LGBT

 
Trans victory opens the door
Trans victory opens the door
Thato Moletsi pauses for a while, mulling over my question: What ultimately led him, a transgender man, to take the Botswana government to court in...
Football fans come out as gay-friendly
Football fans come out as gay-friendly
More than three-quarters of football fans across the globe would have no problem if a player in their national team came out as gay or bisexual, a...
‘Ambassadors’ for trans surgery rally for better services
‘Ambassadors’ for trans surgery rally for better services
It has been 12 years since Thando Thengwa started the physical process of aligning her body to her gender — 12 years “of always knocking on...
Are Southern Africa’s Human Rights Commissions equipped to protect queer rights?
Are Southern Africa’s Human Rights Commissions equipped to protect queer rights?
Eric Sambisa’s gamble did not pay off. In December 2015, the Malawian became the first person to openly come at as gay on national television....
After sharing stories on radio about LGBTI people I saw a big change in my community
After sharing stories on radio about LGBTI people I saw a big change in my community
“I’m a member of the organisation, FreeGender, here in Khayelitsha in Cape Town. I did the organisation’s media communications.
Mozambique's enduring discrimination leaves gay men untreated for HIV
Mozambique's enduring discrimination leaves gay men untreated for HIV
In June, Mozambique dropped a colonial-era law criminalising homosexual activities. The change passed relatively quietly in the southern African...
Funding crisis threatens gender work
Funding crisis threatens gender work
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in South Africa continue to endure high levels of violence, discrimination and...
[Video]Homophobic Violence in Jamaica
[Video]Homophobic Violence in Jamaica
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Jamaica face high levels of violence and can't rely on the police due to homophobia within the force.
Gay rights: Is the pope still Catholic?
Gay rights: Is the pope still Catholic?
Italy would not be Italy if it did not reflect faithfully the divisions that have brought turmoil to the leadership of the Catholic Church.
LGBT star roles dim in Hollywood
LGBT star roles dim in Hollywood
A study by the United States gay rights campaigning organisation Glaad has found that only 17 of the 102 movies from major studios last year...
Nigeria's anti-gay law 'a licence to violence'
Nigeria's anti-gay law 'a licence to violence'
Gay activists on Tuesday vowed to fight the Nigerian government after the country outlawed same-sex unions,...

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