The hip-hop artist will tour SA in the new year, but his lyrics are inflammatory in a country where homophobia is a heated issue, writes Eamon Allan.
Despite criticism over his treatment of Russia's gay community, President Vladimir Putin says all people will be welcome to the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Melanie Judge asks if Jon Qwelane should be able to use the right to free speech to argue that others shouldn't have rights.
Amnesty International has once again highlighted the plight of gay people in Zambia as two men accused of same-sex sexual conduct prepare for trial.
SA ambassador to Uganda Jon Qwelane will challenge certain provisions of the Equality Act in the South Gauteng High Court in September.
The world should not let Russia get away with its brazenly abusive stance on homosexual people, writes Andrew Verrijdt.
Canadian Olympians will march in a pride parade in solidarity with the gay community that could land them in jail or kicked out of the Sochi Olympics.
The murder of Duduzile Zozo in Thokoza, Ekurhuleni, was brutal, senseless and unacceptable, says Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane.
The ban on foreign gay couples adopting has underscored a growing rift with the West over gay rights under President Vladimir Putin.
Refugees and asylum seekers face a host of challenges when crossing borders, but the obstacles are particularly pronounced for LGBTI persons.
France's gay rights activists have reported that verbal and physical assaults on gays have surged amid debate over a Bill allowing same-sex marriage.
Uganda has deported a British theatre producer charged with staging a play about homosexuality, says the British high commission.
Rights activists have hailed anti-poverty and Aids activist David Kuria as a pioneer despite an aborted election campaign.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu argues that the anti-homosexuality legislation Uganda is considering is an instrument of oppression similar to apartheid.
Transgender sex workers in the Cote d'Ivoire have increasingly become the target of violence since President Alassane Ouattara came into power.
In Cameroon, if you are gay or if others believe you are gay, you can be charged with a crime and punished with up to five years in prison.
Victoria John's report on the murder of Thapelo Makhutle made for shocking reading, writes Melanie Judge.
Horrific attacks on LGBTI people require context, not shrill headlines, if they are to be understood and prevented, writes Melanie Judge.