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Romeo and Juliet are sexting: Will SA’s new sex-ed prepare kids for life and love?
Romeo and Juliet are sexting: Will SA’s new sex-ed prepare kids for life and love?
From “sinister sexual behaviours” to “lies” and efforts to “manufacture ignorance”, Joan van Dyk looks at the high-stakes fight...
High court decision affirms human rights of transgender people in Zimbabwe
High court decision affirms human rights of transgender people in Zimbabwe
In 2014, Ricky Nathanson was arrested and charged with criminal nuisance after she used a toilet for women. In a progressive judgment with...
America’s right is lobbying against South Africa’s sex education syllabus
America’s right is lobbying against South Africa’s sex education syllabus
Conservative “pro-family” advocacy groups with US ties are targeting increasingly inclusive sex education lesson plans...
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...
A very African queerness
A very African queerness
There was a time when the conversation around homosexuality in Africa elicited immediate responses such as “unAfrican”, “deviant” or “an...
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...

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