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Redefining Home and Belonging As a Non-Binary Person in Malawi: Living in Malawi as a non-binary person can often be challenging, with constant reminders of not fitting into society's binary expectations.
Mpox: New Cases Emerge in South Africa: The mpox outbreak in South Africa has claimed a second victim, while a Gauteng man has been diagnosed in the Western Cape.
Unite SA Awards: Vote for Your Fave Queer Ad Campaign!: In partnership with MambaOnline and The Other Foundation, you can now vote for your fave queer ad campaign in the inaugural Unite SA Awards!
TikTok Activism: How Queer Zimbabweans Use Social Media to Show Love and Fight Hate: Online spaces like TikTok represent a way for queer Zimbabweans to claim their right to exist and express themselves.
GBV: Public Protector Reveals Shocking State of SA Criminal Justice System: The Public Protector says South Africa fails to provide adequate measures to effectively protect victims of GBV, including LGBTQIA+ people.
Queer Books | Alistair Mackay Talks About New Novel, The Child: We spoke to South African queer author Alistair Mackay about the challenges of writing his second novel, The Child, which explores queerness, love, family and trauma.
Global LGBTI Equality: 62 Countries Continue to Outlaw Same-Sex Intimacy: As the world marks International Pride Month, a new LGBTI Equality report reveals that one-third of the globe continues to criminalise same-sex intimacy.
Zackie Achmat and His Queer Revolution: We spoke to iconic queer activist Zackie Achmat about what led him to run for Parliament and what drives his commitment to social justice.
South Africa LGBTIQ+ Rights Watch: April 2024: An overview of LGBTIQ+ rights violations, hate speech incidents and case updates in South Africa in April 2024, collated by OUT and MambaOnline.
Gay Man Stabbed in Horrific Dating App Attack: A 28-year-old gay man in Johannesburg recounts how he was lured to meet a love interest via a dating app before being robbed and stabbed.
Angola’s Untold History: Archive Project Explores LGBTIQ+ Lives and Struggles: "Remembering the past can be an act of building community and healing." Caio Simões de Araújo looks at the work being done to preserve queer memory in Angola.
Trans Health Groups Challenge “Harmful” Cass Review: Leading trans health groups say that the controversial Cass Review, championed by JK Rowling, is selective, inconsistent and harmful.
Op-Ed: IDAHOBIT 2024 – The Power of ‘Artivism’ to Foster Change: This year's IDAHOBIT theme is an opportunity to shed light on the experiences of intersex, transgender, and gender-diverse communities
Opinion: To Comply or Not to Comply is Not the Question: Government officials in Namibia and Botswana are routinely undermining the judiciary by refusing to fully implement LGBTQI-affirming rulings.
South Africa LGBTIQ+ Rights Watch: March 2024: An overview of LGBTIQ+ rights violations, hate speech incidents and case updates in South Africa in March 2024, collated by OUT and Mamba.
The Ivan Toms Centre for Health: Providing Comprehensive Sexual Health Services in Cape Town: The Ivan Toms Centre for Health, located in Cape Town, South Africa, is a leading healthcare facility specializing in men's health services.
We Need to Talk About Butt Stuff: As primordial cave paintings and ancient Greek crockery show, we've been doing it forever. So why the stigma and taboo, asks Bruce J Little.
What You Should Know About Coming Out as LGBTQ+ in Your 20s and 30s: Today, many LGBTQ+ people are coming out in their teens. What about those of us who are still to come out in our late 20s, 30s or later.
A Queer Perspective on Easter: Easter is an opportunity to reflect on Jesus' vision of love, compassion, and radical inclusion, not religious dogma, writes Ishmael Mokone.
Men2Men Health: Don’t Worry, Be Savvy: Many guys avoid dealing with their sexual health. Here's why it’s important to overcome that fear for a healthier, more confident life.