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More victims come forward with accusations against three Gauteng men arrested in Cape Town in connection with a Grindr gang syndicate attack.
A new study on queer families reveals that an estimated 2.5 million LGBTQ adults are raising children the age of 18 in the United States.
The power of inclusive creativity was celebrated at the inaugural Unite South Africa Awards, recognising the best LGBTQIA+ affirming work from WPP agencies in South Africa.
The Supreme Court of Ghana has postponed its ruling on two applications challenging the country’s oppressive Anti-LGBTQ+ Bill.
The Ekurhuleni Organising Committee has announced details of the upcoming Ekurhuleni Pride event in Tembisa on 14 September 2024.
While trans women in Zimbabwe face discrimination in many areas of life, Haylie and Queen have found economic empowerment on their own terms.
Activists in Uganda have filed an appeal against the Constitutional Court’s April ruling that upheld the country’s Anti-Homosexuality Act.
Burkina Faso’s military government has taken the regressive step of banning same-sex intimacy, harkening back to colonial-era attitudes.
Despite fears of their release, the case against the Grindr Gang men accused of kidnapping and beating a Joburg student remains on track.
The Namibian High Court recently invalidated the country’s colonial-era “sodomy law”, which made consensual sexual acts between men a crime.
The daughter of the President of Cameroon has caused a stir in her country after calling for freedom for LGBTIQ+ people.
We all have a shady side. Bruce J. Little explores the archetype of the vicious bitch and how to navigate your queer mean streak.
A new book meticulously recounts the brutal 2003 attack at the Sizzlers gay massage parlour and the lasting impact on South Africa’s LGBTIQ+ community.
As the government moves to ban same-sex marriage, Namibia’s former Ombudsman compares its oppression of LGBTIQ+ people to apartheid.
Meet the seven South African queens supreme who star in the new upcoming Showmax drag reality show Beaulah: Queens van die Kaap.
The seven alleged Grindr Gang criminals arrested for kidnapping and almost killing a Johannesburg student could be set free without facing trial.
The 2024 Durban Pride event was a vibrant statement for equality, inclusion, and freedom from hate and discrimination. See the photos here!
Lagoon Beach Hotel in Cape Town has officially become part of the LGBTQ+ inclusive travel program on Booking.com.
The 2024 Durban Pride March was held under the theme “”Singabantu Nathi” (Human Too), promoting the rights of the LGBTQ+ community.
In a milestone for SA’s LGBTIQ+ community, activist Steve Letsike is appointed Deputy Minister of Women, Youth, and Persons with Disabilities.
Sex positivity is about tackling internalised stigma to claim our space, our bodies, and our right to enjoy sex without judgment or shame.
With more than a dozen cases in South Africa, an LGBTIQ+ group says that stigma and marginalisation have no role in tackling the disease.
The LGBTIQ+ community in Malawi will continue to be criminalised after the country’s High Court upheld the ban on same-sex intimacy.
An overview of LGBTIQ+ rights violations, hate speech incidents and case updates in South Africa in May 2024, collated by OUT and MambaOnline.
There’s speculation that Virgin Active’s decision to leave X is due to the toxic backlash against its trans-inclusive changeroom policy.
President Biden has issued a pardon for LGBTQ+ soldiers discharged over a 60-year period due to their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Three men, alleged to be part of the “Grindr Gang” syndicate that terrorised several gay and bisexual men in Cape Town, have been arrested.
The LGBTIQ+ community in Nelson Mandela Bay is reeling from the brutal murder of Neliseka “Nelly” Xeke, a beloved lesbian woman.
In a landmark victory, the Namibia High Court declares that the country’s ban on same-sex intimacy is unconstitutional and must be repealed.
Living in Malawi as a non-binary person can often be challenging, with constant reminders of not fitting into society’s binary expectations.

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