LGBTQ Archive

Cape Town Pride 2021 to host Virtual Pride Parade: Cape Town Pride 2021 will hold a Virtual Pride Parade while raising funds for the Nkoli House LGBTIQA+ community centre and seniors home.
Ethiopia | Religious leaders to offer LGBTQ conversion therapy: Citing the "escalating problem" of homosexuality, religious leaders in Ethiopia are planning to promote conversion therapy to "treat" LGBTQ people.
Taylor Swift & Lil Nas X: LGBTQ community at the 2019 VMAs: Taylor Swift made a plea to support LGBTQ equality while openly gay rapper Lil Nas X also scored big at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards.
LGBTI group sues Eswatini government: An LGBTI group in Eswatini (Swaziland) has filed a lawsuit against the government for refusing to register the organisation for months.
Homophobic jeweller Craig Marks threatens legal action against LGBTQ backlash: Craig Marks,  a defiant Cape Town jeweller who's refused to make an engagement ring for a same-sex couple, says that it's become the victim of hate speech from the LGBTQ community.
Daveyton man queer-bashed for using women’s bathroom: A young LGBTQ man says he was beaten unconscious after using the women's bathroom at his longtime local tavern in Daveyton, on Johannesburg's East Rand.
This brave Zimbabwe teacher just came out to his students to tackle homophobia: A heroic teacher has caused a firestorm in Zimbabwe after he came out as gay to his students at a top Harare private school.
Nigeria | Presidential candidate makes U-turn on LGBTQ rights: Facing a backlash, Nigerian presidential candidate Donald Duke has changed his mind and now says he believes that gay people should indeed remain criminals.
Pope to parents: Don’t condemn gay children but send them to a psychiatrist: The Pope is once again conveying mixed messages to Catholics; urging parents of gay children not to judge them but also to consider sending them to a psychiatrist.
Durban girls expelled from school for kissing: Two schoolgirls have been expelled from classes at Inanda Seminary in Durban for kissing each other, reports GroundUp. A grade 9 and grade 8 learner have missed school for three weeks.