trans rights activists and Home Affairs minister agree to work together: Minister of Home Affairs Dr Aaron Motsoaledi and transgender activists have met in a bid to resolve ongoing problems in delivering acceptable and affirming Home Affairs services to trans South Africans.
Bible isn’t banned, why should Qwelane be, asks lawyer in Con Court: The Constitutional Court has heard arguments for and against banning certain kinds of hate speech in the decade-long case against homophobic former journalist Jon Qwelane.
Queer black activists occupy Cape Town holiday home: A group of "queer black and coloured activists from the working and middle class" are making waves by occupying an Airbnb luxury home in Cape Town.
Pope tells parents God loves their LGBTQ children: Pope Francis briefly met with the parents of LGBTQ children and told them that their children are worthy of love from the Church just the way they are.