South African queer father-son road trip film now on Netflix: Runs in the Family, which follows a reformed con artist and his transgender son on a road trip across South Africa, is now streaming globally on Netflix.
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.
Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill passes final hurdle in Parliament: South Africa's Parliament has passed the amended version of the Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill, which will be sent to President Ramaphosa.
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.
Cape Town: The Queer Feminist Film Festival returns: The Queer Feminist Film Festival (QFFF) is back for a three-day event at Guga S’thebe, Langa, Cape Town, scheduled from December 7 to 9.
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.
It’s a Queer Christmas: Local Feels, Global Vibes: It's the festive season, and what better way to get the party started than with a playlist of fabulous songs by local and global LGBTQ+ artists?
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.
Royally queer: 6 queer royals you probably didn’t know about: Are there any real-life gay royals out there? We delve into the fascinating lives of 6 historical and contemporary queer royals worth knowing.
Outrage and alarm as Russia bans ‘LGBT movement’: The Supreme Court of Russia has outlawed what it described as the “international
Report reveals ongoing arrests of LGBT people in 32 countries: Arrests and prosecutions for consensual same-sex sexual acts and diverse gender expressions continued to take place around the globe in 2023.
Join the Rainbow Christmas Drive: With the festive season approaching, several LGBTQIA+ groups are embarking on a campaign to bring joy to underprivileged South Africans.
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.
Queer Music: S’BO GYRE releases modern Kwaito Gospel banger: Fresh off his success with Nkoli: The Vogue Opera, queer musician S’BO GYRE collaborates with Dali Danger on a feel-good Kwaito Gospel song.
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.
First queer law clinic recognised by Legal Practice Council: An LGBTIQ+ advocacy group has officially been designated as a Law Clinic by the Legal Practice Council in Gauteng, a first in South Africa.
Regional trans equality conference set to take place in Cape Town: The 6th Regional Trans Health, Advocacy, and Research Conference will explore strategies to secure trans and gender-diverse equality.
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.