Anger is growing in areas where "corrective rape" and murder of lesbian women is rife, yet government has offered only words to console them.
The government has condemned all forms of violence against homosexuals following the assault of a gay man in a Cape Town township.
Activist Paul Kasonkomona has been detained overnight after appearing on TV and demanding the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Zambia.
A leading member of the Church of England who believes gay people can be counselled to suppress their sexuality is helping select the next archbishop.
Traditional leaders say King Goodwill Zwelithini owes no apology for homophobic remarks he allegedly made, and that to ask for one was disrespectful.
Spain has begun to build its first homosexual retirement residence away from the prejudices which remain since decades of dictatorship.
The efficacy of a task team set up to address the issue of violence against lesbians and transgender men in South Africa has been questioned.
Human Rights Watch says SA's lesbians and transgender men in townships and rural areas live in constant fear of harassment and "corrective rapes".
Robert Mugabe is expected to ask Archbishop Williams about homosexuals and sanctions as breakaway Anglicans demonstrate against his visit to Zimbabwe.
Fifa has criticised Nigeria coach Eucharia Uche for branding homosexuality as "dirty" and admitting she forced lesbians out of her team.
A court has dismissed one of two cases filed against the president of the Croatian football federation because of his anti-gay comments.
Rights activists are speaking out against rapes targeting lesbians in South Africa.
A man in police custody has confessed to killing a prominent Ugandan gay rights activist who was pictured last year in an anti-gay tabloid, AFP says.
Kenyan Prime Minister said on Thursday that gay people have rights and denied having called for all homosexuals in the country to be arrested.
Gay Kenyans will be driven further away from HIV care services following a recent call by the prime minister's calling for a crackdown on homosexuals.
As the world looks toward new prevention technologies, majority of men who have sex with men report no easy access to condoms and lubricant.
The DA sent a letter to government regarding SA's vote to delete the basis of sexual orientation from a resolution condemning unjustified executions.
Uganda's High Court has ordered a controversial newspaper to stop publishing the names and photographs of people it says are gay.