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SA won’t condemn Uganda’s anti-LGBTQ+ bill but will “engage”: Deputy President Paul Mashatile has finally outlined the South African government's position on Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill.
Namibia: Drag event cancelled amid anti-LGBTQ+ backlash: The organisers of Drag Night Namibia have made the difficult decision to cancel their event due to concerns for the safety of the LGBTQ+ community.
Missing gay man Ntokozo Zuke found murdered in KZN: The news of the brutal murder of Ntokozo Zuke, a vibrant 24-year-old gay man, has left friends, family, and community members in mourning.
Kenya’s Kakuma refugee camp still not safe for LGBTI refugees: LGBTI individuals in Kenya's massive Kakuma refugee camp continue to be plagued by homo- and transphobic discrimination and violence.
Namibia’s EFF condemns same-sex marriage ruling as “un-African”: The Namibian Economic Freedom Fighters have accused the country's Supreme Court of imposing foreign values on Namibia.
Northern Cape pastor claims to “pray the gay away”: A pastor from Groblershoop has ignited controversy with his claims of exorcising demons that cause autism, depression, and homosexuality.
Historic! Supreme Court of Namibia recognises same-sex marriages: The Supreme Court of Namibia has ruled that same-sex marriages registered outside of Namibia must be recognised in the country.
Florida: Doctors now allowed to turn away LGBTIQ+ people: The American state of Florida has enacted new legislation that will allow doctors to refuse to treat patients because they are LGBTIQ+.
Here’s why commemorating IDAHOBIT matters: The International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) is marked every 17 May. Here's why it still matters.
Repressive Russia fines Google for LGBTQ+ ‘propaganda’: Google has been fined by Russia for failing to delete two YouTube videos that were deemed to be "LGBTQ+ propaganda".