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‘Before Night Falls’: Reinaldo Arenas breaks down (in) Fidel Castro’s Cuba

Reinaldo Arenas’s memoir reveals the contradiction of a revolutionary society ruled by an autocrat

EDITORIAL: Nigerian law is the criminal, not gay people

Social mores and prejudices forged in Lagos are echoed in the intimate spaces of people all over the continent

MPs must kill the anti-gay Bill in Uganda

Proposed legislation imposes the death penalty for gay sex or ‘recruitment’. But love is not a crime

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

Kenyan court due to rule on decriminalising same-sex relations

However, the LGBT community fears yet another postponement

Self-loathing and self-repression lead to the suppression of the “other”

New guidelines for psychological work with queer people will advance everyone’s mental health

Advertisers as allies in the struggle for LGBTIQ equality, representation, inclusion

SA advertisers are receiving training in how to positively portray the full spectrum of sexualities and genders in their adverts

Is education the answer to shifting attitudes towards homosexuality in Botswana?

Developing countries have not made the protection of LGBQTI rights a priority, but the more educated people are, the more tolerant they are

Malawi to halt prosecutions against LGBTI community

Malawi says it will no longer enforce anti-homosexuality laws but dangerous homophobia persists on the country's streets - and in its clinics.

​Actor Nakhane Touré fends off hate speech over controversial new film

'The Wound' tackles the unspoken issue of sexuality and tradition in a film about Xhosa initiates.

Mozambique scraps colonial-era homosexuality ban

A new penal code came into force on Monday, decriminalising homosexuality which was banned under ancient Portugese colonial laws.

The science behind a more meaningful understanding of sexual orientation

This article is part of a series The Conversation Africa is running on issues related to LGBTI in Africa.

Why anti-gay sentiment remains strong in much of Africa

About 20 countries worldwide have legalised same-sex marriage, but the majority of people who live in Africa strongly disapprove of homosexuality.

‘Un-African’ sex myths exploded

A groundbreaking local scientific study has found that homosexuality is completely normal.

Gay poll: Irish could go either way

Surveys favour a yes vote in the referendum but activists fear the public may yet spring a shock defeat.

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