Exclusion remains real for many LGBTIQ+ Christians – but there are committed activists trying to change that
A six-month investigation reveals ‘degrading and discriminatory’ treatment at health centres in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda
Reinaldo Arenas’s memoir reveals the contradiction of a revolutionary society ruled by an autocrat
Social mores and prejudices forged in Lagos are echoed in the intimate spaces of people all over the continent
Proposed legislation imposes the death penalty for gay sex or ‘recruitment’. But love is not a crime
I was 22 years old before I was open about my sexuality. I hope others won’t have to wait so long
However, the LGBT community fears yet another postponement
New guidelines for psychological work with queer people will advance everyone’s mental health
SA advertisers are receiving training in how to positively portray the full spectrum of sexualities and genders in their adverts
Developing countries have not made the protection of LGBQTI rights a priority, but the more educated people are, the more tolerant they are
Malawi says it will no longer enforce anti-homosexuality laws but dangerous homophobia persists on the country’s streets – and in its clinics.
‘The Wound’ tackles the unspoken issue of sexuality and tradition in a film about Xhosa initiates.
A new penal code came into force on Monday, decriminalising homosexuality which was banned under ancient Portugese colonial laws.
This article is part of a series The Conversation Africa is running on issues related to LGBTI in Africa.
About 20 countries worldwide have legalised same-sex marriage, but the majority of people who live in Africa strongly disapprove of homosexuality.
A groundbreaking local scientific study has found that homosexuality is completely normal.
Surveys favour a yes vote in the referendum but activists fear the public may yet spring a shock defeat.
When Demelza Bush was a little girl, she knew she wasn’t. And they weren’t a boy either.
A former wrestler’s furious response to his portrayal in the Oscar-nominated film underscores society’s resistance to sexual difference.
"There is a constant fear and anxiety. I never had this kind of feeling in my life. Now you are afraid in your own home," says a gay man in Egypt.
Durban’s 48.2% HIV rate among MSM is more than SA’s highest infection rate – 37.4% among pregnant women in Kwazulu-Natal.
A document from the Vatican has called on Catholics to be more accepting and valuing of same-sex couples – but maintain church doctrine on family.
Chad has followed the likes of Uganda in outlawing homosexuality in a recent wave of homophobia on the African continent.
Observers called the move by Ugandan President Museveni to overturn anti-gay legislation ‘a wily piece of realpolitik’ amid donor aid cuts.
Thousands marched for gay rights in the capital of Nicosia despite a counter-demonstration by conservative Christians and clerics.
American evangelists were responsible for fostering a turning point in Uganda’s attitudes towards LGBTI people.
The department of international relations has released a carefully worded statement about a number of countries’ new anti-gay laws.
Uganda’s president has signed a new law imposing harsh penalties on gay people, defying protests from rights groups and Western donors.
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has pleaded with Uganda’s president to use the debate on the Anti-Homosexuality Bill to strengthen human rights.
It’s not important whether the roots of queerness are nature or nurture, and research into the question can cause real harm.
John Trengove’s movie "IBhokwe: The Goat" is touted as the first film to explore homosexuality within the context of traditional Xhosa initiation.
The General Council of the Bar of SA is calling on government to break its silence and condemn "state-sanctioned homophobia" on the continent.