LGBTI

 
Letters to the Editor: February 23 to March 1
Letters to the Editor: February 23 to March 1
As a coloured queer man, I was disturbed that Inxeba (The Wound) was reclassified with a rating of X18 for strong “pornographic” content, as...
Trans people have regrets too
Trans people have regrets too
I rang up my friend Kate after seeing a report on Russia TV about a university in the United Kingdom that reportedly approved then later rejected a...
Botswana’s queer creatives push for change
Botswana’s queer creatives push for change
“This used to be the most popping neighbourhood,” Gape Khudu says, of Phase Two in Gaborone, where he shares a house with his close friend,...
Bill aims to fix same-sex marriage glitch
Bill aims to fix same-sex marriage glitch
The Civil Union Act was a huge step forward for equality in South Africa, allowing same-sex couples to get married. But because of one “constitutionally unacceptable” proviso, couples are being turned away by the department of home affairs — prompting the introduction of an...
Intersex babies killed at birth because ‘they’re bad omens’
Intersex babies killed at birth because ‘they’re bad omens’
There was nervous excitement in the air — Amogelang’s* sister was about to give birth.
‘The I in LGBTI stands for invisible, ignored’
‘The I in LGBTI stands for invisible, ignored’
Crystal Hendricks and her sister have lived in the same three-bedroom house for more than 30 years. But it was only a few months ago that the...
A mother fights queer bias
A mother fights queer bias
She remembers the day as if it were yesterday. But her recollection stops at the sight of all the blood.
Safely embrace  ‘hoe is life’
Safely embrace  ‘hoe is life’
There have been times when I wondered why being queer felt, socially, like a hot mess. Sure, there were the confusing-sexuality times, being...
Queer football fans cautioned ahead of Russian World Cup
Queer football fans cautioned ahead of Russian World Cup
Gay football fans at the 2018 World Cup will be warned about holding hands in public as part of advice on keeping safe in Russia.
Transgender ad breaks through
Transgender ad breaks through
‘This is not an ad; this is appreciation,” says Stefanie Jason, editor-in-chief of the website Between 10 and 5.
Global indifference to LGBTI crackdown
Global indifference to LGBTI crackdown
"Hysteria and panic” are sweeping through Egypt’s queer communities since the government’s arrests of those suspected of being lesbian, gay,...
Australians vote overwhelmingly to legalise same-sex marriage
Australians vote overwhelmingly to legalise same-sex marriage
Australia should have same-sex marriage legalised by Christmas after an overwhelming 61.6% “yes” vote in the voluntary postal ballot, to 38.4%...

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