LGBTQI+ hate crime

 
Being a mensch first, Edwin-style
Being a mensch first, Edwin-style
I think Edwin fancies his gaydar as being pretty accurate. He is also a master at not openly displaying any private assumptions he might be holding...
Cruel warders target trans inmates
Cruel warders target trans inmates
Bras, panties and hairpieces are some of the items Akhona Tasha Gumbi had ready to take into the Sun City male prison facility for her year-long...
Queer parade: Change agent or dated fluff?
Queer parade: Change agent or dated fluff?
‘Ugh,” my friend sighed derisively on the other side of the line as I told him I would be covering this year’s Mr Gay World competition....
São Paulo’s only ‘faggot house’ survives Bolsonaro
São Paulo’s only ‘faggot house’ survives Bolsonaro
She introduces herself simply as Daniela as she stands outside the tiny shop on a busy central São Paulo street filled from floor to ceiling with...
No truth for Gambia’s queer people
No truth for Gambia’s queer people
Gambia is accounting for its past. Two years after the end of Yahya Jammeh’s brutal 23-year rule, the country’s Truth, Reconciliation and...
High Court rules church’s anti-queer policy unlawful
High Court rules church’s anti-queer policy unlawful
The Pretoria high court on Friday morning overturned a decision by the Dutch Reformed Church forcing queer clergy to be celibate and barring the...
'Justice denied' as Kenya high court postpones ruling on same-sex relations
'Justice denied' as Kenya high court postpones ruling on same-sex relations
The postponement on Friday of the much-anticipated ruling by the Kenyan high court — on whether or not consensual same-sex...
A lone gay man says 'enough' to hate rapes in Cape wheatlands
A lone gay man says 'enough' to hate rapes in Cape wheatlands
Marchillino Ambraal is not particularly in the mood for eating. He has had no appetite since what he refers to as “die voorvalle [the incidents]”. We are in a coffee shop near the Western Cape town of Ceres....
LGBTIQ in higher education – what do we know and what have we done about it?
LGBTIQ in higher education – what do we know and what have we done about it?
Eliminating all forms of gender-based violence from South African campuses will be a giant leap towards achieving more graduates, and with time,...
Is education the answer to shifting attitudes towards homosexuality in Botswana?
Is education the answer to shifting attitudes towards homosexuality in Botswana?
Botswana is among 76 countries where homosexuality is considered illegal and criminalised. Despite this we have seen changes in favour of minority...
Shutting down the blaming of women for rape
Shutting down the blaming of women for rape
When Linda Zakiyya Chamani was 17-years-old, she knew that she was a woman, even though everyone else kept telling her to be a man. There was a...
No pride in anti-gay Nigeria
No pride in anti-gay Nigeria
The target of my ire in my speech at The Initiative for Equal Rights, Sexuality and the Law symposium in Lagos was deliberate — beyond the...

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