Many South African schools are still sites of queerphobia, and slow cultural change means that activists may not be alive to see the changes they are fighting for
Alistair Mackay’s debut novel It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way is an important contribution to queer, developing-world cli-fi.
South Africa has an obligation to prohibit hate speech under international law, including against LGBTI persons. But now the Constitutional Court has to decide whether the hate speech provision is constitutional
With the closure of schools, learning has moved to online platforms across the world, but a UNESCO report said only 12% of households in the least-developed countries have internet access at home
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
Love Falls On Us by Robbie Corey-Boulet explores queer spaces across Africa
Pamela Adie’s LGBTQIA+ documentary ‘Under the Rainbow’, celebrates resilience and the pursuit of happiness and delivers its message as a love letter
Folau, a purportedly devout Christian, was fired last month after a Rugby Australia tribunal found him guilty of "high-level" misconduct
The three-judge bench ruled that the laws do not in any way violate the rights of LGBT Kenyans
The Kenyan writer and activist died on Tuesday night after suffering a stroke
Artist and curator Claudio Bueno revisits the misery of a homophobic district with new queer energy
Cape Town’s gay men won’t abandon Islam, despite the censure they sometimes face
A monthly party sees crowds of up to 50 000 letting their hair down in São Paulo and other cities
Despite the demise of a dictator and a reparations process, no one will speak out
There’s a move to equip LGBTIQ people with skills to become leaders and decision-makers
The heterosexual community is not the only group responsible for gender suppression
But in trying to be supportive, allies sometimes get
it all wrong
The Dutch Reformed Church’s about-face on sexuality is in court for being doubly unconstitutional
When you love both sexes, rejection comes from both the straight and the LGBTI+ communities
Prejudiced officials in the department and transgender people’s IDs will be tackled
A new podcast series is looking at the beautiful stories coming out of the continent
Aunt, grandfather, mother, sister, brother. Nonbinary people take on the search for their own familial terms
A legal ruling in Botswana has set an example for other countries in the region
‘Lesbian, gay, bi and trans people are part of the football community across the world’
The inaccessibility to gender-affirming surgery is discouraging to transgender people seeking these services
Malawi and Zimbabwe were two of the “countries in the Southern African region [that] had dramatically low levels of tolerance for homosexuals – report
Now they really see me as someone who matters, thinks and feels, says activist Velisa Jara
Bias against men with HIV is common in Mozambique, deterring many from seeking treatment.
The Triangle Project is experiencing a financial crisis. All the work is under serious threat.
Italy’s leaders and the Vatican are battling to close the gap between church doctrine and modern life.
A study has shown that only a fraction of the major studio films last year featured gay characters, most of whom were painted in a bad light.