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Opinion | All hail the ‘ultra-sensitive’ and woke generation: Cancel culture has come under fire recently, but for Motlatsi Motseoile the woke generation is getting it right; making it clear that there is no space for hate in our world.
Survey: LGBTQ South Africans facing mental health crisis: A survey of the social cohesion, integration and the everyday experience of the LGBT+ community in South Africa has made findings that the authors say require urgent attention from both policymakers and broader society.
Study confirms that male bisexuality is real: In the face of longstanding bi-erasure and widespread scepticism, a new study has proven that male bisexuality is indeed a real and measurable fact.
Beaten, flogged & burned: 20 LGBTQ youths sue over arrest torture in Uganda: Twenty young LGBTQ people who were arrested in a raid on a homeless shelter in Uganda in March have accused officials of torture.
Horror axe attack highlights same-sex domestic violence: A Limpopo woman who was hacked with an axe by her wife is highlighting the rarely discussed issue of domestic violence in LGBTIQ relationships.
Boris Johnson confirms plans to ban LGBTQ conversion therapy: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has backed an earlier promise to outlaw LGBTQ conversion therapy in the UK, a move that is widely supported by the public.
Transgender woman attacked in Port Elizabeth shopping mall: The Eastern Cape is living up to its title as the most queerphobic province in South Africa after a transgender woman was assaulted in a busy Port Elizabeth mall.
Sudan repeals death penalty for homosexuality: LGBTQ people in Sudan will now no longer face the death penalty, although homosexuality will remain a criminal and jailable offence.
Global Diversity Pride Network aims to make LGBTQ+ community more inclusive: A new initiative called the Global Diversity Pride Network has been launched to include and empower LGBTQ+ people of colour and others who have been marginalised and excluded.
Report highlights risks of LGBTQIA+ dating apps: A new report has revealed some of the dangers associated with online dating apps, especially in countries where LGBTQIA+ users face criminalisation.
Ramaphosa urged to reject Civil Union Amendment Bill: An anti-LGBTQ 'religious freedom' group has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to not sign the Civil Union Amendment Bill and send it back to Parliament.
Two LGBTQ couples in the time of Covid-19: The Covid-19 lockdown has challenged many of our relationships. MambaOnline spoke to two LGBTQ couples who shared some of their experiences during this difficult period.
Charlize Theron’s new action flick The Old Guard is queer movie magic: The new Netflix hit movie The Old Guard, co-produced by and starring Charlize Theron, is an action blockbuster that features a prominent gay couple.
Gay footballer opens up about “nightmare” of life in the closet: A gay footballer in England’s Premier League has penned a heartbreaking open letter to fans and the sport about the torment of living in the closet.
Inxeba Lam aims to name the wounds so they can start to heal: A new campaign called Inxeba Lam is thought to be one of the first South African initiatives highlighting the deep damage caused by conversion therapy.
Tunisia | Men given a two-year sentence for homosexuality: Human Rights Watch has condemned the sentencing of two men accused of sodomy in Tunisia to two years in prison last month.
UN expert calls for global ban on conversion therapy: Practices known as conversion therapy inflict severe pain and suffering on LGBT people, a UN expert told the Human Rights Council.
More than 57 million people joined first Global Pride event: Global Pride, the 27-hour virtual Pride that took place on June 27, reached a worldwide audience of 57,050,978 viewers in at least 163 countries, organisers have confirmed.
Shock as Moshe Ndiki and Phelo Bala relationship mired in abuse claims: In a heartbreaking turn, one of South Africa’s most high profile gay couples – Moshe Ndiki and Phelo Bala – are embroiled in a legal battle centred on domestic abuse claims and it’s all being played out in the media.
Craig Lucas unveils his new heartbreaking ballad, Happy: The new single from out 'The Voice SA' winner Craig Lucas, is a pop ballad about the end of a relationship and wanting the best for the person you were with, even if that means not being together anymore.