When the possibility of male-on-male molestation rears its head, hip-hop’s voices of conscience clam up.
A young Somali woman narrowly avoided falling victim to an 'honour killing' by relatives when she was outed as gay.
Pushed a tough message on corruption, the civil war in South Sudan, controversial elections in Burundi and the fight against al-Shabaab.
The Eurovision winner is adamant he's no homophobe, and Russia may be glad he won.
Waratahs player Jacques Potgieter was fined Aus$20 000 after a Brumbies player complained that Potgieter had made an anti-gay remark.
The strict law prohibits gay marriage, but 18-year-old Faruk Maiduguri told reporters that he and his friends were only celebrating his birthday.
"There is a constant fear and anxiety. I never had this kind of feeling in my life. Now you are afraid in your own home," says a gay man in Egypt.
From homophobic Malawi to the perils of Gugulethu, Aunty faces an uncertain future.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Jamaica face high levels of violence and can't rely on the police due to homophobia within the force.
Six years later, former columnist Jon Qwelane still fights for right to call gay people names.
Amnesty International is accusing the Gambia of beating and torturing homosexuals in jail to give up names of others and admit to their "crime".
Chad has followed the likes of Uganda in outlawing homosexuality in a recent wave of homophobia on the African continent.
The country’s LGBTI pupils are being abused and bullied to the brink of suicide, activists warn.
As Zambia celebrates 50 years of freedom, its old laws against gays and lesbians are tightened.
If any other group of individuals was forced to live with such fear and stigma, the international community would surely unite in condemnation.
Gay and trans Africans often seek asylum in South Africa, supposedly a "safe haven" for LGBTI people. But it's no bed of roses here either.
Ugandans opposed to a new anti-homosexuality law have filed a constitutional petition alleging that the law violates fundamental rights.
Uganda's government has been hit with substantial aid cuts after the president enacted a severe anti-gay law.
A Ugandan newspaper has published a list of what it called the country's "200 top" gay people, which included some prominent Ugandans.