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​Home affairs minister rejects call to amend discriminatory same-sex law
​Home affairs minister rejects call to amend discriminatory same-sex law
Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize is accused of “hiding behind … questionable provisions of the law” in refusing to call for the...
Queer rap? Don’t label the blouse
Queer rap? Don’t label the blouse
Depending on who you ask, and their profession, there either was or wasn’t an influential art scene in New York in the 1960s called minimalism....
Tanzania steps up fight against queer rights
Tanzania steps up fight against queer rights
“Everyone is afraid. We’re all afraid. We don’t know what will happen tomorrow. Nobody knows.”
Trans men: The ‘invisible’ group in SA’s HIV health plan
Trans men: The ‘invisible’ group in SA’s HIV health plan
South Africa’s first plan to fight HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and tuberculosis in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and...
LGBTI-focused national HIV plan launched
LGBTI-focused national HIV plan launched
Hailed as a milestone in South Africa’s response to HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and tuberculosis, a national plan focusing...
Our progressive Constitution is not enough to protect LGBTQIA+ people
Our progressive Constitution is not enough to protect LGBTQIA+ people
May 17 marks International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. But how safe are members of the LGBTQIA+ community in South...
New research shows rising support for gay marriage ban
New research shows rising support for gay marriage ban
More than half of Nigerians surveyed do not think that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people should have access to basic...
Bisexuality: Being an 'outcast among outcasts'
Bisexuality: Being an 'outcast among outcasts'
Nkani Mpulwana speaks in such a hushed tone that is near-impossible to hear what she is saying. Speaking to the Mail & Guardian from her...
Let's really talk about sex, baby: Improving sexuality education for children
Let's really talk about sex, baby: Improving sexuality education for children
“Be the adult you needed, when you were a child,” says Doc Eli.
Brave and bold Jina decolonises through dance
Brave and bold Jina decolonises through dance
Sitting on a circular mound in The Nunnery at the University of the Witwatersrand’s (Wits) Theatre Complex is Kieron Jina, one of the country’s...
​Uganda jails women activist to silence her
​Uganda jails women activist to silence her
Ugandan queer and women’s rights activist Stella Nyanzi is being kept in prison to prevent her criticising government, her supporters say.
The collateral damage in Africa’s anti-homosexuality laws
The collateral damage in Africa’s anti-homosexuality laws
“We know where your children go to school. We are going to rape your daughters and turn your boys into homosexuals if you don’t stop defending...

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