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Nigeria is still a very dangerous place to be different

Nigeria is moving far too slowly in terms of accommodating different genders and sexualities, sacrificing happiness, liberties and lives.

Every person’s silence against violence gives perpetrators licence to kill

Ongoing hate speech, whether in person, among people or on social media, that is directed at vulnerable groups can lead to violence and death

A very African queerness

Love Falls On Us by Robbie Corey-Boulet explores queer spaces across Africa

Learning to live my truth as a gay person

I was 22 years old before I was open about my sexuality. I hope others won’t have to wait so long

Being a mensch first, Edwin-style

Above all, Justice Cameron learned and taught that you can never judge anybody by their cover

This country has upheld its ban on gay sex. Here’s why it could be deadly.

“The failure to decriminalise consensual same-sex relations will undermine Kenya’s aim of reaching universal health coverage,” UNAids says.

Freedom comes at the cost of love

Despite escaping Syria together, one queer couple’s scars tore their relationship apart

Where Kenya leads on queer rights, the rest of Africa must follow

Friday’s ruling could be a new landmark in the fight for queer rights on the continent

Kenyan court due to rule on decriminalising same-sex relations

However, the LGBT community fears yet another postponement

Black, gay woman elected Chicago mayor in historic vote

Lori Lightfoot, a 56-year-old former federal prosecutor and practicing lawyer was elected as Chicago mayor

A lone gay man says ‘enough’ to hate rapes in Cape wheatlands

After ​Marchillino Ambraal was gang-raped a second time and a friend was killed, he wants to see justice done

Queer rights battle is a fight for the right to religious belief

The Dutch Reformed Church’s about-face on sexuality is in court for being doubly unconstitutional

Tanzania steps up fight against queer rights

The country’s government has reinforced that queer rights activists will be punished

​African states biggest culprits of forced anal testing to ‘prove’ homosexuality

Haunting testimonies of LGBTQ Africans appear in a Human Rights Watch report on violations.

​Botswana’s football has a new identity

The Rainbow Identity Association started the annual Soccer and Gender Tournament four years ago.

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