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LGBTI-inclusive fairy tales suitable for children, rules European court: Placing a warning label on an LGBTI-inclusive fairytale book for children is unjustifiable and violates the right to freedom of expression.
“God is against you guys”: LGBTQ+ stigma in Gauteng clinics: A study has found that many members of Gauteng's LGBTQ+ community continue to face stigma and discrimination at public health clinics, with some even being refused services.
Beyoncé accused of LGBTIQ+ hypocrisy over Dubai performance: Beyoncé has coined millions of dollars for a spectacular once-off performance in Dubai, but did she sell out her queer fans in the process?
Activists slam Church of England’s “hollow” LGBTQI+ apology: The Church of England has apologised for its treatment of LGBTQI+ people while proposing limited blessings for same-sex couples.
Russia now set to ban LGBTI+ content from streaming platforms: Russian media watchdog, Roskomnadzor, plans to ban TV series and movies that include LGBTI+ characters or references from streaming services.
Edwin Chiloba murder: LGBTQ+ community afraid to report IPV: The murder of Edwin Chiloba has highlighted the challenges faced by LGBTIQ people in Kenya in reporting intimate partner violence.
England and Wales count LGBTQ people in census for first time: While South Africa falls behind, more countries are starting to count their LGBTIQ+ citizens as part of their national census.
Kenya: Arrest after prominent LGBTIQ+ activist’s body found in box: Kenya's LGBTIQ+ community is in shock after well-known model and activist Edwin Chiloba was brutally murdered.
Stranger Things star Noah Schnapp comes out as gay: Noah Schnapp, who plays Will Byers in the hit Netflix show Stranger Things, has come out as gay in a TikTok video.
Mamba’s 21 most-read queer stories of 2022: The year that was 2022 was dominated by hate speech and issues impacting LGBTIQ+ youth, including deadly bullying and panic over inclusive schools.