A young Somali woman narrowly avoided falling victim to an 'honour killing' by relatives when she was outed as gay.
To mark 16 Days of Activism, Human Rights Watch has released a documentary about the work of LGBTI activist and award-winning artist Zanele Muholi.
The longevity of the Out in Africa festival,is a miracle on a homophobic continent — and in a country with constitutional protections.
Anger is growing in areas where "corrective rape" and murder of lesbian women is rife, yet government has offered only words to console them.
Graeme Reid launched his new book ‘How To Be A Real Gay’, recounting the stories of gay people in small-town SA, with a photo essay from Sabelo Mlangeni.
Nandipha, now 25, has shared with Demelza Bush the tragic story of her "corrective rape", resulting in a life filled with constant fear.
Throughout history and most societies marriage has always been the union of a man and woman. It's a familiar claim and it's wrong, says George Monbiot
Once a fence sitter, South Africa has now decided to lead by example on the continent and advocate for laws protecting sexual minorities.
California performed its first legally recognised same-sex weddings on Monday and opened its doors to gay and lesbian couples from around the country.