A former wrestler's furious response to his portrayal in the Oscar-nominated film underscores society’s resistance to sexual difference.
"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.
Durban’s 48.2% HIV rate among MSM is more than SA’s highest infection rate – 37.4% among pregnant women in Kwazulu-Natal.
A document from the Vatican has called on Catholics to be more accepting and valuing of same-sex couples - but maintain church doctrine on family.
Chad has followed the likes of Uganda in outlawing homosexuality in a recent wave of homophobia on the African continent.
Observers called the move by Ugandan President Museveni to overturn anti-gay legislation 'a wily piece of realpolitik' amid donor aid cuts.
Thousands marched for gay rights in the capital of Nicosia despite a counter-demonstration by conservative Christians and clerics.
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.
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.