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Simon Nkoli’s mother, Elizabeth has died: Elizabeth Nkoli, the mother of the late South African queer icon Simon Nkoli, has died at the age of 84.
Durban men fall victim to deadly Grindr Gang criminals: It's been confirmed that so-called Grindr Gang criminals have been operating in Durban, allegedly robbing several men and killing one victim.
Billie Eilish says she was “outed” on the red carpet: Billie Eilish has accused Variety magazine of "outing" her on the red carpet, expressing her reluctance to discuss her sexuality publicly.
Ghana: Catholic Church flip-flops on LGBTQ+ rights: The Catholic Church in Ghana is sending conflicting signals about the criminalisation of homosexuality and the country's impending anti-LGBTQ+ bill.
Outrage and alarm as Russia bans ‘LGBT movement’: The Supreme Court of Russia has outlawed what it described as the “international
South Africa LGBTIQ+ Rights Watch: October 2023: An overview of LGBTIQ+ rights violations, hate speech incidents and case updates in South Africa in October 2023, collated by OUT and Mamba.
Ghanaian Cardinal: Homosexuality is not a crime: Cardinal Peter Turkson from Ghana, said to be a potential candidate for the first African Pope in centuries, has spoken out on homosexuality.
Ghana: US embassy warns LGBTQI+ travellers.: The United States embassy in Ghana has warned LGBTQI+ travellers to the country that they face an increased risk of violence and arrest.
Escalating LGBTIQ+ abuses heighten concerns in Uganda: Queerphobic violence against the LGBTIQ+ community in Uganda is on the rise, accentuated by the spread of abuse videos on social media.
Equality Court refuses to rule on LGBTIQ+ asylum discrimination: The Equality Court in Pretoria has refused to address discrimination against an LGBTIQ+ asylum seeker by the Department of Home Affairs.