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Towards a gender-equal world: a mission for all

While a fair and inclusive world means a more prosperous and safer world for all of us, gender equality is an objective in its own right

Sabelo Mlangeni’s intimate portrayal of queer Nigeria

The photographer continues exploring queer lived experiences across Africa in The Royal House of Allure, tenderly documenting a safehouse for queer folk in Lagos.

Love Letter to my queer family

Johannesburg’s Pride Parade has its roots in struggle politics and not some public relations rewrite

Until queer means being free

A new comic book features stories that reflect on the everyday experiences of being queer in Africa

Learning to live my truth as a gay person

I was 22 years old before I was open about my sexuality. I hope others won’t have to wait so long

An open letter of thanks to Justice Edwin Cameron

Twenty-five years on from our first democratic election, the need for role models for young queer people is felt now more than ever

Being a mensch first, Edwin-style

Above all, Justice Cameron learned and taught that you can never judge anybody by their cover

Shining a light on lesbian experiences in Nigeria

Pamela Adie’s LGBTQIA+ documentary ‘Under the Rainbow’, celebrates resilience and the pursuit of happiness and delivers its message as a love letter

Folau’s social media in mystery shutdown

The former Wallaby launched legal action against Rugby Australia earlier this month, demanding an apology, compensation and the right to play again

Folau ‘anti-gay’ crowdfunding campaign shut down

Folau, a purportedly devout Christian, was fired last month after a Rugby Australia tribunal found him guilty of "high-level" misconduct

Ecuador’s highest court approves same-sex marriage

The Constitutional Court said same-sex marriage had been approved in a five-to-four vote of its nine judges in a closed door hearing

Germany plans to ban gay, lesbian ‘conversion therapy’

The German health minister plans to pass a law which prohibits gay and lesbian people from converting to heterosexual people

Botswana decriminalises homosexuality in historic judgment

‘The state cannot be the sheriff in people’s bedrooms’

This country has upheld its ban on gay sex. Here’s why it could be deadly.

“The failure to decriminalise consensual same-sex relations will undermine Kenya’s aim of reaching universal health coverage,” UNAids says.

Freedom comes at the cost of love

Despite escaping Syria together, one queer couple’s scars tore their relationship apart

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