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Learning to live my truth as a gay person
Learning to live my truth as a gay person
I have fond memories of my childhood. The majority of these are awakened by songs I listen to or by walking past the animal-like biscuits in the...
Being a mensch first, Edwin-style
Being a mensch first, Edwin-style
I think Edwin fancies his gaydar as being pretty accurate. He is also a master at not openly displaying any private assumptions he might be holding...
Shining a light on lesbian experiences in Nigeria
Shining a light on lesbian experiences in Nigeria
“If you haven’t come out to yourself, it’s difficult to come out to [other] people … At first, it might look like a difficult task,...
Africa needs to hear queer stories
Africa needs to hear queer stories
It was something of a rocky start, I’d say. The brief — which I somehow convinced those interviewing me I could pull off — was...
Germany plans to ban gay, lesbian 'conversion therapy'
Germany plans to ban gay, lesbian 'conversion therapy'
German Health Minister Jens Spahn said on Tuesday he plans to write a law this year to ban so-called conversion therapies that aim to make gays and...
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...
Why Dutee Chand's 'coming out' is more complicated than it seems
Why Dutee Chand's 'coming out' is more complicated than it seems
Star Indian sprinter Dutee Chand recently made global headlines for the second time in her competitive career, when she announced to the press that...
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...
Queer parade: Change agent or dated fluff?
Queer parade: Change agent or dated fluff?
‘Ugh,” my friend sighed derisively on the other side of the line as I told him I would be covering this year’s Mr Gay World competition....
Court to clarify NG Kerk queer ruling
Court to clarify NG Kerk queer ruling
A group of religious bodies, the Alliance Defending the Autonomy of Churches in South Africa (Adacsa), has applied to the high court in Pretoria...
Fighting the ‘whiteness’ of hope
Fighting the ‘whiteness’ of hope
Relaying stories of her upbringing, Mel is full of funny little anecdotes. Flitting between uproarious laughter and mischievous giggles, she...
A lone gay man says 'enough' to hate rapes in Cape wheatlands
A lone gay man says 'enough' to hate rapes in Cape wheatlands
Marchillino Ambraal is not particularly in the mood for eating. He has had no appetite since what he refers to as “die voorvalle [the incidents]”. We are in a coffee shop near the Western Cape town of Ceres....

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