American evangelists were responsible for fostering a turning point in Uganda's attitudes towards LGBTI people.
The department of international relations has released a carefully worded statement about a number of countries' new anti-gay laws.
Uganda's president has signed a new law imposing harsh penalties on gay people, defying protests from rights groups and Western donors.
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has pleaded with Uganda's president to use the debate on the Anti-Homosexuality Bill to strengthen human rights.
It's not important whether the roots of queerness are nature or nurture, and research into the question can cause real harm.
John Trengove's movie "IBhokwe: The Goat" is touted as the first film to explore homosexuality within the context of traditional Xhosa initiation.
The General Council of the Bar of SA is calling on government to break its silence and condemn "state-sanctioned homophobia" on the continent.
One of the most high-profile Africans, Binyavanga Wainaina speaks out about his sexuality.
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni will not rush to approve a controversial anti-gay law, despite pressure from Parliament to sign the Bill.
Pope Francis says gay people should not be marginalised but integrated into society, but reaffirmed that the church sees homosexual acts as a sin.
As Zimbabwe prepares for watershed elections on July 31, homosexuality has featured in a prominent way.
Gay and lesbian migrants, refugees and locals have found sanctuary and sanity in a place of worship in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.
To deny the existence of gay people is to render them unknowable, says Melanie Judge.
A new exhibition focuses on the rarely mentioned Nazi regime’s persecution of homosexuals.
I am a great champion of the power of youth to change the world, but I am celebrating a 64-year-old responsible for ushering in momentous progress.
A fresh crop of directors are rejecting stereotypical roles and plots, creating films that deal realistically with life.
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.
A play that highlights the difficulties of being gay in Uganda has been forced to abandon its run in the capital, Kampala.
The Equality Court has fined an Alberton functions venue and ordered it to allow homosexuals on its premises.
A newlywed Frenchman wants to prove that "being gay and Muslim is possible" after feeling forced for years to choose between religion and sexuality.