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Musician hunted in Kenya, humiliated in South Africa, at home in Canada
Musician hunted in Kenya, humiliated in South Africa, at home in Canada
Amid the xenophobic violence that swept across Gauteng in early September, Kenyan asylum seeker George Barasa finally got his wish: to find a place...
MPs must kill the anti-gay Bill in Uganda
MPs must kill the anti-gay Bill in Uganda
On Thursday last week, Uganda announced plans to resurrect the infamous “Kill the Gays” Bill, possibly within weeks. A version of the Bill was...
Koleka Putuma's Christian/ queer collision
Koleka Putuma's Christian/ queer collision
In the astounding anthology that is Koleka Putuma’s Collective Amnesia, the poem No Easter Sunday For Queers stands out as the...
Folau's social media in mystery shutdown
Folau's social media in mystery shutdown
Fallen rugby star Israel Folau's social media accounts, which he used to post the homophobic comments that got him sacked, vanished for several...
Australia's Folau launches legal action over homophobia sacking
Australia's Folau launches legal action over homophobia sacking
Fallen star Israel Folau has launched legal action against Rugby Australia and the NSW Waratahs for unfair dismissal, he said Thursday, demanding...
Folau 'anti-gay' crowdfunding campaign shut down
Folau 'anti-gay' crowdfunding campaign shut down
A crowdfunding campaign by controversial Australian rugby star Israel Folau, who was sacked last month for homophobic comments, was shut down...
Decriminalising same-sex sex is good for all of us
Decriminalising same-sex sex is good for all of us
I have, on at least two occasions, broken the law while having sex. No, not by engaging in non-consensual behaviour but by engaging in consensual...
Botswana to rule on scrapping anti-gay laws
Botswana to rule on scrapping anti-gay laws
Botswana could decriminalise gay sex on Tuesday when its high court is due to rule in a landmark case being watched across Africa after Kenya...
Folau sues for 'substantial' payout from Rugby Australia
Folau sues for 'substantial' payout from Rugby Australia
Sacked Wallabies fullback Israel Folau launched legal action on Thursday...
​Kenya high court will not repeal anti-LGBT law
​Kenya high court will not repeal anti-LGBT law
In what is being described as “a blow for human rights”, the Kenya high court on Friday ruled that laws targeting lesbian, gay, bisexual and...
Where Kenya leads on queer rights, the rest of Africa must follow
Where Kenya leads on queer rights, the rest of Africa must follow
In February, Kenya’s high court delayed the eagerly-awaited ruling. While across the world many looked forward to a definitive ruling on the...
Folau to fight on after missing sacking appeal deadline
Folau to fight on after missing sacking appeal deadline
Israel Folau lashed out at Rugby Australia Monday for damaging his reputation and signalled an intention to fight on after his contract was torn up...

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