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Freedom comes at the cost of love

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

The ‘big three’ vie for queer voters in their election manifestos

'Whether LGBTIQ people vote for the DA or the Kiss Party or whoever, we need to see LGBTIQ people involved in political spaces'

High Court rules church’s anti-queer policy unlawful

The Pretoria high court this morning overturned a decision by the Dutch Reformed Church forcing queer clergy to be celibate

‘Justice denied’ as Kenya high court postpones ruling on same-sex relations

The challenge to the constitutionality of section 162 of the Penal Code was brought before the court by Kenyan human rights activists

Africans say SA’s queer ‘haven’ is hell

Nondiscriminatory laws exist in name only for those seeking refuge from Uganda and elsewhere

Queers and the allure of gangs

People ostracised by society often have to make alliances with other outcasts in order to survive

Fear grips Tanzania’s queer people

A commissioner’s threat of a crackdown has resulted in them going into hiding or fleeing the country

‘Heretic’ pastor is suspended

The queer rights African Methodist Episcopal priest allegedly denied the Bible is God’s word

Gigaba rights queer affairs

Prejudiced officials in the department and transgender people’s IDs will be tackled

Equality Index shines light on queer inclusion in the workplace

A 2014 study of queer discrimination in the workplace found 53% of queer workers hide who they are at work

Good news for Africa’s queers

A new podcast series is looking at the beautiful stories coming out of the continent

A queer quandary: What to call kin

Aunt, grandfather, mother, sister, brother. Nonbinary people take on the search for their own familial terms

A family by any other name

A major club event marks a break from the egregious whitewashing of the Cape’s queer scene

Queer Ugandans struggle with the complexities of seeking asylum from repression

In the week that the first Pride parade was held at a refugee camp in Kenya, a commentator assesses the situation for LBGTI asylum-seekers from Uganda

No ‘culture of silence’, says Sonke

Social justice sector moves from exceptionalism to introspection about same-sex harassment

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