I left a mosque feeling hopeful after talking about gay rights. But then came the Twitterati backlash, writes Rebecca Davis.
Stigma still discourages gay athletes from being open about their sexuality, but pride is on the rise.
Lesbians have all too frequently been attacked, raped and murdered in small towns – including Ermelo.
Stereotyping prevents men who sleep with other men from accessing proper treatment and prevention of HIV infection.
"I felt I had a white man's disease," he said. As everyone knows, there are no local cures for white men's diseases.
A 21-year-old gay man, was raped, tortured and killed in front of a group of teens. Sonke Gender Justice speaks to David Olyn's friends and family.
Sweden has warned Uganda's new Bill against homosexuality could represent a financial risk for its economy as several countries have cut their aid.
Gay activists, LGBT community members and the UN have warned that a Bill banning same-sex unions could legitimise homophobic violence in Nigeria.
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From Paul Kagame's re-election as head of Rwanda's ruling party to Khloe Kardashian's divorce, here's what you might've missed after Madiba's death.
The longevity of the Out in Africa festival,is a miracle on a homophobic continent — and in a country with constitutional protections.
If you've never gone without proper identification, it's easy to forget how often you're required to show an identity document in your everyday life.
Actor Wentworth Miller has come out as a gay man in a letter declining an invitation to attend a Russian festival in light of Moscow's anti-gay laws.
A Russian athlete says she was offended by claims that she had kissed a woman on the lips in defiance of Russia's law against gay "propaganda".
Same-sex couples say "I do" as New Zealand becomes the first Asia-Pacific country - and only the 14th in the world - to legalise gay marriage.
Hours after arriving in Africa, Barack Obama's backing of equal gay rights has highlighted the reality of a continent that largely criminalises gays.
The Boy Scouts of America will vote on a proposal to lift a ban on openly gay scouts that has been in place throughout its 103-year history.
Activist Paul Kasonkomona has been detained overnight after appearing on TV and demanding the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Zambia.
Graeme Reid launched his new book ‘How To Be A Real Gay’, recounting the stories of gay people in small-town SA, with a photo essay from Sabelo Mlangeni.